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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...
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...
The Center for Arab-West Understanding presents its annual report for 2006, highlighting the objectives achieved and the goals for the upcoming year. 2006 was landmarked by growing toward the Center for Arab-West Understanding, and laying the basis for an electronic documentation center.
The Abū al-Matāmīr tensions triggered a full-page article in Sawt al-Ummah newspaper claiming that Israel wants to declare a Coptic state in Upper Egypt or Hurghada. Other discussions followed the tensions, some of them very emotional.
Rif‘at al-Said, the spokesman for the Egyptian opposition parties? alliance, said he met with the U.S. Ambassador in Cairo David Welch for a couple of hours.
Shock shrouded political circles in Egypt after Abd al-Halim Qandil, the Executive Editor-in-Chief of al-Arabi newspaper, the mouthpiece of the opposition Nasserite Party, was kidnapped, beaten and left stark naked on the Cairo-Suez desert highway on the dawn of November 2, 2004. Hundreds of public...
Magdy Khalil, a Coptic writer in the US, wrote a series of three articles in Watani newspaper under a general title "A Returnee from Cairo." In this series, he comments on the conditions of Copts in Egypt. al-Arabi, mouthpiece of the Nasserist Party, and Islamic independent Aqidati highly...

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