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Abdel Fattah Al Sissi

Egypt: President Sisi in a Crusader Fight with a Generation

Karim Lahidji | Posted 01.25.2016 | Politics
Karim Lahidji

In order to address the regime's counterproductive measures leading to mass radicalization and instability, the international community must pressure President Sisi to immediately put an end to the ongoing human rights violations.

The Egyptian Revolutionaries: What Went Wrong

Sara Khorshid | Posted 04.19.2015 | World
Sara Khorshid

Four years after Mubarak's ouster, the question remains as to what went wrong. What path they should have taken, if any, to avoid ending up at the point where they (and Egypt) are now?

Arab Organizations Denounce Persecution Of Gays And Complicity Of Egyptian Media

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Several well-known organizations in the Arab world released a joint statement on Monday denouncing the recent mass arrests of alleged gay people in Ca...

Is There Hope For Egypt's LGBT Community?

HuffPost Maghreb | Najma Kousri Labidi | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

EGYPT -- Since General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi came to power in June 2014, Egypt's atmosphere has been tense. The nation's law on demonstrations, adopted...

How State Failure Is Deepening Class Tensions in Egypt

Sara Khorshid | Posted 01.05.2015 | World
Sara Khorshid

Pressure on the lower and middle classes is increasing in view of the state's continued failure to deliver at an acceptable level of efficiency as well as the absence of the rule of law, which results from the deeply rooted corruption and the weakening of the state after three years of protests and political turmoil.

Can Gaza Ever Be Pacified?

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 10.07.2014 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

The simplistic narratives spinning around the war about Gaza only make things worse for its victimized citizenry. For Israelis and for those truly interested in a positive future for Gaza, it is essential to understand that Hamas and the Palestinians who live there are not one and the same.

Why the US Record on Free Press Won't Inspire Cairo

Sarah Harvard | Posted 08.31.2014 | Politics
Sarah Harvard

The Obama administration's statements about the three Al Jazeera journalists are encouraging and ring true to the needs of both the Egyptian and the American people, but it's unsure whether they are in the right position to point their finger just yet.

Sophia Jones

Democracy In Egypt Not Actually That Important To U.S., Analysts Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 04.24.2014 | World

CAIRO -- After months of icy relations between the United States and Egypt, the Obama administration announced on Tuesday that it's resuming partial m...

Sophia Jones

Will Russia Eclipse U.S. Influence In Egypt?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 11.26.2014 | World

ISTANBUL -- In a high-profile meeting in Moscow this week, Russian President Vladimir Putin gave his full-fledged support for Egypt's military leader ...

Sophia Jones

'Now Is The Time To Take Risks'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 02.12.2014 | World

CAIRO -- One year ago, Umm Fattih felt destined to live out her life in poverty. As a single, middle-aged woman with no means to support herself, she ...

Egypt's Top General Rips Into U.S.

www.washingtonpost.com | Posted 10.03.2013 | World

CAIRO — In his first interview since the overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi last month, Egypt’s commanding general sharply criticized the U.S. r...