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8 min ago | Counterpunch

Cairo: City of Walls

Jonathan Cook reports from the West Bank on How the Media and Human Rights Groups Cover for Israel's War Crimes; Jeffrey St. Clair on Why Israel is Losing; Nick Alexandrov on Honduras Five Years After the Coup; Joshua Frank on California's Water Crisis; Ismael Hossein-Zadeh on Finance Capital and Inequality; Kathy Deacon on The Center for the Whole ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | Warsaw Voice

Egypt: Time to Lure Back the Tourists

Egypt's ambassador to Poland, Reda Bebars, talks to Marcin K3osowski. How would you describe current economic relations between Egypt and Poland? Unfortunately, the volume of trade with Poland is small when you compare it with the size of Egypt and the size Poland and the importance of the two countries.

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10 hrs ago | Le Monde diplomatique

City of walls

Cities talk, smile, frown, wail and rejoice, but their language can be only heard by those who care to listen.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Hundreds mourn famed Egyptian rights advocate

Surrounded by plainclothes policemen, Egyptian prominent blogger Alaa Abdel-Fattah, left, speaks to the crowd after attending, with his sister Sanan, right, their father Ahmed Seif funeral in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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Global Voices Online

From A Gazan Stripper in Texas to Chinese Migrants in Egypt, Kim...

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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American Reporter

Brasch Words'Following Orders' is No Defense for Cold-Blooded Murder

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 3, 12:50 p.m. PST -- With some 47 million people living in poverty, 50 million without health insurance, millions jobless and millions more underemployed, President Barak Obama could be less circumspect and more passionate about stimulating our economy.

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WJRT

Egypt's Morsi accused of leaking secrets to Qatar

Egypt's ousted and jailed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi refused to answer a prosecutor's questions about allegations that he leaked classified documents - some related to the army's budget- to Qatar via the Doha-based Al-Jazeera broadcaster, Egypt's official news agency reported Thursday.

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The Daily Star

Sinai militant group says it beheaded 4 Egyptians

An Israeli military vehicle drives along Israel's border with Egypt's Sinai desert, near the Nitzana crossing, August 20, 2013.

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GhanaSoccerNet.com

Ghana face tough fight for 2017 AFCON hosting rights as Egypt joins race

Ghana will face a tough task in winning the rights to host of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations after Egypt threw their hat into the ring jettisoned by Libya.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Foreign Policy

Libya's New Power Brokers?

As Egypt and the UAE launch airstrikes on Tripoli, a cadre of politicians, militia leaders, and businessmen with links to both countries hopes to take advantage of a popular swell against Libya's Islamists.

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Examiner.com

For Real: Israel and Palestinians ceasefire

Mary Casey reports for Foreign Policy that "Israel and Palestinians" support a long term ceasefire with Israel.

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USA Today

Egypt's belly dancers face backlash despite tradition

Life is far from easy for those working on boats, in tourist haunts and at late-night spots that embrace a dance both loved and condemned by Egyptians.

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Ynetnews

Egypt sees Gaza conflict as chance to reclaim regional role

An old Bedouin proverb says, "Me against my brother, me and my brother against my cousin, and me and my cousin against the world."

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Al Bawaba

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Jazeera Airways released its July 2014 Operational Performance Report today, which shows an increase in flown passengers on routes serving Istanbul, Cairo, Jeddah, Sharm El Sheikh and Sohag.

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New York Daily News

Egyptian cleric: It's OK for men to watch women bathing

An Egyptian cleric is preaching that it's OK for Peeping Toms to secretly ogle women in the shower - as long as the men intend to tie the knot later.

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Commentary Magazine

ISIS and Hamas: Spot the Differences

It's not every day that an organization feels compelled to insist it's truly nothing like the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria .

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Asbury Park Press

Officials: Egypt, United Arab Emirates behind airstrikes in...

Officials: Egypt, United Arab Emirates behind airstrikes in Libya U.S. officials say Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamist militias inside Libya.

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NEWS.com.au

Trapped in Egypt with no way out

A MELBOURNE woman who travelled to violence-plagued Egypt to rescue her abducted daughter has been trapped in the country for more than a year.

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AkiPress

14:42 Road crash kills 19 in Egypt's Luxor

Nineteen people have been killed and at least a dozen wounded in a road accident involving two microbuses in southern Egypt, state news agency MENA reported.

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Jerusalem Post

Hamas official: Language of Egyptian cease-fire proposal 'acceptable'

Islamic Jihad official says Israel is "eager to reach an agreement" despite its "arrogance," noting that senior Israeli officials have been involved in indirect talks; Israel says it won't negotiate under fire.

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