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Egypt protests: What you need to know

Egypt protests: What you need to know | Egypt and Syria- Annalee Eigo | Scoop.it
Deadly protests have ravaged Cairo, claiming hundreds of lives. Here's what you should know about the current conflict and the country.
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S- Deadly protests 

 

S- Takes place mostly in Caori

 

p-President Mohammed Morsi march towards Old Cairo as they carry the coffin, covered with a national flag, of their colleague who was killed during Wednesday' clashes in Cairo, Egypt, 

 

S-85.2 million people live in Egypt, according to the 90 percent are Muslim.

 

P-The schism between the Brotherhood and Mubarak represented two distinct ideologies in Egypt. One group believes Egypt should be an Islamist state. The other believes that Egypt should be a secular, moderate Arab state.

 

p-founded in Egypt in 1928 to protest British rule in the country.

 

p- the country's first democratic election in 2012, Mohammed Morsi, a Muslim Brotherhood politician, was elected president

 

S/P-Islamists and Muslim Brotherhood backers have said they will oppose the new military leadership's plans for a new constitution and a presidential election in 201

 

ntk- What is ideologies?

 

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What's new in Egypt's draft constitution?

What's new in Egypt's draft constitution? | Egypt and Syria- Annalee Eigo | Scoop.it
The BBC News website looks at the key changes in the new draft Egyptian constitution presented for approval to the interim President, Adly Mansour.
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p-Interim leader Adly Mansour will continue to have presidential powers until an elected successor is sworn in.

 

P/S-The original road-map set out by the military after the overthrow of Mr Morsi said parliamentary polls would precede a presidential vote.

 

S/P-A draft Egyptian constitution has been agreed by a 50-member constituent assembly

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Syria News, Photos and Videos - ABC News

Syria News, Photos and Videos - ABC News | Egypt and Syria- Annalee Eigo | Scoop.it
Browse Syria latest news and updates, watch videos and view all photos and more. Join the discussion and find more about Syria at abcnews.com
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Socail- Governemnt is killing people in Aleepo

 

S- 76 deaths 

 

P- assualt by the government 

 

P- government helicopeter drop barrel bombs on the city

 

S- hospitals are overflowing with hurt people

 

E- Aleepo was a beatiful city but now ruined

 

S- Rebel forces are risesing 

 

 

Ntk; How many civilians lived in Aleepo? 2 million

Ntk: What  is a barrel bomb? A bomb filled with gasoline 

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Syria profile

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A chronology of key events in the history of Syria from the end of Ottoman rule to the present day.
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P-1980 - After the Islamic Revolution in Iran, Muslim groups instigate uprisings and riots in Aleppo, Homs and Hama. Assad begins to stress Syria's adherence to Islam

 

p-1980 - Muslim Brotherhood member tries to assassinate Assad.

 

P-September - Start of Iran-Iraq war. Syria backs Iran, in keeping with the traditional rivalry between Baathist leaderships in Iraq and Syria.

 

p-1998 - Assad's brother Rifaat is "relieved of his post" as vice-president.

 

S-2012 December - The US joins Britain, France, Turkey and Gulf states in formally recognising Syria's opposition National Coalition as "the legitimate representative" of the Syrian people.

 

S/P-2013 March - Syrian warplanes bomb the northern city of Raqqa after rebels seize control. US and Britain pledge non-military aid to rebels, and Britain and France propose lifting European Union arms embargo.

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Bloodshed returns to Egypt's streets

Bloodshed returns to Egypt's streets | Egypt and Syria- Annalee Eigo | Scoop.it
At least 50 people have been killed and scores hurt in Egypt in clashes between police and supporters of the deposed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.
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 S- 50 people killed in the Streets of Cairo

 

p- Egypt clashes between police and supporters of the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

 

S- All egypt wants is its freedom which they are not getting

 

P- The military backed government marked the 40th anniversary of the 1973 Arab-Israeli war. But instead it ended up in fire 

 

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'Barrel bombs' just another symbol of brutality in Syrian civil war

'Barrel bombs' just another symbol of brutality in Syrian civil war | Egypt and Syria- Annalee Eigo | Scoop.it
DAMASCUS — In this war where children are being brutalized by both sides,
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Syria profile

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Provides an overview of Syria, including key events and facts about this influential Middle Eastern country.
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p-Modern Syria gained its independence from France in 1946

 

p-From 1958-61 it united with Nasser's Egypt, but an army coup restored independence before the pan-Arab nationalist Baath (Renaissance) party took control in 1963.

 

P/E-. Civil war in neighbouring Lebanon in the 1970s allowed it to extend its political and military influence in that country.

 

E-Syria pulled its forces out of Lebanon in 2005

 

S-In 2011-12 security forces used tanks, gunfire and mass arrests to try to crush anti-government street protests inspired by the Arab Spring in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya.

 

S/P-These protests rapidly took on a more formal nature when the opposition began to organise political and military wings for a long uprising against the Baath government.

 

S- Syria became increasingly isolated in recent years, coming under fire for its support for insurgents in Iraq and over its role in Lebanon.

 

 

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