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42 min ago | The Economist

Islam in Egypt: Manipulating the minarets

TWO months ago worshippers at Al-Rahman, a small mosque in the Ain Shams district in eastern Cairo, turned up for prayers on Friday, the Muslim day of rest, to find the doors shut.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Muslim Brotherhood

5 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

David Brooks: No war is an island

It's amazing how much of the discussion of the Gaza war is based on the supposition that it is still 1979.


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

9 hrs ago | The Times of India

Arab leaders, viewing Hamas as worse than Israel, stay silent

A ceasefire proposal by President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt met most of Israel's demands; Hamas immediately rejected it.


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

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Al Bawaba

Starting with fewer power cuts, what has Eid brought to the Egyptian economy?

This week Egyptians celebrated Eid Al-Fitr, the holiday marking the end of Ramadan, and with hotels full of local holidaymakers and an apparent easing of the power crisis, the holiday seems to have had some positive economic impacts.


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Whole body CT scans show no significant differences in incidence or...

New research published in Global Heart shows that there are no significant differences in the incidence or severity of atherosclerotic disease between ancient and modern Egyptians, showing that atherosclerosis is not just a disease of modern times.


Related Topix: Africa, World News, Mount Sinai, NY

Slovak Spectator

MFA calls on Slovaks to leave Libya

THE FOREIGN Affairs Ministry has warned Slovaks against critical situation in Libya and recommended them either to leave the country immediately, or not to travel there at all.


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Tue Jul 29, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Report says surveillance is hampering journalistsReport says...

Report says surveillance is hampering journalists Report says surveillance is hampering journalists Check out this story on CAIRO, EGYPT - JANUARY 23: A woman screams into journalists' microphones as demonstrations take place next to the Egyptian Parliament during the first session since ... (more)


Related Topix: Journalism, World News, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak, Muslim Brotherhood

The News Tribune

Israel and Hamas are fighting a proxy Arabic war

It's amazing how much of the discussion of the Gaza war is based on the supposition that it is still 1979.


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

Free Republic

Michael Savage: 'Muslim Sisterhood' Runs White House

President Obama appears reticent to help Israel stamp out Hamas once and for all because his administration is being run by a 'Muslim Sisterhood,' nationally syndicated talk-host Michael Savage told his listeners."


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Hamas (Palestine), Africa, Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak, Hosni Mubarak

Nottingham Evening Post

Burning questions inspired tribute to village's fallen

HISTORY buffs at Radcliffe's University of the Third Age thought it was time some questions surrounding the village's First World War memorial were answered.


Related Topix: Nottinghamshire County, England, United Kingdom,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Hill

White House: Israel has 'no stronger defender' than John Kerry

The White House on Monday defended Secretary of State John Kerry, after charges in Israeli media that he was "capitulating" to Hamas in talks to broker a cease-fire in the Mideast.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News,

The Peninsula

Huge blaze out of control in Tripoli

Smoke billowing from an oil depot where a huge blaze started following clashes around Tripoli airport, in southern Tripoli yesterday.


Related Topix: Fire, World News, Africa, Libya

The Nation

Libya denies Egyptians killed in Tripoli attack

TRIPOLI : Libya on Monday denied claims from Cairo that Egyptian nationals were among those killed in a rocket attack on a house in Tripoli at the weekend.


Related Topix: Africa, World News, Libya

World Magazine

Do Muslim Brotherhood operatives have the president's ear?

Do Muslim Brotherhood operatives "enjoy strong influence over U.S. policy" through their relationship with the Obama administration? Posters like this one reference the website of the Investigative Project on Terrorism and name six suspects: Arif Alikhan, Mohammed Elibiary, Rashad Hussain, Salam al-Marayati, Mohamed Magid, and Eboo Patel.


Related Topix: Terrorism, World News,

Nu Wire Investor

Is it the Right Time for Property Investment in Egypt?

Egypt is a truly iconic part of the world. It is home to one of the oldest continuously-existing civilizations in the world, and just saying the country's name immediately conjures up images of pyramids, the Nile and colorful ancient artwork.


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


Sisi: groping for approval

His introduction of Egypt's first laws against sexual harassment have been greeted by feminists and liberal, Western observers as a bold and progressive move to stem the endemic sexual harassment that is apparently plaguing Egyptian society.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Prison

American Reporter

Reporting: New MexicoNEW Mexico Cold Crisis in Its 6TH Day; Thousands Without Heat

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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Daily Caller

Kerry's Failed Cease-Fire Leads To More Violence

After another attempt to broker peace in the Middle East, it appears U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will come home empty handed yet again, and neither the Israelis nor Palestinians are happy with America's top diplomat's efforts in the region.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Conservative Political News


Libya airport battle 'has killed at least 97'

Two weeks of fighting between militias in Libya's capital Tripoli have left 97 people dead, as Egypt and western foreign ministries Sunday urged their citizens to leave amid spiralling violence.


Related Topix: Africa, Libya, World News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

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