U.S. will start contacts with Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood says that it welcomes formal contacts with the United States as a way to clarify its institutional vision. But no such contacts have yet been made, a spokesman for the Islamist group said on Thursday. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tip on Hyves Share on Linkedin Share on technorati [...]

Middle East: mid-2011 assessment of Arab Revolts

Mid-point in 2011 the situation in the rebellious Middle East looks very pessimistic for both rebels and governments. The situation in Syria has deteriorated to the point of impossibility of President Assad’s ability to salvage his regime. The blood of thousands cannot be wiped under the rug, and it is only a matter of time [...]

Countering Iran the major factor behind US support for Bahrain: Deepak Tripathi

Deepak Tripathi is a British historian, journalist and researcher who specializes in South and West Asia affairs, terrorism and the United States foreign policy. He was born into a political family in Unnao, the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. His grandfather, Pandit Vishwambhar Dayal Tripathi, was a prominent leader in the Indian independence movement and [...]

Rage against the Police (VIDEOS)

Riots broke out in Ramses Square and the neighboring streets, following the death of microbus driver in Azbakeya Police Station custody. A Central Security Forces truck was set on fire, before the arrival of the military police and more CSF troops that cracked down on protesters, arresting an unknown number. I saw several ambulances arriving [...]

The myth of ‘non-violence’ (VIDEOS)

Suez was dubbed as Egypt’s Sidi Bouzid during the 18 day uprising. The city witnessed some of the bloodiest crackdowns by the police, and also some of the fiercest resistance by the protesters. In the video above, shot on the Friday of Anger, January 28, the revolutionaries in Suez after storming the police stations and [...]

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