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Sisi supporters turn on Trump over Muslim ban

Politicians and media figures who supported Trump against Clinton have called the seven-country ban racist and likely to increase terrorism Donald Trump and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi meet in New York in September 2016 (AFP) Egyptian politicians and pro-government

‘Forced to hang my head in shame’: Former Navy chief writes open letter to President Mukherjee, PM Modi

NEW DELHI: Former Navy chief Admiral Laxminarayan Ramdas has written an open letter to President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemning the attacks on minorities and Dalits under the rule of the current government. “The Hinduism I knew

What role does AIPAC play in US elections?

  Republican candidates have been making their pitch to the most powerful pro-Israel lobby in the US. The American-Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), the most powerful pro-Israel lobby in the US, is holding its biggest annual conference yet with around

UK foreign affairs report slams ‘misguided’ Muslim Brotherhood review

Egypt’s then-president-elect Mohamed Morsi addresses tens of thousands of Egyptians in Cairo’s Tahrir Square on 29 June, 2012 (AFP)   The British government’s investigation into the Muslim Brotherhood had serious shortcomings that have damaged the country’s reputation for fair dealing,

Egypt court sentences eleven ’11 Nov’ protesters to 3-5 years for inciting violence

The court also issued a 3 year sentence in absentia against Hamza Zobaa, an Egyptian TV presenter on a reportedly Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated Turkish channel, for broadcasting false news and inciting violence against the state A security vehicle stationed at Tahrir

Will new law restrict Egyptian NGOs’ activities?

An Egyptian policeman stands guard outside the Supreme Constitutional Court in Cairo, Egypt, Feb. 25, 2015. (photo by KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images) CAIRO — The Egyptian parliament announced its final approval for a draft law regulating the activities of civil organizations in Egypt,

Assad regime set free extremists from prison to fire up trouble during peaceful uprising

ISTANBUL / AMMAN // Syrian intelligence agencies released Islamist militants from prison to deliberately subvert a peaceful uprising and ignite a violent rebellion, according to a former regime security official. The claim comes ahead of peace talks in Switzerland on

Haftar’s 2nd. visit to Moscow: Will Russia intervene in Libya?

General Khalifa Haftar has arrived in Moscow on an official visit to Russia for talks with Russian officials . Haftar reportedly met with senior Russian officials including Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, as well as the Russian

Jadaliyya Co-Editor Bassam Haddad Addresses Aleppo Today on Democracy Now!

“Nothing Short of a Slaughter”: 1 Million Syrians in Aleppo Under Siege with No Hospital, Food” As the United Nations says nearly 1 million Syrians are living under siege and the last remaining hospitals in eastern Aleppo have been destroyed,

President al-Assad to Denmark’s TV 2: Moderate opposition is a myth… We won’t accept that terrorists will take control of any part of Syria-VIDEO

Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad affirmed that the United States doesn’t have the will to reach any agreement about Syria, and that Syria knew in advance that the US agreement with Russia will not succeed because the main part