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The Artificial Boundary That Divides Iraq

The Artificial Boundary That Divides Iraq
npr.org — Standing at the top of a dirt and gravel hill, past the sand-filled barriers that enclose a small base of Kurdish forces, a soldier looks through binoculars. One bridge and a body of water separate them from the so-called Islamic State or ISIS.

Police In Cairo Use Teargas To Break Up Protests Against Egypt's Government

Police In Cairo Use Teargas To Break Up Protests Against Egypt's Government

Police In Cairo Use Teargas To Break Up Protests Against Egypt's Government
npr.org — Police were out in Cairo in large numbers on Monday to quell anti-government protests that signal unusual dissatisfaction with the Egyptian president.

Migrants Wait In Moroccan Forest For A Chance To Cross Into Europe

Migrants Wait In A Moroccan Forest For A Chance To Cross Into Europe

Migrants Wait In A Moroccan Forest For A Chance To Cross Into Europe
npr.org — In a Moroccan forest, desperate African migrants often camp out for months or years waiting for a chance to jump fences and walls toward two nearby Spanish enclaves - their step to Europe.

A Crackdown In Egypt, Reflecting A Broader Trend In The Region

A Crackdown In Egypt, Reflecting A Broader Trend In The Region
npr.org — Several prominent Egyptian human rights activists were in a Cairo court on Wednesday, accused of taking foreign funding to try to destabilize the country. They waited to hear if their bank accounts and their assets would be frozen as the state investigates alleged crimes against national security by their human rights organizations.

Egyptian Case Meant To Silence Critics, Human Rights Activists Say

Egyptian Court Case Meant To Silence Government Critics, Human Rights Activists Say

Egyptian Court Case Meant To Silence Government Critics, Human Rights Activists Say
npr.org — Egypt is investigating at least three prominent human rights groups, alleging they accepted foreign funding for activities the government says were designed to destabilize the country. Two well-known activists are already banned from traveling abroad and Wednesday's proceedings may see their assets frozen.

Morocco Boasts Stability, But Critics Say The Price Is High

Morocco Boasts Stability, But Critics Say The Price Is High
wypr.org — Compared to the rest of the Arab world, Morocco is doing pretty well. It may be an authoritarian monarchy but foreign investment is up, the country has a new and improved constitution and most importantly it's stable in a region awash with chaos.

Morocco Boasts Stability, But Critics Say The Price Is High

Morocco Boasts Stability, But Critics Say The Price Is High
wfae.org — Compared to the rest of the Arab world, Morocco is doing pretty well. It may be an authoritarian monarchy but foreign investment is up, the country has a new and improved constitution and most importantly it's stable in a region awash with chaos.
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Apr 25, 2016

RT @kfahim: Egypt's smothered protests. “They can lock down all the squares but we will still find some street, some alleyway." https://t.cnyti.ms/26pjXm6/mSvLuk49WW

Apr 25, 2016

Anti-Sissi protest breaks out in Dokki and is dispersed almost as quickly as it starts #egypt pic.twitter.com/09qyaUBRi6

Apr 25, 2016

RT @Linaattalah: Protest in Messaha Square dispersed by police and armed civilians. Arrests right and left. #egypt

Apr 25, 2016

RT @OrlaGuerin: Crowd of pro #Sisi supporters attacked and punched my #BBC colleague. He is ok. Uniformed cop made no effort to intervene ##Cairoairo

Apr 21, 2016

RT @larrykaplow: Chaos in Mideast fosters crackdown tolerance, e.g., Morocco. Dissident feels "isolated." @NPRWeekend @LeilaFadel https://tnpr.org/sections/paral…co/7KbhYAmzF8

Apr 21, 2016

Not often the great @lourdesgnavarro intros my stories. This one on a Moroccan forest where pple try 2 get 2 Spain n.pr/1qEIC5k

Apr 20, 2016

Via @NPR: Egyptian Case Meant To Silence Critics, Human Rights Activists Say n.pr/1TiwikO


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