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Israel and the U.S.-Qatari Axis

When considering the geo-political map of the current Middle East, not everything is negative or alarming, at least from an Israeli point of view.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Qatar, Africa, Saudi Arabia, Washington, Turkey

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Egypt: Generals Drawn Out By Libyan Islamist Threat

For decades, Egypt has felt like a world unto itself. The state's preoccupations were internal: containing protests and arresting its critics and alleged terrorists.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Mohamed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood


Life as a Belly Dancer in Egypt

Cairo Scene, Egypt Aug 30 2014 Life as a Belly Dancer in Egypt 30/08/2014 08:00 GMT+2 A report published by USA Today elucidates on the daily struggles of women who work as belly dancers in Cairo, and the largely unfriendly atmosphere that surrounds the profession.


Related Topix: Africa, World News

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daily Mail

Egypt tourism hit by 95% decline in revenue with social unrest to blame

Back on the bombing run: One of the last two flying Lancasters pays tribute to the 55,000 Bomber Boys who never returned with flight on the route thousands of sorties took to target the Nazis Fears 'Pompeii of the North' could be snapped up by developers as historic Roman site is put up for sale Sri Lanka to rebuild iconic Bridge On The River Kwai ... (more)

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Bangor Daily News

"Regime change" is a failure

One of the biggest American exports these days is democracy, but it's a product that isn't doing very well.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Vladimir Putin

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Latam Calls On UN To Investigate Human Rights Violations In Gaza

Welcoming the end of the two-month-long conflict in the Gaza strip, Latin American countries have called on the United Nations to carry out a thorough investigation into human rights violations and war crimes committed there by Israel.


Related Topix: World News, Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Africa


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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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.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Travel, Egypt Travel, Middle East Travel, Europe, Poland

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.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Brazil, Israel, Middle East, Egypt, TX

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.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Religion, Islam, Muslim Brotherhood, Life, Holidays, Ramadan


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.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Qatar, Middle East, Mohamed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak

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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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.


Related Topix: Africa, World News

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.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Qatar, Mohamed Morsi

For Real: Israel and Palestinians ceasefire

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


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Africa, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Peter King, US Senate, John McCain

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.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Arts, Dance, Harvard University, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak


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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