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Former Gaddafi spokesman expelled from Egypt - state newspaper

CAIRO - The former spokesman for deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been expelled from Egypt, a state newspaper said on Friday, though the spokesman disputed the report.

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Insight - Assad's warnings start to ring true in Turkey 27 Oct 2014

BEIRUT - When Sunni rebels rose up against Syria's Bashar al-Assad in 2011, Turkey reclassified its protégé as a pariah, expecting him to lose power within months and join the autocrats of Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen on the scrap heap of the "Arab Spring".

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Egypt to step up military trials after Sinai attack 27 Oct 2014

CAIRO - Egypt expanded the jurisdiction of military courts on Monday to try civilians accused of attacking state facilities or blocking roads, following some of the worst assaults on security forces since last year's ousting of Islamist President Mohammed Mursi.

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Egypt, after Sinai attacks, postpones talks on Gaza's future 26 Oct 2014

CAIRO/GAZA - Egypt announced on Sunday it was postponing talks in Cairo on cementing the Gaza war ceasefire after closing its border with the Palestinian enclave in response to deadly attacks in the Sinai peninsula.

Egyptian court jails 23 activists for violating protest law 26 Oct 2014

CAIRO - An Egyptian court jailed 23 young activists for three years on Sunday for violating a law banning protests without a permit, judicial sources said, in a case rights group say reflects an increasingly repressive climate in the country.

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Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood condemns Sinai attacks 26 Oct 2014

CAIRO - Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood has condemned attacks in the Sinai Peninsula that killed at least 33 security personnel on Friday but said President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was responsible for security failures.