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Egyptians Say No to Sisi's Propaganda

Soumaya Ghannoushi | Posted 10.21.2015 | World
Soumaya Ghannoushi

Egypt looks nothing like the promised heaven of stability and cohesiveness. Scores of Egyptians have been murdered by an ever more rampant police, sentenced to death in kangaroo courts, or jailed in the most inhumane conditions where torture is routine. Dissent is not tolerated, with the media and the press reduced to the role of state propagandists singing the General's praises and parroting his words.

Egypt Army Chief Reportedly To Run For President After Toppling Morsi

Reuters | Michael Georgy | Posted 04.07.2014 | World

(Adds quotes from Sisi, details on crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood movement, economic problems in Egypt) By Michael Georgy ...

Is the West Siding With 'Terrorists' in Egypt?

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 10.19.2013 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

Democracy should be protected and cherished, but has the West forgotten how far away the Brotherhood was from protecting and cherishing democracy when they were in power?

What Now for Egypt?

Harun Yahya | Posted 08.19.2013 | World
Harun Yahya

The Army and the Brotherhood urgently need to agree on a lowest common denominator. The demands of all the sections of society, Coptic Christians, secularists, liberals, supporters of the Brotherhood and Salafis must be taken on board.

Egypt's 'Bloodless Coup' History Weighs Heavy On Generals In Charge

Reuters | Posted 10.05.2013 | World

By Matt Robinson CAIRO, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Nubar Keropian was in his late teens when the Egyptian army last took power by force of arms...

Even More Morsi Supporters Shot Dead In Egypt

Reuters | Posted 09.27.2013 | World

* Foreign minister blames Brotherhood, urges dialogue * Human rights body denounces police violence * Two killed in clas...

White House Won't Call Egypt Intervention Coup

Reuters | Posted 09.07.2013 | World

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON, July 8 (Reuters) - The White House refused to label the military ouster of Egypt's president a coup on Mo...

Morsi Supporters Take To The Streets

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2013 | World

CAIRO, July 5 (Reuters) - Islamist allies of Egypt's ousted president, Mohammed Morsi, called on people to protest on Friday to express outrage at h...

Obama On Morsi Coup: 'We Are Deeply Concerned'

Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke out Tuesday on the removal of Mohammed Morsi as Egypt's president, saying he was "deeply concerned" by the decision. ...

Morsi Out, Military Presents Roadmap

Posted 07.03.2013 | World

The Egyptian military has announced the removal of Mohammed Morsi as president, presenting a roadmap for reconciliation in the country. In a telev...

State News: Interim Rule To Be Short, Followed By Elections

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2013 | World

CAIRO, July 3 (Reuters) - An army-backed plan for a new Egyptian political transition includes a short period of interim rule to be followed by presid...

Hagel Called Egypt's Army Chief

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2013 | World

WASHINGTON, July 3 (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel called Egyptian army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday and the two als...

Is Egypt's Army Chief Biting The Hand That Fed Him?

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2013 | World

By Maggie Fick CAIRO, July 3 (Reuters) - When President Mohamed Mursi swept aside the ageing commanders of Egypt's military a year ago...

Report: Egyptian Opposition Leader Meets With Army

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2013 | World

CAIRO, July 3 (Reuters) - Egyptian liberal opposition leader Mohammed ElBaradei met army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday, two politi...

Egypt Army: Ready To Die For The People

Reuters | Posted 09.01.2013 | World

CAIRO, July 3 (Reuters) - Egypt's high command said on Wednesday the army was ready to die to defend Egypt's people against terrorists and fools, in...

What You Need To Know About Egypt's New Government

Posted 06.28.2012 | World

In the wake of Egypt's historic presidential elections, the distribution of power in the country remains up in the air. Just who does what, exactly? ...

Brotherhood: Army Does Not Have Right To Curb Presidential Power

Reuters | Posted 08.19.2012 | World

By Dina Zayed and Tamim Elyan CAIRO, June 19 (Reuters) - Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood declared on Tuesday it did not want a confrontatio...

'The Army, The People...'

Posted 01.25.2012 | World

By Charles M. Sennott, GlobalPost One year into Egypt's unfinished revolution, fateful questions loom here in the most populous nation in the Arab...

Joshua Hersh

Egypt Elections: Turmoil In Tahrir Square Casts Pall Over Ruling Military Regime, An American Ally | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.25.2011 | World

CAIRO -- As tens of thousands of people packed into downtown's Tahrir Square for the eighth straight day of massive street protests against Egypt's mi...

Joshua Hersh

Egyptian Army Moves Into Tahrir Square | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.20.2011 | World

CAIRO -- The Egyptian Army, long absent from the protests and clashes that have riled Tahrir Square for more than 30 hours, arrived suddenly at 5:00 p...

Clash Between Armed Group And Egyptian Military In Sinai Leaves Six Dead

Posted 09.29.2011 | World

CAIRO, July 30 (Reuters) - Six people were killed in fighting between an armed group and security forces in the north of Egypt's Sinai region, securit...

How Egypt Can Help Libya

Richard Stallman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Stallman

I suggest that the UN Security Council invite Egypt to intervene, if Libyans approve. A small part of Egypt's army would dwarf Gaddafi's forces.

Mubarak-Style Government Without Mubarak

Meedan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Several days after the resignation of former Mubarak, an important question remains. Has the military been part of the political games and failed to really hear the array of voices that have occupied Egypt's streets for nearly three weeks?

Africa's Youths United Can Never be Defeated

Alemayehu G. Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alemayehu G. Mariam

Mubarak, Irhal! A specter is haunting Africa and the Middle East - the specter of an awesome army of youths on the move, in revolt, marching for free...

My Love, Egypt

Scott MacLeod | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott MacLeod

How sweet is the air of Egyptian freedom. In all of Cairo and Egypt, a nation exalts in its liberation. Through the evening and into the early morning, I stood in Tahrir Square as they sang and danced.