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2014-02-10 08:23:04

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity is disappointed with a letter sent to President Obama on February 1 by the Working Group on Egypt, which misrepresents the current situation in Egypt and offers some counterproductive recommendations for U.S. policies to this strategic ally. The letter perpetuates the Group's false juxtaposition of supposedly progressive Islamist victims facing supposedly unpopular and undemocratic forces in Egypt. Coptic...

2013-12-02 00:20:34

AMMAN, Jordan, December 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Latest annual release of 'The Muslim 500' highlights those world's most influential Muslims and highlight changes going on in the Muslim world. 2012 was the widely considered to be the high mark in the history of Islamists movements. The Muslim Brotherhood parties won both the elections in Tunisia and Egypt, Erdogan had easily won a reelection in Turkey, the Syrian government seemed to be at the heels of a collapse, mainly...

2013-11-26 08:20:13

LONDON, November 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Evolving nature of security threats globally The Rt. Hon. Baron West of Spithead, Former Minister for Security and First Sea Lord, spoke last month to a captive audience at the Security in Challenging Environments Week, discussing many issues around current threats faced at the moment including analyzing different types of security risks, from the physical through to cyber threats. "My Lords, ladies and gentlemen as a...

2013-10-24 16:25:15

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In spite of the concern about the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan in 2014, Dr. Hakim Asher, a former Afghan official, said he remains optimistic that his country will be moving in the right direction and will prosper peacefully. In an interview with Chuck Conconi on Focus Washington, a public affairs interview series, Dr. Asher, a visiting scholar at George Washington University and the former Executive Director of...

2013-09-09 16:22:27

The roles of religion and the armed forces need to be understood. WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The constitutional process in Egypt must include the Muslim Brotherhood, according to Mohamed Elmenshawy, Director of Languages and regional studies at the Middle East Institute, a Washington policy-research institution. "There are a lot of voices within the interim government that would like to exclude the Islamists from the political process, which would be a...

2013-08-15 09:37:01

The Arab Spring A new movement of young Egyptian Muslim committed to voluntary social work has given many young people a stronger social and political consciousness, and the courage to change the country. This is the conclusion of anthropologist Sara Lei Sparre from the University of Copenhagen in her newly submitted PhD thesis. She followed a group of young Egyptians before and after the historic protests in the Tahrir Square in 2011 leading to the fall of President Mubarak. During the...

2013-07-29 12:20:53

Peter Bergen addresses how events such as the Boston Marathon bombings remind us that the United States still faces a threat from disaffected individuals inspired by al Qaeda's ideology who often radicalize in the online world. LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: USC's National Center for Risk & Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE) will present its Distinguished Speaker Series with a lecture about the capabilities and intentions of al-Qaeda and its...

2013-06-27 23:00:42

Record High Gun safe sales according to Guns and Ammo magazine; people are pumping up their home and business security, preparing for the unexpected. Los, Angeles (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 It has become clear over the past several decades that the world is not a completely secure place. The continual threat of terror plagues governments and civilians around the globe as people seek to live their lives with more caution while still maintaining as much normalcy as possible. In response to this...

2013-06-27 16:21:52

VADUZ, Lichtenstein, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info Two years have passed since the fall of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, yet Libya's conflict is far from over, says World Review [http://www.worldreview.info ] author and former French Minister of Defence Charles Millon. Hostility between Libya's three main regions - Tripolitania, Cyrenaica and Fezzan - is threatening to spill into anarchy and conflict. Yet this has not deterred foreign...

2013-06-11 12:26:29

Professor warns of growing sectarian violence in Egypt and Syria at CSI supported conference OXFORD, England, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mariz Tadros, an Egyptian academic based at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, spoke of worrisome processes of democratization in Syria and Egypt in a talk at Oxford University on June 8. Evidence reveals that Syria may mirror Egypt and head towards an exclusionary majoritarian rule, Dr. Tadros said. In...