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Muslim Brotherhood organize mass protests in Alexandria on Monday

By Heba Fahmy Daily News Egypt CAIRO: The Muslim Brotherhood is organizing mass protests in Alexandria on Monday starting 1 pm marching from Al-Qaed Ibrahim Mosque in Al Raml station and another one marching from Ahmed Abou Soleiman Street in … Continue reading

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Clinton: Egypt must transition to democracy

By Lolita C. Baldor Associated Press WASHINGTON: The US appealed for an orderly transition to lasting democracy in Egypt even as escalating violence in the American ally threatened Mideast stability and put President Barack Obama in a diplomatic bind. Secretary … Continue reading

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Jimmy Carter: Unrest in Egypt ‘earth-shaking’

PLAINS: Former President Jimmy Carter, who brokered a peace accord between Israel and Egypt in 1978, on Sunday called the political unrest and rioting in Egypt earth-shaking and said that President Hosni Mubarak probably will have to step down. Carter … Continue reading

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12 referred to military prosecution, says law center

By Tamim Elyan Daily News Egypt CAIRO: Twelve people, including a member of the Kefaya Movement for Change, were referred to the military prosecution and are being interrogated there, according to the Hisham Mubarak Law Center. “We still can’t confirm … Continue reading

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Civilians watch over neighborhoods in Egypt chaos

By Marjorie Olster Associated Press CAIRO: When Egypt’s police melted from the streets of Cairo this weekend, the people stepped in. Civilians armed with knives, axes, golf clubs, firebombs, metal bars and makeshift spears watched over many neighborhoods in the … Continue reading

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Al-Jazeera appeals for social media help in Egypt

DUBAI: The pan-Arab broadcaster Al-Jazeera is calling out for help from Egyptian bloggers and others after authorities closed its Cairo office amid unprecedented anti-state protests. A statement by the Qatar-based network urges Egyptians to send blog posts, eyewitness accounts and … Continue reading

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Israel watches Egypt uprising with fear; Netanyahu says ties with Egypt must be preserved

By Matti Friedman Associated Press JERUSALEM: Israel’s prime minister said Sunday that his government is “anxiously monitoring” the political unrest in Egypt, his first comment on the crisis threatening a regime that has been one of Israel’s key allies for … Continue reading

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