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Gruesome Attacks on Egyptian Women Spawn Helmeted, Volunteer Protectors
The very same night in February 2011 that former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak fell from power, CBS correspondent Lara Logan was brutally assaulted by a group of at least 200 men while covering the demonstrations in Tahrir Square.
Mon May 20, 2013
LYONS: Dereliction of duty
President Obama's policy of "change" for America was never defined, but it was implemented in a very sophisticated manner.
The Miami Herald
Egyptians don't like Morsi's presidency, but opposition flounders anyway
As Egypt's first democratically elected president nears the completion of his first year in office, there is growing resentment among Egyptians about his tenure.
Honest Abe, looking rather Salafi himself, can buy quite a bit in the Lebanese markets.
How do people feel since the fall of dictator Hosni Mubarak and the Jan 25th,2011 revolution? This spoof of Gloria Gaynor's 1978 "I will Survive," by Egyptian Secular leftists about sums it up.
The China Post
Egypt faces social pressure to cease selling of alcohol
Egypt's liquor stores are under growing pressure to stop selling alcohol, they say, not from the country's Islamist government, but from society itself.
Egyptian army boosts forces in Sinai after kidnapping
The Egyptian army sent reinforcements into the Sinai Peninsula on Monday after President Mohamed Mursi said there would be no talks with militant Islamists who abducted seven members of the security forces last week.
Sun May 19, 2013
The Toronto Star
African refugees face kidnap, torture and death in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula
Scabbed electrical burns, purple splotches etched by chains, a map of blisters raised by candle wax dripped across his back.
Mail & Guardian
Clashes at Cairo protest calling for Morsi to resign
Demonstrators calling for Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi to resign and demanding early elections clashed with riot police in Cairo.
Sat May 18, 2013
Opposition attacks Brotherhood-...
CAIRO: Egypt's main opposition bloc said yesterday that a Muslim Brotherhood-backed bill to regulate human rights groups and other private organisations was an attempt to stifle their work.
Dangerous Times: The genocidal logic of anti-Zionism
Physicist Stephen Hawking is a famous media scientist, with all the pristine morality of a Hollywood starlet starving for publicity.
Fri May 17, 2013
One dead, dozens wounded in sectarian clashes in Egypt
One person died and dozens were wounded during clashes between Muslims and Christians late Friday night outside a Coptic church in Egypt's second city, state newspaper al-Ahram reported, in the latest violent sectarian row in the Muslim-majority country.
Egypt police close Gaza border to protest kidnap
Dozens of disgruntled border policemen forced the closure of Egypt's main crossing point into the Gaza Strip on Friday to protest the abduction of their colleagues by suspected militants, underscoring the country's lawlessness and its crisis of authority two years since the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak.
Thu May 16, 2013
The [unequal] Partnership with Arab Countries in Transition
A supporter of Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak shouts slogans against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood outside the police academy, where Mubarak's trial will take place, in Cairo May 11, 2013 REUTERS/Amr Abdallah When the G8 Foreign Ministers met in London last month, they reaffirmed their commitment to ... (more)
Las Cruces Sun-News
Their View: Betrayal of opposition leader shows Morsi is consolidating power
Ahmed Maher, one of the leaders of Egypt's 2011 revolution, supported Islamist Mohamed Morsi in last year's presidential election because he believed Morsi's victory over a military-backed candidate would be more likely to consolidate democracy in their country.
Real Clear Politics
A Strong Iran Is Good for U.S.
Don't defeat Iran. Shi'ism is not America's enemy. It is not in the long-term interest of the United States to side with the Sunni Arab states against Iran or vice versa.
Sinai militants kidnap 7 Egyptian security officers
A group of anonymous militants kidnapped early on Thursday seven Egyptian security officers in the lawless Sinai Peninsula, near the borders with Israel, security and Bedouin sources said.
Wed May 15, 2013
Esprit de Corps Military Magazine
Baird coming to his senses?
It would appear that after more than 26 months of violent strife in Syria, Canada's Foreign Affairs minister is beginning to understand that this is a very complex equation.
The Miami Herald
Egypt judges suspend talks with president
Egypt's top judicial council has suspended talks with President Mohammed Morsi after a renewed push by Islamist lawmakers on a controversial bill that would remove thousands of senior judges.
Tue May 14, 2013
Christian teacher to be tried in Egypt for insulting Islam
Egypt's prosecutors on Tuesday referred a Christian schoolteacher to trial on charges of insulting Islam, judicial sources said.
Mubarak retrial in Egypt to include new evidence The retrial of...
The retrial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resumed Saturday, with prosecutors requesting to present new evidence from a fact-finding commission's report that claims the ex-leader had full knowledge of the extent of the violence used against protesters.