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Omar Suleiman

Omar Suleiman is a former Egyptian army general, politician, diplomat, and intelligence officer. A leading figure in Egypt's intelligence system since 1986, Suleiman was appointed to the long-vacant Vice Presidency by then-President Hosni Mubarak on 29 January 2011. On 11 February 2011, Suleiman announced Mubarak's resignation and ceased being Vice President; of which Suleiman is a member. Suleiman withdrew from the political scene and did not appear in public after announcing Mubarak's resignation.
Millions of Egyptian citizens involved in the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 opposed Suleiman or Mubarak remaining in power without elections taking place. Human rights groups tied Suleiman’s career to a regime marked by widespread human rights abuses, In response to the 2011 protests, Suleiman blamed foreign influence and appealed to protestors to go home. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Unruly Hebron Clan Pushes Hamas — and Israel — to Brink
2014-07-02
The following spring Israel assassinated Hamas's Number 1 and Number 2 leaders, Sheikh Ahmed Yassin and Abdel Aziz Rantisi. At that point, according to Eldar, Hamas secretly sent a message to Israel via Egyptian intelligence minister Omar Suleiman, ...
(Jewish Daily Forward (blog))

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    Israeli forces kill Palestinian in Jenin, destroy 2 houses in Hebron, and ...
    2014-07-01
    A number of civilians evacuated the victim's body to Dr. Khalil Suleiman Hospital in Jenin. According to eyewitnesses, the area was completely quiet when members of the Israeli undercover unit fired at the victims. In a serious precedent, Israeli ...
    (International Solidarity Movement)

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      Syria punishes towns supporting ISIL, 16 dead in air raids
      2014-06-22
      ISIL's toughest fighters said to be behind gruesome executions that earned the group a reputation for ruthlessness are mainly foreign jihadists, including Chechen Abu Omar al-Shishani, believed to have a crack force of over 800 fighters. (Reporting by ...
      (Firstpost)
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      Leytonstone double murder: Eighth man charged
      2014-06-12
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      (The Voice Online)
      1. An eighth person has been charged with the murder of two friends in Leytonstone.

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      Latest Update On ASUP/COEASU Strike:FG Takes A Risk At Last
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      Jordan downplays expulsion of Syria's ambassador
      2014-05-27
      “The government's decision to consider Bahjat Suleiman persona non grata and ask him to leave within 24 hours over his insults to Jordan does not at all mean that Jordanian-Syrian ties will be severed,” Information Minister Mohammad Momani told ...
      (gulfnews.com)
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      Jordan downplays expulsion of Syria's ambassador
      2014-05-27
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      (Yahoo News)
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      Jordan expels Syrian ambassador
      2014-05-26
      By OMAR AKOUR and MAAMOUN YOUSSEF. The Associated Press. AMMAN, Jordan -- Jordan on Monday expelled the Syrian ... Ambassador Bahjat Suleiman was declared persona non-grata because of "continued offensive statements, through his personal contacts or ...
      (MiamiHerald.com)
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      Jordan expels Syrian envoy in diplomatic tussle
      2014-05-26
      Syrian officials and diplomats regularly launch diatribes against the leaders of those countries and Turkey. Soon after the announcement from Amman about Suleiman, Syria's Foreign Ministry said it would expel the Jordanian charge d'affaires in ...
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      1. Jordan expels Syrian ambassador

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