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Egyptian Media

Did The Simpsons Start The War In Syria?

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 05.08.2014 | World

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 | World
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 | World
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.

Egyptian Editor Freed

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 10.24.2012 | Media

CAIRO (AP) — The editor of an independent Egyptian daily was released from jail late Thursday just hours after the country's Islamist president issu...

Egyptian Columnists Protest

AP | Posted 10.09.2012 | Media

CAIRO (AP) — Several Egyptian journalists have left their columns blank in daily papers to protest the appointments by the upper house of parliament...

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 Newspaper Fires Dissident Chief Editor

AP | SALAH NASRAWI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — A leading independent Egyptian daily has fired its chief editor, an outspoken government critic, amid what journalists are calling a sta...

Egypt Journalists Decry Media Crackdown

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — The Egyptian Journalists' Union has accused the government of cracking down on media critical of authorities after two popular talk show...

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.