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Political and social theorist Sir Isaiah Berlin famously compared nationalism to a ‘bent twig’, ‘forced down so severely that when released, it lashed back wit
Rūmānī Jād al-Rabb, a Coptic activist and Vice-Chairman of the al-Kalima (Word) for Human Rights, accused officials of “foot-dragging” on bringing to justice the persons involved in the October 9, 2011 clashes outside the state TV & radio building in Maspero, which left more than 20 people...
Lt. General Subhī Sayīd, graduated in 1968 from the Egyptian Military Academy, was appointed as the Armed Forces Chief of Staff.
A military source has stated that there is no truth in reports that there have been negative reactions toward the changes that have taken place in leading positions in the armed forces, particularly as there had been coordination and consultation [with the armed forces regarding these changes.
It was eight years ago, precisely on October 9, 2011, that the predominantly Coptic crowd, protesting an attack on a church in Aswan, was attacked by unknown assailants. When military and security forces intervened, they turned their ammunition and armored personal carriers (APCs)on the...
The writer stressed in his article on three main facts. First, that the June 30 Revolution is a real popular uprising that was backed by the Armed Forces. Second, that the Egyptian Army had played a national political role throughout the history of Egypt, so its role in the June 30 revolution was...
General Sidqī Subhī, Minister of Defense, has stated that the armed forces will confront with force any attempt to influence the will of the people. 
On the other hand, an official source said the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) is likely to issue a complementary constitutional declaration that would set the powers of the president a few days ahead of handover of power to an elected head of state. The step is expected after the runoff...
The U.S. State Department’s International Religious Freedoms report grilled the ruling authorities in Egypt, which, it said, caused religious freedom violations, adding Egypt, the heart of the Arab Spring, has seen hope turning into panic after human rights deteriorations under the Supreme Council...

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