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Social Media Go to War: Rage, Rebellion and Revolution in the Age of Twitter, Order form

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Social Media Go to War: Rage, Rebellion and Revolution in the Age of Twitter

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1, 2013     NEW BOOK PROBES SOCIAL MEDIA USE IN ‘RAGE, REBELLION, REVOLUTION’     SPOKANE, Washington—While social media did not cause the Arab Spring two years ago, they certainly contributed to the organization, … Continue reading

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Calme Renenvue a Dashour?

First published on Nouvelles du Caire, 10 August 2012 by Sophie Anmuth En juillet après des violences suite à une querelle au sujet d’une chemise abîmée par le teinturier copte, des Coptes avaient fui le village de Dahshour, en banlieue … Continue reading

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Region’s States to Tackle Syria Crisis Anew

First published in The National, 28 August 2012 by Elizabeth Dickinson Representatives of Arabian Gulf states will meet those from Iran today to discuss one of the thorniest issues to mar their relationship: Syria. The meeting is the second between … Continue reading

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Egypt-Iran Rapprochement: Prospects and Challenges

Egypt-Iran Rapprochement: Prospects and Challenges The strained Egypt-Iran relationship has long been marked by pragmatism by both sides. But with President Morsi gearing up to visit Tehran, how far will the Brotherhood go to open a new chapter with the … Continue reading

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Still no Sectarian Problem in Egypt?

On Monday, American Secretary of State Hilary Clinton voiced concerns about religious freedom in Egypt. Reacting to Clinton’s statements,   Mahmoud Ghozlan, spokesperson for the Muslim Brotherhood, stated; “Non-Muslims in Egypt receive equal rights to Muslims in terms of freedom … Continue reading

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al-Masry al-Youm: “Morsi Wins” in Second Round of Egypt’s Presidential Election

Egyptian newspaper al-Masry al-Youm has reported that Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi has won Egypt’s presidential elections.  According to their figures, Morsi showed strongly in Upper Egypt, whereas Ahmed Shafik gained more votes in Lower Egypt but Morsi gained 51.13 … Continue reading

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