Tag archive for ‘Egypt’
By bmcsr On Friday, April 24th, 2015
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Muslim Brotherhood: From rapid rise to sharp decline

Drive west of Cairo, and finally the noisy, overcrowded Giza slums give way to open, green fields. Water buffaloes are tethered next to the road and farmers dressed in loose galabiya robes are cultivating wheat More...

By bmcsr On Thursday, June 26th, 2014
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Crude bombs explode in Cairo; authorities blame Muslim Brotherhood

Five crude devices exploded during Wednesday morning rush hour at sites across Cairo, injuring at least six people, state television reported. The apparently coordinated blasts were the first to rattle the capital More...

By bmcsr On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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General Haftar’s plans and Libya’s future

Libya’s General Khalifa Haftar, the leader of Operation Dignity, is making small and important strides against opposition voices and militias in Libya. His forces have struck at the Libyan parliament, hit Islamist More...

By bmcsr On Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Iran and the Ikhwan: The ideological roots of a partnership

One sizzling summer day in 2012, Tehran was abuzz with talk of an impending “historic moment.” The venue was the brand-new Hall of Conferences, constructed to host the summit of the Non-Aligned Movement during More...

By bmcsr On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Al-Sisi Wins Egyptian Presidential Election

 Detailed election results:  27,668,183 total votes 1,764,195 voided ballots Hamdeen Sabahi        854,634  Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi  23,789,354    More information: Voter turnout after two days of More...

By bmcsr On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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Philippine ‘spy’ sentenced to death in Qatar

 The Philippines confirmed on Friday, May 23, that a Qatari court sentenced a Filipino to death last April 30 “for espionage and economic sabotage” – charges which, a report said, implicate the Philippine More...

By bmcsr On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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Rape,Female spy and Prostitution : Assad’s secret weapon

There is an old dictum that says sex is a weapon of war. The Syrian Civil War is ongoing proof of this dictum. Very little is written about sexual and gender politics in Syria. We occasionally hear about the prevalence More...

By bmcsr On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
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Sir Harold :Iran stirring up Bahrain Unrest

A former British ambassador to Manama yesterday strongly criticised the Western media coverage of the events in Bahrain, describing them as biased and lacking in credibility. Sir Harold Walker, who served in Bahrain More...

By bmcsr On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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Pentagon chief arrives in Saudi Arabia

By Staff writer | Al Arabiya News Tuesday, 13 May 2014 U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel arrived in the Saudi Arabia Tuesday, the first leg of a regional tour focusing on Iran’s nuclear program and Syria’s More...

By bmcsr On Friday, May 9th, 2014
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Europe’s top professional leagues oppose World Cup in Qatar

Europe’s top leagues have stated opposition to changing the 2022 Qatar World Cup dates from summer to winter. The European Professional Football Leagues group says ”all scenarios on the rescheduling More...

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