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Scores killed as Egyptian troops move on pro-Morsi sit-ins

Egyptian security forces, backed by armored cars and bulldozers, moved on to clear two sit-in camps

Turkish main opposition asks for UN Security Council call on Egypt

Turkey?s main opposition Republican People?s Party (CHP) has called on the U.N. Security Council to call for a halt to the violence in Egypt

Journalists Covering Egypt Shot At, Arrested and Threatened

Journalists in Egypt are in the line of fire as government forces disperse Muslim Brotherhood protesters in Cairo today.

Two sit-ins for the supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi, a senior Muslim Brotherhood member, whose one-year reign was cut short on July 3, following massive protests calling for him to resign and for early elections, are being dispersed by force, with conflicting reports on casualties and deaths.

Conflicting Casualty Reports as Muslim Brotherhood Sit-ins Dispersed in Egypt

Egyptian forces are now dispersing two sit-ins in Cairo, with conflicting reports on casualties. The action is unfolding live on television. Netizens weigh in.

MAIN FOCUS: Little hope for peace in the Middle East | 14/08/2013

Contradictory signals are accompanying the start of direct talks between Israelis and Palestinians today in Jerusalem. Israel has released 26 long-term Palestinian prisoners but approved around 1,000 new settler homes. Commentators give the talks little chance of success and warn of renewed violence if they fail.

How did the crisis in Egypt snowball? (Part 2)

We could choose between opposing this new authority, boycotting it, or participating in an attempt to contain the damage to come. In other words, we had to choose the option that implied the least damage, and we did.

Taming Tahrir

Tahrir has witnessed five milestones that have eventually resulted in a mixed reality which paves the way for the sidestepping of the January revolution.

 

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