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Michael Georgy

Michael Georgy

    Morsi goes on trial as Egypt struggles for democracy
    Morsi goes on trial as Egypt struggles for democracy
    Egypt's first freely elected president, Mohamed Morsi, goes on trial on Monday under a security crackdown that has devastated his Muslim...
    Egyptian army prepares crackdown on pro-Morsi protests
    Egyptian army prepares crackdown on pro-Morsi protests
    The camps are the main flashpoints in the confrontation between the army, which toppled Mursi last month, and supporters who demand his reinstatement. Western and Arab mediators and some members of the Egyptian government have been trying to persuade the army to avoid using force to...
    US freezes $700m in aid to Pakistan as distrust grows
    US freezes $700m in aid to Pakistan as distrust grows
    A crisis in relations looked set to deepen after a United States House-Senate negotiating panel agreed to freeze $700-million in aid to Pakistan...
    Pakistan rails against Nato after cross-border attack
    Pakistan rails against Nato after cross-border attack
    A senior Pakistani army official has said a Nato cross-border air attack that killed 24 soldiers was a deliberate, blatant act of aggression,...
    Rebels tighten noose around Tripoli
    Rebels tighten noose around Tripoli
    Rebels to the west and east of Libya's capital fought forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi for control of oil facilities vital to winning the six-month-old civil war....
    Libya rebels enter strategic town near Tripoli
    Libya rebels enter strategic town near Tripoli
    Libyan rebels hoisted their flag in the centre of a strategic town near Tripoli on Sunday after the most dramatic advance in months cut off Moammar...
    The complexities of Libya's conflict
    The complexities of Libya's conflict
    Rebels who seized the government-held town of Ghazaia in Libya's Western Mountain in a new offensive describe themselves as "liberators", but there...
    Libyan rebels attack Gaddafi stronghold
    Libyan rebels attack Gaddafi stronghold
    Rebels have encircled Muammar Gaddafi's last stronghold in Libya's Western Mountains region and hope to seize it soon, a commander said on...
    Libya's rebels say commander has been killed
    Libya's rebels say commander has been killed
    Libya's rebels say their military chief was shot dead in an incident that remains shrouded in mystery and may point to deep divisions within the...
    'No way Gaddafi can stay in Libya'
    'No way Gaddafi can stay in Libya'
    Rebels fighting in Libya's western mountains prepared on Thursday for a new offensive against Muammar Gaddafi's troops, raising pressure on the...
    Key al-Qaeda operative killed by US drone
    Key al-Qaeda operative killed by US drone
    Senior al-Qaeda operative Ilyas Kashmiri, regarded as one of the most dangerous militants in the world, was killed by a US drone aircraft missile...
    Libya rebels straighten up, vow to fight right
    Libya rebels straighten up, vow to fight right
    Libya's rebel army has replaced ragtag volunteers with polished officers to guard the flashpoint eastern town of Ajdabiyah, as it seeks to bolster...