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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
Militias in Libya committed war crimes, says rights group

Sep 08, 2014

Militias in Libya committed war crimes, says rights group

Human Rights Watch said it in its report issued Monday that both sides committed serious violations during the fighting, including attacking civilians, indiscriminate bombardment and destruction, looting and burning of properties. #Tripoli #Egypt #Libya #Middle East #NewsTracker #Qatar #Arab Spring #UAE #Benghazi #Arab League #Saudi Arabia #Ansar al-Shariah #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

Sep 18, 2014

Leaked dossier shows Egypt's links to Libya

The message emerging from the Madrid conference held on Wednesday to discuss the Libyan crisis was clear: Foreign military intervention will not restore stability in Libya. Foreign intervention, said Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Abdulaziz in a pre... #Libya #Madrid #U.S. House of Representatives #Tripoli, Libya #Misrata, Libya
Politicians must change before they have no choice

Sep 17, 2014

Mashreq say open to invest in Egypt and Turkey

Dubai lender Mashreq has no interest in purchasing assets of Standard Chartered in the United Arab Emirates, but is More..... #Egypt #United Arab Emirates #Dubai
Politicians must change before they have no choice

Sep 16, 2014

Egypt releases hunger-striking activist

CAIRO -- Worn out but smiling, a prominent Egyptian activist facing retrial on a 15-year prison sentence for violating a protest law walked out of a Cairo prison Monday after a court ordered him freed on bond. The release of Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who ha... #Cairo #Egypt #Hosni Mubarak