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  • Briefly: Middle East

    The head of Al-Azhar, the pre-eminent institute of Islamic learning in the Sunni Muslim world, put forward a bill of rights on Tuesday upholding freedom of expression and belief ahead of the drafting of Egypt's new constitution.


  • This June 24, 2009 file photo shows U.S. President Barack Obama waving at the audience, after delivering a speech at Cairo University in Cairo, Egypt. President Barack Obama won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday Oct. 9, 2009 for "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples," the Norwegian Nobel Committee said, citing his outreach to the Muslim world and attempts to curb nuclear proliferation. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser, File)

    GAFFNEY: Muslim outreach, Take 2

    President Obama will "reach out" yet again on Thursday to what he insists on calling "the Muslim world." Think of it as the 2.0 version of his much-ballyhooed but seriously deficient 2009 speech at Al-Azhar University in Cairo.


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