THE BLIND SHEIKH; 14 SENTENCED IN SINAI ATTACKS; ALEPPO - Editor's Picks 24 September 2012

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24 Sep 2012 00:00

On Monday, September 24, Ismailia Criminal Court sentenced 14 members of a militant group with the death penalty for attacking a police station in the city of Al-Arish, North Sinai, last year and killing several army and police officers.

With Egyptian President Morsi's visit to New York for UN General Assembly meetings, the family of the blind Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman appealed to him to seek the release of the Sheikh, who is imprisoned in the US having been convicted of seditious conspiracy in the World Trade Center Bombing in 1993.

With massive destruction in the city of Aleppo apparent on this street behind Dar Al Shifa hospital, along with a lack of employees due to the ongoing crisis, garbage accumulates threatening the spread of contagious diseases.

The American University of Cairo raised tuition prices by 7%, increasing the cost of education to nearly $25,000 and leading students to stage an ongoing strike that forced the administration to suspend all classes until further notice.

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Trash In Aleppo Streets
Syria,Aleppo
By ameryaseen
21 Sep 2012

Aleppo, Al Sha'ar
Because of the Syrian crisis, there are no employees to take care of the city's garbage.
Dirt accumulates and diseases spread.

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Aleppo Destroyed...
Syria, Aleppo
By ameryaseen
14 Sep 2012

Aleppo, Al Sha'ar, behind Dar Al Shifa hospital.