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Behind A Political Façade, Egyptian Military Turns Against The People


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Ministry of Defense Clashes, Photo by Jonathan Rashad

Michael Ransom, Senior Correspondent Last Modified: 21:35 p.m. DST, 04 April 2014 CAIRO – In Egypt’s chaotic political climate, the most basic freedoms are granted one moment and abolished the next, not unlike the seasonal implementation and suspension of the nation’s Constitution. The same Society of Muslim Brotherhood members that were freely elected into public […]

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Egypt’s Victors



Egyptian Convoy at the Rafah Border, Egypt, Photo by Gigi Ibrahim

Ty Butler, Senior Correspondent International Development and Conflict Last Modified: 23:59 p.m. DST, 22 August 2013 RAFAH, Egypt – At least 25 Egyptian police officers were killed on Monday near the Rafah crossing with Gaza in Egypt’s increasingly lawless Sinai Peninsula region. The attack occurred as rocket propelled grenades stuck the security force’s transport while […]

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Mohammed al-Zawahiri arrested in Egypt



Mohammed al-Zawahiri (Large)

Ty Butler, Senior Correspondent International Development and Conflict Last Modified: 02:30 a.m. DST, 19 August 2013 GIZA, Egypt – The brother of Al Qaeda Central’s leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has been arrested in Egypt. Mohammed al-Zawahiri was detained at a checkpoint in Giza during a military crackdown on Islamists supposedly supporting ousted President Mohamed Morsi which […]

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Death Toll Rises in Egypt



Egyptian Protesters, Photo Courtesy of Pan-African News Wire File Photos

Jessica Tanner, Staff Writer Last Modified: 11:42 p.m. DST, 9 July 2013 CAIRO, Egypt – A violent clash erupted in Cairo, Egypt on Monday that led to the deaths of more than 50 people. Top Egyptian security officials claim that they were defending the Republican Guard headquarters against attackers. According to Health Ministry official, Khaled […]

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Muslim Brotherhood & Vatican Condemn UN Efforts to Eliminate Violence Against Women



Egyptian Woman Wearing Burqa, Photo by John Kelly

Alex Hamasaki, Student Intern Last Modified: 02:37 a.m. DST, 19 March 2013 EGYPT – The battle between cultural and universal human rights has resurfaced at the United Nations. The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) held their 57th conference from March 4 – 15th to approve the declaration that would work toward the elimination […]

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