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Maggie Michael

Maggie Michael

    Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood rejects transition timetable
    Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood rejects transition timetable
    The Muslim Brotherhood has rejected a plan announced by the military-backed interim leadership that sets a fast track for amending the constitution.
    Clashes leave 54 dead, plunging Egypt deeper into crisis
    Clashes leave 54 dead, plunging Egypt deeper into crisis
    Egyptian forces have clashed with protesters in bloodshed that left 51 protesters and three members of the security forces dead, say officials.
    Troops beef up security as Egypt mobilises for more protests
    Troops beef up security as Egypt mobilises for more protests
    Egypt's new leadership has wrangled over the naming of a prime minister, as both the Muslim Brotherhood and their opponents call for new mass rallies.
    Contentious law bans Gaddafi-era officials from Libya govt
    Contentious law bans Gaddafi-era officials from Libya govt
    A new law that excludes former officials of the Gaddafi era from public office is dividing Libya and deepening the turmoil plaguing the country.
    Egypt's Morsi wants Parliament elections in April
    Egypt's Morsi wants Parliament elections in April
    Egypt's president has called parliamentary elections for April in an effort to assuage mounting frustration over continued turmoil on the streets.
    Second day of voting in Egypt to pick Mubarak successor
    Second day of voting in Egypt to pick Mubarak successor
    Egyptians voted for a second day in a presidential runoff pitting Hosni Mubarak's last prime minister against a conservative Islamist.
    Petrol shortage in Egypt sets tempers off
    Petrol shortage in Egypt sets tempers off
    Egyptians have been hit by an increasingly acute petrol shortage, which the government has blamed on black market sales of fuel.
    Militias continue stronghold a year after Libyan uprising
    Militias continue stronghold a year after Libyan uprising
    A year after Libya's uprising against Muammar Gaddafi, its militias continue to hold influence with corruption, violence and anarchy.
    Libya takes next step towards drafting new constitution
    Libya takes next step towards drafting new constitution
    Libya's National Transitional Council has proposed a draft law for electing an assembly to draft the country's new constitution.
    Egypt's activists fear wider crackdown
    Egypt's activists fear wider crackdown
    Rights groups have denounced the startling show of force in the raids on 10 organisations and accused Egypt's generals of trying to silence critics.
    Fear and loathing in Libya
    Fear and loathing in Libya
    Rebel sympathisers, driven underground in Tripoli, have resorted to furtive protests such as writing "No" next to pro-government graffiti.