Morsi’s 100 days, a performance which is viewed with mixed feelings

On the 100th day of his presidency, Egypt’s president Mohamed Morsi issued a blanket pardon, Monday evening, for all citizens arrested during protests held since the start of the January 25 Revolution until 30 June this year, when he was inaugurated. The pardon, according to the presidential decree, includes those who are currently facing trial [...]

Egypt and Libya: Clinton warned about embassy security problems

In the aftermath of the Islamist attacks on two U.S. embassies which occurred almost simultaneously on Tuesday, President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton displayed surprise, even shock, to the press and the American people. But Mrs. Clinton’s view that the attacks are isolated incidents doesn’t seem accurate, according to several counterterrorism experts [...]

Group of Eritreans trapped between borders, Israel adopts new, harsher policy towards refugees

Israel  has apparently decided to take an even harsher line against refugees that try to enter the country from the south. About a week ago it  stopped a group of 21 Eritrean refugees from entering and consequently the group, including two women and a teenager, according to activists and an AP photographer who was at [...]

Weapons smuggling from Sinai into Gaza unopposed by Egypt

Weapons are smuggled into Gaza with relative ease by arms merchants who live in the Sinai Peninsula, an Israeli police source said last week. While Sinai had been relatively quiet during the regime of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, his downfall last year basically spelled trouble for Israelis living close to that border especially with the [...]

Egyptian troops kill 20 people in counter attack on Islamic militants in Sinai

Egypt’s military killed 20 militants in a raid using helicopter gunships in Sinai on Wednesday, three days after 16 soldiers were killed in an attack by presumed Islamic extremists on a base of border guards near the border with Israel. Wednesday’s he attack took place in a village named Tumah. Soldiers of he 2nd Infantry [...]

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