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Latest in Tag: Al-sisi


No one is going anywhere

The 30th of June was a coup that wasn’t popularly supported. Police sent a few thousand plain-clothed personnel to Tahrir Square on that day to demonstrate. The media, decidedly against President Mohamed Morsi, hyped up the demonstrations by showing footage from the 18 days in 2011 in an effort to exaggerate Morsi’s opposition and deceive …

Basil El-Dabh

Maher Hamoud

Editor’s letter: Brothers and generals; the end of coexistence

Almost a year ago, in an article called Brothers and generals, a phase of coexistence, I argued that the dramatic decision by ousted president Mohamed Morsi to “sack” Field Marshal Mohamed Tantawi and his deputy General Sami Anan was actually a subtle internal military coup made with the blessing of the Muslim Brotherhood. I believed, …

Maher Hamoud

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In Pictures: Protests continue at presidential, Al-Qobba palaces and Tahrir Square

Demonstrations continued on Tuesday evening at both the presidential palace and Al-Qobba Palace as protesters persisted in their calls for the removal of President Mohamed Morsi. At the presidential palace in Heliopolis, the protests reached their third straight day. Thousands of protesters had arrived at the palace on Monday afternoon, many celebrating the ultimatum presented …

Basil El-Dabh

Op-ed review: Sinai and the Armed Forces

One columnist claims that the whole of Sinai is the problem, and discusses how media and political forces failed, and the other discusses the Armed Forces’ role in the current crisis. Fahmy Howeidy It is Sinai that is abducted Al-Shorouk Newspaper Columnist Fahmy Howeidy, who is known for siding with the ruling party, addresses the …

Thoraia Abou Bakr

Shahira Amin

Crisis over constitution shows no sign of easing

Egyptians living abroad headed to polling stations on Wednesday to vote in a popular referendum over the country’s first post revolution constitution. In Egypt meanwhile, controversy over the proposed constitution deepened. Rival mass protests were held nationwide on Tuesday ahead of next Saturday’s vote on the draft document. Tensions have been running high since President …

Shahira Amin