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Cairo – Well, today was the big day…January 25th…National Police Day…and Egypt’s Day of Rage.
It began for me at 230am when I was wandering back to my hotel from Bab el Luq.
I found myself on Falaky Street near the Interior Ministry. It was already flooded with police. Read more »
Shi’ite pilgrims pray at Imam Abbas shrine in the holy city of Kerbala in Iraq. Shi’ite Muslims are commemorating Ashura, the most important day in the Shi’ite calendar which remembers the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of the Prophet Mohammad, in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. Read more »
From the Potomac to the Euphrates examines how debates about Mideast policy in Washington connect to the region, with a special focus on Egypt and Turkey.