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  1. spnadmin

    World Massive Protests Rock Egypt

    A string of draconian measures enforced by the Egyptian authorities have failed to quell huge anti-government protests that have resonated across the country after weekly Muslim prayers on Friday. In Cairo, the approaches leading to the iconic Tahrir (liberation) square, the focal point after...
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    World Warily Watching The Arab Revolt

    Warily watching the Arab revolt By David Ignatius Thursday, January 27, 2011; 8:00 PM DAVOS, SWITZERLAND It's a sign of the times that some Arab journalists attending the gathering of international power brokers here were spending their free time scanning Twitter messages about...
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    Christianity After Blast In Egypt, Many Deride Their Church As Too Timid

    CAIRO — The worshipers erupted, hundreds of them, loudly chanting “No! No! No!” and drowning out the priest, making it impossible for him to continue offering thanks to President Hosni Mubarak. It was two days after a suicide bomber killed at least 21 people as a New Year’s Eve Mass was...
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    Islam Blast Awakens Egyptians To Threat From Religious Strife

    Blast Awakens Egyptians to Threat From Religious Strife Mona ElNaggar reporting CAIRO — A deadly suicide bomb attack outside a Christian church in Alexandria on Saturday has forced the government and religious leaders here to acknowledge that Egypt is increasingly plagued by a sectarian...
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    World Egypt Puts Extraordinary Security Around Churches

    spnadmin note: Coptic Christians do not celebrate Christmas on December 25 according to the Gregorian Calendar. They celebrate this week. Thus explains what may seem a discrepant date. Egyptian authorities have put up a heavy security cordon around the main Coptic cathedral in Cairo hours...
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    World Egypt Church Explosion: Injuries Reported After Blast Outside New Year's Mass

    Maggie Michael CAIRO — A car exploded in front of a Coptic Christian church as worshippers emerged from a New Year's Mass in the Egyptian city of Alexandria early Saturday, killing at least seven people, officials said. After the blast, enraged Christians emerging from the church clashed...
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    Islam A Voice In Egypt For An Arab Age Of Reason

    FROM his pulpit at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Ismail Serageldin preaches what might be called Islamic liberalism, a philosophical view grounded in reason and tolerance with roots in the early days of his faith, when Muslims led the world in intellectual pursuits. His goal is to...
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    SciTech Ancient Doorway To Afterlife Discovered In Egypt

    Ancient doorway to afterlife discovered in Egypt Ancient doorway to afterlife discovered in Egypt - Yahoo! News CAIRO (AFP) – A large red granite false door from the tomb of an ancient queen's powerful vizier has been discovered in Luxor, Egypt's culture minister said on Monday...
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    World Egypt: Al-Azhar University To Ban Face Veil In Women's Classes

    Egypt: Al-Azhar University To Ban Face Veil In Women's Classes, Dorms Egypt's Al-Azhar university said Thursday it would ban the niqab or face veil from female classrooms and dormitories, according to AFP. "The Supreme Council of Al-Azhar has decided to ban students and teachers from...
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    Punjab Infantry In Egypt

    The 20th Punjab Infantry in Egypt, Circa 1882. In 1882, tired of the corruption of the Khedive of Egypt's regime, the Egyptian Army rose under Urabi Pasha. Unfortunately for Pasha, the Suez Canal ran through his country and for this reason the British sent an army to restore the old regime. On...
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