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CAIRO, June 2 (UPI) -- An Egyptian lawyers’ union voted to return the Muslim Brotherhood to its leadership ranks, solidifying its position as a political force, officials say...

by: Joseph Mayton 2009-2-26
Ayman Nour’s release from prison last Wednesday had Egypt’s opposition in an optimistic frenzy, but it lasted only a few days, as reality swept back into the anti-government forces who have turned their attention to the hundreds of political activists that languish behind bars. Among them is Diaeddin Gad, a 23-year-old blogger who was taken from his northern Egyptian home by security forces on Feb. 6...

by: Joseph Mayton 2009-2-24
A homemade bomb attack that killed a French girl and injured 24 other people, including French and German tourists, in a busy bazaar in Cairo Sunday evening was met with shock and disappointment by Egypt’s tourism operators..

by: Joseph Simons 2008-11-11
U.S. President-elect Barack Obama’s message of hope and change has been inspiring not only Americans but millions across the globe. His election has proved the success of true democratic systems in which empowered citizens can change the face of their politics. But for many Egyptians, whose apathy toward their own political system runs rampant, the hope and change that Obama represents seems worlds away...

by: CLAUDE SALHANI 2008-9-30
WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Chances are the situation in the Middle East is going to get much worse before it gets any better. With the Bush administration, now in its final days in office, kept busy by the financial crisis that risked plunging Western economies into the business equivalent of the Dark Ages, we are entering a highly volatile period of political uncertainty. The critical time to watch out for is the time between the Nov. 4 elections and Jan. 20, when the new administ..

by: JOSEPH MAYTON 2008-9-12
CAIRO -- Egypt’s parliament is due to examine a new broadcasting bill in November that is of growing concern for journalists and press rights groups in the country and abroad. Broadcast journalists are already under severe threat ..

by: RAMI KHOURI 2008-8-27
The Jordanians threw Hamas out of the country a few years ago soon after King Abdullah II assumed office, and ever since then two major trends have defined their ties. The first is that Jordan has seen Hamas (and Hezbollah) as significant strategic threats because of their close ties with Iran. At one point a few years ago I heard from senior officials in Amman that they feared Hamas and Hezbollah would fire rockets and attack Jordanian targets in retaliation for any possible Israeli a..

by: Khadiga Malik 2008-5-16
My father was arrested when state security officers raided our house on Dec. 24, 2006 at dawn. Over the next couple of weeks, 33 Muslim Brotherhood leaders and members of the organization were arrested and charged with money laundering, financing and belonging to an illegal organization. ..

by: Joseph Mayton 2008-5-6
Egyptian activists failed Sunday for the second time in a month to rally the public to down tools in a general strike to send a message of protest to President Hosni Mubarak on his 80th birthday about price hikes and curbs to their freedom...

by: Clare M. Lopez 2008-4-30
SPECIAL REPORT: The Bush administration has decided that calling the enemy by his name is too risky, too politically incorrect, or oddly, somehow too laudatory...

by: Claude Salhani 2008-4-30
Change on the political landscape of the Middle East and North Africa – a region that has experienced the least turnover of leadership when compared with much of the rest of the world – is undoubtedly coming...

Only 20 Muslim Brotherhood candidates will be running in Tuesday’s local elections, the group’s deputy chief told AFP, after a widescale government crackdown left many would-be candidates behind bars...

by: Claude Salhani 2008-1-16
When the Bush administration decided to make promoting democracy in the greater Middle East a major component of its post-Sept. 11 foreign policy, it soon discovered that it can be a rather tricky, not to mention risky, venture. Some might compare it to gambling; in both instances the odds are never in your favor, and there are no guarantees a winning hand will pay off...