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  • Egypt anniversary turns bloody
    Egypt’s revolution celebration turns bloody
    The death toll in Egypt reached 29 on Saturday after security forces clashed with supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi and other anti-regime factions, marring the third anniversary of the uprising that ended Hosni Mubarak’s 30-year...
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    Morsi supporters call for 'Friday of Martyrs'
    On Wednesday, deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi supporters called for a "Friday of Martyrs." The ouster of Morsi was not received well by Muslim Brotherhood supporters, as ongoing clashes between the Egyptian military and the...
  • Egypt uprising may topple government
    Egypt uprising may topple government
    This post is from Stratfor's article "Egypt's Waning Influence and is republished with permission of Stratfor."Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr resigned Tuesday, becoming the most high-profile minister to step down...
  • U.S. stuck between Egypt's military and Muslim Brotherhood
    U.S. stuck between Egypt's military and the Muslim Brotherhood
    The U.S. will not be picking winners in Egypt’s power struggle. To be sure, the Obama administration will try to work more closely with the Muslim Brotherhood, whose leader, Mohamed Mursi, just won the country’s first presidential...
  • Egypt outrage following supreme court ruling
    Egypt 'coup' days before presidential election
    Egypt is in turmoil following a ruling by the country’s supreme court Wednesday declaring this year’s parliamentary elections, the first free and fair vote in decades, unconstitutional.This comes just days before the country votes in a...
  • HBO film In Tahrir Square captures revolution in Egypt
    HBO film In Tahrir Square captures revolution in Egypt
    "In Tahrir Square: 18 Days of Egypt's Unfinished Revolution" debuts January 25, 2012, exclusively on HBO. The film airs one year to the day after the beginning of the protest that chaged the Arab world. HBO 2012 schedule of...
  • Coptic Christian riots: Egyptian blogger denounces military and media
    Coptic Christian riots: Egyptian blogger denounces military and media
    24 people were killed in Egypt on Sunday after the military cracked down on Coptic Christian protests in one of the bloodiest days of the post-Mubarak era. A Cairo-based blogger described the army’s violent reaction to the protests and the...
  • Mahfouz
    The rise and fall of Asmaa Mahfouz: Egypt not ready for change
    Asmaa Mahfouz was widely celebrated among Egypt's youth as a heroine, when on February 14, 2011, after weeks of massive demonstrations in the country led to the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak. She was one of the faces of the 'digital&...
  • Palace
    People of Egypt: you have paid for Gamal Mubarak's palace
    This morning, I received a set of photos of Gamal Mubarak's palace in Sharm-el-Sheikh from my good friend and Arabic specialist, Dr. Elie Mangoubi. I hesitated, but then decided the world had to see how corruption and money brought this man to...
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    Egypt's Wael Ghonim #1 in Time; leaving Google to focus on Egypt
    I have written much about this young Egyptian man when his name became the face of the Egyptian revolution which started on January 25th, 2011. How can we forget his first interview on Dream TV? Though it was in Arabic, we later were able to see a...
  • Mubarak
    Mubarak sons could face hanging, but still enjoy prison perks
    On Sunday, Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, sons of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, were questioned by Egyptian prosecutors at the infamous Tora Prison rather than the prosecutor's general office, citing security concerns.On Tuesday, Mr....
  • Tahrir Square
    Mubarak states innocence, threatens to sue accusers
    Since being ousted from office on February 11, 2011, ex-president Hosni Mubarak was heard on Sunday on an audio tape released by the Saudi-owned news channel Al-Arabiya denying that he had abused his power and amassed a huge fortune since he took...
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    #25 Jan Youth coalition getting ready for million man march on April 1
    If you check 'million man march' hashtag on Twitter, you'll find that another huge demonstration is planned in Tahrir Square on April 1, 2011. It was probably a matter of time until such an action would be called for, as there has been...
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    Mubarak, Al-Adli accused of intentional murder of protesters
    An Egyptian committee set up to investigate the violence during the demonstrations that toppled Hosni Mubarak filed charges against the former president and his Minister of Interior, Habib al-Adli on Wednesday, of intentionally killing...
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    Egyptian women will demand equal rights at their Million Woman March
    On Tuesday, March 8th, the world celebrates International Women's Day. But for Egypt, this day will have an extra bit of flavor and meaning: activists are calling for women's voices to be heard and counted in the creation of Egypt's...