Egypt

A New Constitution Spells Bright Future for Egypt's Christians

NEW YORK -- COPTIC Catholic Bishops in Egypt have hailed the result of the referendum on the country's new constitution, saying the document amounts to a crucial step towards

 

Qatar’s Activism Sparks a Backlash

Voice of America 22 January 2014
By Mohamed Elshinnawi

WASHINGTON — Over the past few years, Qatar, the tiny gas-and-oil rich emirate has emerged as a major regional political player, and globally as a media powerhouse by founding

 

Sex in the Arab world

ZeeNews 22 January 2014
By Ruchi Kumar

Jaipur: British author of Egyptian origin, Shereen el Feki, discusses sexuality in the Arab regions, India’s historical struggle for sexual freedoms and her controversial book

 

EGYPTIANS have sized up John Kerry for the two-faced liar that he is

Bare Naked Islam 21 January 2014

On the 3rd of November 2013, John Kerry visited Egypt, praised the Egyptian government and declared that Egypt is going on the right path to Democracy. While, On the 17th of

 

Source: Hamas resorts to tobacco taxes to pay state employees

Al Monitor 21 January 2014
By Asmaa al-Ghoul

The government in the Gaza Strip, which has been led by Hamas since 2006, has stressed multiple times that the taxes imposed on cigarettes and shisha tobacco since 2010 are

 

UAE convicts 30 men of Muslim Brotherhood ties

CBS12 21 January 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A court in the United Arab Emirates has convicted 30 men on charges of setting up a Muslim Brotherhood branch in the country and sentenced

 
 

EGYPT WARNS BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA: "If anything happens to stop General al-Sisi from becoming our next president, you will pay...

Bare Naked Islam 20 January 2014

As BNI posted earlier from a Russian report, there does seem to be a plot in the works to eliminate the very popular Egyptian Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and

 

Murder in the Name of Islam

Sudan Vision Daily 20 January 2014
By Khalid Al Mubarak

One of the most shameful and disgraceful events of 2013 was the murder in broad daylight in May of Lee Rigby at the hands of two killers who claimed that they were acting out

 

Egyptian judge’s remark on Qatar sparks fury

Peninsula On-line 17 January 2014

DOHA: The GCC states have denounced a call by a prominent Egyptian judge made to the Egyptian army to send troops to Qatar to arrest Egyptian (Muslim Brotherhood?) activists

 

85% in Muslim countries support the headscarf

World Bulletin 15 January 2014

The findings of a study surveying the opinions on women’s dress in seven predominantly Muslim countries has found that an astonishing 84.6% agree that women should wear the

 

Egypt holds vote on new constitution after bomb

Times of Malta 15 January 2014

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Turkey serving as rear base for jihadists

Islam Versus Europe 13 January 2014

In the ranks of the Islamic state, Yassine came across combatants of all nationalities. "Gulf countries, Yemen, Egypt, the Maghreb, Great Britain, France, Belgium… Lots of

 

African Migrants

the Dry Bones Blog 10 January 2014
By Yaakov Kirschen

The waves of Africans doing anything to get into Europe, desperate to find a higher standard of living then in their own countries are also hitting Israel. They were refugees when they got to Egypt. Then they left Egypt in search of a way into the only country in the region with European standards, both economic and humanitarian. So now it's our problem, and whatever we do, somehow the Media will show us to be the bad guys.

 

To declare the Muslim Brothers terrorists is meaningless

Jerusalem Post 10 January 2014
By AHMED ABDEL-RAHEEM

The Egyptian authorities miss two things: they tend not to understand how messaging works, or the difference between systemic causation and direct causation. Recently, only

 

How people in Muslim countries prefer women to dress in public

Pew Research Center 9 January 2014
By Jacob Poushter

An important issue in the Muslim world is how women should dress in public. A recent survey from the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research conducted in seven Muslim-majority countries (Tunisia, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Turkey), finds that most people prefer that a woman completely cover her hair, but not necessarily her face. Only in Turkey and Lebanon do more than one-in-four think it is appropriate for a woman to not cover her head at all in public.

 

Egypt TV cleric in Qatar urges referendum boycott

St. Louis Post Dispatch 9 January 2014
By AYA BATRAWY

A famous pro-Muslim Brotherhood TV cleric based in Qatar issued a religious edict Tuesday saying it is forbidden to vote in Egypt's constitutional referendum because it gives

 

Egypt summons Qatar envoy amid row over Brotherhood

The Daily Star 8 January 2014

CAIRO: Egypt's foreign ministry said it summoned Qatar's ambassador on Saturday to protest Doha's criticism of the military-installed government's crackdown on the Muslim

 

Backgrounder: The Muslim Brotherhood

Honest Reporting 7 January 2014

As Egyptian ex-president Muhammed Morsi sits in jail, the Egyptian armed forces appear to have "broken the back” of the Muslim Brotherhood. Egyptian security forces have killed

 

Egypt's Christians celebrate Christmas amid tight security

Jihad Watch 7 January 2014

CAIRO – Millions of Egyptian Christians thronged churches across this mainly Muslim nation for Christmas Mass, held Monday amid unusually tight security but with congregations

 
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