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Mixed scenarios play out for runaway Brotherhood members

After seven leading Muslim Brotherhood leaders announced on 12 September that they would depart their longtime ally, Qatar, diverse scenarios were raised as to the reasons behind the decision, including how it would affect the group, future whereabouts and whether the Egyptian authorities will hunt them down in their new locations.   Contradictory statements The …

Marwa Al-A'sar

Will the Muslim Brotherhood resurface under new umbrella?

Ever since the downfall of the Muslim Brotherhood, a looming question has been raised: will the group return to political life under a new umbrella? The Brotherhood has been facing the most serious ordeal in its 86 year-old history that had already witnessed several ups and downs. It has been speculated that the leaders outside …

Marwa Al-A'sar

Food crisis in Cameroon

The country ranks 150 out of 186 countries on the 2013 UNDP’s Human Development Index, which measures countries based on income, life expectancy and education.

Daily News Egypt

The special court for Sierra Leone rests – for good

The court, ruling in April 2012, found Mr Taylor guilty of five counts of crimes against humanity, five counts of war crimes and one count of other serious violations of international humanitarian law perpetrated by Sierra Leone’s Revolutionary United Front (RUF) rebels, who he supported.

Daily News Egypt

One Year of Crackdowns

Since the 3 July military-backed ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi, the judiciary has been busy with a seemingly unending flow of high-profile trials, and arrests have come in droves

Aaron T. Rose