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  • Ebola vaccines in the works

    CNN.com - Top Stories
    25 Oct 2014 | 12:46 am
    As the world reels from its deadliest Ebola outbreak, health experts are fast-tracking tests for various vaccines, and hope to have millions of experimental doses by next year.
  • Europe's Bank Test Aims to Strengthen Economy

    ABC News: International
    25 Oct 2014 | 12:15 am
    European Central Bank review could push weak banks to raise money, restructure
  • Sisi Calls for Emergency Meeting After Sinai Attack

    AllAfrica News: Egypt
    25 Oct 2014 | 12:28 am
    [Aswat Masriya]Cairo -President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi called on Friday for an emergency meeting and asked the National Defence Council to convene in response to the latest Attack on army check point in Sinai.
  • DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to Nov 6

    Reuters: Egypt News
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:02 pm
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  • In French Port City, ‘a Real Psychosis’

    NYT > Egypt
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Resentment and fear have swept Calais, France, in the last year amid a new wave of migrants hoping to cross illegally to Britain, which they see as a better place than France to start a new life.
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  • Ebola vaccines in the works

    25 Oct 2014 | 12:46 am
    As the world reels from its deadliest Ebola outbreak, health experts are fast-tracking tests for various vaccines, and hope to have millions of experimental doses by next year.
  • Remains ID'd as Hannah Graham

    25 Oct 2014 | 12:17 am
    Human remains discovered last weekend in Albemarle County, Virginia, belong to University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities said Friday.
  • N.J. quarantines medical worker

    25 Oct 2014 | 12:17 am
    The doctor had symptoms for "a very brief period of time" and had direct contact with "very few people" in New York, the mayor says.
  • 2 deputies die in shooting rampage

    25 Oct 2014 | 12:17 am
    A California sheriff's deputy was fatally shot in the forehead when he and a partner confronted a motorist parked in a suspicious vehicle in a motel parking lot, Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones said Friday.
  • Homecoming prince opens fire

    25 Oct 2014 | 12:02 am
    A freshman who opened fire at a school near Seattle played football and was recently on the homecoming court, students say.
 
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  • Sisi Calls for Emergency Meeting After Sinai Attack

    25 Oct 2014 | 12:28 am
    [Aswat Masriya]Cairo -President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi called on Friday for an emergency meeting and asked the National Defence Council to convene in response to the latest Attack on army check point in Sinai.
  • Over Twenty Soldiers Killed at Check-Point

    25 Oct 2014 | 12:01 am
    [Aswat Masriya]North Sinai -At least 25 members of the Egyptian security forces were killed in a blast in Sinai's Sheikh Zuweid on Friday, a military source told Aswat Masriya.
  • Sisi Orders Full Care to Children With Cancer

    24 Oct 2014 | 7:17 am
    [Egypt Online]President Abdel Fattah El Sisi directed health officials Thursday to provide full care to children with cancer, presidential spokesman Alaa Abdel Youssef said.
  • FM Conveys Sisi's Views On Regional Issues to Bouteflika

    24 Oct 2014 | 7:16 am
    [Egypt Online]Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri said President Abdel Fatah El Sisi's message to his Algerian counterpart Abdelaziz Bouteflika mainly tackled the Egyptian desire for boosting bilateral ties.
  • Bourse Gains EGP 9.3 Billion Last Week

    24 Oct 2014 | 7:15 am
    [Egypt Online]The Egyptian Exchange indexes closed last week up and the market capital gained EGP 9.3 billion to hit EGP 496 billion.
 
 
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  • Juliana Maio: Looking Back to Move Peace Forward: A Lesson for the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    Juliana Maio
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:02 am
    We owe it to younger generations to be the ones to tell them these truths. The youth of the Middle East -- Muslim and Jewish alike -- need to know that we were once brothers and sisters. How else can we stop the hatred that every day grows more and more vicious? Read more: Middle East, Middle East Peace, Jewish, History, Egypt, World News
  • Neil Hicks: Don't Blame New Freedoms for Violent Religious Extremism

    Neil Hicks
    23 Oct 2014 | 8:42 am
    f the United States and its allies cannot find a way to counter violent religious extremism while promoting and protecting human rights then everyone will lose. Read more: Tunisia, Islamists, Egypt, Syria, Human Rights, Democracy, World News
  • Daoud Kuttab: Restrictions on Movement of Palestinians Still Major Source of Frustration

    Daoud Kuttab
    23 Oct 2014 | 7:05 am
    While few hold hope that the Israelis will allow the reopening of the Gaza International Airport, there is ample evidence that the issue of freedom of movement is not a demand by one single Palestinian faction, but a requirement for a sane life by all Palestinians. Read more: Poetry, Palestinian, Israelis, Travel Restrictions, Israel, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, World News
  • 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
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  • UNSC slams deadly terrorist attack in Egypt

    24 Oct 2014 | 11:30 pm
    The UN Security Council (UNSC) has condemned, in the strongest terms, a deadly terrorist attack on a military checkpoint in the restive northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. At least 30 soldiers ...
  • Egypt declares state of emergency in Sinai

    24 Oct 2014 | 10:30 pm
    Egypt has declared a three-month state of emergency in Sinai after a suicide car bombing killed 30 soldiers, according to the presidency. The presidency said in a statement Friday night that the ...
  • Sinai attack in Egypt kills dozens of soldiers

    24 Oct 2014 | 8:12 pm
    CAIRO, Egypt - Dozens of soldiers were killed on Friday when a car bomb targeted two armoured vehicles near an army installation in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, officials said. The officials, speaking ...
  • Sinai blast toll in Egypt reaches 30

    24 Oct 2014 | 6:30 pm
    The soldiers' death toll has risen to 30 in the car bomb blast that targeted a security checkpoint in Egypt's North Sinai province Friday, with 28 injured, a security source said. "The blast ...
  • Security Forces At least 25 Dead in Attack in Egypts Sinai

    24 Oct 2014 | 1:00 pm
    CAIRO - At least 25 members of the Egyptian security forces were killed in a car bomb attack on a checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula on Friday, security sources said. That number was up from the 10 ...
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  • Three Egyptian mummies receive CT scans

    24 Oct 2014 | 2:13 pm
    Under the wraps: Modern medicine meets Egyptian mummies. Video by Clark Bowen and Tom Malkowicz/WUSTL Video Services.
  • Recent Study: The Egyptian Company for Mobile Services S.A.E (EMOB) - ...

    24 Oct 2014 | 10:16 am
    The company executes, manages, operates, develops and maintains digital cellular mobile telecommunication system . It offers services through two reportable segments, namely, GSM and Internet.
  • Thomas Cook gives compensation to Kathleen Smith who fell ill on holiday to Egypt

    24 Oct 2014 | 6:20 am
    The best island in the world! Travellers vote the little-known Philippines outcrop of Palawan as the most exotic on Earth Fly to the US for less than 100 : Airline set to start Boston and Washington routes from March Elderly couple love Torquay holidays so much they have returned 60 times in 10 years... and always stay at the same hotel British royal family take America... as Queen Elizabeth and Prince Harry wax works are unveiled at Madame Tussauds in New York Switzerland is world's top destination for expats, New Zealand best for raising kids... but US and UK voted among worst places to…
  • Easter Island's ancient people mixed with South Americans

    23 Oct 2014 | 10:37 pm
    The Rapa Nui people, known for the huge stone statues called moai erected around Easter Island, had significant contact with Native American populations, scientists say. The Rapa Nui people, known for the huge stone statues called moai erected around Easter Island, had significant contact with Native American populations, scientists say.
  • Brasch Words'Following Orders' is No Defense for Cold-Blooded Murder

    23 Oct 2014 | 6:48 pm
    LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 3, 12:50 p.m. PST -- With some 47 million people living in poverty, 50 million without health insurance, millions jobless and millions more underemployed, President Barak Obama could be less circumspect and more passionate about stimulating our economy. We need urgent measures for these urgent times.
 
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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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  • Black Friday in #Sinai

    24 Oct 2014 | 5:20 pm
    Today was officially the Black Friday in Sinai. In afternoon a bombed car exploded at an army checkpoint near El-Sheikh Zowaid city in North Sinai.At least 30 army personnel from soldiers, conscripts and officers were killed in the worst attacks against army personnel in Sinai since its return to Egypt. Then couple of hours later we read that there was a shooting at some police checkpoint in Al-Arish city. Then at mid night a CSF police camp near Al-Arish international airport was allegedly attacked by missiles and dozens of conscripts were injured. A bloody day indeed. You must know that…
  • Mosa'ab El-Shamy Presents : Moulid El-Badawy in #Tanta

    22 Oct 2014 | 10:55 am
    And I proudly present once again another fantastic photogallery made by dear friend Mosa'ab El-Shamy.This time Mosa'ab El-Shamy captures in black and white the amazing annual Moulid El-Sayid El-Badawy in Tanta earlier this month. I will not comment on the photos because they speak on their own. Moulid El-Siyad El-Badawy is the biggest religious Sufi Moulid attracting hundreds of thousands of Egyptians from all over the country to Tanta to this time of the year. El-Siyad or Sheikh Ahmed El-Badawy was a Moroccan Sufi Sheikh who settled down in Egypt , in Tanta in the 12th century where he died…
  • 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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  • 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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