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The Outcome and Challenges of the Egyptian Presidential Election

May 30th, 2012, Comment & Analysis

Oliver McTernan

The results of the first round of the presidential election has left many Egyptians with a sense of uncertainty over the future direction of their country. The choice for president is now between two men, who represent, in the eyes of many Egyptians, polarizing positions.

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MEDIA ALERT: Egyptians vote in presidential election

May 23rd, 2012, Media Alerts

First phase of the 2012 Egyptian Presidential Elections begins

CAIRO, EGYPT – Egyptians vote in the first presidential election since Mubarak’s ousting last spring. First round voting began today and will run through Thursday. Thirteen candidates are on the ballot.

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The Arab Spring: Youth, Freedom and the Tools of Technology

April 18th, 2012, Comment & Analysis

Wielding mobile phones and computers, the young activists across the Middle East have altered the way the world approaches popular mobilization, social networks and Internet freedom.

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The Internationalization of Tahrir Square

April 4th, 2012, Comment & Analysis, Counterpoint

By Karim Kasim – In the last week of July, the United Nations held its High Level Meeting on Youth as part of the closing of the International Year of Youth 2011 in the General Assembly. This year was definitely a historic year that witnessed the massive mobilization and leadership of youth in the Arab world.

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Religion And Politics In Arab Transitions

February 23rd, 2012, Comment & Analysis

Islamist parties, excluded from the political sphere for much of the last decade, are now coming to the forefront of Arab politics.

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MEDIA ALERT: Aftermath of Egypt soccer riots

February 2nd, 2012, Media Alerts

PORT SAID, EGYPT -Riots left more than 70 people dead after a soccer match between local teams Al-Ahly and Al-Masry. The police and Egyptian military are being blamed for not preventing the violence.

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