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Edmund Blair

Edmund Blair

    South Sudan: Government and rebels agree to ceasefire
    South Sudan: Government and rebels agree to ceasefire
    South Sudan's government and rebels signed a ceasefire on Thursday...
    State of emergency declared after violent protests in Egypt
    State of emergency declared after violent protests in Egypt
    Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi has declared a month-long state of emergency in three cities along the Suez Canal where dozens of people have...
    Protests over anti-Islam film spread
    Protests over anti-Islam film spread
    Protesters also clashed with police in Yemen, where one person died and 15 were injured on Thursday when the US embassy compound was stormed and...
    Calls for calm as protests erupt over anti-Islam film
    Calls for calm as protests erupt over anti-Islam film
    Egypt President Mohamed Mursi said on Thursday he
    Egypt's Morsi shows his clout by removing generals
    Egypt's Morsi shows his clout by removing generals
    There had been much debate over the fate of Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi (76), who until
    Mubarak legacy overshadows Egypt elections
    Mubarak legacy overshadows Egypt elections
    The former president may have been pushed from power, yet many of his opponents worry that the institutions of state which kept him in office for...
    Take Mubarak and those with him, Egyptians beg
    Take Mubarak and those with him, Egyptians beg
    Hosni Mubarak, who governed Egypt for 30 years before a popular uprising toppled him last year, will hear a judge rule on Saturday on whether he is...
    One by one, Egyptians make their choice
    One by one, Egyptians make their choice
    Activists call for Egyptians to rally against army rule
    Activists call for Egyptians to rally against army rule
    Egyptian activists have called a mass rally in Cairo on Friday against the army's handling of protests that killed 17 people and drew international...
    Egyptians return to the polls amid clashes
    Egyptians return to the polls amid clashes
    Egyptians returned to the polls on Wednesday in a staggered parliamentary election after six days of violence in Cairo that has cast a pall over...
    Muslim Brotherhood claims a lead in Egypt's polls
    Muslim Brotherhood claims a lead in Egypt's polls
    The Muslim Brotherhood's party said on Wednesday that its alliance was leading in Egypt's election, which would give the nation's oldest Islamist...
    US meets with Egypt Islamists, says diplomat
    US meets with Egypt Islamists, says diplomat
    United States officials have met members of the Muslim Brotherhood's political party, a US diplomat said on Sunday after Washington announced it...