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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
Egypt hands out death sentences to two more Morsi supporters

Aug 29, 2014

Egypt hands out death sentences to two more Morsi supporters

The upper Egypt Minya court also handed down sentences of one year to life term to 43 others, including a minor yesterday while acquitting 28 Muslim Brotherhood supporters #World #Egypt #NewsTracker #Death sentence #Muslim Brotherhood #Mohammed Morsi #Minya Court
Egypt queries Mursi over documents "leaked" to Al Jazeera - security sources

Aug 28, 2014

Egypt queries Mursi over documents "leaked" to Al Jazeera - security sources

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt is investigating jailed ex-president Mohamed Mursi in connection with documents that judicial investigators say were leaked to the Qatar-based Al Jazeera satellite news channel, security sources said on Thursday. Relations between Qatar, a Gulf Arab state, and Egypt have been tense since mid-2013 when then-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi toppled the Islamist Mursi after mass protests against his rule #Politics #Egypt #Brazil #Technology #France #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America
Chanting, honking Gazans celebrate long-term truce with Israel

Aug 27, 2014

Chanting, honking Gazans celebrate long-term truce with Israel

The Palestinians said it was a "permanent" truce, while a senior Israeli official described the ceasefire as "unconditional and unlimited in time". #World #Egypt #Hamas #NewsTracker #Israel #Palestine #Ceasefire #Gaza #celebrations #Israel air strikes
Did UAE, Egypt's airstrikes quell US hopes of stability in Libya?

Aug 27, 2014

Did UAE, Egypt's airstrikes quell US hopes of stability in Libya?

US-led international efforts to secure Libya are clearly fraying with the growing impatience in the region with Libya witnessing the worst violence since Gaddafi was ousted in 2011. #Tripoli #Egypt #Libya #Middle East #ConnectTheDots #Qatar #Arab Spring #UAE #Benghazi #Arab League #Saudi Arabia #Ansar al-Shariah #Abdel Fattah El-Sisi #Khalifa Hifter #Islamist militias #UAE strikes in Libya #anti-Islamist government

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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

Aug 30, 2014

Ahmed Seif, Who Was Tortured in Egypt and Became Rights Defender, Dies at 63

Mr. Seif, a leading human rights lawyer, defended leftists, Islamists, atheists and gays...
Politicians must change before they have no choice

Aug 26, 2014

Hamas and Israel Agree to Extended Gaza Cease-Fire

The long-term deal, proposed by Egypt, halts the longest, bloodiest battle either side has experienced in years, but without resolving many of the bigger issues underlying the conflict... #Gaza Strip #Hamas #Egypt #Israel
Politicians must change before they have no choice

Aug 20, 2014

Open Source: Russia, Iran and Egypt Heckle U.S. About Tactics in Ferguson

Strident criticism of the action taken by the police in Ferguson, Mo., has come from authoritarian nations where the police are often venerated and dissent is scarcely tolerated... #Egypt #Iran #Russia #China