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Editor-in-chief Cornelis Hulsman: Dr. Michael Burslem (78) is a retired Canadian medical doctor and is a longtime friend of mine. He and his wife usually spend the winter months in Cairo when weather is substantially more pleasant in Egypt then in Canada and they spend the summers in Canada when...
I was invited a few days ago to Egyptian state television, to take part in the program “Good Morning Egypt,” to comment on the protests in Tahrir Square, and to comment on Iranian statements on the Nile News Channel. Iranian Foreign Minister ‘Alī Akbar Salhi had said that the “revolution” in Egypt ...
  Editor Cornelis Hulsman: Wicher Boissevain is a good friend of ours. He and his family are among the few foreign families who decided to remain in Egypt despite the unrest. Wicher sent us these photos with the short text below.   The end of the revolution came suddenly. I made some photos of...
Editor: Muslims prayed at Tahrir Square. This was followed today by a Christian prayer at Tahrir Square. This prompted our board member Dr. Amin Makram Ebeid to visit Tahrir Square for the first time the demonstrations started. The following is his report.   My wife Jailane and I accompanied my son...
Editor: New managing director Hani Labib describes the background of almost two weeks of rioting in Egypt.  In February 2009, President Husni Mubarak approved Police Day, which comes on January 25 each year, as an official holiday for employees of the state and the Public Sector. Police Day marks...
Sunday, February 6 witnessed a peculiar exhibition amidst the drama unfolding in Tahrir Square. Christian Egyptians publically conducted a prayer service, honoring their fallen co-demonstrators who have died in the effort to topple the Mubarak government. Calling them ‘martyrs’, as is common...
Demonstrators at Tahrir Square were not satisfied with President Ḥusnī Mubārak’s dismissal of the government of Dr. Aḥmad Naẓīf , in fact the demonstrations intensified, and tension beset Egyptian society, particularly after many convicts escaped from prisons in various governorates, and much...
During the second week of the protests in Egypt rumors spread through the Internet that Ambassador Muhammad Rifa’a al-Tahtawi, official spokesman for the Azhar, had submitted his resignation to Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, Grand Imām of the Azhar.    
  Jayson Casper previews the "Day of Wrath," a protest by Egyptian opposition parties that corresponds with Egypt's Police Day holiday...      
Inspired by Tunisian Muhammad Bu‘Āzīzī, who burned himself and thereby triggered the Tunisian “Jasmine Revolt,” several Egyptians have set themselves ablaze during the last week. “Egypt has not witnessed this phenomenon before, and never saw murder and killings like now,” said Shaykh Salāh ‘Abū...

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