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The Coptic Church’s Faustian bargain

It didn’t take long for the regime to crack down on Islamist and secular opposition after the military takeover on 3 July 2013. Anyone speaking out against regime injustices was discredited as a Muslim Brotherhood member and loyalist to the deposed president Mohamed Morsi. In a sense, a great opportunity was afforded to Coptic Christians to …

Wael Eskandar


In Pictures: Al-Sisi, top officials bid farewell to Nobel laureate Zewail

A military funeral was held on Sunday morning for late Nobel prize winner Ahmed Zewail. The funeral was attended by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and top state officials. It was held in New Cairo at the Hussein Tantawy mosque. The prime minister, ministers of defence and foreign affairs, Al-Azhar’s grand imam, and the parliament speaker …

Daily News Egypt

Al-Sisi: pick your battles to win your war

One of the many difficulties facing President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi lies in his handling of Egypt’s political dynamic from a single, incredibly narrow perspective. The president has tended to deal with political incidents and opponents separately and thus appears to be incapable of visualising the full picture. Applying a repressive policy to each individual political …

Mohammed Nosseir

The memory of 30 June uprising through people’s eyes  

Three years later, with all of the political turmoil, economic changes, the breaking up of the Rabaa Al-Adaweya sit-in, hundreds of other marches against the “military coup”, and Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi’s ruling system, people are still torn between celebrating the day the Brotherhood’s era came to an end and mourning the start of a regime in which one of Egypt’s worst massacres took place and that has taken away freedoms.

Daily News Egypt