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Islamist mob kills Coptic Christian woman in Cairo

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | An Islamist mob beat, stabbed, and shot Mary Sameh George to death in Cairo on March 28, reportedly because of the cross hanging in her car. George, a Coptic…

Midday Roundup: More than 100 missing after Washington landslide

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Swept away. Officials say about 108 people are missing after a 1-square-mile landslide in Washington state on Saturday. A wall of mud and debris crashed down…

Tourists avoiding Egypt since Arab Spring

By Julia Thompson
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Egypt | Upcoming presidential elections could revive or further deflate Egypt’s troubled economy

The Square shows the ‘how’ but skips the ‘why’ of Egypt’s revolution

By Derringer Dick
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Movies | Fundamental human rights. That well-worn sounds good to Western ears, but what does it mean? That’s a question critically acclaimed documentary The Square

Globe Trot: Homosexuality now a crime in Uganda

By Mindy Belz
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International | UGANDA: President Yoweri Museveni signed into law today a bill criminalizing homosexual activity. According to Warren Throckmorton, the bill…

Globe Trot: Militants target tourists in Egypt

By Mindy Belz
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International | EGYPT: The bombing of a bus carrying South Korean tourists in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, which killed at least four, could signal a return to targeting…

Kidnappers target Christian children in Egypt

By Kaitlyn Speer
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Egypt | Kerolas Adel Abdel-Malak, a 25-year-old Christian from Egypt, was on his way home from Minya City last week when he was kidnapped at gunpoint and later held…

Globe Trot: Obama administration mute as Iraq unravels

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: Anbar Province, and particularly Fallujah, is experiencing its worst cycle of violence in years. At Fallujah Hospital, a nurse told me a…

Constitution and revolution

By Julia Thompson
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Egypt | Egyptians prepare to celebrate Revolution Day, and ponder the country’s future

Just say yes

By Jamie Dean
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Egypt | Egyptian voters overwhelmingly pass a new constitution, but worries persist over the country’s future

Egyptians embrace new constitution

By Jamie Dean
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Egypt | Voters overwhelmingly approve a constitutional referendum as the country’s top military leader ponders the presidency

Globe Trot: Jobs and quantifiable prosperity in Haiti

By Mindy Belz
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International | HAITI: I’m wrapping up nearly a week in Haiti looking at what works for Haitians in an aid-saturated economy. The good news is some efforts are…

 
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