Latest in Tag: Tahrir Highlight
Latest in Tag: Tahrir
Following reports of clashes between Islamist and liberal protesters in Tahrir Square last Friday, columnists continue to write about the persistent request to apply Islamic jurisprudence in Egypt. In a similar framework, more than one writer has explored the constitutional article that relates to Al-Azhar, asserting that views of prominent Sheikhs will be taken into …
Ever since the ousting of Mubarak and the rise of the Islamic elite represented by the Muslim Brotherhood, the Salafis and other groups, the question of morality has always been on the table. The Islamists, like any other political force that identifies itself with religion, believe that the root of all ills of society is …
Chants on Friday in the square included, “The people want the implementation of Shari’a law,” “The Constitution is our constitution,” and “Islameya.”
Chants in Tahrir call for an Islamic constitution
Those believing that the Muslim Brotherhood act according to American interests, as agents of the United States whom have pledged to carry out whatever is dictated to them, are wrong. Personally, I believe that if the Muslim Brotherhood has indeed adopted American policies and positions, it is not due to the Muslim Brotherhood being an …
The Muslim Brotherhood and President Mohamed Morsy continue to attract attention in media debates. Some say Morsy is a Pharaoh-in-the-making. Others extend this definition to include the entire Muslim Brotherhood, especially after the sacking of Gamal Abdul-Rahim, editor-in-chief of Al-Gomhuria newspaper by the head of the Shura Council, in addition to the violent repression of …
Protesters impatient to have their demands met
Progressive parties hail success, FJP paper claims underwhelming showing
Egypt got seed bombed today
Opposition parties detail plans for Friday demonstrations
The published draft allows security forces to detain suspects for a month.
Civil parties call for more protests on Friday.
Muslim Brotherhood has no plans for further protests, denies responsibility for violence during Friday’s clashes.
According to eyewitness reports, clashes erupted after apparent Brotherhood supporters tore down the stage the opposition groups had set up.
Secular and progressive groups have accused the Muslim Brotherhood and its Freedom and Justice Party of hijacking their Tahrir Square protest on Friday.
Morsy’s administration and the Muslim Brotherhood’s blatant domination, vulgar exclusion of other forces and sheer propaganda will end up facing the Brotherhood militias that were mobilised last Friday.
A documentation of some organisations dealing with the injured
How Post Traumatic Stress Disorder changed the lives of some Egyptians after the revolution
The injured and their families have been going back and forth between NCCMFI and other stakeholders to ask for better treatment
Striking students win tuition fee cap
Alumni and students call for Monday emergency meeting
Student union expresses disappointment
Saturday march from Tala’at Harb Square focus on five demands
In a sweeping effort to clean up Tahrir and the surrounding area, scores of little men with paint brushes covered the iconic revolutionary graffiti with a thick layer of creamy paint. Effectively creating a huge blank canvas for the spray-painting artists. It took only a few hours before the first new artwork appeared and all …
Demonstrators refuse the removal of graffiti paintings
The “Freedom, Social Justice and Bread” calls that rocked the square 20 months ago are now apparently fulfilled, as far as the prime minister is concerned
PM says the square should host art exhibitions
Protesters rally in Tahrir against offensive film
Movements created to help military detainees work together
By Islam Serour Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, is scheduled to visit Cairo on 22 August for further discussions with President Mohamed Morsy over a possible IMF loan to Egypt. It has been reported that an IMF mission, led by Masood Ahmed, the IMF director for Middle East and Central …