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Things in the Middle East usually appear far worse than they really are when looked at from the outside. But  on my recent visit to Egypt — as I talked and listened to people, watched local television, read daily papers and made observations...

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Way too much has been said and written about the social media use of the January 25 generation.

Hysterical (local and international) news outlets and commentators quickly concluded that the explosion of online...

Yesterday they shot and killed a woman on Talaat Harb Street. She was walking, along with other members of the Socialist Alliance Party, through downtown to commemorate those killed since all of this started four years ago. Many of them were...

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