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Obama’s Muslim Brotherhood Win In Egypt’s Elections

The Muslim Brotherhood, the biggest winner in the first round of Egypt’s elections, has threatened to take to the streets if there is any attempt to manipulate results. The group, a moderate Islamist movement banned for decades under the rule of deposed autocrat Hosni Mubarak, gained 36.6 percent of votes cast on November 28-29 for parties in a new lower house of parliament. “We will take to the streets if there is any cheating in the elections or manipulation of the constitution,” its leader Mohammed Badei told Egyptian television in comments reported by the press on Tuesday. A new constitution is to be drawn up next year once a lower and upper house of parliament have been elected by March. Obama And The Muslim Brotherhood Cairo 2009

The new civilian powers are set to face a fierce struggle with the army, which has already indicated it wants to retain many of the privileges of the Mubarak era, including oversight over military-related legislation. Barack Obama has declared that all opposition groups should have representation in the next Egyptian government, which essentially ensures that the Muslim Brotherhood will be part of that government. Obama first reached out to the Brotherhood when he chose the leader of a Muslim Brotherhood-linked group that had been named an unindicted co-conspirator in a Hamas terror funding case to give a prayer during his inauguration ceremonies.  Continue reading

Hosni Mubarak Resigns (video)

Protesters in Cairo’s Tahrir Square celebrate as they respond to news of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s resignation. It was announced by vice-president Omar Suleiman on the country’s state TV

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Video Shows Captured US Hikers Joking And Singing

Video shot just before three U.S. citizens were arrested while entering Iran from Iraq demonstrates claim that they were just innocent vacationers and should be released. The Kurdish authorities identified the Americans as Shane Michael Bauer, of Emeryville, Calif.; Joshua Felix Fattal, of Cottage Grove, Ore.; and Sarah Emily Shourd, of Oakland, Calif. Kurdish officials said they were students, two of whom were studying Arabic in Damascus, Syria. Mr. Bauer and Ms. Shourd have also worked as freelance journalists, with recent articles from the Middle East. Writing on the Web site Brave New Traveler, Shourd,  described herself as a “teacher-activist-writer from California currently based in the Middle East. Bauer, who is Shourd’s boyfriend, wrote an article from Baghdad for the June issue of The Nation magazine on the Iraqi Special Operations Forces. Two video clips, shot by a fourth hiker, Shon Gabriel Meckfessel, a native of California, was not arrested, show the trio joking and singing while in Iraqi Kurdistan two days before they were caught by Iranian authorities for allegedly making an illegal border crossing. Meckfessel had a cold and decided not to join the others. The families of the detained Americans said they would give the video to the Iranian mission at the United Nations.  Iran and the United States have not had formal diplomatic relations since the American hostage crisis of 1979.

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U.S. Afghanistan Raid Gone Bad

In Afghanistan, an eight-year-old girl and a woman have been killed in a shootout in Ghazni province. Coalition forces say a joint Nato-Afghan operation came under fire, and had to respond. Witnesses say there was no Talibans fighters, and coalition troops were not attacked.

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