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Archive for July 28th, 2008

As a culmination of a series of clashes between the party that has Islamist roots, and the secular elite, Turkey’s Constitutional Court is meeting in order to consider whether the governing AK Party should be banned for alleged anti-secular activities. (more…)

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Youssef Chahine (photo, from lepoint.fr), 82, Egyptian film director and one of Arab cinema’s most admired figures, has died in Cairo, four weeks after suffering a brain haemorrhage. (more…)

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