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Egypt: Hosni Mubarak died aged 91

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak died aged 91 on February 25 2020 after undergoing surgery, state television said. [August 18 2020   Egypt’s Tahrir Square November 18 2011 protest seen today   ]     The shadow of the Arab Spring looms. … Continue reading

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Burkina Faso: spillover of jihadist violence

Suspected jihadists killed nearly 20 civilians in an attack overnight February 2 2020 on the northern Burkina Faso village of Bani, Seno province. “The attackers, heavily armed and on motorbikes, literally executed the local inhabitants,” [November 9 2019] Gunmen in … Continue reading

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U.S. troops, DoD civilians in Mid East

The story today that we are sending 12,000 troops to Saudi Arabia is false or, to put it more accurately, Fake News! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 6, 2019 [April 18 2019] The Pentagon is employing 5,508 contractors in … Continue reading

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