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  • North Korea frees arrested American

    CNN.com - Top Stories
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:41 pm
    Jeffrey Fowle was arrested earlier this year for leaving a Bible at his hotel. A U.S. government plane picked him up today before flying to Guam, the official said.
  • Australian Officials Deny Elite Troop Shortage

    ABC News: International
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:56 pm
    Defense officials say Australian troops are deployed with mental illness and on multiple tours
  • FM - Cooperation Necessary in Dealing With Terrorism

    AllAfrica News: Egypt
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:35 am
    [Egypt Online]Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry stressed on Monday 20/10/2014 the overall view in dealing with terrorism and all terrorist organizations in the region.
  • DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to Oct 31

    Reuters: Egypt News
    21 Oct 2014 | 5:02 pm
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  • Shipwreck Was Simple Murder, Migrants Recall

    NYT > Egypt
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Four days had passed since their overcrowded migrant boat had capsized in the Mediterranean, after being rammed in an apparent quarrel between smugglers. The Palestinians were now weak and hallucinating.
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  • North Korea frees arrested American

    21 Oct 2014 | 8:41 pm
    Jeffrey Fowle was arrested earlier this year for leaving a Bible at his hotel. A U.S. government plane picked him up today before flying to Guam, the official said.
  • Victim's mother tells her story

    21 Oct 2014 | 8:38 pm
    Mother of Indiana victim Afrikka Hardy talks to CNN's Don Lemon about her daughter and the man suspected of killing her.
  • Authorities: Darren Vann admitted killing 7 women

    21 Oct 2014 | 8:37 pm
    Indiana authorities canvassed more than 100 abandoned properties in Gary searching for the possibility of more bodies.
  • Charlie Crist, Rick Scott battle it out

    21 Oct 2014 | 8:35 pm
    The third and final debate between Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist got off to a breezy start--this time with no fan on stage for Crist and no protest from Scott.
  • WWII U-boat wreck found off N. Carolina

    21 Oct 2014 | 8:12 pm
    A World War II German U-boat, sunk during the Battle of the Atlantic more than 72 years ago, has been discovered off the coast of North Carolina, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced.
 
 
 
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  • Magda Abu-Fadil: BlackbirdFX: Lebanon's Rising Animation Star

    Magda Abu-Fadil
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:41 am
    What do you get when you mix twenty-something Lebanese talent, animation, and a market hungry for high-end 3-D fun? Read more: Lebanon, Animation, Sitcom, Films, Movies, Beirut, Arabic, Arab World, Lebanese TV, News, Web Series, Advertising, German, Qatar, Egypt, Dubai, Kuwait, Gulf Arab, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Cartoons, 2-D, 3-D, Blackbirdfx, Media News
  • James Dorsey: Soccer and Militant Islam Intersect in Incidents Across the Middle East

    James Dorsey
    19 Oct 2014 | 10:11 pm
    A successful soccer player near the peak of his career, 22-year Nidhal Selmi died last week a foreign fighter for the Islamic State, the jihadist group that controls a swath of Syria and Iraq. Read more: Soccer, Sport, Sports, Jihad, Iraq, Iraq War, Iraq Violence, Obama Iraq, Syria, Syrie, Syria Violence, Syria Crisis, Syria Conflict, Syria News, Syria War, Islam, Islamic State, Egypt, Egypt Protests, Egypte, Egypt News, Israel, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Israël, Israel-Palestine, Palestine, Palestinians, Conflit-Israelo-Palestinien, Middle East, Middle East Protests, World News
  • Egyptian Paper Reports 'Apology' To New York Times In English That Is Unapologetic In Arabic

    The Huffington Post News Team
    17 Oct 2014 | 10:02 am
    ISTANBUL -- A war of words seems to be brewing between Egypt's top state newspaper Al Ahram and The New York Times. On Oct. 9, Al Ahram published ... Read more: Al Ahram, New York Times, David Kirkpatrick, Egypt, Egypt Press, Nyt, World News
  • Roadtrippers: Archaeologists Are Digging Up Sphinxes in...California?

    Roadtrippers
    15 Oct 2014 | 8:57 am
    If you're in search of sphinxes and pyramids and mummies, you may not have to go as far as you think: archaeologists in California have just finished excavating a giant sphinx. Read more: California, Archaeology, Egypt, Travel News
  • Daniel Nisman: Time to Take Sides in North Africa's Jihadist Fight

    Daniel Nisman
    15 Oct 2014 | 8:14 am
    Nearly two months after President Obama first vowed to eradicate the Islamic State terrorist group in its Levantine stronghold, this internationally-diagnosed cancer is spreading in North Africa. As the West struggles to roll back three years of an errant hands-off policy in Syria and Iraq, no leader has the luxury to ignore this threat without consequence. Read more: Isis, North Africa, Libya, Isil, Egypt, Ansar-Bayt-Al-Maqdes, Ansar Al-Sharia, Politics News
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  • 3 Egyptian troops killed in border tunnel collapse

    18 Oct 2014 | 11:57 am
    At least three Egyptian troops died when a smuggling tunnel on the border with the Gaza Strip collapsed on them as they were investigating it on Saturday, a military official said. Rescuers recovered the bodies of an officer and two soldiers, and were looking for a fourth body in the rubble.
  • 3 Egyptian Troops Killed in Border Tunnel Collapse

    18 Oct 2014 | 11:57 am
    At least three Egyptian troops died when a smuggling tunnel on the border with the Gaza Strip collapsed on them as they were investigating it on Saturday, a military official said. Rescuers recovered the bodies of an officer and two soldiers, and were looking for a fourth body in the rubble.
  • Egypt: Minister - Providing Light System to Maidum Pyramid Through Solar Energy

    18 Oct 2014 | 8:17 am
    Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh el-Damati inspected on Thursday 16/10/2014 Maidum antiquities in Al-Wasta to get acquainted with the latest stage in developing the area. The Minister stressed the importance of drawing up a strategy to develop the area and excavate more monuments through missions in the province, including a Spanish mission.
  • Egypt: PM - All Hurdles Facing Investors to Be Settled Before Economic Conference

    18 Oct 2014 | 12:57 am
    Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab stressed on Thursday 16/10/2014 that the growth rate in the final quarter of the past fiscal year reached 3.7 percent, and by 2.5% in the third quarter. Speaking in a conference titled "Towards an Arab-European Strategic Partnership", he said stability rates in Cairo, Hurghada and Sharm el Sheikh have also increased.
  • Egypt arrests Sinai leading militant

    17 Oct 2014 | 9:10 pm
    The Egyptian military forces arrested on Friday a leading member of al-Qaida-inspired Sinai- based Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis group in a raid on southern Arish city of North Sinai province, a security source told Xinhua. "Walid Waked Attallah is leader of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis military wing and he is the one responsible for last night's blast that targeted a police vehicle and killed three police recruits in Arish," the source said.
 
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  • Car bomb mapping art

    The Editors
    21 Oct 2014 | 3:20 pm
    A map of every car bomb explosion in Baghdad since 2003. pic.twitter.com/A85jier0Ha— Brilliant Maps (@BrilliantMaps) October 19, 2014 Permalink
  • Egyptian media: a shameless parallel dimension

    Ursula Lindsey
    16 Oct 2014 | 4:54 am
    Unbelievable. This sentence (among others) in a  New York Times article by David Kirkpatrick about Sisi's speech to the UN:What viewers back in Egypt could not see was that during the General Assembly, almost all of the diplomats present watched in amused silence as Mr. Sisi’s small entourage did the clapping in response to his chant.becomes this assertion in Al Ahram newspaper:Kirkpatrick pointed out that all the diplomats were in a state of silence and enjoyment throughout al-Sisi’s speech.Permalink
  • Saudi Arabia sentences Shia cleric to death for "sedition"

    Ursula Lindsey
    16 Oct 2014 | 4:43 am
    This is from Amnesty International's report on the death sentence handed down to a senior cleric from Qatif, in Saudi Arabia's eastern, oil-rich and largely Shia region. A death sentence passed today against a dissident Shi’a Muslim cleric in Saudi Arabia for “disobeying the ruler”, “inciting sectarian strife” and “encouraging, leading and participating in demonstrations” after a deeply flawed trial is appalling and must be immediately quashed, said Amnesty International.“The death sentence against Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr is part of a campaign by the authorities in…
  • Hey Baghdadi!

    Ursula Lindsey
    13 Oct 2014 | 7:02 am
    The barbarity of the so-called Islamic State has inspired a new wave of "What is wrong with Islam?" hand-wringing. On American television it is as simplistic and disconcerting as one would expect. Muslims around the world meanwhile have predictable bristled at begin told they should immediately condemn or apologize for terrorism. There is a serious conversation to be had about the lack of freedom of religion and expression in Islamic countries. The richest countries in the region use oil wealth to spread a noxious, bigoted, ultimately self-destructive version of Islam. Although many…
  • Help translate The Confines of the Shadow, an Italian-Libyan novel

    Ursula Lindsey
    10 Oct 2014 | 2:11 pm
    We recently received this message, regarding an effort to crowd-fund the translation of what sounds like a fascinating series of novels set in Libya during and after the Italian colonial occupation. We are currently trying to raise £8,000 to underwrite the production costs of Alessandro Spina's Libyan-Italian epic The Confines of the Shadow, which will be translated into English by André Naffis-Sahely. A 1300 page multi-generational series of novels set in Benghazi, The Confines of the Shadow is a sequence that maps the transformation of Libya from a sleepy Ottoman backwater in the…
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  • When a former Egyptian Police officer joins IS

    18 Oct 2014 | 5:46 pm
    It all started when I logged in to twitter this afternoon, I saw this tweet retweeted by journalist Evan Hill. Former Egyptian parliament candidate & "security official" Ahmed el-Darawi supposedly joined ISIS in Iraq https://t.co/QchdWuhq3S— Evan Hill (@evanchill) October 18, 2014Former Egyptian Parliament candidae and security officer Ahmed El-Darawi died in a suicide attack in Iraq according to a news story published on Pro-IS Dawa Al-Haq website which by its turn quoted alleged Iraqi journalist Hussein Al-Madidi who wrote his name wrong at first as "Hamed" Al-Madidi said the…
  • Egyptian restoration style

    18 Oct 2014 | 6:16 am
    I am not an expert in restoration or renovation of old monuments but I think I have eyes to see there is something wrong.This is a-before and after photo showing Fatimid era Al-Juyushi Mosque in Moqattam.Al-Juyushi Mosque Before and AfterThe mosque that was built by the commander of the Fatimid armies in Egypt Badr Al-Jamali in the 11th century was turned in to ruins in the 20th century and of course the Egyptian government ignored despite its historical value. Recently Egypt's only lucky as well most mysterious Shiite Bohra Community decided to renovate or rather to build the ancient mosque.
  • Pyramids #Giza [Flickr]

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    17 Oct 2014 | 1:58 am
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    17 Oct 2014 | 1:54 am
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  • Pyramid tip in the horizon #Egypt #pyramids #Giza [Flickr]

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    17 Oct 2014 | 1:53 am
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  • Releasing Apache helicopters to Egypt, What has changed?

    Eman Nabih
    16 Oct 2014 | 12:45 am
    In October 2013, the US administration refused to send 10 Apache helicopters type AH-64 to Egypt, for the use of counter terrorism operations in the Sinai peninsula. In addition, most US aid to Egypt have been suspended by Obama’s administration. The reason of the US refusal whether for releasing the Apache or for suspending most US aid to Egypt, was not a secret. ... The post Releasing Apache helicopters to Egypt, What has changed? appeared first on Eman Nabih.
  • Your property is guilty until you prove it innocent

    Eman Nabih
    14 Oct 2014 | 11:16 am
    This is not a joke. In the United States of America, the police can just take your stuff if they suspect it’s involved in a crime. It’s a process called “civil asset forfeiture”. For instance, if US police suspect you were involved in a crime, they arrest you and put you on a trial, then prosecuters present a reasonable evidence to ... The post Your property is guilty until you prove it innocent appeared first on Eman Nabih.
  • ISIS leader was a muslim brotherhood member

    Eman Nabih
    14 Oct 2014 | 3:19 am
    Based in Qatar, Sheikh Yusuf Al-Qaradawi serves as president of the European Council for Fatwa and Research (ECFW), he is a highly influential spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood organization and Hamas. He supports suicide bombings, calls and incites for the right of Islamic militants groups for Jihad against all Arab armies including the Egyptian army, and he supports and incites for ... The post ISIS leader was a muslim brotherhood member appeared first on Eman Nabih.
  • Al-Jazeera money laundry scandal

    Eman Nabih
    13 Oct 2014 | 1:53 am
    Former Al Jazeera lawyer, Farag Fathy Farag, Said Al Jazeera attempted to launder money and paid people to make violent armed protests and create chaos and incite for violence in Egypt. [Exclusive interview by iMediaEthics], published on 8/10/2014. Three journalists were arrested in Cairo on 29/12/2013, worked for Al-Jazeera Qatari network, owned by the Qatari state. Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fahmy and Australian ... The post Al-Jazeera money laundry scandal appeared first on Eman Nabih.
  • Foreign reporters bad reputation in Egypt

    Eman Nabih
    10 Oct 2014 | 9:11 am
    One of the lies foreign reporters in Egypt are constantly spreading on their social media accounts, is that Egyptians hate foreigners. This is not true, Egyptians are very friendly people and they love foreigners, besides that there are about 4 million Egyptian, their income depend on tourism and many sectors in Egypt depend also on tourism. People in Egypt are aware ... The post Foreign reporters bad reputation in Egypt appeared first on Eman Nabih.
 
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