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On International Women’s Day: Egyptian women in the forefront of celebrations

In a few days the world will celebrate International Women’s Day as a mark of respect and appreciation of women’s social, economic and political achievements. Meanwhile, Egyptian women are making history with their tremendous sacrifice for the sake of establishing democracy in their beloved country.

Over the past five years - after the Egyptian revolution - Egyptian women actively practiced their right to protest and expressing their opinion ...

2016-03-06 14:02:00
بقلم : Mohamed Kamel
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عامر القيسي

ASSASSINATION OF UN REPRESENTATIVE IN DIYALA, IRAQ

 the UN Assistant Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) announced that the death of its representative in Diyala Province, Amer al-Kaissy, had been confirmed. He was abducted by the militias in April 2015.

Ján Kubiš, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq, stressed: “ For more than nine months we have sought the intervention of the Government on the local and national levels to ensure his safe return to his family.. &hellip ...

2016-02-21 20:41:10
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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Egypt: Solidarity with Al-Akrab Prison detainees

The Egyptian Revolutionary Council expresses its unequivocal support for the escalated measures taken by important figures in the Egyptian Revolution who are detained in Al-Akrab Prison.

The escalation starts tomorrow, the 20th of February, 2016 and is part of a campaign titled, ‘I am a human being: human dignity - physical safety’. The escalation measures are taken in order to force prison authorities to halt violations committed against po ...

2016-02-20 16:32:07
بقلم : Mohamed Kamel
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Condolences expressed re Giulio Regeni's horrific death


The Egyptian Revolutionary Council expresses its heartfelt condolences to the family Giulio Regeni, the Italian Government and Italian people on the tragic death of Regeni.

Regeni, 28, was an Italian student pursuing doctral studies at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, and as part of his research, his presence in Egypt was required.

The young researcher disappeared on the 25th of Januray, 2016, after leaving his resi ...

2016-02-11 17:34:25
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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هيومن رايتس ووتش1

HRW reaction to the arrest of JP Remy and Ph. Moore

"The Burundian authorities should immediately free the French journalist Jean-Philippe Rémy and British photographer Phil Moore, held in Bujumbura, unless there is a credible legal basis to detain them, and should ensure their safety . They should make sure they are not ill-treated in detention and that diplomatic representatives and lawyers can visit them immediately.
 
The Burundian government should allow foreign and Burundian journal ...

2016-01-30 16:11:06
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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العسكر خربوها - 25 يناير

twenty five th of January revolution's fifth anniversary and its goals far from being achieved


Today is the fifth anniversary of the 25th of January Revolution that erupted in 2011 for ‘bread, freedom, social justice, and human dignity’ and today we find Egyptians living under military dictatorship, tyranny and face appalling violations of their basic rights1.


Egyptians, through their struggle and sacrifice for almost two years post the 2011 revolution, forced the deep state and the military to submit to their will a ...

2016-01-26 04:11:09
بقلم : Mohamed Kamel
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وكالة سولا برس

Smallholder farmers need seat at climate table



Paris, 7 December 2015: Short-term, reactive solutions are not enough to help smallholder farmers cope with climate change, according to a new report by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

“If we are going to sustainably improve the livelihoods of the developing world’s smallholder farmers in the context of a changing climate, we need to ensure that their priorities are understood and reflected in po ...

2015-12-07 15:56:25
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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Press conference in solidarity with students in Egypt‎

The Egyptian Revolutionary Council, in solidarity with students in Egypt, held a press conference in London, coinciding with International Students’ Day on Tuesday, the 17th of November. The press conference presented the latest reports from the Student Freedom Observatory, detailing violations against students after the military coup.

Among the violations exhibited were 234 cases of extrajudicial killings, including 22 students killed in their re ...

2015-11-18 21:01:08
بقلم : Mohamed Kamel
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Iran: mass fury erupts against the Mullahs

Iran: mass fury erupts against the Mullahs

By: Keyvan Salami

Coinciding with millions of Turks rallying to the streets in Tabriz, Urumieh, Zanjan, Ardebil, Khuy, Maraghe, Marand, Nagahde, Meshkin Shahr, Ahar, Maghan and other cities in East and West Azerbaijan provinces of Iran’s ethnic Azerbaijan region protesting insults by state TV against the ethnic Turks, the Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, a congress of Iranian nationalit ...

2015-11-14 01:00:44
بقلم : Keyvan Salami
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عمدة لندن بوريس جونسون

Sharek Youth Forum refuses to host Boris Johnson at its offices

Sharek Youth Forum announces our decision to cancel today’s upcoming meeting with the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, during his visit to Israel and the occupied Palestinian Territories. He was due to meet with a group of Palestinian youth to discuss the main challenges faced by young people.

However, following Johnson’s inaccurate, misinformed, and disrespectful statement regarding the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movementon 9th ...

2015-11-11 19:01:34
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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العفو الدولية تدين إحالة حسام بهجت للنيابة العسكرية

Carter Center Calls for Release of Egyptian Human Rights Defenders

ATLANTA – The Carter Center and former U.S. President Jimmy Carter urge the Government of Egypt to dismiss all charges against renowned journalist and human rights defender Hossam Bahgat. "Hossam has devoted his life and work to advancing human rights for all Egyptians," said President Carter. "His dedication to his nation should be a source of great pride, not cause for retribution.”

The Carter Center has observed an increasi ...

2015-11-11 17:38:59
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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هجوم بالصواريخ علي مخيم ليبرتي في العراق

Crime continues after missile barrage with blockade on Camp Liberty‎


While residents of camp Liberty need minimum necessities for daily life after their camp has been destroyed by the deadly missile attack last week it is 8 consecutive days that Iraqi forces bar food, fuel, medicine into camp and stop discharge of its sewage to continue pressuring the residents. This a shame for US and UN does not do anything to stop this inhumane siege against refugees in the camp. Please read more about this in the statement released by The Na ...

2015-11-08 18:39:48
بقلم : Keyvan Salami
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Maryam Rajavi:Iraqi government and the UN must account for the attack on Camp Liberty

The deadliest attack on Camp Liberty

US Secretary of State John Kerry released a statement condemning the recent missile attack on Camp Liberty on the outskirt of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. 80 fatal rockets were launched at camp On Thursday October 29th around 19; 40 local time. 23 people were killed in the attack while parts of the camp were completely destroyed. The rockets used in the attack were named Falagh which are produced by Iran. In his statement Mr. Kerry urged the Iraqi government to ensure ...

2015-11-02 22:22:48
بقلم : Keyvan Salami
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Samad & Fatemeh, two juveniles recently executed in Iran

Iran: blaspheming the ....will of God

Keyvan Salami...
Amnesty International: 160 more juvenile on death row in Iranian prisons.


nited Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the Iranian regime's execution of two minors last week, while voicing his concern about the rise in executions in Iran."(Ban) is deeply saddened by the news of the execution of two juvenile offenders last week in Iran,&q ...

2015-10-24 00:13:28
بقلم : Keyvan Salami
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رئيس الوزراء الكندي المنتخب جاستن ترودو

Canadian lost opportunity

by Mohamed S. Kamel
Canadian had their say and elected a majority Liberal Government after almost 10 years of Conservative Government, a New-Con that took over what was known as “Progressive Conservative”, returning Liberal to govern with majority for the first time since 15 years.

 When the election was called in Canada, the polls told us that we have a three-way race, where three parties at ...

2015-10-23 23:53:35
بقلم : Mohamed S. Kamel
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Iran provokes the war in Syria desperately

Iran provokes the war in Syria desperately

By: Heshmat Alavi...
The death of Iran’s most senior military commander, General Hamedani , head of Iran Revolutionary Guard forces in Syria, shows how Tehran’s bubble-like expansion has burst and ended not only in Iraq and Yemen, but also now in Syria. Thus, Tehran is currently facing a series of catastrophic defeats. However, we must take into consideration a devious reality that for its own sake Tehran needs and ...

2015-10-19 22:11:04
بقلم : Heshmat Alavi
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Iraq: people’s rally will place Nouri al-Maliki before justice

Iraq: people’s rally will place Nouri al-Maliki before justice

By: Keyvan Salami....
Ever since the 2003 occupation of Iraq, and during the entire period that the United States had a widespread, official and active military presence in this country, its devious neighbor to the east, being Iran, took advantage of the situation on the ground in Iraq. Furthermore, Tehran has also taken advantage of America’s appeasement policy and concessions to expand and bunker its influence in all I ...

2015-10-14 20:57:50
بقلم : Keyvan Salami
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الدكتور حنا عيسى

Failing in planning means planning of failing

By Dr. Hanna Issa, the International Law Professor

Planning: is the humane approach which aims to take decisions in the present and have an impact on the future; indeed will consider as the first element of management. Planningcan also be the administrative tasks that aims to identify the future for different organizations, institutions, and several ways to identify these goal. In addition to this, it should conserve ...

2015-10-05 19:49:57
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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UN Sec Gen Report on Iran Human Rights Blazes  The Rally against Rohani bluffs in NY

UN Sec Gen Report on Iran Human Rights Blazes

While Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani was hosted by the UN in its annual assembly, in an embarrassing event, the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon criticized Iran for violations of human rights in his report to the 70th session of the UN General Assembly.

The report was clearly revealing facts and figures regarding repression, torture, humiliation and poverty and privation that Iranian people have been suffering under this tyrannical regime. Rouhani, ...

2015-10-04 20:03:55
بقلم : Keyvan Salami
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Iraqi human rights activists are demanding prevent the Iranian regime's meddling in Iraq

Angry masses in Iraq especially in the southern and central states emphasised on urgency of the need to all-out reforms, in the first step tribunal for corrupt political leaders, chanted “Iran out, let Baghdad be free” and pointed out the main reason for killing of Iraqi people and robbery and plunder of their belongings and the solution to this being the ouster of Iranian terrorist and expansionist regime.
Today, it is obvious to everyone that the m ...

2015-09-29 02:04:00
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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Rouhani souvenirs for UN: decades of deadly meddling in the Middle East

Rouhani souvenirs for UN: decades of deadly meddling in the Middle East

by  Heshmat Alavi

Hassan Rouhani, the president selected by the supreme leader in Iran, is once again in New York to take part in this year’s United Nations General Assembly marking the 70th anniversary of this world body. As criticism of Iran’s gross human rights record increases, Rouhani will most probably attempt to dodge responsibility and blame it all on other bad actors in the Iranian regime ruining t ...

2015-09-29 01:57:43
بقلم : Heshmat Alavi
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Hajj death toll rises to 769, Iran demands apology

Hajj death toll rises to 769, Iran demands apology

Iran criticised Saudi Arabia on Sunday over the disaster at the hajj pilgrimage, demanding an apology and accusing its rival of seeking to evade blame, while Riyadh in turn accused Tehran of playing politics with the disaster.

On  Saturday, Saudi authorties said on Twitter that the toll from the disaster stood at 769 pilgrims killed and 934 injured, updating previous figures. It did not provide the nationalities of the dead and injured.    ...

2015-09-27 20:50:26
بقلم : Ismail Serageldin
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Clashes erupt at al-Aqsa mosque

Clashes erupt at al-Aqsa mosque

Israeli police clashed with young Palestinian protesters at Islam's third holiest site early Sunday, raising tensions ahead of a major Jewish holiday.

No injuries or arrests were initially reported, after Palestinian youths, chanting "God is great", threw rocks at police in riot gear.     

Palestinians have said they fear that increasing visits by Jewish groups to the holy compound, are eroding Muslim r ...

2015-09-27 20:46:47
بقلم : Keyvan Salami
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Iraq to share intelligence with Iran, Syria and Russia

Iraq to share intelligence with Iran, Syria and Russia

The Iraqi military has announced an agreement on "security and intelligence cooperation" with Russia, Iran and Syria to help combat the Islamic State group.

In a statement released Sunday, Iraq says the coordination will "help and cooperate in collecting information about the terrorist Daesh group," using the Arabic acronym for the Islamic State group.

Iraq has long had close ties with neighbouring Iran and has coord ...

2015-09-27 20:42:27
بقلم : Ruth Alexander
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France launches air strikes against Islamic State in Syria

France launches air strikes against Islamic State in Syria

France said on Sunday it had launched its first air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria.

"Our country thus confirms its resolute commitment to fight against the terrorist threat represented by Daesh (Islamic State). We will strike each time that our national security is at stake," the French Presidency said in a statement.

France, which has so far only taken part in strikes in Iraq, began reconnaissance flights ov ...

2015-09-27 20:39:40
بقلم : Ruth Alexander
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US support for Syria rebels illegal, says Putin

US support for Syria rebels illegal, says Putin

Vladimir Putin branded US support for rebel forces in Syria as illegal and ineffective, saying that US trained rebels were leaving to join Islamic State with weapons supplied by Washington.  
In an interview with US networks recorded ahead of a - meeting with  President Barack Obama, President Putin said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ‘deserved international support’ as he was fighting terrorist organisations.

Obama and P ...

2015-09-27 20:36:00
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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Is this the end of the state of Iraq?

Is this the end of the state of Iraq?

By: James Denselow
How does a state die? So many of the modern problems of the Middle East trace their roots back to the colonial lines drawn across maps. There is of course no divine order that these states should continue forever more.

The Islamic State group certainly does not think Iraq has a future and it has redrawn the boundaries to suit its own "caliphate" – symbolically bulldozing the ...

2015-09-27 20:31:05
بقلم : James Denselow
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شرطة المجر تقمع المهاجرين بالغاز وتمنعهم من المرور

Solution to Syria crisis: Iran eviction

by Keyvan Salami

With more than 442,440 refugees and migrants having arrived via the Mediterranean so far this year, some 2,921 deaths, and 4,000 people arriving on the Greek islands daily, the crisis is growing and being pushed from one country to another without solution,' UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards told a press briefing in Geneva.

The world's conscience has been moved by these figures and ...

2015-09-24 16:47:56
بقلم : Keyvan Salami
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IOM Assists in Relocation of Vulnerable Women and Children from Iraq to Germany

IOM Assists in Relocation of Vulnerable Women and Children from Iraq to Germany

Iraq - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) yesterday (21/09) facilitated the relocation of 65 women and children from Dohuk to Erbil to Baden-Württemberg, Germany. These beneficiaries are taking part in the German-funded Humanitarian Admissions Programme, which with support from IOM, seeks to facilitate the safe and orderly movement of vulnerable survivors of the Iraq conflict to Germany.

The Gover ...

2015-09-23 02:54:00
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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Egyptian Revolutionary Council calls for boycott of parliamentary elections

General Abdul-Fattah El-Sisi announced he would hold parliamentary elections, two years after his 3rd of July military coup. Nevertheless, the announcement follows significant changes he made in the constitution in order to ensure a tailored outcome from the elections.

The amendments include an increase in the number of seats in parliament to an unprecedented 568 seats – by an amendment to the laws, made personally by General El-Sisi. In addition, ...

2015-09-19 08:46:22
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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وكالة سولا برس

IOM: Latest Data on Europe Migrant Emergency

Switzerland - Through two and a half weeks of September, IOM teams have recorded total arrivals to Europe by sea in 2015 at 473,887 men, women and children. At least 182,000 of those migrants have arrived from Syria—making Syrians just under 40 per cent of this year’s total. In 2014, Syrians comprised between 25 per cent and 33 per cent of those entering Europe by sea.

Deaths on sea routes today stand at 2,812, up from 2,661 at the end of Au ...

2015-09-19 08:08:00
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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Alyan Kurdi, Whom to Blame?‎

by Mohamed S. Kamel

Known as the Syrian Refugees crisis, but it is not.  It is the crisis of the silence on the atrocities taking place in the third world countries, all over Africa and Asia, and especially in the Middle East.

A long story of the Western occupation, and the Western supported dictatorships, then the exploitation of the Arab Spring to achieve their ultimate goal in controlling the entire ...

2015-09-09 20:35:50
بقلم : Mohamed S. Kamel
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مسؤول أمني كبير قال لمحمد فهمي : قضية الماريوت تمثل كابوساً للدولة

Canadians Condemn Verdict Against Mohamed Fahmy and Other Al Jazeera Journalists

(Ottawa, August 29, 2015) The Egyptian Canadian Coalition for Democracy (ECCD) condemns today's verdict that sentenced Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy along with two other Al-Jazeera journalists to 3 years in prison. A court in Cairo convicted Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed, and Peter Greste for allegedly spreading false news, aiding a terrorist organization, and working without a license.

"The verdict confirms that the Harper government's ...

2015-08-31 15:59:34
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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World Humanitarian Day: voices from the field

World Humanitarian Day: voices from the field

Mariam Haboob is a health educator at the HelpAge International - Gaza part of HelpAge Gaza emergency response team.
Mariam is proud to be working with HelpAge Gaza Team and believes that her work holds a great value and message to care of elderly people in Gaza especially after the war of 2014 and in the severity of the living conditions there, Mariam says: “it has become difficult to reach older people in the area of Beit Hanoun- Northern Gaza Strip, one ...

2015-08-22 21:07:00
بقلم : alia_elhayek
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Iraq: Reform Package is welcome, go for Iran eviction

Iraq: Reform Package is welcome, go for Iran eviction

by Ramin

World is vigorously watching the aftermath of the Iraqi uprising against corrupt local figures who has dumped the country to the paucity, chaos and

dilemma in favor of the rulers in Tehran. Ironically though, Iran has been retreating from its atomic ambitions to keep its own wrecked car on the road.
While welcoming the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s 7-point plan for reforms in Iraq, the E ...

2015-08-18 19:12:05
بقلم : Ramin
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