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US Congressional panel holds first open hearing on Benghazi attacks

Sep 17, 2014

US Congressional panel holds first open hearing on Benghazi attacks

It was unclear whether the big allegations that prompted the probe will be examined that US forces were directed not to respond and that administration officials lied about the nature of the attack. #Tripoli #Egypt #Libya #NewsTracker #Benghazi #Khalifa Hifter #Muanmar Gaddafi #2012 Benghazi attacks #DawnofLibya #Misrata fighters #Zintan fighters #Islamist extremism #Benghazi Revolutionary Shura Council
Egypt's military focus is at home, not on Islamic State  minister

Sep 17, 2014

Egypt's military focus is at home, not on Islamic State minister

CAIRO (Reuters) Egypt's foreign minister has suggested his country might not provide military assistance to the United States for its battle against the Islamic State militant group, saying the army was focused on the home front. #United States #India #Egypt #Brazil #Middle East #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
US anti-ISIL campaign caught in Middle-East's Sunni-Shia web

Sep 15, 2014

US anti-ISIL campaign caught in Middle-East's Sunni-Shia web

The Middle East has confounded outsiders for years, so it is no surprise that another US-led project with a straightforward goal destroying a marauding organization of extremists is bumping up against age-old rivalries and a nod-and-a-wink-style political culture. #Obama #Terrorism #Congress #US #Syria #9/11 #Egypt #Libya #Israel #Iraq #Saudi Arabia #US government #Airstrikes #Shia #militants #Syrian rebels #Sunni #Kerry #islamic-state #ISIS #IS< terror #Sunni-Shia war #Middle East politics
Egypt says global action needed to counter Islamic State

Sep 14, 2014

Egypt says global action needed to counter Islamic State

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's foreign minister said on Saturday ties existed between Islamic State, the group holding large parts of Iraq and Syria, and other militants in the region and that global action was needed to counter the threat. #facebook #India #Business #Egypt #Brazil #Arabic #United Kingdom #opinion
Egypt Brotherhood leader, cleric sentenced to 20 years in jail

Sep 09, 2014

Egypt Brotherhood leader, cleric sentenced to 20 years in jail

Egyptian officials, who call the Brotherhood a terrorist group, have repeatedly said that some protesters were armed and fired at police and soldiers. #Egypt #NewsTracker #Muslim Brotherhood #Militancy #Mohammed Morsi #Egyptian revolution #Fatah al-Sissi

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Politicians must change before they have no choice

Apr 25, 2012

Politicians must change before they have no choice

India's political class has to realize that the bubble of discontent growing within the people is in danger of erupting. #HowThisWorks #India #Egypt #Political corruption #Governance #Theory of Forms

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Politicians must change before they have no choice

Sep 19, 2014

Sinking of Mediterranean migrant boat mass murder, says UN rights chief

Zeid Ra'ad Zeid al-Hussein says survivors' accounts of incident in which 500 died point to 'crime that must not go unpunished' The UN's new human rights chief has urged Egypt to join with European nations in hunting down the human traffickers who all... #Egypt #Europe #United Nations #Malta #Africa
Politicians must change before they have no choice

Sep 18, 2014

Religion still leads the way in post-Morsi Egypt

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is not afraid to use faith to push the state's narrative but the climate and the rhetoric have cooled Continue reading..... #Egypt #Mohamed Morsi #Africa
Politicians must change before they have no choice

Sep 19, 2014

Scuba Diver Plunges 1,000 Feet Into Abyss For World Record

A diver plunged 1,066 feet into the Red Sea off the coast of Egypt on Friday and set a new saltwater scuba dive world record... #Egypt #Mohamed Morsi #Africa