Tag: politics

Qandil’s faux independents

The fact that a quarter of ministers in Prime Minister Hesham Qandil’s…

Ahmed Aboulenein Ahmed Aboulenein

Last Egyptian case in Guantanamo to be reviewed

Al-Sawah was detained in Guantanamo in early 2002, and accused of being…

Rana Muhammad Taha Rana Muhammad Taha

Mauritanian president not stepping down

The opposition has demanded that a transition government take over from the…

Hend Kortam Hend Kortam

Shafiq denies UAE appointment

After losing in the runoff stage of Egypt’s June presidential elections, Shafiq…

Basil El-Dabh Basil El-Dabh

Ahmadinejad to attend Muslim summit in Saudi Arabia

Despite tension over regional issues, the two countries take a remarkable diplomatic…

Nouran El-Behairy Nouran El-Behairy

Funeral procession for border guards amid limited protests

The deceased soldiers were given a military funeral in Al-Rashdan Mosque in…

Hend Kortam Hend Kortam

Former presidential candidates weigh in on Sinai debate

Prominent former candidates question terms of Peace Accords

Ahmed Khalifa Ahmed Khalifa

Libyan delegation arrives at president’s palace

Reports say the Libyan delegation is here for an extended visit to…

Ahmed Khalifa Ahmed Khalifa

On Secularism and Islam in Egypt

Among many secular liberalists lies a contradiction when it comes to raising…

Mustafa Salama Mustafa Salama

Guns of the cabinet: Egypt’s revolving security apparatus

Part two of a series that examines the composition of the Qandil…

Ahmed Aboulenein Ahmed Aboulenein