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  1 Egyptian revolutionaries suffer from the silly habit of always getting sucked into fighting in side-battles, and the latest batch of laws coming out of the Shura Council are a prime example. Whether the new NGO law, the new protest law, or the new judiciary law, the different groups are each fighting to apply …

Mahmoud Salem


Egypt is a country where people operate on myths instead of facts, which is one of the primary reasons why we never seem to get on with the country. Between the 7,000 years of civilisation (of which 2,000 we were under occupation), the army that never gets defeated (except in every war it actually partakes …

Mahmoud Salem

On blood, lynching and moving forward

Two months ago, after a heated discussion, a bunch of us self-proclaimed analysts concluded that Egypt is about to dive head-first into a fresh wave of violence. The trigger to this downward spiral started in November 2012 with Morsi’s dictatorial presidential decree immunising his decisions and the work of the Shura Council while passing a …

Sara Abou Bakr

The future of the Muslim Brotherhood

Almost nine months have passed since Mohamed Morsi was declared President. Nine months went by with the Muslim Brotherhood on top of state institutions, state authorities and in charge of political policies. Last summer when Morsi went to Tahrir Square for the first time, I was debating with a friend whether this experiment would be …

Ziad A. Akl

Review: Columnists express anger over recent clashes

The recent violence taking place in front of the Muslim Brotherhood’s headquarters in Mokattam over the past two days has pushed several writers to voice their frustration at the ongoing clashes. Other commentaried explored the recent visit of United States President Barack Obama to the Middle East, who did not visit Egypt while in the …

Daily News Egypt

Maher Hamoud

Editor’s letter: Revolution level II: Waiting for the right spark

On the second anniversary of the military-Islamist orchestrated referendum of 19 March 2011, deliberately putting the cart in front of the horse in post-Mubarak’s state rebuilding, one should always remember that Egypt is choosing the long path to meet the demand of the revolution and will suffer the consequences. It is clearly one of those …

Maher Hamoud

Review: Op-Eds voice anger against Muslim Brotherhood

After the attacks by Muslim Brotherhood members on reporters and media professionals in front of the group’s headquarters in Moqattam, several columnists have expressed their frustration with the group’s intolerance of others’ views and perspectives.   Islam’s morals Amr Al-Shobaki Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper Looking at the background of the Muslim Brotherhood’s structure, Al-Shobaki states that …

Daily News Egypt