“One person died yesterday. Approximately 12 to 14 were injured” during protests at the Abu Qir Thermal Power Plant, a spokesman from the Ministry of Interior confirmed in a phone call. The Saturday protests have settled down after “some officers and soldiers went to save the plant,” he said. “Everything is now calm and quiet.” …
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Attacks during the Ramadan festival and allegations of an NYPD spying program targeting Muslims fuel fears of a growing tide of Islamophobia in the United States
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Trial symbolizes an affront to freedom of expression and fair trials
New parliament to take power amid doubts over their credentials and ability to govern
Report attributes widespread rape to gov’t forces, and crimes to rebels
The blast comes one day after the arrival of the UN’s Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator, UNSMIS, FSA
Total penned a deal for Halfaya with the Iraqi Ministry of Oil at the end of 2009
Kurdish forces draw attention amidst a military offensive
ElZeiny organized a similar event called Veggie Fest Cairo last January, just before the revolution. She put on Veggie Iftar Cairo this week because she wants to “promote a conscious and healthy lifestyle. We want people to question what they eat and how they live.”
Disaster comes as country already suffering under the weight of international sanctions
Shots were heard outside the presidential palace in the Heliopolis neighborhood of Cairo on Wednesday night at 10.30pm.
The biggest strength of “A Separation” is that no character is given a free pass. For every reason we are given to sympathise with a character, we are later given a reason not to, and in turn, we are able to sympathise with that character’s antagonist.
Violence threatens country’s fragile stability
Authorities considering defining attack as “domestic terrorism”
At 6:45 in the morning, attackers pummeled the ICRC residence while ICRC staffers were asleep inside
Doctors unable to treat patients at public hospitals for fear of safety
Somalia’s Constituent Assembly overwhelmingly approves draft
A man from Ramlet Boulaq, a poor district behind the Nile City Towers, was reportedly shot and killed by tourism police and another was injured
Refugees continue streaming into Jordan amid cross border gunfire between Jordanian and Syrian authorities
Gama’a Islamiyaa has released a statement thanking President Mohamed Morsy for the release of 12 of their members from prison Saturday night. The members of the Islamic group are just some of 572 prisoners who have been granted clemency by the president in honour of the holy month of Ramadan in response to the claim that many of their trials were unjust. The statement …
A commander in the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps is accusing Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and the United Arab Emirates of supporting Somali piracy.
Controversial debates over religious aspects of constitution only further isolate Egypt’s Copts
Protests seek to pressure religious leaders to leave the committee
“Supporters of Jerusalem” claim responsibility for the 15th bombing of a pipeline between Egypt and Israel. The group called the supply of gas to Israel “treason.”
A bomb exploded inside of the Dadaab refugee camp, injuring six people, as the African Union Mission in Somalia plans a counteroffensive against militants inside of Somalia
Charity is an integral part of Ramadan and many initiatives spring up leading up to and during the month long celebration. Drives to donate food to those in need to ensure they can break their fast with a proper meal, makeshift restaurants that serve Iftars for free pop up all over town and special events are organised all over the country to enable everyone to contribute freely and participate in this aspect of Ramadan. Over the course of this month we will continue to share with you some of these appeals for generosity.
International community deals with refugees, chemical weapons possibility
Protests in Morocco on Sunday were met with violence by police.
Protesters took aim at the wealthy clique of Moroccans known as the Makhzen, the governing elite centered around monarch King Mohammed VI