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dbt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-31-11 04:00 AM
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US says Egypt agrees to stop raids on democracy groups
Source: BBC

Egypt has reassured the US that it will stop raids on the offices of non-governmental organisations (NGOs), the US state department says.

Officials said property seized in the raids would be returned to the groups, which include two based in the US.

Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has spoken to Egypt's military ruler by phone to discuss the issue, they added.

Egypt raided the offices of 17 NGOs in Cairo on Thursday, after expressing concern over foreign funding.


Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-16370561
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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-02-12 12:34 AM
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1. Inshallah. As always, though, I'll wait to see what actually happens.
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classysassy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-04-12 10:10 PM
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2.  Will our government
stop the Wall Street goons aka police from terrorizing peaceful protesters?
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