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    DARK AGES! Egypt Passes New Constitution Based On Sharia Law

      Sharia Law rules the ‘new’ Egypt CAIRO (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters took the streets in Egypt denouncing President Mohammed Morsi and a draft constitution that his Islamist allies approved early Friday in a rushed, all-night session without the participation of liberals and Christians. Anger at...
  • Obama Brings His Muslim Brotherhood Allies To The White House

    White House officials held talks with representatives of the Muslim Brotherhood in Washington this week, as the Islamist group threw itself into the fray in Egypt's presidential election. The meeting on Tuesday with low-level National Security Council staff was part of a series of US efforts to broaden engagement...
  • New Protests Break Out In Egypt

    With a new wave of demonstrations in Tahrir Square on Tuesday, by some measures the largest anti-government protests in the two-week uprising, Egyptians loudly rejected their government’s approach to political change and renewed their demands for the immediate resignation of President Hosni Mubarak....
  • Egypt Seeks Out Muslim Brotherhood for Talks

    The Muslim Brotherhood was founded in 1928 and has been very patiently working toward greater influence throughout the Muslim world. The Brotherhood's perseverance is finally paying off in Egypt as the government has directly sought out the organization for talks regarding the future of Egyptian government....
  • Muslim Brotherhood To Begin Talks With Egyptian Government

    Egyptian opposition group the Muslim Brotherhood said on Saturday it would begin talks with officials on Sunday, Reuters reported. The group told Reuters that talks will assess whether the government is "ready to accept the demands of the people." "We have decided to engaged in a round of dialogue...
  • Muslim Riots Spread To Yemen, No End In Sight

    Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh will not seek re-election once his current term ends in 2013, he said Wednesday, after more than three decades in office. He won't install his son to replace him, he said. He also has asked his political opponents to re-engage in dialogue in hopes of...
  • Obama Fiddles While Egypt Burns

    The Washington A-List was out in force Saturday night at the farewell party for senior adviser David Axelrod, with a roster of guests featuring Cabinet secretaries, big shot journos and – President Obama. As revolution threatened to sweep Egypt and possibly other allies – with the horrifying prospect of...
  • Egypt On The Brink, Muslims Riot In The Streets

    (Reuters) - Web activists called for mass protests across Egypt on Friday to end President Hosni Mubarak's three-decade rule after protesters clashed with security forces late into the night in the eastern city of Suez. Emboldened by this month's revolt in Tunisia that toppled its long-serving leader, Egyptians have...