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Minister of Interior Maj. General Ahmad Jamāl al-Dīn on Monday (November 12) endorsed several appointments and changes within the ministry that covered assistant ministers and security directors. [Mamdūh Hasan, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, Nov. 13, p. 3] Read original text in Arabic
Considered a milestone in the Egyptian modern history, if not in the entire region, the July 1952 revolution has influenced not only the historical writings, but also creative works, whether of art or literature.  A TV drama series broadcast last Ramadan with the title “Al-Jamā’ah 2” [the Muslim...
Egyptian cinema dealt with the personalities of Egyptian presidents in different films, from the first president of Egypt, Muhammad Najīb, to deposed president Muḥammad Mursī, through President Jamāl `Abd al-Nāsir, President Anwar al-Sadāt and ousted President Muhammad Husnī Mubārak. 
On one of the many times Egyptian people took the streets shouting against the French Campaign in Egypt and Syria, side by side with the Turks and the Mamluks, one of the protesters shouted, “Kill the Nasāra (the Christians) and fight them!” Soon the masses followed, chanting and killing whoever...
Since the ancient Egypt to the present day, the concept of duality colors much of the Egyptian way of thinking. Many symbols were used by the ancient Egyptians, some of their associations and meanings are lost to us.
We, Arabs, do not like losers, even when these prove to be true heroes rebelling against forces of power. Not only do we not like them, but we tend to punish them further by forgetting them or wiping them from existence. We are the sons of a tribal culture which glorifies power, banishes those who...
Prominent Islamist Sheikh Mohamed Amer has declared that Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, supreme commander of the Egyptian armed forces, should be considered "leader of the faithful" due to his current capacity as military ruler of the country.
My fifteen years living in Egypt has given me a lot of connections, including Egyptian diplomats, who are now providing me with stories about current developments in Egypt. It is very common among diplomats that they are ready to give visitors an off the record insight in what is happening in their...
An Egyptian journalist declares that the origin of people from Daqahlīyah is not purely Egyptian.

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