Category Archives: Egypt

Could Egypt’s Military Still Accept a Muslim Brotherhood President?


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By delaying the announcement of presidential election results that had been expected on Thursday, Egypt’s ruling military junta may have signaled that it faces the same dilemma that has faced the Muslim Brotherhood since the fall…

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Tanks In The Epicenter of Egypt’s Revolution


The Egyptian army deployed troops in Cairo’s Tahrir Square on 1 August and fired shots in the air to disperse remaining pro-democracy protesters. Local authorities say they asked demonstrators to allow traffic to move through the square, after local shopkeepers … Continue reading

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Protests on Tahir Square Suspended after Three Weeks


For the first time since early July Tahir Square in Cairo was empty of protestors today after a decision was made by the organizers that a major demand is going to be fulfilled with the beginning of the Mubarak trial … Continue reading

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Middle East & Balkans News Brief – 30 July 2011


News Summary Three killed, 15 injured of the Al-Jamahiriya television as a result of a NATO strike; Libyan rebel Abdel Fatah Younis shot dead; According to Gaddafi, Younis was killed by Al-Qaeda; Gunmen launch an attack a terminal on the … Continue reading

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Middle East & Balkans News Brief – 27 July 2011


News Summary Libya far from resolution of conflict, says UN special envoy to Libya Abdul Al Khatib Britain unfreezes $150M of Libyan oil assets to help the Transitional Council and sends back Gaddafi diplomats Nine new Iranian ministers join the … Continue reading

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Middle East & Balkans News Brief – 26 July 2011


News Summary Libyan officials have accused NATO of killing at least eight people in an air raid on a food warehouse and medical clinicin Zlitan, east of Tripoli; NATO denies the attack; Russia sends humanitarian aid to Tripoli The trial … Continue reading

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Middle East & Balkans News Brief – 25 July 2011


News Summary NORTH AFRICA Tripoli (Libya). Germany said it was making available to the Libyan rebel National Transitional Council (NTC) up to 100 million euros ($144 million) in loans for civilian and humanitarian purposes. Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini met … Continue reading

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