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Egyptian Media

Has Sisi's Disdain for the Muslim Brotherhood Poisoned Egypt's Position on the Conflict in Gaza?

Jeremiah J. Bowden | Posted 09.21.2014 | Home
Jeremiah J. Bowden

In November 2012 Mohammed Morsi's Egypt was a vocal supporter of Hamas. Now, less than 20 months later, Egypt's current leadership classifies Hamas as a terrorist organization that ought to be wiped off the face of the Earth.

Did The Simpsons Start The War In Syria?

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 05.08.2014 | Home

According to one Egyptian TV anchor, the uprising in Syria was cooked up years before the Arab Spring, and an old episode of The Simpsons serves as th...

Dominating Religion in Egypt's Pseudo-secular State

Khaled Abou El Fadl | Posted 11.18.2013 | Home
Khaled Abou El Fadl

I fear that, eventually, a vicious and bloody revolution will bring about an Iranian-style theocracy in Egypt. It is all too often forgotten that the CIA coup of the democratically elected Mosaddegh government in Iran led to the Iranian revolution twenty years later.

Egypt in the Twilight Zone

Khaled Abou El Fadl | Posted 11.02.2013 | Home
Khaled Abou El Fadl

Anyone following the Egyptian media since President Morsi's overthrow would get a very quick education in how to invent the twilight zone, and then live in it.

Without Freedom of Expression, the Egyptian Revolution Wouldn't be Complete

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 08.15.2011 | Media
Faisal J. Abbas

As much as one would like to end the story by saying "...and the people of Egypt lived happily ever after", it might just be too premature to say so.

At the Arab Media Forum, Another Revolution Took Place

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 07.25.2011 | Media
Faisal J. Abbas

As the curtains came down marking the conclusion of the 10th annual Arab Media Forum (AMF) last week, it was quite evident that a new era has arrived and the AMF is embracing it with arms wide-open.

Media Coverage of Egyptian Events Draws Fire, Praise

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

A sign carried by a demonstrator in Cairo's Tahrir Square read: "Egyptian media don't see, don't hear, they just talk." It was right on the mark.

Egyptian Women: Image vs. Reality

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Marlene H. Phillips

If you see a woman in Cairo with her hair uncovered, she is either Christian, a tourist, or very, very brave.