According to Egypt’s Al Dostor, earlier this month in Tanta, Egypt, an imam of a mosque—a prayer leader and model of Muslim piety—slaughtered his own nephew with a knife because the latter refused to marry the imam’s daughter.
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While Egyptians were busy voting for a new president, a glitch in Google Translate’s system accidentally revived the presidency of Hosni Mubarak. When one types “I will respect Egypt’s future president” in English, the Arabic translation is, “I will respect President Hosni Mubarak.” Mubarak, who is reportedly clinging to life on a respirator, will not be Egypt’s future president.
Source: Land Destroyer Report Tony Cartalucci A real revolution may be about to follow. Neo-Conservative Max Boot is a certified warmonger, an elitist policy wonk sitting on the Fortune 500-funded Council on Foreign Relations, has
Afghans who risk losing their lives should have a say in the negotiations , ironically engineered by the very players who are killing them ( the UN reported that ‘anti-government elements’ – the Taliban and other insurgent …
Military linkage still forms the cornerstone for US-Egyptian relations, reports Ezzat Ibrahim from Washington
Diplomacy and threats fail to resolve tensions between Egypt and the US over pro-democracy NGOs, reports Doaa El-Bey
The Arab League’s latest appeal to the Security Council will likely be no more successful than the last, writes Graham Usher at the UN
Yet another inconvenient development for the “Islamophobia” industry, which claims that concern about the jihad in the U.S. is unfounded or based on “hate.” “Exclusive: Feds arrest man allegedly heading to U.S. Capitol for suicide …
Though Iraq’s beleaguered government still says that Baghdad is set to host an Arab summit meeting next month, lingering political and sectarian conflicts and regional turmoil are making such a meeting appear a distant prospect.
Imagine picking up a newspaper with your morning coffee, and then imagine that you are in 1912. Samir Sobhi tells us about what he read in Egyptian press a century ago
Older members of the population will remember the important role played by Tahrir Square in Egyptian history on 23 July 1953, writes Nader Habib
Tuesday February 14, the first round of the Champions League last 16 gets under way with the matches Olympique Lyonnais (FRA) – APOEL FC (CYP) and Bayer 04 Leverkusen (GER) – FC Barcelona (ESP). The results were, respectively 1-0 and 1-3. Barça has thrown down the gauntlet!
Source: Land Destroyer Report Tony Cartalucci February 12, 2012 – AP reported that US General Martin Dempsey has met directly with the military leaders of Egypt to discuss an Egyptian “crackdown on Western-funded pro-democracy groups.” Threatened with a cut-off from
Cases outside of the UN mandate have been developed by national prosecutors and are being handled in domestic courts in the region. Serbia , Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Croatia all have active war crimes prosecutor’s …
CAIRO — The Arab League called Sunday for the U.N. Security Council to create a joint peacekeeping force for Syria, the latest effort by the regional group to end the 11-month old crisis that has killed more than 5000 people.
Egyptian activists are planning a “day of disobedience” Saturday to mark the one-year anniversary of Hosni Mubarak’s ouster. The increasingly unpopular military said it would deploy additional troops to respond to scheduled strikes and protests.
The senior national team, the Black Stars, arrived home Sunday from a failed Africa Nations Cup bid to a low key reception at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra. The Stars failed to end a 30-year continental trophy drought as they placed fourth in the 2012 hosted by Gabon-Equatorial Guniea. …
Egypt marked the first anniversary of the popular overthrow of Hosni Mubarak yesterday, but a poor turnout for a strike called by activists to protest the slow pace of change from military rule laid bare the country’s deep divisions.
For the first few weeks after the January Revolution, a new civic spirit spread throughout Egypt’s towns and cities. One year on, it seems to have vanished, says Nada Barakat
Reuters – The top U.S. military officer met Egypt’s ruling generals in Cairo Saturday and discussed the case of U.S. pro-democracy activists charged in an investigation that has strained ties
Activists’ calls for a day of strikes in Egypt on the anniversary of President Hosni Mubarak’s overthrow appear to have little impact.
18:16 Man arrested in Chile for stealing 5 tonnes of ice from glacier : Global warming is not the only danger facing Earth’s glaciers it seems. The Guardian newspaper reports that police in Chile …
PARIS, February 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –Political scientist Oscar Aubert, an expert on West Europe, Russia and CIS, has said that the scenario in Russia is different to the Arab Spring, stating that Europe …
Three governments in less than a year: Reem Leila looks back at 12 months in which forming a cabinet seemed like a frenetic version of the children’s game musical chairs
In the months following the revolution generous pledges of economic assistance were made to Egypt but little has so far materialised. Niveen Wahish finds out why
KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan and the breakaway nation of South Sudan are locked in an exceedingly dangerous game of brinkmanship over billions of gallons of oil, seizing tankers, shutting down wells and imperiling the tenuous, American-backed peace that has held — just barely — between the two countries …
[ISS] On January 23rd, 2012, the Moroccan Foreign Minister, Saad-Eddine Al-Othmani met with his Algerian counterpart Mourad Medelci in Algiers. For those acquainted with North Africa political affairs,
Activist welcomes steps towards free expression and political engagement, but notes little real change on women’s rights. Programme: The Arab Spring read more
On particularly prominent display here is the use of the Orwellian “reconciliation meetings,” where “reconciliation” depends in practice on Christians’ giving into whatever demands are imposed on them. “Alexandria: forced
Wherever Sharia experiences a resurgence, the observable effect is a decrease in tolerance and an increase in harassment. We tried to tell you. “Islamists in Egypt halt filming of TV series,” from Agence France-Presse, February 9: Islamist students…