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Christians under siege in post-revolution Egypt

Egypt's Coptic Christians have long felt like second-class citizens in their own country. Read more »

Oct. 10, 2011

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3 women share Nobel; led change in Africa, Mideast

Leymah Gbowee confronted armed forces in Liberia to demand that they stop using rape as a weapon. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf became Africa's first woman to win a free... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2011

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Nobel's Karman 'the mother of Yemen's revolution'

She is known among Yemenis as "the iron woman" and the "mother of the revolution." A conservative woman fighting for change in a conservative Muslim and tribal... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2011

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Nobel Peace Prize goes to women's rights activists

Africa's first democratically elected female president, a Liberian campaigner against rape and a woman who stood up to Yemen's autocratic regime won the Nobel Peace... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2011

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Nobel chairman: peace prize signal on Arab Spring

The chairman of the Nobel Peace Prize committee says that the award should be seen as a signal that both women and Islam have important roles to play in the Arab... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2011

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Egypt military proposes schedule for leaving power

Egypt's military rulers on Saturday floated a timetable for their exit from power under which presidential elections could be held by late next year. Read more »

Oct. 1, 2011

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