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Arab League gives Abbas green light for indirect talks

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Arab League gives Abbas green light for indirect talks

Arab foreign ministers from 14 nations meeting in Cairo gave Palestinian President Abbas four months to pursue indirect negotiations with Israel. An Israeli government spokesman welcomed the news, saying he hoped Israeli-Palestinian peace talks would resume soon. For more, Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Daniel Levy.

Posted: March 3, 2010 16:52   Comments: 87
Football rivalry dominates news from Egypt and Algeria

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Football rivalry dominates news from Egypt and Algeria

Worldfocus Mohammad Al-Kassim writes about the emotional soccer rivalry between Algeria and Egypt. The rhetoric is high, and the war drum beat is getting louder. Meanwhile, the Algerian government is helping to shuttle at least a thousand of its citizens to watch the match in Angola.

Posted: January 28, 2010 13:48   Comments: 1
How You See It: Egyptian campus bans niqab

How You See It

How You See It: Egyptian campus bans niqab

A controversy has erupted in Egypt over a government ban on wearing the niqab on college campuses. At the University of Cairo, security officials refused to allow women with full face veils to enter certain buildings. Jamal El-Shayyal of Al Jazeera English reports from Cairo.

Posted: October 8, 2009 12:58   Comments: 59
Rifling through Egypt’s sprawling Friday market

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Rifling through Egypt’s sprawling Friday market

Every Friday in the capital of Egypt, Cairo, there is a sprawling market where you can find just about anything -- as long as you don't mind that it may have been used.

Posted: July 16, 2009 09:56   Comments: 0
Obama calls for a new beginning with the Muslim world

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Obama calls for a new beginning with the Muslim world

In a historic speech from Egypt on Thursday, President Obama called for a new beginning between the United States and the Muslim world. Shibley Telhami of the Brookings Institution discusses the speech and bloggers in the region react.

Posted: June 4, 2009 15:20   Comments: 26
Anticipation grows in Egypt ahead of Obama speech

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Anticipation grows in Egypt ahead of Obama speech

U.S. President Obama's upcoming speech to the Muslim world in Cairo has been highly anticipated and generated controversy over everything from the location to what the president may say about Israel and the Palestinians. But Egyptians are working hard to make their capital picture-perfect, right down to the street level.

Posted: June 3, 2009 11:03   Comments: 2

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