Monthly Archives: November 2014

Taliban Overrun an Afghan Army Base – NYTimes.com

By JOSEPH GOLDSTEIN and ROD NORDLANDNOV. 29, 2014 KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban fighters overran an Afghan National Army outpost in Helmand Province in the country’s south late Friday night and by Saturday morning had killed as many as 14 soldiers … Continue reading

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Afghan President Dismisses Most Ministers in the Government – NYTimes.com

KABUL, Afghanistan — Unable to form a new government, the new president of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, did the next best thing on Sunday: He fired the old one. As Mr. Ghani dismissed most of the ministers, another key Afghan official … Continue reading

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Minister: Egypt, Kuwait to establish council for mutual cooperation | Egypt Independent

Egypt and Kuwait have signed an agreement for trade and industry cooperation, and are eyeing a bilateral cooperation council that would convene its first meeting in January, Egypt’s Ministry of Trade and Industry said. The agreement seeks to boost the … Continue reading

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Egypt’s universities protest Mubarak verdict – Politics – Egypt – Ahram Online

A number of student protests were organised nationwide on Sunday to condemn Saturday’s acquittal of ousted president Mubarak for killing protesters in the 2011 uprising. The protests were called for by a number of political forces including the 6 April … Continue reading

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Egypt’s El-Sisi won’t comment on Mubarak’s acquittal – Politics – Egypt – Ahram Online

Egypt’s presidency issued its first official reaction to Saturday’s court verdict in which former autocrat Hosni Mubarak was cleared of corruption and murder charges, saying the president has full confidence in the country’s judicial system. The presidency said it would … Continue reading

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