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Egyptians Struggle as Crisis Paralyzes Economy | NYTimes.com

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt — Egypt’s economy approached paralysis on Monday as foreign commerce, tourism and banking all but halted, placing acute pressure on President Hosni Mubarak to find a way out of the weeklong chaos. “We can take this for one more week,” said Samih Hammam, 38, a teacher with a wife and three children who should have been paid on ...

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Anti-government protests gather steam in Jordan | Jerusalem Post

AMMAN – The jubilant mood in the Jordanian capital Tuesday, following the national soccer team’s 2-1 defeat of Syria in the latest round of the Asia Cup tournament the previous day, was only a minor detraction from growing tensions this week as citizens have expressed anger over their country’s deteriorating economic situation and the government’s failure to control the price ...

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Top 25 Censored Stories Released

Project Censored’s “Censored 2011: The Top Censored Stories of 2009-2010? is now available. This year’s volume is truly Media Democracy in Action. Not only does it cover the most under-reported stories the corporate media ignore, but this year’s Censored Deja Vu, Junk Food News and News Abuse, Signs of Health, and FAIR’s 10th anniversary of Fear and Favor in the ...

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