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Ramadan 2016 Day One: Maintaining Faith in Islam

Anhar Karim | Posted 06.08.2016 | Religion
Anhar Karim

What lies within? My friend Shahzeb asked if I wanted to come over to his apartment. "To do what?" I asked. "To clean." Despite no part of that s...

Ten Things We've Learned From the Egyptian Revolution

Menna Elnaka | Posted 02.12.2016 | College
Menna Elnaka

On this day, five years ago, February 11th, we thought we attained our dream... Looking back at the day when Mubarak stepped down, watching funny vide...

5 Years After the Revolution, Egypt's a Hell After a Paradise

Walid Akef | Posted 01.27.2016 | World
Walid Akef

CAIRO -- I had a dream like any other Egyptian. I lived through the unforgettable moment when Mubarak was obliged to cede the throne. I was waiting for a new Egypt, for a different future to come. Now, we are living through the worst moments Egypt has ever lived. Yet even in this complex reality, we still have hope.

Egyptian Justice Under Collapse

Diana Eltahawy | Posted 03.01.2015 | World
Diana Eltahawy

Egyptian courts have allowed alleged perpetrators of killings and torture from security agencies to walk free, sometimes without ever appearing in court, while relatives of those killed by police brutality suffer in silence.

Mubarak's Case Is A ‘Trial Of Egypt's Revolution'

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 12.09.2014 | World

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we look at the situation in Egypt and for...

Egypt's Public Prosecutor Appeals Mubarak Verdict

Reuters | Posted 02.01.2015 | World

CAIRO, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Egypt's public prosecutor ordered an appeal on Tuesday against a court decision to drop charges against former president Ho...

Mubarak Verdict Fuels Protests And Mockery In Egypt

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2015 | World

(Adds background on U.S. relations, paragraphs 7-8) By Amr Dalsh CAIRO, Nov 30 (Reuters)- - Protests erupted at universi...

From Ferguson to Cairo

Freedom House | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics
Freedom House

Clearly, Ferguson is not Gaza, or Bahrain, or Egypt. As many activists in those countries would note, the situations are simply not in the same category in terms of scale, severity, or political context. But no one should be satisfied merely with the fact that there is less tear gas and deadly police violence in the United States than in authoritarian countries.

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."

Apres moi le déluge

Francis Levy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Francis Levy

T he sentiment of "Apres moi le deluge" could easily be applied to the Middle East. Gaddafi, Hussein have fallen, along with Mubarak in Egypt and his ...

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?

Washington and the Egyptian Tragedy

Stephen Zunes | Posted 10.22.2013 | World
Stephen Zunes

The vast majority of Egyptians killed since the coup have been unarmed protesters who were struck down with American-made weapons by soldiers transported in American-made vehicles provided by the American taxpayer.

Mubarak To Be Put Under House Arrest

Reuters | Posted 10.21.2013 | World

CAIRO, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Deposed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak will be put under house arrest, the prime minister's office said on Wednesday. ...

From Iran in 1953 to Egypt in 2013 -- Why Should the World Have to Pay for U.S. Empire?

Chris Ernesto | Posted 10.20.2013 | World
Chris Ernesto

The U.S. has the power to help calm the situation by stopping military aid and by sincerely condemning violence against Egyptian protesters. But many are lobbying Washington to turn a blind eye to what is happening in strategically important Egypt.

A FREE MAN?

Reuters | Posted 10.19.2013 | World

CAIRO, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Egypt's disgraced former President Hosni Mubarak will be released from jail soon, after prosecutors cleared him in a corrupt...

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.

Mubarak Back In Prison

Agence France Presse | | Posted 06.18.2013 | World

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was transferred Thursday from a military hospital back to prison to await a retrial in May over his role in th...

Mubarak To Remain In Detention Despite Release Order

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2013 | World

CAIRO, April 15 (Reuters) - Ousted Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak will stay in detention despite a judge ordering his release on bail pending a retri...

Implications of Political Change in the Central African Republic

Daniel Wagner | Posted 01.07.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

If we consider what has happened in countries such as Mali and Sudan, and what is now happening in the CAR, it appears that radical political change in the failed or failing states of SSA is the new normal.

Ailing Mubarak Moved To Army Hospital

Reuters | Posted 02.26.2013 | World

CAIRO, Dec 27 (Reuters) - Egypt's ousted strongman Hosni Mubarak will be moved to an army hospital from his prison clinic, security sources and stat...

Morsi's Illusory Power Grab

Neil Hicks | Posted 01.30.2013 | World
Neil Hicks

Assertions that Morsi exercises unprecedented powers in his current role as nominal head of the executive should be taken with a large grain of salt.

The Dictators of the Middle East

Liaquat Ali Khan | Posted 01.26.2013 | World
Liaquat Ali Khan

The dictators of the Middle East, arising from the core of the Muslim world, disgrace the religion of Islam, forcing non-Muslims to conclude that it must be Islam that prompts rulers to forcibly establish sole proprietorships.

A Yankee Spring in the Middle East

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 11.26.2012 | World
Sarwar Kashmeri

None of the protests have dwelled on American ties to Mubarak. Could it be that Egyptians do recognize American help in launching their Arab Spring? I believe they do and instead have offered the U.S. a second chance to get on the right side of Egyptian history.

From Nasser to Tahrir Square: The Story of U.S. Influence in Egypt

Michael Hughes | Posted 09.17.2012 | World
Michael Hughes

Lloyd Gardner's Road to Tahrir Square exposes how the U.S. empowered Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak with the "tools of repression" for the past 30 years and the extent to which American policymakers have shaped Egypt's destiny, including the very outcome of its historic revolution.

Egypt: Heading for More Turbulence

James Dorsey | Posted 08.21.2012 | World
James Dorsey

With both candidates claiming victory, irrespective of whoever emerges victorious, the outcome of the election promises to increase volatility and unrest rather than put Egypt back on a path towards political stability.