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Muslim Brotherhood’s Morsi wins Egyptian presidency (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 2:54 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 25 (IANS) Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood party won the presidential election here Sunday by defeating his rival Ahmed Shafiq, ex-premier and a senior leader of Hosni ... Read more...

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Mohamed Morsi wins Egyptian presidential election


June 25th, 2012 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 25 (IANS) Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood party won the presidential election here Sunday.Head of Egypt's Higher Presidential Election Commission (HPEC) Farouq Sultan announced in the afternoon ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s supporters call for his release


June 12th, 2012 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Supporters of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who was sentenced to life imprisonment, have urged authorities to release him from jail and transfer him to ... Read more...

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Muslim Brotherhood seeks dialogue to ’save revolution’


May 26th, 2012 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood movement has urged country's political forces to participate in a national dialogue ahead of a tough battle between an Islamist candidate and ... Read more...

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Behind ‘coup’: Islamist politics rages in sun-kissed Maldives


February 13th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) While the debate rages on whether the resignation of former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was voluntary or a coup, there is a larger churning going ... Read more...

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One year on, Egyptians back at Tahrir Square (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 25 (IANS) Thousands of Egyptians gathered Wednesday at Cairo's Tahrir Square to mark the first anniversary of the uprising that ousted president Hosni Mubarak, RIA Novosti reported.Supporters of ... Read more...

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Pope prays for peace in Egypt


February 8th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Feb 8 (IANS/AKI) Stating that he was following the situation in Egypt, Pope Benedict XVI called for all sides to work for "the common good" as the country's opposition ... Read more...

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Jordan confirms receiving NATO request to train Afghan army


March 11th, 2010 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Amman, March 11 (DPA) The Jordanian government Wednesday confirmed that it had received an official request from the NATO alliance to train the Afghan army. "We have received a request for training Afghan ... Read more...

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Obama ‘fully biased’ towards Israel: Jordanian Islamists


July 30th, 2009 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Amman, July 30 (DPA) Jordan's influential Muslim Brotherhood movement Thursday accused the administration of the US President Barack Obama of showing "complete bias" towards Israel, and warned Arab countries against bowing ... Read more...

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Pope urged to postpone his Middle East trip


April 20th, 2009 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Amman, April 20 (DPA) Jordan's influential Muslim Brotherhood movement has urged Pope Benedict XVI to postpone his planned Middle East visit next month and to apologize for statements that the group considers ... Read more...

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After Obama win, Arabs ready for change in Middle East


November 6th, 2008 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Nov 6 (DPA) In a region where the presence of the US cannot be more evident in political life, Egyptian political forces are hopeful that the victory of Barack Obama in ... Read more...

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Egypt’s parliament bans female circumcision, marriage under 18


June 8th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Cairo, June 8 (DPA) Egyptian parliament has passed new laws banning female circumcision and setting 18 as the minimum age for marriage for both genders, media said Sunday. The new legislation, ... Read more...

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