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Africa
4:38 pm
Tue December 11, 2012

Egyptians Stage Rival Demonstrations In Cairo

Originally published on Tue December 11, 2012 8:34 pm

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ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

Dr. Abdul Mawgoud Dardery was elected to the now disbanded Egyptian parliament as a candidate of the Freedom and Justice Party. That's the party aligned with the Muslim Brotherhood and with Egyptian President Morsi. Dr. Dardery is a member and spokesman for the Foreign Relations Committee of the party, and he's in Berlin today.

Welcome back to the program. And is it fair to say that you're among the more liberal members of the Freedom and Justice Party?

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Media
3:25 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

Murdoch Splits Media Empire Into Two Companies

Originally published on Mon December 3, 2012 5:08 pm

News Corp announced on Monday that it's making some changes to its management and structure. The company has decided to end The Daily, its tablet-exclusive newspaper. They have also named the management team for its split off newspaper division. David Folkenflik talks to Audie Cornish.

Middle East
3:48 pm
Thu November 22, 2012

Israel, Hamas Work On Lasting Peace Agreement

Originally published on Sun November 25, 2012 9:04 am

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AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Audie Cornish and Happy Thanksgiving. We begin this hour with calm. The cease fire between Israel and Hamas is holding and now the detailed negotiations to forge a lasting peace can begin. The two sides will not meet face to face, but an Israeli delegation has flown to Cairo. Egyptian officials will convey proposals between the Israeli and Hamas negotiators.

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Politics
4:20 pm
Wed November 21, 2012

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Resigns Under A Cloud

Originally published on Wed November 21, 2012 4:57 pm

Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned his seat in Illinois' 2nd District on Wednesday. He resigned in a letter to House Speaker John Boehner. Jackson had been on medical leave since June, being treated for bipolar disorder. David Schaper talks to Audie Cornish.

Israeli-Palestinian Coverage
4:02 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Cease-Fire Between Israel, Hamas May Be Close

Originally published on Tue November 20, 2012 5:14 pm

With the conflict in Gaza on its seventh day on Tuesday, Egypt dispatched its foreign minister to Gaza City at the head of an Arab delegation. Egyptian officials say a ceasefire deal could be reached soon, but meanwhile the Israeli air strikes and Hamas rocket attacks continued. Anthony Kuhn talks to Audie Cornish.

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