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Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili gives a press conference in Istanbul 22 January 2011 (AFP)

Iran warns EU of ‘repercussions’

Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator, Saeed Jalili, warned the European Union in a letter sent on Thursday that new sanctions will have “repercussions” on talks over his country’s atomic activities.

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Supporters of Mohamed Morsi's election campaign

Mohamed Gouda discusses ‘Nahda’ project

Dr. Mohamed Gouda, a member of the Freedom and Justice Party’s (FJP) economic committee and its spokesman, responded to recent criticisms that businessmen prepared the party’s Nahda project and that it does not sufficiently include leftist ideas.

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Brief news on: Alexandria, Cairo, Demietta

Alexandria Workers from the Italian Pirelli Tire Company staged a demonstration in front of the Italian Consulate in Alexandria on Wednesday protesting the firing of their co-workers. The demonstrating workers asked for the reinstatement of their co-workers as well as receiving full payments of the company’s annual profits. The employees also demanded health insurance for …

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The guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams transits Suez Canal ... 09.02.2012

U.S Nuclear submarine and two destroyers pass through Suez Canal

  A maritime source working in the Suez Canal reported on Wednesday the passage of a nuclear submarine alongside two destroyers, both belonging to the United States supposedly headed to the Persian Gulf. The maritime source added that the nuclear submarine – USS Florida – and the destroyers – USS James Willams and Seattle – …

Rana Muhammad Taha

President-elect gets down to business

Oath swearing venue to be decided today, Prime minister will be an independent, patriotic figure
Morsi met with Christian representatives, martyrs’ families, intelligence chief, and revolutionary groups

Ahmed Aboulenein

US justifies visa for Egypt Islamist

AFP – The US State Department on Tuesday defended issuing a visa to an Egyptian Islamist whose group is classified as terrorist, saying it hoped to reach out to new faces in a fast-changing region. Conservative critics of President Barack Obama cried foul over the visa to Hani Nour Eldin, a newly elected lawmaker from the …

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Ahmed Shafiq

Shafiq ‘on pilgrimage’

While most news reports alluded that Ahmed Shafiq had gone on a vacation in Abu Dhabi, campaign spokesman said he would proceed directly to Saudi Arabia for a pilgrimage

Ragia Mostafa

Student killed during celebrations

Assiut – A student was killed and another injured after a shootout between tribal and political factions in the village of Gaw-El-Nawarwah in the Assiut governorate after the announcement of Mohamed Morsi as president. The dead student, Hisham Mohamed Abou-Zeid and the injured student, Hamada Abu-Ziad Mohamed, were both members of the Abu Shama family, …

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Corruption trial begins

Cairo (MENA) – A corruption trial of convicted former president Hosni Mubarak began Monday, he and former top government officials are charged with seizing and redistributing land in order to build a aviation officer’s housing co-op. Mubarak, alongside ex- minister of agriculture Youssef Wali and several other government officials, face allegations that they took 119 …

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Ganzouri resigns

Cairo – Kamal El-Ganzouri’s cabinet officially handed over its resignation yesterday to the head of the Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF), Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi. Tantawi asked the cabinet to continue working until the official inauguration of President-Elect Mohamed Morsi by the end of the running month.

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