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

5 hrs ago | 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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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

9 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Arts, Dance, Harvard University, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak

11 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, Africa,

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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Related Topix: World News, Africa

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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Related Topix: World News

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

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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Related Topix: United Arab Emirates, Middle East, World News,

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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Related Topix: World News

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

Oxford Times

Mask Revealed: Howard Carter and an unnamed assistant inspect Tutankhamun's innermost coffin

The not-to-be-missed exhibition Discovering Tutankhamum at the Ashmolean Museum revived scarcely dormant memories of my visit, during a holiday cruise some years ago, to the tomb of the boy king.

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Related Topix: Agatha Christie, Vocal, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, World News, Opinion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Foreign Policy

Of Course the U.S. Knew About Airstrikes on Libya

Two airstrikes in the past week on Islamist militias fighting for control of Tripoli, Libya, are raising questions about who was behind the attacks and whether the United States knew about or condoned them.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, US Military, US Navy

Lucianne.com

Next 25 Articles

Barbara Comstock was a young aide to U.S. Rep. Frank R. Wolf 21 years ago when she was assigned a constituent's complaint about the White House that would eventually grow into the roiling political scandal known as Travelgate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, World News,

News24

.com | More Egyptians join ongoing hunger strike

A prominent Egyptian activist imprisoned for three months has joined a growing number of prisoners in an ongoing hunger strike to protest the government's crackdown on dissent, a Cairo-based rights group and her lawyer said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Activism

Hispanic Business

We hope to see 2 million British tourists visit Egypt next year: British Ambassador

British tourism reached a peak in 2010 when 1.5 million tourists visited . He added that this type of tourism has suffered over the past three and a half years since the beginning of 2011.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News,

Counterpunch

Is Gaza Becoming an Internal Problem for Egypt's Government?

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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Channelnewsasia.com

Israel in deadly Gaza air raids, Egypt in new truce plan

Violence reverberated across Gaza on Monday with at least eight Palestinians killed in Israeli air strikes as Egypt proposed a new ceasefire that would open key crossings into the blockaded territory.

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

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

Your Leek Paper

Sunset over the Nile at Asyut.

With just three weeks to go before the 32-year-old former paratrooper completes his mammoth journey to walk the 4,250 miles of the River Nile, from its source in Rwanda to the Mediterranean Sea in Egypt, Captain Levison Wood is now heading towards the capital city of Cairo.

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Related Topix: World News, Travel, Egypt Travel, Middle East Travel, Luxor, Egypt Travel

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