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One Year of Crackdowns

Since the 3 July military-backed ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi, the judiciary has been busy with a seemingly unending flow of high-profile trials, and arrests have come in droves

Aaron T. Rose

Managing editor Rana Allam

If you are not with us, you are against us

For three years, Egyptians have been taking to the streets demanding democracy, social justice and freedom, and for three years they have been denied. They are being cornered over and over into making tough choices, then end up choosing what they deem “less horrible” and the results have never lived up to their aspirations. As …

Rana Allam

Moving Egypt back to the democratic path

By Catherine Ashton Even in a country as turbulent as Egypt is today, some traditions transcend the sharpest divisions and provide brief periods of calm. Last week, on my drive into Cairo we saw very few cars. The city’s legendary traffic jams had disappeared. It was just after dusk. People were at home with their …

Daily News Egypt


In Pictures: Deadly clashes along the Corniche

By Aaron T. Rose Clashes erupted late Monday afternoon in the Cairo neighbourhood of Garden City along the Corniche and in front of the British and American Embassiesbetween pro- and anti-Morsi demonstrators. State-runAl-Ahram Online reported one person dead and 21 injured. The violence began shortly after 4 o’clock as a peaceful pro-Morsi demonstration in front …

Daily News Egypt

Post-Morsi economy: bullish or bearish?

Many domestic businessmen, however, disagree; a number have already expressed optimism since the ousting of former president Mohamed Morsi on 3 July, citing a mostly-gaining stock exchange benchmark index, a slight increase in the value of the local currency, and an influx of foreign aid.

Hend El-Behary