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Generational tensions surface in Egypt’s Brotherhood

As democratic elections loom, Egypt’s most powerful Islamist group is splintering as a younger faction strives to become more secular and moderate.

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  After protests, a new new beginning for Obama and the Arab world

Alison Stewart talks with Georgetown University’s John Esposito about President Obama’s efforts to redefine U.S. policy towards the Middle East and North Africa in the wake of the Arab Spring.

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Bin Laden’s death the latest setback for an al Qaeda sliding into irrelevance

As protests roil the Arab world and opposition figures denounce terrorism, Osama bin Laden’s death has become just the latest milestone in a “long slide” for the group that masterminded the Sept. 11 attacks.

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‘Cairo 6, 7, 8’ exposes sexual violence in a changing Egypt

Mohammed Diab captures the grim reality of sexual harassment in Egypt in his new film, based on real-life experiences of three women.

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Egyptian-American blogger arrested in Syria, accused of spying during protests

Family members of Mohamed Radwan, who was in born in Texas, said he was arrested during protests in Damascus Friday and was being used as part of a propaganda campaign.

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  Leymah Gbowee on peace in West Africa and a women’s revolution

Activist Leymah Gbowee, who spearheaded Liberia’s revolutionary peace movement, discusses the work that remains for women to inspire change in other nations.

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Egypt’s ‘lines of freedom’

Contributor Hoda Osman reports from Egypt on the country’s milestone constitutional referendum.

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Women in the new Egypt: A cyber-activist’s perspective

Women marched alongside men in Egypt’s new revolution. But the period of equality was shortlived. An interview with blogger Dalia Ziada.

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An American citizen is killed ‘fighting for freedom’ in Libya

Mohannad Bensadik, a 21-year-old born in North Carolina, stayed in Libya to fight Gadhafi’s forces. “Mohannad liked freedom,” his mother recalled.

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