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Egyptian journalist sends message to Obama

Salah Bedewy, an Egyptian journalist, has sent a message to US President Barack Obama concerning his cooperation with the Egyptian coup-leader and president, Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi, in the West's war against the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

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Houthi militants in Yemen make their way to Sanaa

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Houthi militants clashed on Thursday with the Yemeni army on the outskirts of the capital city of Sanaa, in the northwest of the country, ushering an escalation of the fighting and street protests that have now been taking place for weeks.

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Egypt issues 187 legislations in under a year

The Egyptian government is reported to have passed the highest number of legislations this year, in the absence of a parliament, which analysts believe will have weak opposition once elected before the end of 2014.

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51 Egyptian students jailed

Egyptian flagTwo separate Egyptian courts yesterday sentenced 51 anti-coup activists, including six female students, for periods ranging from three to five years in prison.

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Algeria on 'state of alert' along Libya border

Algeria's Air Force has been put on a state of alert as part of a new security plan to deal with the country's exposure to "terrorist" attacks emanating from Libya, an Algerian security source revealed.

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