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2014-02-04 16:26:17

TORONTO, Feb. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Today PEN Canada voiced concern for the Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy who has been referred, to trial, along with 19 of his colleagues, on charges linked to terrorism. News reports indicate that this is the first time journalists in Egypt have been referred to trial on such charges. On December 29, 2013, Fahmy and his colleagues - Australian Peter Greste and Egyptian Baher Mohamed - were taken into custody after authorities raided the offices of Al...

2014-01-13 16:23:30

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club called today for the immediate release of five Al Jazeera journalists held prisoner in Egypt. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) "The ongoing imprisonment of these men and the continuing efforts of the Egyptian government to suppress Al Jazeera's reporting should be seen as anathema to supporters everywhere of the public's right to an independent and critical press," National Press...

2012-06-26 14:20:44

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Egyptian Strategic Alliance (AESA) (www.americanegyptiansa.org) congratulates the Egyptian people on fulfilling their aspirations to freely elect a democratic and representative President of Egypt, Dr. Mohamed Morsi. AESA encourages President Morsi to fulfill his promises to unite Egypt by bringing together various representatives of Egypt's diverse communities. Egypt is one of America's most important allies in the Middle...

2005-12-15 12:48:06

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Egypt has repeatedly offered to train tens of thousands of Iraqi forces but Washington ignored this offer and chose instead to criticize Cairo for not doing enough, Egypt's envoy to the United States said. The United States has consistently accused Arab countries, including Egypt, of not doing enough to stabilize and rebuild Iraq, but Egyptian Ambassador Nabil Fahmy said on Thursday this criticism was unfounded. "We have offered to train Iraqis...

2005-07-28 12:58:16

By Adam Entous WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Energy Secretary Sam Bodman has removed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's lobbyist in Washington from the Energy Department's top advisory board, administration officials said on Thursday. Randa Fahmy Hudome, a former international policy adviser to then-Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham, was appointed to the department's highest level external advisory board by Abraham in May 2004. Soon after she became Libya's lobbyist. Her membership on the...