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NIE ROCKS! What's happening in Egypt?
Here is a McClatchy-Tribune OnePage that talks about the current situation in Egypt. Have students read the article. Then have them find the five newspaper W's (Who, what, where, when, why) and the H ... Posted on 2/8/11 at 9:38 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. officials say President Barack Obama's top national security aides have recommended that he suspend hundreds of millions of dollars in military and economic assistance to Egypt in response to the Egyptian military's ouster of the country's first democratically elected leader.
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian state television and authorities say police have arrested two top Muslim Brotherhood figures, including an outspoken former lawmaker who has made public appeals for protests against the new military-backed government.
Gunfire rang out as a priest and his congregation prayed Sunday inside a church that hours earlier had been set on fire by a Muslim mob in a wave of deadly sectarian violence threatening Egypt's aspirations for a new democracy.
Thousands of demonstrators barricaded themselves in Cairo's central square with burned-out troop carriers and barbed wire Saturday and demanded the removal of the military council ruling Egypt, infuriated after soldiers stormed their protest camp overnight, killing at least one person and injuring 71 others.
A Grand Forks family experienced a range of emotions Tuesday night as they watched a documentary their daughter helped produce from Egypt.
26-year-old Rachel Anderson has been in Egypt on a scholarship program since last summer.
A Grand Forks native went to Egypt on a scholarship program, but found herself reporting on a revolution.
Tuesday night, 26-year-old Rachel Anderson's work can be seen nationally on the PBS show Frontline.
Egypt's military rulers took sweeping action to dismantle the autocratic legacy of former President Hosni Mubarak on Sunday, dissolving parliament, suspending the constitution and promising elections in moves cautiously welcomed by pro-democracy protesters.
Waves of celebration rippled out of Egypt and washed onto America's shores Friday, with Egyptian-Americans already looking to the future after the departure of President Hosni Mubarak and his three decades of authoritarian rule.
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