Egypt http://wunc.org en Connecting The Dots On the News Roundtable http://wunc.org/post/connecting-dots-news-roundtable <p>A new carnivore was discovered in Latin America. &nbsp;Bradley Manning was sentenced for leaking government secrets while Edward Snowden was on the run for a similar crime. &nbsp;And a look back at the March on Washington sparked a conversation about civil rights in the Middle East. &nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 11.5pt; line-height: 16.5pt;">Host Frank&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Stasio</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 11.5pt; line-height: 16.5pt;">&nbsp;discussed a wide range of issues and their common threads with the news roundtable.</span></p><p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 15:29:31 +0000 Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 21282 at http://wunc.org Connecting The Dots On the News Roundtable Egypt On The Brink http://wunc.org/post/egypt-brink <p>In 2011, the Arab Spring ushered in hope for Democracy in Egypt. Hosni Mubarak fell from power, and the people took to the streets, excited about the prospects of free elections. Wed, 21 Aug 2013 14:57:59 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 21137 at http://wunc.org Egypt On The Brink An Early Return Home From Egypt http://wunc.org/post/early-return-home-egypt <p>Students involved in Duke University’s summer program in Cairo, Egypt&nbsp; came home early.&nbsp; They left as large protests and a changing political climate shook the country. Thu, 18 Jul 2013 16:11:46 +0000 Shawn Wen, Frank Stasio & Adija Manley 19187 at http://wunc.org An Early Return Home From Egypt National Guard Members Deploying To Egypt http://wunc.org/post/national-guard-members-deploying-egypt <p>About 100 North Carolina National Guard Soldiers will deploy to Egypt this week.<br><br>The men and women are scheduled to spend the next nine months in the Sinai Peninsula, supporting the 1979 peace agreement between Israel and Egypt. Captain Matthew Boyle says the mission is a standard operation and has not been affected by the tenuous situation in Egypt and the Middle East.<br> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 10:10:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 3146 at http://wunc.org Candlelight Vigil for Egypt http://wunc.org/post/candlelight-vigil-egypt <p>A candlelight vigil and prayer for the people of Egypt will be held this evening in Raleigh. The Muslim American Public Affairs Council and several others groups are organizing the vigil. Moe El-Gamal is the chairman of the council and one of the leading organizers. He also led a demonstration at the legislative building earlier today.</p> Tue, 01 Feb 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Jeremy Loeb 10222 at http://wunc.org