Middle East / North Africa Stories and Links for 5-6 March 2011

6 March 2011 — creative-i.info

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Egypt Mostly Mainstream Media Newslinksfor 6 March 2011

6 March 2011 — creative-i.info

‘US must keep Muslim Brothers from Egypt gov’t’ – Jerusalem Post
“I think we ought to be very clear that the Muslim Brotherhood should not be part of a future government in Egypt,” Rep. Steve Chabot (R-Ohio), 58, told The Jerusalem Post in his first interview with an Israeli paper since becoming chairman of the US …
www.jpost.com/International/Article.aspx?id=210923

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Bahrain Mostly Mainstream Media Newslinks for 6 March 2001

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In Bahrain, a key opposition leader signals openness to compromise
Washington Post
By Michael Birnbaum MANAMA, BAHRAIN – A day after protesters chanting anti-government slogans packed downtown Manama, a key hard-line opposition leader said Saturday that he would be willing to make peace with the royal family – but only if it makes …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/03/05/AR2011030503947.html

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Yemen Mostly Mainstream Media Newslinks for 6 March 2011

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Yemeni soldiers killed in attack
Aljazeera.net
Suspected al-Qaeda fighters have killed four Yemeni soldiers in the province of Marib, to the east of the capital, Sanaa. Sources in the area told Al Jazeera that suspected al-Qaeda gunmen opened fire on the soldiers as they passed in a military …
english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2011/03/20113685346945172.html

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Tunisia Mostly Mainstream Media Newslinks for 6 March 2011

6 March 2011 — creative-i.info

Military might
BBC News
There have been calls for a greater military role to help stabilise post-revolutionary Tunisia, but North Africa analyst Francis Ghiles warns that a military coup would only damage Tunisia’s long-term interests. The poorer classes of Tunisia paid a …
www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-africa-12623237

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Saudi Arabia Mostly Mainstream Media Newslinks for 5 March 2011

5 March 2011 — creative-i.info

Saudi Arabia Bans All Protests
Voice of America
Saudi Arabia has banned all protests following several small gatherings of demonstrators demanding change in the conservative kingdom. The country’s Interior Ministry announced Saturday on state television that security forces would use what it called …
www.voanews.com/english/news/Saudi-Arabia-Bans-All-Protests-117458783.html

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Bahrain Mostly Mainstream Media Newslinks for 5 March 2001: ??Obama administration may prefer Mideast stability to democracy

5 March 2001 — creative-i.info

Bahrainis Fear the US Isn’t Behind Their Fight for Democracy
New York Times
By THOMAS FULLER MANAMA, Bahrain — As more than 100000 protesters descended into the streets on Friday, women uniformly dressed in black flowing robes carried signs saying, “Revolution: The only solution.” Thousands of Shiites took part in an …
www.nytimes.com/2011/03/05/world/middleeast/05bahrain.html

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Wikileaks Mostly Mainstream Media Newslinks for 5 March 2011

5 March 2011 — creative-i.info

DreamWorks options movie rights to WikiLeaks books
Times LIVE
The DreamWorks studio has optioned movie rights to a pair of books about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his controversial Website that is bent on revealing government secrets, company officials said. One of the books is “WikiLeaks: Inside Julian …
www.timeslive.co.za/world/article950165.ece/DreamWorks-options-movie-rights-to-WikiLeaks-books

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Bradley Manning Mostly Mainstream Media Newslinks for 5 March 2011

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Kucinich compares Bradley Manning detention to Abu Ghraib
CBS News
Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) charged today that the miilitary’s treatment of Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of leaking confidential materials to Wikileaks, is comparable to the abuse carried out at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. …
www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20039445-503544.html

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Egypt Mostly Mainstream Newslinks for 5 March 2011

5 March 2011 — creative-i.info

In Egypt, crowd cheers newly appointed prime minister Essam Sharaf
Washington Post
A farmer celebrates with soldiers and police officers as Egypt’s new prime minister speaks during a pro-democracy rally in Tahrir Square. (Amr Abdallah Dalsh) By William Wan and Portia Walker CAIRO – Massive crowds turned out across the Arab world for …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/03/04/AR2011030406378.html

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