Posts Tagged “Muslim Brotherhood”

Video: el-Sisi defends re-election in face of international criticism

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Video: el-Sisi defends re-election in face of international criticism

Video: el-Sisi defends re-election in face of international criticism Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Saeed Hussein Khalil el-Sisi was re-elected to a second term as President of Egypt. The 6th elected President of Egypt, el-Sisi was elected to office in 2014 following a military coup he led that removed President Mohamed Morsi from office the previous year…

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UAE chairman of Manchester City pressures UK to crack down on Muslim Brothers

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UAE chairman of Manchester City pressures UK to crack down on Muslim Brothers

By James M. Dorsey Khaldoon Al-Mubarak, chairman of Manchester City, one of Britain’s most popular soccer clubs and a close business associate of UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, has warned the UK that his country would block multi-billion dollar arms deals, halt investment in Britain and suspend intelligence cooperation if…

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Egypt slides from Democracy into oppression

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Egypt slides from Democracy into oppression

Since the Arab Spring crashed into Cairo’s Tahrir Square in 2011, Egypt has been on a roller coaster. Once the cornerstone of secularism in a world of growing religious extremism, Egypt could use some excesses to protect itself from the Islamic extremists. But in recent years, Egypt has not been discretionary in how it deals…

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Why the Muslim Brotherhood group is crucial to the survival of Jordan

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Why the Muslim Brotherhood group is crucial to the survival of Jordan

By Ali Younes As the Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood organization (MB) is getting ready to hold a celebration in Amman this coming Friday for the 70 years anniversary of its founding in Jordan, a new confrontation between the group and the Jordanian government is looming on the horizon. Ever since the group announced that it will…

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Cairo Institute for Human Rights denounces Egyptian torture

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Cairo Institute for Human Rights denounces Egyptian torture

Cairo Institute for Human Rights denounces torture by Egypt’s new government and President al-Sisi. Egypt was also used as a torture location for the United States immediately after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Hundreds of prisoners were tortured and killed there A group of human rights organizations strongly condemned on Thursday (March 26, 2015) the…

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Egypt Human Rights group condemns government crackdowns

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Egypt Human Rights group condemns government crackdowns

The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies has condemned the Government of Egypt for flogging a blogger who allegedly criticized Islam, and for banning travel to critics of government policies. Here are the two press releases from the CIHRS: A Serious Violation to the Constitution and a New Way to Harass Democracy Advocates The undersigned organizations…

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