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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: 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.

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.

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...

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 the...

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.

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.

Thousands Of Morsi Supporters Take To The Streets, 6 Dead

Reuters | Posted 10.30.2013 | World

By Maggie Fick CAIRO, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Thousands of supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi marched through Cairo and ...

Time to Pivot US Foreign Policy to Iran

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 10.25.2013 | World
Sarwar Kashmeri

It is time to pivot America's Middle-East foreign policy from the futile quest of trying to influence the trajectory of Arab lands to Iran, where a rapprochement will have enormous consequences for the United States, the region and the world.

Egypt: Secular Dictatorship vs. Religious Dictatorship

Mahmood Delkhasteh | Posted 10.23.2013 | World
Mahmood Delkhasteh

How and why did such a bizarre u-turn in the revolutionary process lead former revolutionaries to defend the reversal of their own victory?

Germany's Arms Sales and the Middle East

Daniel Wagner | Posted 10.23.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

It is no secret that the German military equipment being purchased by Saudi Arabia will most likely be used to crack down on anti-government demonstrations inside Bahrain, and/or the Shia-majority region of eastern Saudi Arabia.

Morsi Perfume?!

Agence France Presse | | Posted 10.22.2013 | World

Palestinian security services have arrested an Islamist sympathiser in the West Bank for selling perfume named in honour of Egypt's ousted president M...

Why I Am Against the Military Coup in Egypt

Ehab Lotayef | Posted 10.22.2013 | World
Ehab Lotayef

The army has no place in the political process and should stay out of it. The coup should be defeated and democracy restored, otherwise Egypt would face a bleak future -- quite a contrast to the bright future we imagined in February of 2011.

The Dispersal of the Protest Bears Testimony to the Professionalism of the State and the "Haphazardness" of the Muslim Brotherhood

Raghida Dergham | Posted 10.16.2013 | World
Raghida Dergham

Many legendary Arab statesmen have fallen over the past few years - having been hanged or mutilated, or fled or been imprisoned. Yet the lesson remain...

The Death of the Arab Spring

Daniel Wagner | Posted 10.16.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

For all intents and purposes, the Arab Spring is dead. The Arab Winter has officially arrived.

CAIRO: 'Everyone Here Expects America To Fix Things'

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.15.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

HuffPost Middle East Correspondent Joshua Hersh joined HuffPost Live Thursday from Cairo to react to President Obama's speech about the escalating cri...