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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Egypt: Kirollos Atallah sentenced to six years in jail for ‘Liking’ a Facebook page

Religious freedom in Egypt may be eroding faster than realized as news broke of a Coptic Christian who has been sentenced to years in prison after liking a particular Facebook page. Kirollos Atallah, 29, endured More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 3rd, 2014
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Egypt: Verdict for Hosni Mubarak ‘war crimes’ delayed until November

The judge charged with sentencing Egypt’s fallen dictator Hosni Mubarak postponed the verdict on Saturday in a court session which seemed to suggest that the former president may be acquitted of his most serious More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
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Jimmy Carter calls for ‘recognizing’ the ‘legitimacy’ of Hamas, condemns Israel

Just two days after Wolf Blitzer attempted to pin a Hamas leader down over Blood Libel, former President Carter calls to recognize Hamas as legitimate, condemning the U.S. ally Israel. Former US President Jimmy More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Obama reportedly yelled at Netanyahu to give in to Hamas without conditions

President Obama “yelled” at Benjamin Netanyahu during a tense phone conversation as he demanded that the Israeli prime minister agree to an unconditional, humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza, said a former More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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Malaysia reports nearly 300 dengue fever cases today, total cases near 50,000 for 2014

The dengue fever epidemic in Malaysia continues chugging along as 292 cases of the mosquito borne virus were reported on July 18, including 125 cases reported in Selangor alone, according to the Malaysian Health More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Malaysia dengue count continues to climb

The number of dengue fever cases in Malaysia jumped another 4,000 from the June 7 total of 38,000 to hit 42,000 on June 21, according to an AFP report Tuesday. In the same two-week period, seven more fatalities More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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Egypt: Bishoy Armia Boulous, aka Mohammed Hegazy, gets five years in prison for reporting persecution

Photo/Vectorportal via wikimedia commons A Christian leader in Egypt has now become the figure associated with the hypocritical Egyptian government attempting to project an image of tolerance towards non-Muslims. More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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New report on Egypt: Over 550 women, girls kidnapped, forced to convert to Islam

photo Applysense A new report from the Association of Victims of Abduction and Forced Disappearance (AVAFD) states that more than 550 Egyptian Christian women and girls have been kidnapped since 2011. The kidnapped More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
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Liberty candidate Paul Weston arrested for insulting Islam by quoting Churchill

A candidate in the European elections was arrested on suspicion of racial harrassment after quoting a passage about Islam, written by Winston Churchill, during a campaign speech. Police were told his language was More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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Christian woman brutally murdered by Muslim Brotherhood while helping the elderly

A shocking new report details an Islamic mob of Muslim Brotherhood supporters in Egypt attacking and murdering a Christian woman for having a cross hanging on her car mirror. The report on Monday chronciles eyewitness More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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Egypt court sentences 529 Muslim Brotherhood members to death

An Egyptian court sentenced 529 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood to death Monday on charges related to violent riots last August, the country’s official news agency said.   Muslim Brotherhood Logo In More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Fiji dengue outbreak tops 10,000

The dengue fever outbreak has more than doubled on the Pacific island of Fiji since our last report on Feb. 23, with the total number of cases  now being reported is “We had well over 10,000 already and this More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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Venezuela is the most likely country of origin for the dengue outbreak in Madeira in 2012: study

I covered the dengue fever outbreak on the Portuguese island of Madeira since the first locally transmitted cases were detected in early October 2012, both here at The Global Dispatch and on the Infectious Disease More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, February 21st, 2014
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Chikungunya outbreak grows by another 300 cases, first cases reported in South America

The outbreak of chikungunya continues it’s trek through the Caribbean as the region has confirmed another 293 cases during the past week, while suspected cases near 6,000, according to a European Centre of More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
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Australia: North Queensland dengue count nears 100, Innisfail records first case

The dengue fever outbreak in northern Queensland keeps inching higher as the new tally nears 100 cases, according to a Queensland Health update today. Aedes aegypti Image/CDC Six additional confirmed cases have More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, February 8th, 2014
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Chikungunya outbreak continues to grow as Caribbean case count nears 1,500

Since the chikungunya virus first made it’s appearance in the Western Hemisphere in early December on the Caribbean island of Saint Martin, the outbreak has continued to grow and spread throughout many parts More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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Islamic cleric Yusuf Qaradawi attacks UAE for jailing ‘hardliners,’ Qatari ambassador to denounce cleric’s remarks

The UAE summoned the Qatari ambassador on Sunday to protest against remarks made by a Muslim Brotherhood cleric who slammed the Emirates for jailing hardliners, the Foreign Ministry said. Yusuf Al Qardawi at the More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 30th, 2014
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Panama dengue fever death toll rises to 13, first hantavirus death of 2014

The Ministry of Health (MoH ) of Panama today confirmed that the country has reported 13 deaths from dengue transmitted by the bite of the Aedes aegypti , and the first death of the year for hantavirus , according More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
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Dominica reports three more chikungunya cases

Health officials on the island of Dominica have reported three more confirmed cases of chikungunya, bringing the total to four, according to a Dominica News Online report Tuesday. According to the report, the new More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
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Chikungunya total on St. Maarten increases to 10

The number of confirmed chikungunya fever cases reported on the Dutch Side of the island of St. Martin has jumped to 10, prompting health officials to start a country-wide clean up starting Saturday, according to More...


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