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Review: Unprecedented violence dominates columns

As Egyptians commemorated the second anniversary of the January 25 Revolution on Friday, violence erupted as protestors and security forces clashed. And on Saturday, more violence erupted after 21 defendants were sentenced to death in the Port Said football massacre case. Since then, newspaper columns have been filled with reports of the latest death toll, …

Daily News Egypt

A Year in Review: Constitutional mazes

For the past two years whoever has been in power in Egypt has taken it upon themselves to issue constitutional decrees in order to right the wrongs of previous decrees. Predictably, this plunged the country into constitutional chaos.

Liliana Mihaila

Review: The referendum and then what?

Egyptians are at the edge of their seat to know the results of Saturday’s constitutional referendum. Columnists wonder how Egyptians will behave in the coming months, taking punts on what comes next.   What next? Hassan Nafaa Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper Nafaa asks what will come after the constitutional referendum. Regardless of the result, the writer …

Fady Salah

Review: Columnists weigh in on referendum

As Egyptians lined up to cast their vote on the constitution Saturday, columnists were divided. Although some argued that voting for the constitution would lead to more stability and would grant citizens more state support, the majority considered the constitution and the referendum unsatisfactory.   Mohamed Amin Do you want to go to heaven? Al-Masry …

Fady Salah

Review: Commentaries fuelled against the constitution

As the constitution referendum is getting closer, columnists have analysed the extent to which Islamist groups strive to pass the constitution. Several writers have condemned the idea of moving forward with the referendum encouraging Egyptians to vote ‘No’ rather than boycotting.   Vote ‘No’ but do not boycott Emad Al-Din Hussein Al-Shorouk newspaper Looking forward …

Fady Salah

Review: Columnists condemn presidential manoeuvres

 Amid Morsy’s recent decisions, columnists criticise how the president blindly follows instructions from his Islamist group. Although the results of the national dialogue meeting were deemed successful by many, some columnists argue it rather marked a new presidential failure.   It is not a state Ibrahim Eissa Tahrir Newspaper Eissa examines the policy “blunders” the …

Fady Salah

Review: Columnists debate Morsy’s speech

As President Mohamed Morsy met with over 40 political and legal experts to reach national accord over the constitutional crisis columnists explored his invitation for dialogue.   Emad Al-Din Hussein Al-Shorouk Newspsper Morsy’s speech and the blood curse Hussein analyses Morsy’s first speech following the violence near the Presidential Palace. He rejects speculation that the …

Fady Salah

Foodist at work Nada Badawi

Bite Me Cairo: A passion for India

If you desire a sampling of all things authentically Indian, Begum does a noon brunch on Fridays that features street foods from across the continent including what is known as “Desi Chinese,” an Indian version of Chinese that every local cook masters.

David Blanks

Review: Overstepping the mark

President Mohamed Morsy may have overstepped the mark in his latest act of brinkmanship according to two columnists. Qandil says it is on Morsy to turn the situation and reminds readers that the Muslim Brotherhood is preferable to the feloul. Salmawi points out that the reaction to Morsy’s declaration is the most unified the country …

Fady Salah

Review: Media, Gaza and constitution debated in op-eds

Many columnists have discussed the recent attacks on Gaza, which occurred despite President Mohamed Morsy predicting an end to the Israeli aggression on Monday. Other commentators tackled the deteriorating media situation and the ongoing clashes around Mohamed Mahmoud Street.   The best eras of security vacuum Emad Al-Din Hussein Al-Shorouk newspaper Hussein denounces what he …

Fady Salah

Foodist at work Nada Badawi

Bite Me Cairo: Of Mice and Men

If you’ve been following my column these past few weeks you’ll know that this is something that has been on my mind lately. Call it an existential crisis. Why do I do this? Do I know what I’m doing? Does it serve any purpose? How long before my belt breaks?

David Blanks

Review: Assiut’s chidren memorialised in columns

Although the Assiut incident that left 52 children dead occurred several days ago, many columnists are still transfixed by the tragedy, its consequences and which institution is most to blame.   The spilled blood is the president’s responsibility Mohamed Essmat Al-Shorouk newspaper It is unfair to put the full blame on the former Minister of …

Fady Salah

Review: Columnists debate Gaza attacks and Assiut incident

After Hesham Qandil’s latest visit to Gaza and the recent Egyptian convoy travelling there, commentators examine the situation, with some criticising Morsy’s relations with Israel. Other columnists still denounce the Assiut incident, calling on the government to undertake serious action.   What does Palestine mean to you? Moustafa Al-Naggar Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper Looking into Egypt’s …

Fady Salah

Review: Papal enthronement and Gaza attacks overwhelm commentators

As Pope Tawadros II was enthroned Sunday some columnists offered him advice for his coming mission. The Israeli aggression on Gaza is still gripping the hearts and minds of other writers, who scrutinise Morsy’s reactions towards the attacks and compare it to Mubarak’s.   There is a difference… but Amr Al-Shobaki Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper There …

Fady Salah

Review: Columns debate Gaza violence and restrictions on media

The recent Israeli attacks on Gaza have grabbed the attention of columnists across the country, and more than one writer has praised Egypt’s intervention and support to Palestine. On another note, some columns have criticised the recent ministerial decision to ban the live airing of Egyptian satellite channels like Dream TV, censuring the Muslim Brotherhood’s …

Daily News Egypt

Foodist at work Nada Badawi

Bite Me Cairo: The Best of the Best – Part 2

Many hire random amateur freelancers who think that spring rolls are a seasonal dish and can’t tell their head cheese from their aspic. Worse, some of these sites rely upon civilians to do their reviewing for them. This leads to some truly bizarre suggestions.

David Blanks