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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Situation at IOL Still Unclear

Despite this statement from IOL workers, the situation at remains unclear. Reports published yesterday indicated that Qatar's Minister of Social Affairs had ousted Sheikh Youssef el-Qaradawi from his position as head of the Qatari Al-Balagh Soceity, which owns the website, and that the Cairo office is already making plans for a new site.

Meanwhile, Nadia El-Awady, who used to work with IOL as a journalist and editor, invited journalists throughout Egypt to show solidarity with IOL strikers by visiting IOL's office on Thursday afternoon in 6th of October City.

More on the crisis at IOL

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