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Crossroads: The Egyptian revolution one year on (Part 2)

  /  January 29, 2012  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Tamer Bahgat and Khalid El-Sherif Purported analogies have been drawn with the military’s role following the Revolution of 1952 on one hand and after the 2011 uprising on the other. However, basic examination of the read the rest…

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Death toll 686 since Jan.25 protests, say rights groups

  /  March 9, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Mai Shams El-Din and Safaa Abdoun CAIRO: The Front to Defend Egypt’s Protesters confirmed in a press conference on Wednesday that the death toll of the Jan. 25 Revolution has gone up to 686, most read the rest…

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Row between those for and against Tahrir Square sit-in

  /  March 6, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Tamim Elyan CAIRO: Minor quarrels between tens of protestors demanding the end of the current sit-in at Tahrir Square and others refusing to leave took place Sunday in the absence of army and police read the rest…

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Divisions in Tahrir Square over ongoing sit-in

  /  March 1, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Tamim Elyan CAIRO: On Tuesday, Tahrir Square was the epicenter of heated debate between protesters and passersby regarding the ongoing sit-in demanding the fall of Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq’s cabinet. Hundreds of protesters staging read the rest…

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Popular committee to independently investigate violence, killings during demos

  /  February 27, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Heba Fahmy CAIRO: The Popular Fact-finding Committee, formed of law professors and human rights activists, said Sunday it will start investigating crimes committed against protestors during the January 25 Revolution. The committee is neutral, has read the rest…

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Over 1,000 protest in Tahrir to reiterate reform demands

  /  February 22, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Heba Fahmy CAIRO: Over 1,000 protested in Tahrir Square on Tuesday after a planned million man march was downgraded to a symbolic one in response to a “positive” TV interview with members of the Supreme read the rest…

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Hundreds of thousands flock to Tahrir to celebrate, voice demands

  /  February 18, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Heba Fahmy CAIRO: Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians flocked in Tahrir Square on Friday in a gathering reminiscent of the 18-day-long demonstrations that led president Hosni Mubarak to step down on Feb 11. On Feb. read the rest…

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Rights groups, activists demand release of detainees, end to torture

  /  February 17, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Heba Fahmy CAIRO: Around 400 detainees arrested during the revolution remain in custody and around 40 are missing, according to executive director of the Arab Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), Gamal Eid. “We tried read the rest…

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Activists call for ‘Friday of Victory’ to reiterate revolution demands

  /  February 17, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

  CAIRO: Activists are calling for a protest dubbed “Friday of Victory” on Feb. 18 in Tahrir Square, marking a week after president Hosni Mubarak stepped down and to reiterate their demands for democracy and read the rest…

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Egypt’s witty revolution caught on film

  /  February 17, 2011  /  Culture  /  No Comments

By Rania Khalil In the days and weeks that have just passed, art here in Cairo, and indeed throughout the country, has found an inextricable link with a larger cause of justice, freedom and of course read the rest…

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Around 365 dead, 5,500 injured in protests, says Health Ministry

  /  February 17, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Mai Shams El-Din CAIRO: Around 365 were killed and 5,500 were injured in the nationwide protests that ousted president Hosni Mubarak, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Health on Wednesday. These numbers read the rest…

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Egypt protest organizers form Council of Trustees

  /  February 17, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Jonathan Wright and Marwa Awad /Reuters CAIRO: Some organizers of protests that toppled Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak said on Wednesday they had formed a “Council of Trustees” to negotiate on the country’s transition to democracy read the rest…

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Protesters back in Cairo’s Tahrir square

  /  February 14, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Marwa Awad /Reuters CAIRO: About 2,000 people gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Monday, halting traffic only hours after military police and soldiers had cleared the last few dozen pro-democracy activists from the area, witnesses read the rest…

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Protesters call for Friday celebration march

  /  February 14, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Marwa Awad /Reuters CAIRO: The organizers of protests that toppled President Hosni Mubarak have called for a “march of victory” across Egypt on Friday, leading activist Khaled Abdelkader Ouda said on Sunday. “We salute the read the rest…

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Even in his hometown, Egyptians say Mubarak was out of touch

  /  February 13, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Samer al-Atrush / AFP KAFR EL-MOSEILHA: When Hosni Mubarak, then an aloof young military officer, returned to his Nile Delta hometown to bury his mother he was so disliked, according to residents, he was told read the rest…

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Egyptians regain sense of pride in damaged nation

  /  February 13, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Marwa Awad and Andrew Hammond / Reuters CAIRO: For a country with 5,000 years of history, Egypt’s fall into a deep social, economic and political malaise during the three decades of Hosni Mubarak’s rule had read the rest…

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Textile workers suspend strike

  /  February 13, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By AFP CAIRO: Workers at Egypt’s largest factory have suspended a strike in support of the revolt that toppled strongman Hosni Mubarak but will continue to press for higher wages, they told AFP on Sunday. read the rest…

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Military vows democracy after Mubarak’s fall

  /  February 13, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Joseph Krauss /AFP CAIRO: Egypt’s new military leadership vowed Saturday to pave the way for democracy and abide by its peace treaty with Israel, as Egyptians basked in their victory a day after Hosni read the rest…

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Egypt’s day of glory

  /  February 12, 2011  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Alon Ben-Meir Egypt’s day of glory can be sustained only if the revolutionaries, the opposition figures and the establishment work together while realizing that they are shaping Egypt’s destiny. I want to begin this column by read the rest…

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Mubarak: A cautionary tale

  /  February 12, 2011  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Rania Al Malky Yesterday morning I wrote an editorial titled “Egypt: A Deadlock”, but by 6 pm, everything changed. In a minute long televised statement, Vice President Omar Suleiman announced that President Hosni Mubarak had read the rest…

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Mubarak steps down, Egypt celebrates

  /  February 12, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Marwa Al-A’asar CAIRO: Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak stepped down on Friday, assigning the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces to run the country. Vice President Omar Suleiman announced the president’s departure in a brief televised read the rest…

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Hail the people, says Egypt’s opposition

  /  February 12, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Tamim Elyan CAIRO: Various opposition powers welcomed Mubarak’s decision to step down and hailed the Egyptian youth’s role in affecting change in Egypt. They expressed hope that a civilian government would be in charge of read the rest…

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Analysis: Economic outlook cautious but positive after Mubarak steps down

  /  February 11, 2011  /  Business  /  No Comments

By Amira Salah-Ahmed CAIRO: Hosni Mubarak stepped down as president of Egypt at 6 pm on February 11 after 18 days of nationwide protests that more or less paralyzed the economy, brought the stock market to read the rest…

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President Hosni Mubarak steps down

  /  February 11, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

CAIRO: President Mubarak stepped down on Friday, assigning the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces to run the country. Vice President Omar Suleiman announced the president’s departure in a minute-long televised statement at 6 pm. read the rest…

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Mubarak quits Cairo as a million march

  /  February 11, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Jailan Zayan /AFP CAIRO: President Hosni Mubarak flew out of Cairo to his Red Sea retreat on Friday as more than a million furious Egyptians marched in cities around the country to demand he step read the rest…

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Spirit of giving blossoms amid uprising

  /  February 11, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Safaa Abdoun CAIRO: As mass protests around the country continue well into week three, Egyptians have come together in unprecedented numbers on many levels, irst and foremost, to call for reforms. But also reborn was read the rest…

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North Sinai protesters, police clash

  /  February 11, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Agencies ISMAILIYA: Egyptian protesters in the north Sinai town of El-Arish exchanged gunfire with police on Friday and hurled Molotov cocktails at a police station, witnesses said, amid nationwide anti-government rallies. About 1,000 protesters read the rest…

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Thousands joined Presidential Palace, Maspero protests Friday

  /  February 11, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Marwa Al-A’asar CAIRO: Thousands flocked to the Presidential Palace in Heliopolis on Friday morning to join other protesters that had camped out there the night before. A few hundred had headed there Thursday night read the rest…

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Mubarak delegates authority to VP, vows to live and die in Egypt

  /  February 11, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Rania Al-Malky and Sarah El Sirgany CAIRO: In a highly anticipated speech that left many disappointed, President Hosni Mubarak said that he will delegate presidential authority to Egypt’s Vice President Omar Suleiman but within the read the rest…

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Invest in Egypt

  /  February 10, 2011  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Wael Z Orban We have been hearing a lot of rhetoric about the economic damage that hit Egypt amid the ongoing people- fight of freedom. You are right, there is damage and it is a read the rest…

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