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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.

Morsi Sentencing Reignites Muslim Brotherhood Militancy

Daniel Nisman | Posted 05.20.2015 | World
Daniel Nisman

The May 16-17 weekend proved to be among the most controversial periods in President Sisi's nearly two-year rule, with Egypt's Mubarak era-judiciary issuing three highly symbolic decisions against the country's various opposition groups.

Egypt's Ousted President Starts Latest Trial

AP | BRIAN ROHAN | Posted 02.16.2015 | World

CAIRO (AP) — A new trial for Egypt's ousted ex-president opened Sunday in Cairo, with prosecutors accusing him of espionage and leaking confidential...

Egypt: Time to Return? What's New?

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 04.02.2015 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

What's new in Egypt? Plenty and that which is not new will always inspire. The Sphinx awed Napoleon and it certainly still leaves me in awe...every visit.

Egypt and Israel Are Linked

Micah D. Halpern | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics
Micah D. Halpern

The equation is clear and simple to understand. The security of Egypt has an effect on the security of Israel. And the security of both Egypt and Israel has a huge impact of the stability of the entire Middle East region.

'The Square' Film On Egypt's Revolution Will Not Be Shown In Egypt

Religion News Service | Monique El-Faizy | Posted 02.10.2014 | Religion

CAIRO (RNS) There’s a lot anyone can learn from Jehane Noujaim’s Oscar-nominated documentary “The Square,” an examination of the 18-day uprisi...

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 ...

Huffington This Week: The Pulse of a Nation

Arianna Huffington | Posted 03.26.2014 | World
Arianna Huffington

In this week's issue, we put the spotlight on Egypt, where things feel disturbingly similar to the way they were before the Arab Spring.

Egypt's Security Forces Clash With Hundreds Of Morsi Supporters

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security forces fired tear gas and clashed with hundreds of supporters of Mohammed Morsi around the country Friday and arreste...

Report: Egypt's Ousted President To Be Tried For Conspiracy

AP | Posted 12.18.2013 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt state media is reporting that the country's top prosecutor has referred ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to trial for con...

Egypt Police Fire Tear Gas On Protesters

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 01.31.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Police fired tear gas to drive hundreds of supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president from Cairo's famed Tahrir Square on Sunday, ...

Morsi Claims He Was Kidnapped Before Ousting

Reuters | Michael Georgy | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Hadeel Al Shalchi CAIRO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi said on Wednesday he was kidnapped by the Republican Guard ...

Is Egypt Out to Topple Hamas?

Daniel Nisman | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Daniel Nisman

The Egyptian military's reasoning behind the tunnel and border closures is simple: Hamas and other militants in the Gaza Strip are assisting supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi in waging a campaign of terrorism against the state.

Kerry Urges Reforms After Morsi Ouster

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

CAIRO — CAIRO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says U.S.-Egypt relations should not be defined by assistance. At a joint news confer...

Egyptian Police Takes To Teargas To Disperse Morsi Supporters

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

CAIRO, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Police used teargas on Friday to disperse demonstrations by supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in Egypt...

Crackdown: Muslim Brotherhood Faces Wave Of Trials

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 10.19.2013 | World

CAIRO -- CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood faces a wave of trials unlike any it has seen in its history, threatening to put a large number of ...

The Crisis in Egypt Today: An Interview With Mohammad Fadel

Danny Postel | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Danny Postel

"The situation in Egypt in terms of the objective, day-to-day circumstances of living, have been difficult for a long time and they became more difficult after the revolution and removal of Mubarak. But returning to the security state is precisely the wrong answer."

U.S. Citizen Found Dead In Egyptian Prison

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2013 | World

CAIRO, Oct 13 (Reuters) - A U.S. citizen was found dead in an Egyptian prison on Sunday in an apparent suicide six weeks after he was arrested for bre...

Morsi's Murder Trial To Start November 4

Agence France Presse | | Posted 12.09.2013 | World

The trial of Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi on charges of inciting the murder of protesters will start on November 4, the official M...

Egyptian Court Upholds Prison Sentence For Morsi's PM

Reuters | Posted 11.30.2013 | World

CAIRO, Sept 30 (Reuters) - An Egyptian court on Monday upheld a one-year prison sentence against former Prime Minister Hisham Kandil, who headed t...

El-Sissi and the Egyptian Presidency

Ahmed Kadry | Posted 11.25.2013 | World
Ahmed Kadry

There is no escaping it: Egyptians have fallen for their country again. At the centre of this romance is the shrewd man in uniform and Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces, General Abdel Fattah el-Sissi.

Egypt Bans Muslim Brotherhood

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 11.23.2013 | World

CAIRO — An Egyptian court on Monday ordered the banning of the Muslim Brotherhood and the confiscation of its assets, opening the door for autho...

Morsi Finally Talks To Family

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 09.19.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's ousted president, Mohammed Morsi, told his wife and children he is in good health in his first conversation with his family since the...

Clashes Erupt Across Egypt

AP | TONY G. GABRIEL and ASHRAF SWEILAM | Posted 11.13.2013 | World

CAIRO — Clashes erupted between supporters and opponents of Egypt's ousted president during nationwide protests Friday as the military battled a...

Ghonim and El Baradei Must Speak Up

Mohammed Khalid Alyahya | Posted 11.09.2013 | World
Mohammed Khalid Alyahya

Ghonim and Baradei have a moral obligation to speak up against this coup and do whatever is within their capacity to reroute Egypt from the path that is leading it to a dark abyss. They must speak up.