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In Summary

May 3, 2011

Thanks so much for reading throughout the last few months. More updates to come soon.

410 injured in the Egyptian protests

January 28, 2011

The Daily News Egypt reported via its Twitter feed that medical sources stated that 410 Egyptians were injured.
The number may be higher, as that would only include those that sought attention.
Some had bullet wounds, which is worrying.

An update on Egyptian protests

January 28, 2011

The article below is an excellent summation of the current protests in Egypt.

It includes direct interviews with some Egyptian protesters who clearly demand change.

http://jordantimes.com/?news=33923

White House updated on situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan

January 28, 2011

Today, the Obama administration was briefed on American progress in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

There were several interesting updates this week, and Obama is reportedly still starting a gradual withdraw of troops from Afghanistan this summer.

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Famous political activist Mohamed ElBaradei returns to Cairo to lead the New Egypt

January 27, 2011

The famous political dissident Mohamed ElBaradei has returned to Egypt, pledging that he is ready and willing to lead the New Egypt if protests are successful.

My priority right now is to see a new Egypt and to see a new Egypt through peaceful transition,” he added.¬† ElBaradei said he was heading for Cairo “to make sure that things will be managed in a peaceful way.”

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Yemen sees thousands of protestors

January 27, 2011

Yemen, following in the footsteps of recent events in Egypt and Tunisia, has seen tens of thousands of protestors.

Yemen’s president ahs responded by saying he was a democratic leader, and Yemen was nothing like Tunisia. However, it is notable that Ali Abdullah Saleh has been in power for 32 years.

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Unconfirmed: Egypt releases 166 protestors

January 27, 2011

Sources from the Daily News Egypt are stating that 166 protestors have been releases. As of yet this is unconfirmed, but if true, would show unexpected tolerance by the Egyptian government.

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