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Iraqi Christians seek safe haven in Jordan
World

Iraqi Christians seek safe haven in Jordan

Amman--A spate of attacks targeting Christians in Iraq has forced many to flee to neighbouring Jordan which many see as…
Anti-discrimination event cancelled for ‘security reasons’
Egypt

Anti-discrimination event cancelled for ‘security reasons’

Egypt for All Egyptians, a cultural event opposing religious discrimination that was scheduled to take place on Friday in Cairo’s…
Course of referendum undetermined, says Sudanese opposition leader
Egypt

Course of referendum undetermined, says Sudanese opposition leader

The leader of Sudan’s opposition Umma Party, Sadiq al-Mahdi, said on Sunday that the future of the south's much anticipated…
How violent could it get?
Egypt

How violent could it get?

Street clashes two months ago between supporters of rival candidates in the upcoming parliamentary elections in Port Said and Daqahliya…
Graft, poverty keep many Afghans away from polls
World

Graft, poverty keep many Afghans away from polls

 Dirt poor and wearied by corruption, many Afghans put the daily battle for bread ahead of voting in parliamentary elections…
Women’s rights: Legal reforms or social change?
Egypt

Women’s rights: Legal reforms or social change?

Ten years after a series of legal reforms in Egypt’s personal status laws, more is needed according to women rights…
Jihadists challenge Hamas western approach
World

Jihadists challenge Hamas western approach

Gaza--Hamas accuses radical Islamist Salafi movement identified with global jihad, al-Qaeda of attacking wedding parties, Christian sites, and internet cafes…
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