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Egypt is preparing itself for the second round of presidential elections on June 16 and 17 with two remaining candidates: Ahmad Shafīq and Muhammad Mursī. These two candidates reflect a great division one sees in Egypt, between Islamists (Mursī) and those opposed to Islamists (Shafīq). The choice...
News is almost never as it appears.  On December 1st I went with investigative researcher and former lieutenant with the Egyptian coastal security Intelligence Rā’id al-Sharqāwī to Tahrīr square.  The square is currently blocked for traffic by perhaps 2,000 demonstrators asking people wanting to...
A Cairo court will open a case to expel the Israeli envoy to Cairo over the killing of Egyptian police on the border area, as a judicial authority plans to file a lawsuit requesting that Israel pay $5 billion in compensation for the same incident. The case for expelling the ambassador will be heard...
Acts of violence erupted at a demonstration the evening before last (August 21, 2011), which was attended by the Muslim Brotherhood, the Salafī movement, April 6 Youth Movement, and the Revolution Youth Coalition. The main battle comprised of the Muslim Brotherhood Youth on one side and the Youth...
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:...
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...
  Jayson Casper previews the "Day of Wrath," a protest by Egyptian opposition parties that corresponds with Egypt's Police Day holiday...      
7000 Christians demonstrate in Egypt to ask for their rights.

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