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Latest update : 2012-03-28

Egypt: war of words between SCAF and Muslim Brotherhood

What exactly is the constitutional crisis in Egypt all about, what could the Arab League summit in Iraq achieve, and is there any hope for Kofi Annan's peace plan in Syria? It's all in the international papers.

The Egypt Independent explains what the row between the Egyptian army and the Muslim Brotherhood is really about - while The Arabist says the constitutional chaos raises the risk of a military coup.

The National's cartoon isn't very flattering about the Arab League summit in Iraq - while the Atlantic explains Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is treading a thin line between Syria and his Sunni Arab peers.

Talking of Syria, The Guardian says the Annan peace plan is a sham - but if both sides are convinced they can use it to trap the other, it could lead to real dialogue.

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2017-03-24 François Fillon

France's Fillon insists President Hollande is behind efforts to tarnish him

FRENCH PAPERS, 24.03.17: Le Figaro leads with accusations by conservative presidential candidate François Fillon that French President François Hollande has been orchestrating...

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2017-03-23 London

'Terror in Westminster'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 23.03.17: Join us as we take a look at reactions in the press and on social media to yesterday's terrorist attack on Westminster in London. Amid the...

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2017-03-22 Brussels attacks

Brussels attacks, one year on: 'What if their hate has contaminated us?'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 22.03.17: Belgium marks the first anniversary of the terrorist attacks that killed 32 people. For a week now, Belgian media and politicians have been...

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2017-03-22 François Fillon

French interior minister quits over holiday jobs for daughters

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 22.03.17: Another day, another scandal. Yesterday, French Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux resigned after it emerged he had hired his two daughters as...

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2017-03-21 Northern Ireland

Martin McGuiness, 'terrorist turned statesman', dies at 66

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 21.03.17: Papers react to the death of Martin McGuinness, the Irish rebel who went on to be Northern Ireland's deputy first minister for a decade. He...

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