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32. 5 MB members to run for Journalists Syndicate

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32. 5 MB members to run for Journalists Syndicate
Date of source: 
September 19, 2011
Author: 
Faruk al-Jamal
Reviewer: 
Eleanor Swingewood
Article summary: 

Five journalists affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) applied on Monday (September 19, 2011) competing for board positions in the Journalists Syndicate elections, scheduled for October 14, 2011.

30. US religious freedoms document criticized by Salafist Front

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30. US religious freedoms document criticized by Salafist Front
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Date of source: 
September 15, 2011
Author: 
Yusif Ramz, Nadi al-Makhouli and Mustafa Hashim
Reviewer: 
Eleanor Swingewood
Article summary: 

A report on the situation of religious freedoms around the world - and countries that have failed to effectively protect them - was issued yesterday (September 14) by the U.S. Department of State. Middle Eastern and African countries were numerous, and Egypt was one of these countries to be reported on, noting the sectarian strife plaguing the country in the post-Mubārak era.

 

24. Israeli ambassador and diplomats return to Cairo

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24. Israeli diplomats return to Cairo
Date of source: 
September 19, 2011
Author: 
Mahmud Mahya
Reviewer: 
Eleanor Swingewood
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The Israeli ambassador to Egypt, Yitzhak Levanon, will reportedly be returning to Cairo after the Jewish holiday season. Four Israeli diplomats - the consul, chancellor, head of security and his deputy - are said to have arrived in Cairo on Monday (September 19), but Levanon and some remaining diplomats will return later.

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[Reviewer's note: a similar story was covered in al-Ahrām, September 19, 2011.]

23. Saudi Ambassador meets with FJP officials

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23. Saudi Ambassador meets with FJP officials
Date of source: 
September 19, 2011
Author: 
Mahmud Sa'ad al-Din
Reviewer: 
Eleanor Swingewood
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Muhammad Mursī, chairman of the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) - the political wing of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) - and Dr. Muhammad Sa‘d al-Katātnī, Secretary-General of the party, met with Saudi Arabia’s ambassador in Cairo on Monday (September 19), who stressed his country's desire to strengthen relations between the two countries, specifically with regard to political and economic development. The ambassador was warmly received, and Mursī expressed hope that Saudi Arabia and Egypt can cooperate in the future. Katātnī said FJP is keen to develop relations inside the Arab world.

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20. Al-Jamā‘ah al-Islāmiyah party rejected

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20. Al-Jamā‘ah al-Islāmiyah party rejected
Date of source: 
September 19, 2011
Author: 
Not Mentioned
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The Political Parties Affairs Committee on Monday rejected the establishment of al-Jamā‘ah al-Islāmiyah’s “Construction and Development Party.”

In a statement on Monday, the committee said it rejected the proposed party for its "purely religious" platform, which violates the law on political parties.

 

2. Khamenei warns Arabs not to trust US, NATO

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2. Khamenei warns Arabs not to trust US, NATO
Date of source: 
September 17, 2011
Author: 
Ali Akbar Dareini
Reviewer: 
Eleanor Swingewood
Article summary: 

Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned the Arab nations swept up in uprisings not to allow the US or NATO to influence the post-revolution political systems they form.

1. White House bemoans 'legacy of mistrust' with Arabs

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1. White House bemoans 'legacy of mistrust' with Arabs
Date of source: 
September 18, 2011
Author: 
Not mentioned
Reviewer: 
Eleanor Swingewood
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The White House has said that a "legacy of mistrust" between the United States and the Arab world has made it difficult for President Barack Obama to improve U.S.-Arab relations, and America's image in the Arab world.

74. Trial of Suez martyrs' killings adjourned to November

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74. Trial of Suez martyrs' killings adjourned to November
Date of source: 
September 14, 2011
Author: 
Not mentioned
Reviewer: 
Eleanor Swingewood
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Egypt’s South Suez Court has adjourned the sixth session of the Suez martyrs' trial until next November.

Lawyers representing the families of those killed demanded financial compensation estimated at LE10,000 (U.S. $1,680) for each victim’s family.

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73. Islamist groups boycott Friday's protest

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73. Islamist groups boycott Friday's protest
Date of source: 
September 14, 2011
Author: 
Muhammad Ismā'īl, Nirmīn 'Abd al-Thāhir, Nūrā Fakhrī and Muhammad Hajāj
Reviewer: 
Eleanor Swingewood
Article summary: 

The Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist groups have declared they will boycott Friday's protest named "No To Emergency," further deepening the rifts between parties as Islamists pledged to boycott the protest while civil movements threw their support behind it.

72. UK to offer support for education in Egypt

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72. UK to offer support for education in Egypt
Date of source: 
September 14, 2011
Author: 
Hatim Salim
Reviewer: 
Eleanor Swingewood
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Minister of Education Ahmad Jamāl al-Dīn Mūsá and British ambassador to Egypt James Watt agreed that Britain will be providing technical support for the Egyptian Professional Academy of Teachers, and a school for talented students in science and mathematics.

Mūsá also praised the British Council in Cairo for providing internships to English teachers.

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