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The Coptic Canadian surgeon who is going home to serve the poor

by Jayson Casper - 2nd April 2014

SIXTY PER CENT of Egyptian doctors work abroad, and rural hospitals suffer the most - until now.

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MALDIVES: Cleric calls for FGM on Islamic grounds

by Vishal Arora - 12th March 2014

FIQH ACADEMY seeks to revive barbaric practice in ugly trade-off with Saudi Arabia.

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TURKEY: World’s oldest Syriac Orthodox monastery fights back after illegal government land grab

by Sam Hailes - 5th March 2014

ONE LAWSUIT claimed that the sanctuary was built over the ruins of a mosque - 170 years before Mohammed was born.

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