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Egypt between mediocrity and suspension of disbelief

  /  December 11, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Wael Eskandar Very little has changed with regards to Egypt’s trajectory of descent into a social and political abyss ever since its security forces dispersed the Islamist sit-ins using great force and even much read the rest…

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6 April calls for protests against Mubarak verdict

  /  December 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

New wave of protests under the name “Now is the time to go to the square”

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ACA calls for million man march after Mubarak verdict

  /  December 1, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Alliance urges all Egyptians to continue mobilising in the streets

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Thousands gather in Tahrir Square to protest Mubarak’s verdict

  /  November 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Security forces dispersed demonstrators with water cannons and teargas; many protesters arrested

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Sexual harassment still pervasive in Egypt, despite new law

  /  November 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

25 November is international day for the elimination of violence against women

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Dozens arrested on Mohamed Mahmoud anniversary

  /  November 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Undercover agents wearing Guy Fawkes masks infiltrated protests and then suddenly began to arrest people, say eyewitnesses

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One year after Rabaa dispersal, Egyptians wrangle psychological trauma

  /  August 17, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  2 Comments

In the aftermath of violence, people are more prone to isolation, depression, sleep disorders or even substance abuse, experts say

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Al-Beltagy, Hegazy on trial for 2011 torture case

  /  April 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Influential Islamist leaders accused of torture in Tahrir Square

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Minister of Interior orders two remaining downtown walls removed

  /  February 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Walls to be replaced with checkpoints

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When all roads are closed

  /  January 29, 2014  /  Culture  /  205 Comments

Traffic has become an unavoidable trait of the day

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First arrest for defacing Tahrir monument

  /  December 2, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Twenty year-old arrested for defacing Tahrir monument

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Two events, one square

  /  November 24, 2013  /  Culture  /  3 Comments

19 November was a busy day for Tahrir Square

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Protests mark Mohamed Mahmoud anniversary

, and   /  November 19, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Demonstrators in downtown Cairo mark the second year anniversary of Mohamed Mahmoud

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In Pictures: Mohamed Mahmoud protests continue amid clashes

  /  November 19, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Demonstrators in downtown Cairo mark the second year anniversary of Mohamed Mahmoud

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Mohamed Mahmoud protests continue amid minor clashes

  /  November 19, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Demonstrators in downtown Cairo mark the second year anniversary of Mohamed Mahmoud

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Ministry of Interior warns groups trying to “spoil” the day

  /  October 6, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The ministry said it will respond without hesitation to “any forms of breaking the law”.

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Anti-Coup Alliance: Egyptian people taught ‘military coup a harsh lesson’

  /  October 5, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

At least four dead and scores injured in clashes on Friday

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Egypt and EU important partners: Ashton

  /  October 4, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

EU foreign affairs chief stresses need for inclusivity in Egypt ahead of Sunday’s opposing marches

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Life continues in Tahrir Square

  /  August 22, 2013  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Iconic square opens to traffic

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Prime Minister welcomes Friday demonstrations

  /  July 25, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

El-Beblawi welcomed the demonstration and the armed forces insists Al-Sisi’s speech was not directed at any particular group

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Cairo clashes death toll continues to rise

  /  July 14, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

A man injured in 6th October Bridge clashes dies

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Tamarod calls for mass Iftar in Tahrir

  /  July 11, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Movement calls on Egyptians to break their fast in Tahrir and overcome political differences

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Tahrir protesters escalate their demands

  /  July 3, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The second closing of Tahrir square’s Mogamma by protesters

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Group: At least 17 new cases of sexual assault reported on Monday

  /  July 2, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  28 Comments

Operation Anti Sexual Harassment holds presidency and government responsible for sexual attacks; UN’s Ban Ki Moon voices concern over sexual violence committed at protests

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Dozens of sexual assaults reported in Tahrir

  /  July 1, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  50 Comments

Unprecedented number of sexual assault cases reported amid 30 June’s mass protests

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Opposition supports increased protests

  /  July 1, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

President Mohamed Morsi lost his legitimacy, there will be no dialogue: statements

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Leave! But not without a prickly pear…

  /  July 1, 2013  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

This vendor on Tahrir is wearing a headband that says irhal, or leave, and has planted a large Egyptian flag among the prickly pears, he is selling to protesters

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Morsi Challenged

, , , and   /  July 1, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  87 Comments

Thousands fill squares across the country, and surround the presidential palace, joined in outcry against the Muslim Brotherhood and President Mohamed Morsi

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Tahrir Development Project seeks partners

  /  June 12, 2013  /  Tourism  /  No Comments

The Holding Company for Tourism, Hotels and Cinema asks the National Bank of Egypt, Banque Misr and NSGB to contribute to Tahrir Development Project

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Low turnout dampens Friday anti-Morsi demonstrations

  /  May 17, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Protesters demanding President Mohamed Morsi call for early presidential elections

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