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Sama Elmasry Sings Song of Disgust About President Barack Obama’s Performance with Egypt

An example of the divisiveness and disgust in Egypt can be seen in a video clip featuring a narrative song by Egyptian performer Sama Elmasry. Titled “You Obama, Your Father, Mother,” it attacks the US president for allegedly preferring Islamic radicals over the Egyptian army. You Obama, Your Father, Mother has gone viral, with over […]

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Tens of Thousands of Protesters Gather in Tahrir Square in Cairo

Tens of thousands of protesters gathered on April 8 in downtown Cairo demanding prompt trials for ousted president Hosni Mubarak and his top officials. Several hundred remained in Tahrir Square overnight, defying a curfew. The protesters were dispersed by security forces and troops after clashing. Cairo’s central Tahrir Square was closed to traffic as dozens […]

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Mubarak Steps Down: 18 Days of Egyptian Protests January 25-February 11, 2011

Hundreds of thousands danced, wept and prayed in joyful pandemonium Friday after 18 days of peaceful pro-democracy protests forced President Hosni Mubarak to surrender power to the military, ending three decades of authoritarian rule. On January 25th 2011, widespread protests began against Mubarak’s regime. These took the form of an intensive campaign of civil resistance […]

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Egypt’s Fifth Day of Rage: More Protests, Robberies, Looting, Shooting

As of the fifth day of rage … Saturday January 29, 2011 Hundreds of anti-government protesters returned to the streets of central Cairo on Saturday, chanting slogans against Hosni Mubarak, just hours after the Egyptian president fired his Cabinet and promised reforms but refused to step down. Thirty-eight protesters killed. 2,000 injured. Three Egyptian police […]

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Protesters Shot and Killed in Egypt by Police

Violence escalated in two cites outside the Egyptian capital Cairo on Thursday as anti-government protests continued to grip the country and challenge President Hosni Mubarak’s regime. An Egyptian protest with demonstrators hoping to emulate the Tunisian uprising that led to the recent ouster of Tunisia’s Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali after nearly 23 years in power, […]

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At Least 6 Killed from Car Bomb in Front of Saints Church in Alexandria, Egypt

Christians clashed with Egyptian police in the northern city of Alexandria on Saturday, furious over an apparent suicide bombing against worshippers leaving a New Year’s Mass at a church that killed at least 21 people. A car bomb exploded in front of a Coptic Christian church as worshippers emerged from a New Year’s Mass in […]

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Muslim Brotherhood Supporters Clash with Police in Egypt, Hundreds Arrested

Supporters of a Muslim Brotherhood parliamentary candidate marching in Alexandria on Friday night, November 19, 2010, encountered Egyptian state security forces as hundreds were arrested during the week. At least 100 members of the Muslim Brotherhood were arrested in Alexandria, Egypt on Friday, just days before the country’s legislative elections. Earlier in the week, approximately […]

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Russian-designed Grad Rocket Hits Red Sea Port of Aqaba, Jordan

A Russian-designed Grad that was fired from beyond Jordan’s borders damaged a refrigerated warehouse a northern outskirt region of Aqaba, Jordan. Israeli news media reported that two rockets hit Aqaba and Israel’s nearby port of Eilat. No deaths or injuries were reported. The incident occurred after Israel issued an “urgent” warning for its citizens to […]

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Egyptian Military Sources Outline Israel’s Preparations to Strike Iran

Egyptian military sources report that the Israeli Navy and the US Fifth Fleet have been charting Persian Gulf waters and Iranian shorelines in preparation for attacks by Israeli naval and special operations forces. The Egyptian report also claims IDF intelligence and special forces officers have been marking out routes for their air and ground forces […]

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