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Egypt's hardline clerics seek a voice in president race, wielding influence to ... - Washington Post Fri, 27 Apr 2012 20:53:42 GMT

Ahram Online

Egypt's hardline clerics seek a voice in president race, wielding influence to ...
Washington Post
CAIRO — Egypt's presidential contenders have been going through a new campaign rite of passage. One by one over recent weeks, they appeared before a panel of bearded, ultraconservative Muslim clerics who meticulously question them, including on how ...
Islamists rally across Egypt to 'save the revolution'Ahram Online

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Egypt to Allow Men to Have Sex with Dead Wives? - Reuters Fri, 27 Apr 2012 14:01:20 GMT

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Egypt to Allow Men to Have Sex with Dead Wives?
Reuters
By Stephanie Rabiner, Esq. at FindLaw.com Necrophilia may soon be legal in Egypt. No really, it's true. The country's Islamist-dominated government has introduced a law that would allow a man to have sex with his wife for up to six hours after her ...
Egypt 'Farewell Intercourse' Law a Hoax by Mubarak Supporters?Christian Post
Egypt's controversial 'Farewell Intercourse' law sparks furyIndian Express
Outrage as Egypt Mulls 'Sex after Death' Rights for HusbandsKSEE
Examiner.com -International Business Times -Poynter.org
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Egypt Speaks About Itself - Huffington Post (blog) Fri, 27 Apr 2012 17:41:01 GMT

Egypt Speaks About Itself
Huffington Post (blog)
He began to speak about the controversy regarding the Egyptian presidential elections scheduled for May. I asked him about his preferred candidate and without any hesitancy he replied, Hazem Abu Ismail. Hazem Abu Ismail, or Shaykh Hazem, ...

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Adel Imam, Egyptian actor and comic, given contrarian court rulings - GlobalPost Fri, 27 Apr 2012 20:46:10 GMT

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Adel Imam, Egyptian actor and comic, given contrarian court rulings
GlobalPost
Egyptian actor and UN goodwill ambassador Adel Imam at a 2007 press conference. (Abdelhak Senna /AFP/Getty Images) An Egyptian court on Thursday dropped charges against Egyptian movie star Adel Imam accused of offending Islam, only days after a ...
Egypt puts itself on trial!Arab News
Adel Imam, Egypt's favorite funnyman, dodges a bulletChristian Science Monitor
Egypt movie star acquitted of insulting Islamgulfnews.com
RT -New York Times -Wall Street Journal
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Quebec is no Egypt: Why the student protests are not a revolution - Globe and Mail Fri, 27 Apr 2012 22:58:25 GMT

Globe and Mail

Quebec is no Egypt: Why the student protests are not a revolution
Globe and Mail
Egypt this is not and Jean Charest, Quebec's premier, is no Hosni Mubarak: If there was ever any doubt, Mr. Charest ended this week by making concessions to the students, although not nearly as much as they're demanding. Still, there is more to this ...

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Egypt 'necrophilia law'? Hooey, utter hooey. - Christian Science Monitor Thu, 26 Apr 2012 19:56:25 GMT

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Egypt 'necrophilia law'? Hooey, utter hooey.
Christian Science Monitor
By Dan Murphy, Staff writer / April 26, 2012 Today, Egypt's state-owned Al Ahram newspaper published an opinion piece by Amr Abdul Samea, a past stalwart supporter of the deposed Hosni Mubarak, that contained a bombshell: Egypt's parliament is ...
About that Supposed Egyptian Necrophilia LawAmerican Muslim
Egyptian Corpse-Sex Law Probably Not RealNew York Magazine
'Farewell Intercourse' Bill Puzzles EgyptRIA Novosti
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Hatred in Fabric of Egypt's Culture - Wall Street Journal Fri, 27 Apr 2012 21:10:09 GMT

Hatred in Fabric of Egypt's Culture
Wall Street Journal
In his April 23 op-ed "The Islamist Road to Democracy," Reuel Marc Gerecht omits mention of the outpouring of rabid anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism, and the fact that the peace treaty with Israel is now being threatened by new leadership in Egypt.

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Egypt Islamic body backs Brotherhood candidate - Boston.com Thu, 26 Apr 2012 00:17:49 GMT

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Egypt Islamic body backs Brotherhood candidate
Boston.com
CAIRO—A panel of fundamentalist Islamic clerics on Wednesday endorsed the candidate of the Muslim Brotherhood for president of Egypt, an attempt to prevent a split of the conservative Muslim voters. In another twist, Egypt's election commission late ...
Egypt disqualifies 11th presidential candidateThe Associated Press
Egypt comedian found guilty of offending IslamFox News
Former Egyptian prime minister disqualified from presidential runLos Angeles Times
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Talk Like An Egyptian - Daily Beast Fri, 27 Apr 2012 15:38:58 GMT

Daily Beast

Talk Like An Egyptian
Daily Beast
The Egyptian Ministry of Insurance and Social Affairs recently released a draft of new legislation on Egyptian NGO's, and it looks like they don't brook any foreign interference either. Like Akunis's bill, the Egyptian law would restrict foreign ...


Lieberman's right: A rupture with Egypt would be a disaster - Haaretz (blog) Fri, 27 Apr 2012 11:10:03 GMT

Haaretz (blog)

Lieberman's right: A rupture with Egypt would be a disaster
Haaretz (blog)
Israel's controversial Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has a long track record of diplomatic flare-ups with Egypt. He once threatened that Israel would bomb the Aswan Dam. On another occasion, he told the Knesset that then-Egyptian president Hosni ...
Israel ties a target for EgyptZimbabwe Independent
Not just payments behind Egypt gas halt to Israel: consortiumReuters
Power Play - by Robin M. MillsForeign Policy (blog)
Algemeiner -Jerusalem Post
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