Monthly Archives: May 2012

Egypt’s next month’s runoff will pit Mohammed Morsi against Ahmed Shafiq

According to the final results announced by the country’s presidential election commission said that next month’s runoff will pit Mohammed Morsi of the Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice party against Ahmed Shafiq, a law and order candidate and Mubarak’s last prime … Continue reading

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Ban Ki-moon believes Al-Qaeda behind Damascus bombing

May 18, 2012 UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said he believes Al-Qaeda is behind two suicide car bombings that killed 55 people and wounded some 370 others in Damascus on May 10. Ban said Al-Qaeda’s involvement in the region “has … Continue reading

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Air Marshal Ahmed Shafiq says he is military’s favoured choice

Air Marshal Ahmed Shafiq is the former commander of the Egyptian Air Force. He was a fighter pilot and was responsible for the major overhaul of EgyptAir making it now a strong viable carrier. Born in Cairo in 1941, Shafiq … Continue reading

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CTC West Point releases 175 pages of Abbottabad documents

The 17 documents consist of electronic letters or draft letters, totaling 175 pages in the original Arabic and 197 pages in the English translation. The earliest letter is dated September 2006 and the latest April 2011. These internal al-Qa`ida communications … Continue reading

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