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  • January 25, 2014

    Why is dialogue not accepted by Egypt's opposition?

    Is the opposition in Egypt really interested in reaching a national consensus or not? This is the obvious question following recent statements from some opposition leaders signalling their refusal...

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  • January 25, 2014

    Tahrir Square rapes... shame on ElBaradei and Sabahi

    The cases of harassment that occurred in Cairo during last year’s Eid al-Adha celebrations spiked the gallantry and honour of Dr Mohamed ElBaradei. They pushed him to send a...

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  • January 25, 2014

    Desperate opposition drags Egypt from one crisis to another

    The desperate opposition groups in Egypt are dragging the country into a new crisis even before it has emerged from the previous one, which appears to be endless. It’s...

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  • January 25, 2014

    Israeli attack on Syria sends indirect message to Iran

    Two American officials have claimed that the main target of the Israeli raid on Syria last Wednesday was a military convoy travelling towards Lebanon, but it hit a scientific...

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  • January 25, 2014

    There are no short cuts in democracy

    Egypt is an experimental democracy in progress, but when the evolution of this process turns bloody it begs the question: is it worth it? An Egyptian tourist guide who...

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  • January 25, 2014

    Egypt, Syria and Iraq face big dilemmas

    Egypt is facing a counter-revolution that is against all that came out of the elections which were, we were told, free and fair. The demonstrations are being used by...

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  • January 25, 2014

    The rise of Hamas

    It appears that the Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, which has ruled the Gaza Strip since 2006, has come out of the latest Israeli offensive in a greatly enhanced regional...

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  • January 25, 2014

    The Impossible Reconciliation

    There is a swefeping tendency of conviction that the Palestinian division is a disaster for the Palestinian cause, struggle, and people. Some consider that reconciliation itself, regardless of its...

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  • January 25, 2014

    The definition of insanity

    WESTERN media is obsessed with presenting a positive spin on everything related to Israel, while trivialising good and accentuating negative news on Palestine. It’s admirably free in many aspects,...

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  • January 25, 2014

    Financing humanitarian and human rights abuses

    The popular dissemination that UNRWA provides ‘assistance and protection’ to Palestinian refugees helping them ‘to achieve their full potential in human development, pending a just solution to their plight’...

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