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Political parties have agreed to the court ruling which has banned the April 6th movement. These include former April 6th member Tariq al- Khuli and Nasserist party secretary Tawhīd al- Banhāwī.
Background: Prominent Egyptian democratization activist Dr. Sa‘d al-Dīn ʾĪbrāhīm (born 3 December, 1938) discusses the issue of elections in Egypt, and the extent to which they are fair or corrupt. Dr. ʾĪbrāhīm's interest is with democracy and human rights. He is involved in many organisations...
Background: Dr. Saʿd al-Dīn ʾĪbrāhīm born on December 3, 1938, is one of Egypt’s leading human rights and democracy activists. He is also known for his outspoken critique on former president Ḥusnī Mubārak. Dr.ʾĪbrāhīm discusses the presence of many syndicates active in Egypt, including the Muslim...
(Right) now all the political groups in Egypt conform to one main principle, which is to make sure that every part of society is represented in the constituent assembly that will draft the Egyptian constitution. There is no doubt that this principle is credible as long as it is implemented...
On March 19 Egypt is slated to enjoy its first free vote in decades. Following the resignation of President Mubarak the Supreme Military Council appointed a committee to draft amendments to the Constitution, according to the demands of the people. The proposed amendments will be put to a nationwide...
The article deals with various aspects of the Muslim Brotherhood group that have been discussed in the press this week such as the group's relations with the U.S, the elections to the Muslim Brotherhood guide's office and the extension of the Emergency Law. The article also includes an interview...
‘Isām Hādī reports about different opinions regarding Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm.
Former AWR intern David Grant reports on the state of Egyptian journalism at the present time; highlighting common themes, problems and dilemnas. He concludes his analysis with a look forward to how the Egyptian print media may develop in the next five years.
The article reports on the Muslim Brotherhood recent decision on the participation in the forthcoming general strike on May 4.
Magdy Malak reflects on the scope and power of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and bemoans the lack of any real opposition parties that are able to compete with the ruling National Democratic Party.
Jamāl As‘ad attacks the presence of the U.S. ambassador to Egypt at the inauguration of a new human rights organization that is called Hand-In-Hand for Egypt.
The article reports on the inauguration ceremony of Michael Meunier’s new foundation ’Hand in Hand for Egypt’ that has been approved by Egyptian authorities.
The Shūrá Council has approved a project law to prevent demonstrations in houses of worship. The majority of Egyptian political parties and authorities approved the decision, but certain people have expressed their opposition to it.
Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm is a “perambulatory exile.” The international press and political leadership support the cause of Ibrāhīm who is facing eight claims filed against him by influential members of the ruling National Democratic Party in Egypt. More details in the following lines.
The Egyptian press is still focusing on the case of the four editors-in-chief who were sentenced to jail for spreading rumors and false information about President Mubārak’s health condition. While some observers denounce the jail penalty, others believe that journalists who do not adhere to the...
The prominent Egyptian intellectual Tareq Heggy wrote about a number of topics related to the developments in the Egyptian and Arab arenas, showing his impressions and opinions on these critical issues.
Dr. Muhammad Habib, deputy of the Supreme Guide of the Brotherhood announced that the group seeks to open dialogue with small opposition parties following the dialogue it has opened with major opposition parties: Al-the Wafd party, the Nasserist party and theAl- Tagammu party. The Brotherhood...
Long before the elections begin, various organizations are in a hectic race to win the dollars of foreign funding made available to monitor the forthcoming elections. Sa’cd al-Dīn Ibrāhīm has struck gold securing 10 million dollars in Canadian-European-US funding.
The press review sheds light on a meeting recently held between House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and a leading member of the Muslim Brotherhood, Muhammad Sa‘d al-Katātnī, at the U.S. Ambassador to Egypt Francis Riccardone’s residence. It also highlights an alleged deal between the Brotherhood and...
Despite the public uproar, the constitutional amendments were approved in a vote in Parliament. While the government and its advocators assert the importance of the amendments in enhancing democracy and supporting people, the opposition considers them an enhancement of the powers of the ruling and...

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