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Egypt Extends State Of Emergency

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 11.12.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's interim president on Thursday extended a nationwide state of emergency for two more months, citing continued security concerns, ...

Egyptian Leader Lifts Emergency Laws, Except For 'Thugs'

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 03.25.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's military ruler on Tuesday decreed a partial lifting of the nation's hated emergency laws, an apparent attempt to ease criticism ...

Toppling Dictators with a Lethal Dose of Technology and Nonviolent Action

Stephanie Rudat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Stephanie Rudat

Ahmed Salah, an Egyptian journalist and activist who had survived torture while incarcerated in jail for pushing against the regime, brought his mission to the United States.

Egypt: Trendsetter for Democracy in the Mideast?

Nadine Wahab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nadine Wahab

Without international monitors, and a continued crack down on opposition parties and independent media, experts anticipate an over whelming National ...

2009: Another Year of Living Dangerously

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

The proud towers of Wall Street have fallen, disgorging packs of thieves and fraudsters. The mighty US suddenly exposed as the proverbial king without clothes. Uncle Sam is bankrupt.

The Sick Man of the North Atlantic

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

Money, observed the witty British thinker Malcolm Muggeridge, is the homogenized form of power. No more money, no more power. The great imperialist ...

"You Get Used To It" -- Torture and The Police in Egypt

Stephen Dockery and Sarah Wali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Dockery and Sarah Wali

Egyptian bloggers have grown in number in recent years, bringing to light human rights violations that otherwise would be censored in the government-controlled press.