Tag Archives: Egypt

Greenbelt: British Christians, Syria And Assad

A yearly Christian festival has come in for criticism to the extent that Greenbelt felt compelled to put out a Statement on Israel/Palestine programming by Greenbelt. Whilst there is the broader question of, whether or not Westerners should be interfering in the Middle East, there should be … Continue reading

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In Short: Syria And Egypt

Despite the many benefits of the Internet, access to news from all parts of the world and almost instantaneous translation, it is sometimes difficult getting a grasp of what is really happening in a certain country, particularly those in the … Continue reading

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In Egypt

According to Betsy Hiel, it shows “With the help of security forces, MB militias beat up, arrest and interrogate anti-Morsi protesters by pres. palace. “

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Over in Egypt

President Morsi’s move to give himself almost dictatorial powers was generally condemned, but his swift move to ratify the new constitution was a canny ploy. Now the Muslim brotherhood in Egypt is mobilising all of its supporters and those dependent … Continue reading

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Mona Eltahawy On Egypt

This is an informative clip on the situation on Egypt:

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Rounding Up The Absurd And Not Julian Assange, Much.

There is a lot going on in the world, aside from Julian Assange and his antics. Spiegel Online finds an ex-Jihadist making peace with the Far Right in France. CNN’s Ben Wedeman in Aleppo: “What we saw during our trips … Continue reading

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Questionable Exam Questions, Syria And The EU

There is some debate as to whether or not it was appropriate for an exam paper to ask: “Explain briefly why some people are prejudiced against Jews.” My gut feeling was how inappropriate such a question might be for children, … Continue reading

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