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16 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Happy Musical Birthday: August 1

Welcome the the great month of August! Coincidentally, on this date in 30BC, Octavian and his army entered Alexandria, Egypt.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Cairo denies Hamas an audience without Fatah umbrella

Egypt agreed to receive a Palestinian delegation formed by PA president Mahmoud Abbas for talks on the cease-fire proposal.

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Tri-cityherald.com

US, UN announce deal on Gaza cease-fire

"This is not a time for congratulations or joy or anything except a serious determination - a focus by everybody to try to figure out the road ahead," Kerry said in New Delhi, where he was meeting with Indian officials.

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Deseret News

US, UN announce deal on Gaza cease-fire

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a press conference addressed jointly with Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi, India, Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

US, UN announce deal on Gaza cease-fire

Israel and Hamas have agreed to a humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza to start Friday morning for 72 hours, although Secretary of State John Kerry cautioned that the lull in violence did not guarantee an end to the conflict.

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Daily World

Egyptian citizens campaign against harassment of women

A group of mostly teenagers and men took the streets of Cairo's capital by force this week, ready to do battle - in bright green vests with spray paint in hand - against sexual harassers.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Family, Teenagers, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak

USA Today

Egyptian citizens campaign against harassment of women

Egyptian citizens campaign against harassment of women Egypt ranks last among Arab nations in its treatment of women.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Life, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr, Family, Teenagers, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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EurekAlert!

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.

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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 KHOU.com: http://www.khou.com/story/news/2014/07/29/12680290/ 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)

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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.

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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."

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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