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The Washington Post
Egyptian media reveals just how isolated Hamas is
Back in 2011, following the ouster of longtime Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak, relations between Egypt and Israel were at a low point.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
SPEAKING FREELY The Sisi his allies can't see By Monte Palmer Speaking Freely is an Asia Times Online feature that allows guest writers to have their say.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Bad boy Israel, we are watching you
Social media, you double-edged sword! You beauty! Time was when we thought social media was a tool only for the oppressed people fighting tyrannical regimes from Iran to North Africa to Venezuela to, excuse me, Zimbabwe! Western media and governments would encourage the use of these new media to foment and precipitate; conduct and co-ordinate ... (more)
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."
a Libya is now officially a failed state
It is failed in the sense that it does not have a cohesive central government whose writ runs to every part of the country.
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Tajikistan's Islamic Opposition Feels Pressure
Tajikistan's leading opposition force, the Islamic Rebirth Party , has complained of a concerted government campaign designed to discredit and weaken it ahead of a parliamentary election due next year.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Middle East echoes pre-war Europe
A supporter of then Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, on a camel, fights with anti-Mubarak protesters in Cairo in February 2011.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
US and Egypt find themselves at odds once again
Hamas, which poses a strategic threat to Egypt, is attacking Israel, and the United States cannot or will not understand that simple fact.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
As Israel Fights Hamas in Gaza, Egypt Plays the Peacemaker Once Again
John Kerry, the beleaguered U.S. Secretary of State, arrived in Cairo Monday to try and broker another cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas, a Palestinian militant group which controls the Gaza Strip.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
US News & World Report
Hard Choices: Hillary Clinton Gets Taken to the Woodshed by Obama
Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she predicted the chaos that would ultimately follow the ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
Jihadi cleric calls for Muslim fighters to join the fighting in Gaza
A new jihadi media outlet called Al-Fawaris released a video calling on Gazans to endure the military operation, saying that victory looms and that Muslims all over the world support them.
Christian Science Monitor
Egypt: Deaths in police custody, once a spark for revolt, now met by shrugs
Over 40 Egyptian prisoners sleep side by side in a detention facility in Cairo in this undated photo taken by a cellphone.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Catholic World News
Egypt's government, Christian leaders negotiate on church construction
The government of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who assumed office in June, has entered negotiations with Christian leaders to draft regulations to make it easier to construct churches, the Coptic Catholic bishop of Minya told the Fides news agency.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Magic City Morning Star
The Palestinian issue in perspective
The Hamas-Israel war is a test of Israel's power-projection and posture of deterrence, which directly impacts the national security of Jordan and other pro-US Arab countries.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
The Middle East Needs Capitalism
The Centre for Policy Studies' CapX, a news service "for popular capitalism," has a piece up by Guy Sorman making the case that as a religion, Islam is a far more "pro-business faith" than Christianity , and that only popular capitalism can save the Arab world.
The Star Online
France secures 1 billion euro navy deal in Egypt
France has secured its first major military contract in Egypt in about 20 years with a 1 billion euros deal to sell four naval frigates, a French diplomatic source said on Saturday.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Egypt sentences 7 to life for sexual assaults on women during public rallies
Egyptian men sentenced to life in prison for sexual assaults on women during a number of public rallies in Cairo's iconic Tahrir Square, hide their faces their trial at a court in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 16, 2014.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Washington Post
We need Egypt back in the fold
It is a relief to Israel, moderate Sunni countries and ultimately to the United States that Egypt is no longer in the hands of the Muslim Brotherhood.
The Baltimore Sun
Egyptian court sentences five men to life for sexual harassment
An Egyptian court sentenced five men to life imprisonment on Wednesday for sexually harassing and attacking women during celebrations in June after President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's election.
National Public Radio
Syria's Assad Sworn In For Third 7-Year Presidential Term
Syrian President Bashar Assad was sworn in Wednesday for a third seven-year term, amid a brutal civil war that has split his country.