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A young Algerian blogger, jailed since September for posting cartoons on the Internet mocking the president, has been granted bail ahead of his trial...
Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Ahmad al-Dabba
After the head of Hamas announced that he will not run in the party’s coming elections, mystery shrouds the future of the Gazan politburo’s...
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
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Egypt's President Mohammed Mursi has denied trying to marginalize the army after he ordered the retirement of his powerful defense minister, saying...
Monday, August 13, 2012
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The Hamas prime minister in Gaza was due to travel to Cairo on Wednesday for talks with the Egyptian president, in the latest sign of improved...
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
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Mohamad Bdeir
Disappointment. Anxiety. A dark day. End of the age of illusions. Bad omen. A dangerous victory.... These are some of the expressions that oozed from...
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
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There are celebrations in some quarters in the Arab world. Some are celebrating the defeat of Ahmad Shafik (the candidate of Israel, US, EU, Saudi...
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Sarah El Sirgany
An election boycott campaign against the remaining two candidates presents voters with a third option, as Egyptians refuse to choose between the...
Thursday, May 31, 2012
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Mohammad Khawly, Yousef Abdel Rahman
As the first round of presidential elections is concluded, there is still fierce competition between the candidates. The deciding factor in the...
Thursday, May 24, 2012
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Abdel Rahman Youssef
In the last of Al-Akhbar’s series of interviews with Egypt’s presidential candidates, Abdel Rahman Youssef quizzes the former Muslim Brotherhood...
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
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