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Mona Salem

Mona Salem

    Egypt's PM calls Muslim Brotherhood 'terrorist' group
    Egypt's PM calls Muslim Brotherhood 'terrorist' group
    Egypt's premier on Tuesday declared the Muslim Brotherhood movement a "terrorist" group, after a car bomb ripped through a police...
    Protests called as Egypt's draft constitution rushed through
    Protests called as Egypt's draft constitution rushed through
    Activists say the document restricts freedom of speech and religion and limits women's rights.
    Arab League meets to extend mission in Syria
    Arab League meets to extend mission in Syria
    The Arab League met on Sunday for talks expected to extend its heavily criticised observer mission to unrest-swept Syria, where activists said army...
    Egypt court orders release of jailed blogger Alaa
    Egypt court orders release of jailed blogger Alaa
    Egypt's judiciary decided on Sunday to free blogger and activist Alaa Abdel Fattah, who has spent the past two months in custody, a judicial source...
    Egypt sectarian deaths slammed amid civil war fear
    Egypt sectarian deaths slammed amid civil war fear
    Egyptian media on Monday accused "anti-revolutionaries" of trying to trigger sectarian conflict, as a top cleric warned the country could be...
    Sectarian clashes in Egypt leave 13 dead
    Sectarian clashes in Egypt leave 13 dead
    Sectarian clashes killed at least 13 people in Cairo on Wednesday, as old regime diehards attacked pro-democracy protesters in the biggest...
    Egypt opposition hopes for Tunisia-style protests
    Egypt opposition hopes for Tunisia-style protests
    Egyptian opposition groups have launched a nationwide call for protests on Tuesday, in the hope that Tunisia's popular uprising will embolden...
    Iraq launches Baghdad security crackdown
    Iraq launches Baghdad security crackdown
    Iraq clamped a raft of draconian new security rules on its war-torn capital on Wednesday amid mystery over the whereabouts of radical cleric...
    Key Saddam lawyers boycott trial
    Key Saddam lawyers boycott trial
    The last phase of the turbulent trial of Saddam Hussein on charges of crimes against humanity resumed on Monday with a boycott by the deposed Iraqi...
    Deadly street battles prompt daytime Baghdad curfew
    Deadly street battles prompt daytime Baghdad curfew
    A daytime gun battle in the capital between Sunni insurgents and Shi'ite militiamen prompted the Iraqi government to tighten the Baghdad curfew on...
    Egyptian ferry sinks in Red Sea
    Egyptian ferry sinks in Red Sea
    Many people were feared dead on Friday when an Egyptian ferry with about 1 400 on board, including many Muslim pilgrims, sank in the Red Sea...
    Egypt Islamists ready to contact Washington
    Egypt Islamists ready to contact Washington
    Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, which control one in five parliamentary seats after spectacular gains in recent polls, says it is ready to break a...