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The Case for Broadcasting the Egyptian Parliament

Joseph El-Cassabgui | Posted 02.25.2017 | Politics
Joseph El-Cassabgui

It is extremely important that the Egyptian parliament, despite the chaos that it is trying to hide from the eyes of the world, resumes broadcasting its sessions live for the public to view. Egypt is going through a critical period that will define its future path and determine its success or failure. The laws being ratified and the bylaws being approved will exist for the unforeseeable future, and it is only right that the public take part in this process.

Saraya Abdeen: TV Serial Vexes Egyptians, Historians

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.15.2014 | Entertainment
Magda Abu-Fadil

Barely halfway through its month-long run, the TV serial Saraya Abdeen had already ruffled Egyptian feathers, irked historians, and upset the surviving son of Egypt's ousted King Farouk whose forebears occupied the palace after which the show is named.

Egyptian Media Defects Highlighted by Local Journalists

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Journalists working for major state-run dailies and television channels have revealed, off the record, that senior officials in their news organizations were corrupt, abused power, and lined their pockets at taxpayers' expense.

Amr Moussa May be Offering a Safe Exit for the Egyptian Regime

Wael Nawara | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Wael Nawara

Amr Moussa, Secretary General of the Arab League, has made a surprising statement regarding his intentions to run as a candidate in Egypt's presidential race.

Egyptian Clampdown on Press Freedom Gaining Pace

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Magda Abu-Fadil

Noted, controversial media figures critical of the Egyptian regime are being sacked ahead of legislative elections in November.

Fifth Estate, Censorship Battles at Dubai's Arab Media Forum

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

In the United Arab Emirates -- of which Dubai is a member -- collaboration between telecoms and new media is flourishing, leading to a creative model emerging from the Middle East region.