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In Pictures: Morsi supporters march in Cairo

Several marches took place Friday after noon prayers across Cairo in support of ousted president Morsi. Protests called for the “downfall of the military coup” and for reinstating Morsi as president. Photos from the Salah Salem march in Nasr City

Daily News Egypt

Op-ed review:

Legitimacy and traffic terror Mamdouh Al-Sheikh Al-Watan Newspaper Columnist Mamdouh Al-Sheikh recalls the traffic mayhem last Friday, when the Muslim Brotherhood protesters took to the streets and blocked several streets around Cairo and Giza. He mentions that the effects were not felt by any state apparatus or leader, but by the regular citizen. He explains …

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Tactical retreat: Ultras absent from protests in Egypt and Turkey

By James M. Dorsey Militant, highly politicised football fans who played key roles in the toppling of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, opposition to post-Mubarak military rule and last month’s mass protests against Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have been, as organisations, conspicuously absent from the dramatic scenes in Cairo with the overthrow of President …

Daily News Egypt

New SCAF v Old Islamists

By Nervana Mahmoud It’s hard to absorb all of the events that took place last week in Egypt. Many details have yet to be digested. What is certain, though, is that this was the year’s most crucial week, with far-reaching ramifications. Thus far, we only have disputed assessments from inside and outside of Egypt. Last …

Daily News Egypt

Two sides, same state

On Sunday, thousands took to the streets to reaffirm the strength of public legitimacy, peacefully marching from all squares across the capital towards Tahrir Square, the presidential palace and Al-Qubba Palace. The Tamarod campaign, which has been organising the marches, suddenly removed a couple of marches from the liston Saturday night, mainly those from middle …

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