Egypt

The State of Things
11:29 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Connecting The Dots On the News Roundtable

A baby olinguito in La Mesenia Reserve in Colombia.
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A new carnivore was discovered in Latin America.  Bradley Manning was sentenced for leaking government secrets while Edward Snowden was on the run for a similar crime.  And a look back at the March on Washington sparked a conversation about civil rights in the Middle East.  Host Frank Stasio discussed a wide range of issues and their common threads with the news roundtable.

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The State of Things
10:57 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Egypt On The Brink

Ambulance cars arriving in Mohamed Mahmoud Street to carry the injured and the dead, as the uprising entered its fourth day on Tuesday...
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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.

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The State of Things
12:11 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

An Early Return Home From Egypt

Protests taking place in Tahrir Square in 2011
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Students involved in Duke University’s summer program in Cairo, Egypt  came home early.  They left as large protests and a changing political climate shook the country.

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Military
6:10 am
Mon October 22, 2012

National Guard Members Deploying To Egypt

About 100 North Carolina National Guard Soldiers will deploy to Egypt this week.

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.

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Arts & Culture
2:00 pm
Tue February 1, 2011

Candlelight Vigil for Egypt

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.

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