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Libyans met in Palermo to decide on elections but not now

Palermo summit on Libya saw Prime minister of the internationally recognised Libyan government, Fayez Al-Sarraj, and army commander of the Libyan National Army, Khalifa Haftar, who took only part in side-line meetings; others included Russian Premier Dmitry Medvedev; Egyptian President … Continue reading

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U.S. troops, DoD civilians in Mid East

The Pentagon is employing 5,508 contractors in Iraq and Syria — 2,869 of whom are U.S. citizens, 760 of whom are locals and 109 are third country nationals — according to a quarterly report released in April.   In January, there … Continue reading

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Islamist Mohamed Morsy of the Muslim Brotherhood Wins, The White House congratulates

Islamist Mohamed Morsy of the Muslim Brotherhood was declared Egypt’s first democratic president on June 24 by the state election committee, which said he had defeated former general Ahmed Shafik The White House congratulated Egypt’s president-elect Mohamed Morsi on his … 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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