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It finally happened !! Mubarak has stepped down and cleared the way for the necessary change in the country. Nothing can parallel the emotional roller coaster ride Egypt has gone through these past weeks, but in a way events parall the fall of the Berlin Wall 1989. Watching from the distance like...
According to the Pew Research Center, US media attention for the Egyptian protests has exceeded every foreign policy story over the last four years, commanding 56% of all news coverage. While initially surprising, upon reflection this story hits at the conjunction of many popular flashpoints:...
President [Muhammad Ḥusnī] Mubārak is still clinging to his seat and to the dignity that goes with it. Many have been trying to convince us that chaos will ensue if he steps aside now. Up until then I was a proponent of the peaceful transition of power, that he need not step down, and could remain...
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 ...
Text of the declaration of "Expatriate Copts" organization as published in Al Wafd. We congratulate the people of Egypt for the success of the great Egyptian youths who led the "White Lotus Revolution", that helped us to get rid of the corrupted totalitarian dictatorship regime, which followed...
  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...

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