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One of the interesting subplots to the Egyptian revolution is the fate of ‘Umar ‘Abd al-Rahmān, known as the Blind Shaykh, who is incarcerated in America for his role in organizing the 1993 attempt to blow up the World Trade Center. His family has maintained a small sit-in protest outside the US...
Forty-three persons, including nine Americans outside Egypt, were referred to the Cairo Criminal Court on charges of involvement in illegal foreign funding, according to investigations. [‘Imād al-Fiqī and Muhammad Hijāb, al-Ahrām, Feb. 7, p. 3] Read original text in Arabic
The authors write about all Egyptian parties’ rejection to deal with the American International Republican Institute (IRI) except one party, the Social Constitutional Party, whose leader, Mamdouh Qināwī, welcomed cooperation with the American institution.
The article deals with the American International Republican Institute (IRI)’s interference in Egyptian politics by urging political parties to shift their attention from the Iraqi and Palestinian fronts to the internal front and the problems facing the country.
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