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Egypt Christian Killed In Alexandria Clashes
At least one Christian died and dozens were injured in clashes between Muslims and Christians in Egypt's Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, police and local media said Saturday, May 18.
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Egypt: Security beefed up in Sinai after abduction
Deadly tornadoes that have raked communities in Middle America over the past week, including Monday's massive twister that carved a path of destruction through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, belie what had been a... A spate of attacks on gay men in New York, including a killing in the heart of one of its most gay-friendly neighborhoods, is ... (more)
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.
Sun May 19, 2013
Protesting Egyptian police block Israel border crossing
Egyptian police enraged by the kidnapping of seven of their colleagues by Islamist gunmen in the Sinai Peninsula blocked a commercial border crossing with Israel on Sunday to pressure the Cairo government to help free the men, security sources said.
Video shows kidnapped Egyptian security officers
Seven men purported to be the members of Egypt's security forces kidnapped by suspected militants last week appeared in a video posted online Sunday and urged the government to secure their release by meeting their captors' demands.
Two Egyptian journalists, critical of Mursi, face trial
Two Egyptian journalists at a newspaper critical of President Mohamed Mursi were ordered on Sunday to face an expedited criminal trial for defamation.
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.
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.
Sale Outduels Wilson Again as White Sox Top Angels
Oprah Winfrey has sold the Chicago storefront, where she opened her flagship 'Oprah Store' in 2008, at a loss of more than 1 million dollars.
One dead, dozens wounded in sectarian clashes in Egypt
Egyptians targeted with blasphemy charges
The pale, young Christian woman sat handcuffed in the courtroom, accused of insulting Islam while teaching history of religions to fourth-graders. A team of Islamist lawyers with long beards sang in unison, "All except the Prophet Muhammad." The case against Dimyana Abdel-Nour in southern Egypt's ancient city of Luxor began when parents of three of ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
Police clash with youth in Cairo after anti-Morsi protest
Egyptian security forces clashed with young men in central Cairo after a protest by several thousand opponents of President Mohamed Morsi, state news agency MENA reported.
Police clash with youth in Cairo after anti-Mursi protest
Egyptian security forces clashed with young men in central Cairo after a protest by several thousand opponents of President Mohamed Mursi, state news agency MENA reported.
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
Latitude: Egypt's Judges Get Blame For Failing To Push Transitional...
In 2006, I watched middle-aged members of the Muslim Brotherhood kneel and pray in the street outside Cairo's High Court in front of rows of officers from the riot police.
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.