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Egyptian Aak 2014 – Week 16 ( April 14-20)

Main Headlines Monday Al-Sisi becomes first candidate to submit his official documents for presidential elections Student killed, two reporters injured by gunfire at Cairo University clashes Egypt’s interim president calls for “public dialogue”on terrorism draft laws Egyptian court has labeled … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014 – Week 15 ( April 7-13)

Main Headlines  Monday Egypt court upholds jailing of leading pro-democracy activists Egypt court sentences four gay men to prison Egypt arrests Islamistclose to Al-Qaeda’s Zawahiri Egypt political parties and activists request open lists in parliamentary polls Egypt to announce renaissance … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014- Week 13 ( March 24-30)

  Main Headlines Monday A court in Egypt sentences to death 528 Morsi’s supporters to death Fast’ and ‘bizarre’ death penalty will be appealed: Defense lawyers Defense team to appeal the verdict Al- Jazeera’s Greste says charges are baseless Egypt court … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014- Week 12 ( Mar 17-23)

Main Headlines  Monday Egypt military chief reshuffles commanders Mohamed al-Shahat appointed chief of Egypt’s second field army Egypt court rejects request to replace judge in Morsi’s trial Egypt’s Presidential Election Commision issues regulations for upcoming polls Interim president Mansour: Egypt … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014 – Week 11 (Mar 10-16)

Main Headlines  Monday Three prominent activists claim they were beaten while being transferred to court Brotherhood-led alliance has criticized Saudi Arabia for backing the coup in Egypt Arab foreign ministers discuss new counter-terrorism cooperation Assassination attempt on retired general Sami … Continue reading

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The three phases of Egypt’s popular protests

The trends of Egypt’s crowd politics since Tahrir Square can also be seen in Ukraine, Syria and Libya. Published in  Al-Monitor Behind every uprising are chronic frustrations from citizens betrayed by corrupt leaders, their repression, poor governance and a loss of … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014. week 10: ( Mar3-9)

Main Headlines  Monday  Attacks on police officerscontinue across Egypt Egypt is ‘deeply concerned’ as another citizen shot in Benghazi Two sentenced to 10 years in Khaled Said murder retrial Egypt’s wheat suppliesare enough to last until June Egyptian journalist El-Beheery … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014. Week 9 ( Feb 24- Mar2)

Main Headlines  Monday Egypt interim government resigns unexpectedly Seven Egyptian Christians found shot execution-style on Libyan beach Egypt starts talks with NATOover cooperation to confront terrorism Egyptian court confirms Brotherhood terrorist label Rassd News journalists referred to military court for leaking … Continue reading

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Egypt’s new buffer government

(Photo of Egypt’s new PM by Khaled Kandil / Associated Press / November 24, 2013) The culture of rumors and speculations in Egypt can tempt us to abandon our logical thinking. Take, for example, the resignation of Beblawi’s government—this was a move that took … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014 Week 8 ( Feb17-23)

Monday Suicide bomber is likely behind the tourist attack near the Taba border Sinai-based militants claim responsibility for tourist bus blast Excursions to St. Catherine Monastery are halted after Sinai bombing Shocked South Koreans in Egyptian Hospital after deadly bus … Continue reading

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