Egyptian revolution http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22946/all en Egypt's Brotherhood says UAE arrests unfounded http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130102/egypts-brotherhood-says-uae-arrests-unfounded <p>* Claim is "devoid of truth", Brotherhood says</p> <p>* UAE-<a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/egypt">Egypt</a> relations since Mubarak ouster</p> <p>By Shaimaa Fayed and Tamim Elyan</p> <p>CAIRO, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood said on Wednesday some of its members had been wrongfully arrested in United Arab Emirates (UAE) on allegations of helping to train local Islamists in subversion tactics.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130102/egypts-brotherhood-says-uae-arrests-unfounded" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arab Spring Arab world Arab–Israeli conflict Egypt Egypt Egyptian people Egyptian revolution Family Relation Hosni Mubarak Islam in Egypt Middle East Muslim Brotherhood Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt Person Career Person Location Politics of Egypt Quotation Tamim Elyan United Arab Emirates Thomson Reuters Wed, 02 Jan 2013 20:15:31 +0000 5730920 at http://www.globalpost.com Jordan Islamists shun election, demand political reform http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/jordan-islamists-shun-election-demand-political-reform <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Islamist boycott dents legitimacy of election</p> <p>* Muslim Brotherhood wants sweeping political changes</p> <p>By Suleiman Al-Khalidi</p> <p>AMMAN, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Jordanian Islamists, who will boycott next week's parliamentary election, called on Friday for a fairer electoral law and for political reforms that would end King Abdullah's power to choose governments.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/jordan-islamists-shun-election-demand-political-reform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abdullah Ensour Asia Egyptian revolution Islam in Egypt Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 16:45:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736225 at http://www.globalpost.com Jordan votes in poll boycotted by Islamists http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/jordan-votes-poll-boycotted-islamists <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Muslim Brotherhood boycotts parliamentary election</p> <p>* Tribal areas resist calls for political reforms</p> <p>* Economic worries weigh more than political demands</p> <p>By Suleiman Al-Khalidi</p> <p>AMMAN, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Jordanians vote on Wednesday in parliamentary elections boycotted by the Muslim Brotherhood which says the electoral system is rigged in favour of rural tribal areas and against the urban poor.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/jordan-votes-poll-boycotted-islamists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Business Disaster Egyptian revolution Islam in Egypt Labor Law Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 00:15:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738086 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Jordan votes in poll boycotted by main Islamist party http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-jordan-votes-poll-boycotted-main-islamist-party <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds opening of polls)</p> <p>* Muslim Brotherhood boycotts parliamentary election</p> <p>* Tribal areas resist calls for political reforms</p> <p>* Economic worries weigh more than political demands</p> <p>By Suleiman Al-Khalidi</p> <p>AMMAN, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Jordanians voted on Wednesday in their first parliamentary elections since the Arab Spring revolts, but a boycott by the main Islamist party will ensure no repeat of an Egypt-style revolution via the ballot box.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-jordan-votes-poll-boycotted-main-islamist-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Business Egyptian revolution Islam in Egypt Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 09:45:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738209 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 5-Jordan votes, but main Islamist party boycotts poll http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-2-jordan-votes-poll-boycotted-main-islamist-party <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Muslim Brotherhood boycotts parliamentary election</p> <p>* Tribal areas resist calls for political reforms</p> <p>* Economic worries weigh more than political demands (Adds turnout figures after polls close)</p> <p>By Suleiman Al-Khalidi</p> <p>AMMAN, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Jordanians voted in their first parliamentary election since the Arab uprisings on Wednesday without the participation of the main Islamist party which is demanding an end to official corruption and a louder voice for the urban poor.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-2-jordan-votes-poll-boycotted-main-islamist-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Business Egyptian revolution Fertile Crescent Jordan Labor Law Member states of the Arab League Member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Social Issues Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 11:45:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738241 at http://www.globalpost.com Tribal lawmakers to dominate Jordan's parliament http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/tribal-lawmakers-dominate-jordans-parliament <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Muslim Brotherhood boycott strengthened grip of tribal candidates</p> <p>* Results show most candidates gain with tribal backing</p> <p>By Suleiman Al-Khalidi</p> <p>AMMAN, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Pro-government tribal candidates strengthened their grip on Jordan's parliament after Wednesday's general election, boycotted as rigged by the Muslim Brotherhood-led opposition, according to preliminary results.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/tribal-lawmakers-dominate-jordans-parliament" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Egyptian revolution Jordan Muslim Brotherhood Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 10:15:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738724 at http://www.globalpost.com Two years since uprising, Egypt braces for more protests http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/two-years-uprising-egypt-braces-more-protests <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Mursi's opponents call protests to mark anniversary</p> <p>* Grievances include constitution</p> <p>* Brotherhood launches campaign to help poor</p> <p>By Tom Perry</p> <p>CAIRO, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Egypt marks the second anniversary of the uprising that swept Hosni Mubarak from power with little to celebrate. Deeply divided and facing an economic crisis, the nation is bracing for more protests, but this time against a freely elected leader.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/two-years-uprising-egypt-braces-more-protests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Egypt Egyptian revolution Politics of Egypt Social Issues Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 12:15:11 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738762 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Tribal movement wins Jordan vote, Islamists to protest http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/update-1-tribal-movement-wins-jordan-vote-islamists-protest <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Muslim Brotherhood boycott boosts grip of tribal candidates</p> <p>* Election observers criticise electoral districts</p> <p>By Suleiman Al-Khalidi</p> <p>AMMAN, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood on Thursday promised more street protests to demand electoral reform, after pro-government candidates coasted to victory in elections that the Islamist group boycotted as unfair.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/update-1-tribal-movement-wins-jordan-vote-islamists-protest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Disaster Egyptian revolution Islam in Egypt Muslim Brotherhood Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 14:45:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738826 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters World News Highlights at 0400 GMT, Jan 25 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/reuters-world-news-highlights-at-0400-gmt-jan-25 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 25 (Reuters) - TOP STORIES</p> <p>-----------</p> <p>WASHINGTON - The White House on Thursday denounced threats by North Korea to carry out further rocket launches and a nuclear test as "needlessly provocative," saying such actions would violate U.N. resolutions and increase Pyongyang's diplomatic isolation.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/reuters-world-news-highlights-at-0400-gmt-jan-25" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Egyptian revolution Entertainment Environment Health Human Interest Islam in Egypt Politics Politics of Egypt Social Issues War Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 07:00:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739214 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 9-Seven die in Egypt violence on anniversary of uprising http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/update-1-violence-flares-anniversary-egypt-uprising <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Protesters accuse Islamists of seeking to dominate</p> <p>* Protesters return to Tahrir</p> <p>* Mursi says will pursue "criminals", urges peaceful protest</p> <p>* Teargas, petrol bombs fly as youths clash with police</p> <p>* With eye on vote, Muslim Brotherhood stays away (Updates death toll, adds Mursi comments, army deployment in Suez)</p> <p>By Tom Perry and Yousri Mohamed</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/update-1-violence-flares-anniversary-egypt-uprising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Arab world Egypt Egyptian revolution Entertainment Middle East Politics Politics of Egypt Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 08:45:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739236 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters World News Highlights 1000 GMT, Jan 25 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/reuters-world-news-highlights-1000-gmt-jan-25 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL - North Korea threatened to attack rival South Korea if Seoul joined a new round of tightened U.N. sanctions, as Washington unveiled more of its own economic restrictions following Pyongyang's rocket launch last month.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>BEIJING - China's disgraced former senior politician, Bo Xilai, will go on trial next week, a Beijing-backed Hong Kong newspaper said on Friday, in what would be the final act of a drama that has shaken the ruling Communist Party.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/reuters-world-news-highlights-1000-gmt-jan-25" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Egyptian revolution Entertainment Environment Health Islamist groups Politics Politics of Egypt Social Issues War Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 10:45:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739278 at http://www.globalpost.com Office of Egypt's Brotherhood torched in Ismailia http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/office-egypts-brotherhood-torched-ismailia <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ISMAILIA, Egypt, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Offices used by the Muslim Brotherhood's political party were set ablaze in the Egyptian city of Ismailia on Friday, witnesses said, as opponents of President Mohamed Mursi and his Islamist allies clashed with police in at least three other cities.</p> <p>Witnesses said a group of youths had first broken into and ransacked the offices used by the Freedom and Justice Party, the Brotherhood's political arm. (Reporting by Yousri Mohamed; Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by Alison Williams)</p> Africa Arab world Egyptian revolution Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 14:45:46 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739405 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt deploys troops in Suez after 9 killed on anniversary of uprising http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/egypt-deploys-troops-suez-after-9-killed-anniversary-uprising <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Army says deployment will be temporary</p> <p>* Mursi says will pursue "criminals", urges peaceful protest</p> <p>* Teargas, petrol bombs fly as youths clash with police</p> <p>* With eye on vote, Muslim Brotherhood stays away</p> <p>By Marwa Awad and Ali Abdelaty</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/egypt-deploys-troops-suez-after-9-killed-anniversary-uprising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egyptian revolution Politics Politics of Egypt Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 02:45:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739735 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 8-Riots over Egyptian death sentences kill at least 32 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/update-2-at-least-11-die-egyptian-clashes-over-death-sentences <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* 21 face execution over stadium disaster that killed 74</p> <p>* Overall death toll reaches 41 in past two days</p> <p>* Army deployed in Mediterranean city of Port Said</p> <p>* Cairo soccer fans cheer death verdicts (Adds updated death toll, violence)</p> <p>By Yusri Mohamed and Yasmine Saleh</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/update-2-at-least-11-die-egyptian-clashes-over-death-sentences" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Arab world Disaster Egypt Egyptian revolution Entertainment Middle East Politics Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 11:30:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739787 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 8-Egypt's leader declares emergency after clashes kill 49 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/update-1-egyptian-youths-police-clash-fourth-day-violence <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Seven people shot dead, hundreds injured in new clashes</p> <p>* Deadly Port Said riots erupted after court verdict</p> <p>* Protests flared during revolution anniversary</p> <p>* Opponents say President Mursi betrayed revolution (Updates with state of emergency, new death toll)</p> <p>By Edmund Blair and Yasmine Saleh</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/update-1-egyptian-youths-police-clash-fourth-day-violence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Arab world Egypt Egyptian revolution Entertainment Middle East Politics War Thomson Reuters Sun, 27 Jan 2013 11:15:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740055 at http://www.globalpost.com