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Back in 25 January 2011, the revolutionaries who started the uprising were later joined by the Muslim Brotherhood, who contributed in relatively increasing the number of protesters. But what made all the difference was the participation of what is called “the silent bloc;” after that, the number of people on the streets soared and the …
Activists say snipers targeted protesters and that a 14-year-old boy is among the dead.
One columnist reviews Morsi speech, while the other explains why a rebellion is different from a revolution. Suleiman Shafiq It is time for the Muslim Brotherhood to leave Al-Watan Newspaper Columnist Suleiman Shafiq begins his article with an experience he had on the night of President Mohamed Morsi’s latest speech. “Morsi ended his speech. I …
A new graffiti in Zamalek cuts at current political situation
National Coalition to Support Legitimacy includes 11 Islamist parties and groups
The president’s lengthy speech on Wednesday night draws ridicule in historic Tahrir square
Now the movie of Tahrir Monologues has been released the project will continues with new stories from the 18 days of the revolution.
By Taher El Moataz Bellah 30 June is a day that is regarded by many as the second revolution and the first against the Muslim Brotherhood regime. However, it is useful to remember what has happened to Egyptians since 25 January up till now. Even though legitimate demands were chanted, they were never transformed into …
As 30 June approaches, debates and speculations are already running high. Some are experiencing an adrenaline rush, as they brace for the second wave of the revolution. However, some are playing down the expected outcome while others are skeptical and waiting to see how the events will turn before weighing in with their opinion. One …
Court orders release of ousted president’s sons in stock market manipulation trial
Yehia Al-Gamal predicts Morsi’s downfall at launch of new political movement
Sun and sand tourism gradually picks up, as street protests are concentrated in urban cities away from beach coasts
The International Labour Organisation blacklisted Egypt for failing to comply with international agreements
Demonstrations across governorates to commemorate his death
Country slides 13 places in global competiveness survey
Victim’s family demand their son be enlisted as a “martyr of the revolution”
Tamarod (Rebel) is a campaign aiming at collecting the biggest number possible of signatures by Egyptians, who agree to withdraw confidence from President Mohamed Morsi. The campaign caught significant attention in the media, local and international, and in the daily political arguments among ordinary Egyptians. Rebel as a non-traditional tactic of opposition, or as some …
Participants to voice opposition to Morsi’s economic policies and commemorate dead activists
A new documentary tells the stories of several former members of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Ahmed Megahed learned of his dismissal through a letter from the Ministry of Culture
One columnist addresses the authorities’ control of media apparatus, and the other discusses how people deny the role of Islamists in the revolution. Yasser Abdel Aziz ‘Ikhwanization’ of national media Al-Masry Al-Youm Columnist Yasser Abdel Aziz discusses the penetration of Muslim Brotherhood policies and practices into public media bodies. He recalls that many fellow journalists …
Alexandria Criminal Court will examine the case on 1 June
Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights claims a prisoner was tortured twice by police
The ousted president challenges court decision to keep him in custody for illicit gain charges
Building and Development Party condemns Al-Zind’s statements addressing Obama
Sabahy: ‘If any of you have evidence that I’m lying please come forward’
Warakom Bel Taqrir release report on fact-finding committee and present ‘four bullet initiative’
Mo’awad Adel’s mother sends a legal notice demanding funds for her son to be treated abroad
The Federation of Independent Trade Unions says the upcoming demonstration includes more than just labour issues
American actor visits Egypt to shed light on situation.