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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.

An Al-Jazeera Journalist, His Wedding, And His Words

Ahmed Charai | Posted 07.12.2016 | World
Ahmed Charai

I believe in a future in which Muslim spiritual leaders and Islamist activists no longer view their faith or their fellow Muslims in these terms -- and where those Westerners who believe in fairness, equality and justice for all open their hearts to all the peoples of the region, not just a privileged few.

Egyptian Soccer Player Criticizes Sisi in Reflection of Mounting Discontent

James Dorsey | Posted 07.06.2016 | World
James Dorsey

Criticism this week by soccer player Ahmed al-Merghani of general-turned-president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi's hard-handed repression of dissent and failure to defeat a mushrooming insurgency in the Sinai peninsula signals mounting discontent in Egypt.

Egypt Sentences US-Egyptian Citizen To Life In Prison

Reuters | Mahmoud Mourad | Posted 04.14.2015 | World

CAIRO, April 11 (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced Mohamed Badie, leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, and 13 other senior members of the g...

In Egypt, Seeing the Muslim Brotherhood for What It Is

Stanley Weiss | Posted 05.02.2015 | World
Stanley Weiss

By Stanley A. Weiss and Raphael Benaroya GSTAAD AND CAIRO--In the early 1990s, Robert Pelletreau, the United States ambassador to Egypt, met with Egy...

Egyptian Court Sentences 183 Muslim Brotherhood Supporters To Death

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2015 | World

By Omar Fahmy CAIRO, Feb 2 (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced 183 supporters of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to death on Monday on charges ...

Government and Fans Battle in Court and on the Pitch in Egypt and Turkey

James Dorsey | Posted 02.11.2015 | World
James Dorsey

In Turkey, the government has sought to drive a wedge between militant fans and other supporters by arguing that e-ticketing was a way to combat illegal ticket scalping, increase tax revenues and ensure that stadia are safe for families.

Sophia Jones

Parents Of Jailed Australian Journalist Ask Egypt's President To Send Their Son Home | Sophia Jones | Posted 11.22.2014 | World

ISTANBUL --The parents of jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste, who is serving a seven-year sentence in Egypt for what have been widely denounced...

Egypt Dissolves Muslim Brotherhood's Political Party

Reuters | Lin Noueihed | Posted 10.09.2014 | World

CAIRO, Aug 9 (Reuters) - An Egyptian court on Saturday dissolved the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the political wing of the banned Muslim Brothe...

Israel and Saudi Arabia: Forging Ties on Quicksand

James Dorsey | Posted 09.11.2014 | World
James Dorsey

As states, Saudi Arabia and Israel share few, if any common values, despite some cultural values that are common to Wahhabism, the austere form of Islam adopted by the kingdom, and ultra-orthodox Jews. But they increasingly have common interests.

A Hundred Years from John Dewey to FOX News

Khaled Abou El Fadl | Posted 07.26.2014 | World
Khaled Abou El Fadl

Over the past hundred years, the process of polarized dehumanization, distrust, and betrayal has resulted in a spiraling deprecation of cultural and social values in Muslim countries.

Egypt Jails 155 Muslim Brotherhood Supporters

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2014 | World

CAIRO, May 21 (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced 155 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to jail terms on Wednesday and gave 54 of them life sentence...

Behind the Egyptian Junta's Iron Curtain

Medea Benjamin | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics
Medea Benjamin

After a recent CODEPINK delegation to Egypt ended up in deportations and assault, we have become acutely aware of some of the horrors that Egyptians are facing in the aftermath of the July 3 coup that toppled Muslim Brotherhood President Mohamed Morsi.

Egyptian Court Jails More Than 100 Morsi Supporters

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2014 | World

* Court sentences 119 Mursi supporters over Oct. 6 protests * More than 50 killed in protest after president toppled * A...

Who Is Behind the UK's Probe Into the Muslim Brotherhood?

Patrick Galey | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics
Patrick Galey

Brotherhood supporters have been massacred, arrested, tortured and sentenced to die en masse. And yet, as the new leaders in Cairo (and the old ones in Riyadh) have argued, the UK appears to suspect that it is the Brotherhood who are the terrorists.

Egypt Puts Muslim Brotherhood Leader And 682 Others On Trial

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2014 | World

* Mass trials, death sentences could trigger more violence * Brotherhood believed to have about 1 million members * Unit...

529 Death Sentences Is Like.. Condemning A Whole North Dakotan Town

Posted 03.27.2014 | World

A criminal court in Egypt ordered the execution of 529 people said to belong to the Muslim Brotherhood on Monday. The defendants were standing trial f...

Forget About Democracy in Egypt

Allan Topol | Posted 05.04.2014 | Politics
Allan Topol

The Egyptian people have shown they prefer military rule. It's time we in the United States honored their preference and stopped trying to remake Egypt in our own image.

United Nations No Defender of Muslim Women's Rights

Ida Lichter, M.D. | Posted 03.10.2014 | Religion
Ida Lichter, M.D.

Although the UN does important humanitarian work, it is overgrown with the weeds of a dysfunctional bureaucracy and spineless leadership, and has become a watering hole for states that are prepared to sanction sex discrimination and extremist ideology without fear of serious challenge by the world body.

Islamists Have Failed to Deliver

Parvez Ahmed | Posted 03.05.2014 | World
Parvez Ahmed

Muslims favor democracy, symbiotic coexistence with others and a system of governance that best reflects their own ethical values. Islamists like the ruling secularists they deposed have not been able to translate this aspiration into effective governance.

13 Egyptian Protesters Die In Clashes With Police

Reuters | Posted 03.05.2014 | World

By Maggie Fick CAIRO, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Thirteen people were shot dead as supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood clashed with police acr...

Egypt Pushes Through With Brutal Crackdown On Muslim Brotherhood

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2014 | World

By Asma Alsharif CAIRO, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces have arrested the son of a Muslim Brotherhood leader on charges of...

Egypt Arrests Muslim Brotherhood Supporters Under New Terror Law

Reuters | Posted 02.25.2014 | World

CAIRO, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Police arrested 16 Muslim Brotherhood supporters on Thursday, the state news agency said, the first arrests on charges of ...

Egypt Detains 22 Female Islamists

Reuters | Posted 11.01.2013 | World

ALEXANDRIA, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Egypt has detained 22 women members of the Muslim Brotherhood, a security official said on Friday, fuelling tensions day...

Egypt Arrests Another Top Muslim Brotherhood Leader

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Hadeel Al Shalchi CAIRO, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Egyptian police fired teargas at protesting students at Cairo's al-Azhar university on ...