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Secularists band together to fight Pakistan's #TwitterTheocracy blockings

Decrying three weeks of blocked Twitter accounts on the word of a Pakistani bureaucrat, opponents of what they call #TwitterTheocracy are taking to the social media... Read more »

June 10, 2014

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Egypt's el-Sissi weighs in on sexual harassment

Egypt's new president on Tuesday weighed in on one of the nation's most troubling social ills, ordering his interior minister to do whatever it takes to combat sexual... Read more »

June 10, 2014

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Egypt arrests 7 for sexual assault in Tahrir

Egyptian police on Monday arrested seven men for sexually assaulting a 19-year-old student during celebrations marking the inauguration of the country's new president... Read more »

June 9, 2014

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Suicide bomber uses stolen Iraq police Humvee in attack

A suicide bomber in a stolen police Humvee passed through a military checkpoint in Iraq before detonating his explosives, part of a series of assaults across the... Read more »

March 8, 2014

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Egypt revolutionaries make return to Tahrir Square

Egypt's revolutionary activists, relatively muted since the country's July coup, showed a new vigor Tuesday, scuffling with supporters of the military-backed... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2013

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