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Arab governments to jointly act against IS, Jordan stays out

Sep 08, 2014

Arab governments to jointly act against IS, Jordan stays out

Arab foreign ministers agreed on Sunday to jointly act against extremist groups, particularly the Islamic State (IS), but did not state their possible coordination with the US, a media report said. #Syria #Cairo #terror #Iraq #UAE #Jordan #Arab countries #Jihadis #Syrian militants #ISIS #IS #Steven Sotloff #American Journalist #Sotloff
Egypt Eight Islamists sentenced to life imprisonment

Aug 30, 2014

Egypt Eight Islamists sentenced to life imprisonment

Egypt's state news agency is reporting that a Cairo court has sentenced Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader Mohammed Badie and seven others to life in prison. #Egypt #Cairo #Life imprisonment #MENA #Islamists
Gaza Israeli, Palestinian negotiators ready to resume Cairo talks

Aug 16, 2014

Gaza Israeli, Palestinian negotiators ready to resume Cairo talks

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators are poised to resume indirect talks with Egyptian mediators on reaching a more permanent ceasefire before a current truce expires at midnight on Monday. #World #Egypt #NewsTracker #Cairo #Israel #Palestine #Gaza #Egyptian mediators
Egyptian authorities stop executive director of Human Rights Watch from entering country

Aug 11, 2014

Egyptian authorities stop executive director of Human Rights Watch from entering country

Egyptian authorities stopped the executive director of Human Rights Watch and another US staffer from entering the country Monday ahead of the release of a critical report by the group on mass killings by security forces last summer, the group and security officials said. #US #Egypt #NewsTracker #Cairo #Human Rights Watch #Cairo International Airport #Kenneth Roth

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Egyptian authorities stop executive director of Human Rights Watch from entering country

Sep 13, 2014

Kerry in Egypt for more talks on action against Islamic State

Secretary of State John F. Kerry arrived in Cairo on Saturday, continuing a U.S. push to build a coalition against the militants of the Islamic State and extract commitments for specific steps to be taken by allies taking part... #Cairo #Egypt #John F. Kerry
Egyptian authorities stop executive director of Human Rights Watch from entering country

Sep 15, 2014

Prominent Egyptian Activist to Be Released

(CAIRO) — Egypt’s most prominent activist, who is facing retrial on a 15-year prison sentence for violating a draconian protest law, was granted release on bail Monday, lawyers and relatives said. MoreFive Best Ideas of the Day: September 10Here’s Ho... #Egypt #National Football League
Egyptian authorities stop executive director of Human Rights Watch from entering country

Sep 08, 2014

Rights Group Says Militias Committed “War Crimes”

(CAIRO) — An international rights group on Monday accused warring militias in Libya of committing violations that amount to war crimes during a battle the past month for control over the capital’s airport. The five weeks of fighting over Tripoli’s ai... #Libya #Benghazi, Libya #Tripoli, Libya