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Syrian children bear the brunt of brutal war

By Dr Cesar Chelala One of the saddest things in the world today, ravaged by brutal wars, is a child, looking nowhere, as if asking the viewer, “Why are you doing this to us? We are only children.” This thought came to my mind as I read a report of the effects of the Syrian …

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Canadian journalist killed in Syria: Activists

AFP – A Canadian photojournalist, Ali Mustafa, has been killed in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, activists said. An official in the Aleppo opposition provincial capital said Mustafa, a freelancer who sold pictures to the SIPA and EPA agencies, was killed in the city on Sunday. The opposition Aleppo Media Centre also reported the …

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In Pictures: Egypt policemen sentenced to 10 years for blogger death

  AFP-  Two Egyptian policemen were sentenced to 10 years in jail Monday for the killing of a blogger whose death rallied protesters in the 2011 revolt that toppled Hosni Mubarak. The two were sentenced following a retrial for the manslaughter and torture of Khaled Said in June 2010, when they had unlawfully arrested him at …

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Egypt sentences 26 to death over Suez plot: judicial sources

AFP – An Egyptian criminal court on Wednesday sentenced 26 militants to death for founding a “terror group” that aimed to target ships in the Suez canal, judicial sources said. Prosecutors also accused the defendants of making rockets and explosives while monitoring various security headquarters to plan attacks on them, the sources said. The defendants were condemned …

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World bows in respect to Mandela

Foreshadowing the guest list of what will surely be the most important funeral of recent decades, world leaders queued up to issue solemn tributes to the 95-year-old anti-apartheid leader.

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In Pictures: Ahmed Fouad Negm’s funeral

  On 3 December, a group of friends and family bid their final farewells to Egyptian poet Ahmed Fouad Negm. The funeral procession began after prayers at Al-Hussein Mosque and ended with the burial of the body at Negm’s family cemetery in the neighbourhood of Al Sayeda Aisha. Photos by Mohamed Omar

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