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PALESTINE POLITICS: Hamas Leader Ismail Haniyeh in Egypt to Discuss Gaza Blockade

PALESTINE POLITICS: Hamas Leader Ismail Haniyeh in Egypt to Discuss Gaza Blockade

Chief of Palestinian group Hamas, Ismail Haniyeh was elected Hamas leader in May. The group maintains a sizeable armed wing in Gaza since seizing the enclave from Fatah in 2007.

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QATAR POLITICS: Qatar Crisis Strains Saudi-Led Arab Alliance in Yemen War

QATAR POLITICS: Qatar Crisis Strains Saudi-Led Arab Alliance in Yemen War

Yemen’s government rushed to express solidarity with Qatar on the state news agency website. Within two hours that message of support was wiped off.

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QATAR POLITICS: ‘Saudi-Led Alliance Seeking Regime Change in Qatar’

QATAR POLITICS: ‘Saudi-Led Alliance Seeking Regime Change in Qatar’

“I am not surprised they [Saudis and allies] are not happy with this result. They have specific objectives that they wish to accomplish,” al-Omari said.

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MIDDLE EAST POLITICS: Arab Powers Add Qatar-Linked People, Groups to Blacklists

MIDDLE EAST POLITICS: Arab Powers Add Qatar-Linked People, Groups to Blacklists

Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt, Bahrain branded as terrorists 59 people, including Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader Yousef al-Qaradawi.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Hamas Removes Call for Israel’s Destruction in New Policy Document

PALESTINE POLITICS: Hamas Removes Call for Israel’s Destruction in New Policy Document

Hamas has fought three wars with Israel since 2007 and has carried out hundreds of armed attacks in Israel and in Israeli-occupied territories since it was founded three decades ago.

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EGYPT: Court Jails Brotherhood Supporters For Life

EGYPT: Court Jails Brotherhood Supporters For Life

The government deems the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group.

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EGYPT: Senior Muslim Brotherhood Leader Killed

EGYPT: Senior Muslim Brotherhood Leader Killed

Mohamed Kamal, 61, a member of the group’s top leadership council, and Yasser Shehata, were killed by Egypt’s security forces.

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JORDAN: Election 2016 Takes Center Stage

JORDAN: Election 2016 Takes Center Stage

“These are the first polls since 2013 and the regime wants the process to be seen as moving forward,” wrote Curtis Ryan, a political scientist.

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UK: Muslim Brotherhood Can Qualify For Political Asylum In United Kingdom

UK: Muslim Brotherhood Can Qualify For Political Asylum In United Kingdom

The guidance states Muslim Brotherhood high-profile or politically active Brotherhood members in Egypt “may be able to show they are at risk of persecution.

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EGYPT: Mostafa Abdel Rahman Of Salafist Al-Nour Party Shot Dead By Assailants On Motorbike

Nour Party secretary general Galal al-Murra confirmed his death.

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EGYPT: Muslim Brotherhood Says 2015 Election Is A Farce

“I don’t think anyone in Egypt is taking it seriously,” Muslim Brotherhood official Wafaa Hefny said. “All of the candidates are hand-made candidates.”

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EGYPT: Government Rejects Mediation With Muslim Brotherhood By Khaled Al-Attiya Qatar’s Minister Of Foreign Affair

EGYPT: Government Rejects Mediation With Muslim Brotherhood By Khaled Al-Attiya Qatar’s Minister Of Foreign Affair

Egyptian government criticized mediation between Cairo and Muslim Brotherhood made by Khaled Al-Attiya Qatar Qatar’s Minister of Foreign Affair. Read more.

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