Added on 11/07/2014
M.-Lynx-Qualey Africa , Ahdaf Soueif , Alexia Underwood , Cairo , Egypt , Egyptian people , Funk rock , Human Interest , journalist and researcher , Middle East , Mona Prince , Prince , Radwa Ashour , United States , writer
ALEXIA UNDERWOOD, ARABLIT: She was a presidential candidate so it’s not surprising that Mona Prince has much to say about today’s Egypt
Added on 12/03/2014
James M. Dorsey Africa , Al Ahli , Arab world , Egypt , El-Mahalla El-Kubra , Football in Egypt , Hosni Mubarak , Mohammed Morsi , Politics , President , Soccer , SUEZ S.A. , Ultras , War/Conflict , Zamalek SC
JAMES M. DORSEY: Two of Egypt’s leading groups of rival fans have combined to claim ownership of the football stadia.
Added on 09/02/2014
Naseem Tarawnah Arab world , Downtown Cairo , Egypt , Egyptian revolution , Egyptians , Entertainment/Culture , Islam in Egypt , Islamist groups , Middle East , Mubarak , Muslim Brotherhood , Politics of Egypt , Tahrir Square
NASEEM TARAWNAH: I have my personal memories of that tumultuous time. But ‘The Square’ is a vision that all Arabs and non-Arabs should view.
Added on 02/01/2014
Juan Cole Egypt , Egyptian government , Egyptian revolution , Hosni Mubarak , Islam in Egypt , Mubarak era , Muslim Brotherhood , Politics , Politics of Egypt , Tahrir Square , VODAFONE GROUP PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY
JUAN COLE: Secret messages being transmitted via muppets on television ads? You couldn’t make it up.
Added on 04/12/2013
Administrator Africa , America , Arab world , Bo , Egypt , Hosni Mubarak , Middle East
NASHWA HUSIEN ALY: I am a repentant Morsi voter. There were good reasons I believe to vote him in but better reasons for him to be removed
Added on 02/12/2013
Juan Cole Arab world , Constitution , Egypt , Hosni Mubarak , Human rights , James Madison , Muhammad Morsi , Muslim Brotherhood , Political geography , Politics , Politics of Egypt , Religion/Belief , Uniform civil code of India , United States Constitution
JUAN COLE: Many of its provisions will be welcomed by secularists, in particular those with plenty of money but there are some fundamental contradictions too.
Added on 27/11/2013
James Mullan Asia , Cairo , Cairo Governorate , Dubai , Middle East , Nile River Delta , United Arab Emirates
JAMES MULLAN: There’s a surprising sense of optimism abroad in ‘New Cairo’ where many young returnees from the UAE are now based.
Added on 11/11/2013
M.-Lynx-Qualey Adam Talib , Ali , Arabic language , Arabic literature , author , Culture , Entertainment/Culture , Holocaust denial , Khairy Shalaby , Languages of Africa , Languages of Asia , Mekkawi Said , Novel
M. LYNX-QUALEY: If you’re looking to communicate with an audience that is, let’s call it, less sympathetic to your views how should you go about it?
Added on 25/10/2013
Juan Cole Arab League , Arab world , Cairo , Egypt , Egyptian people , Foreign relations of Egypt , Gamal Abdel Nasser , Iran , Iraq , Middle East , Moscow , Muslim Brotherhood , Nikita Khrushchev , North Africa , Politics , Politics of Egypt , President , Russia , Saudi Arabia , Soviet Union , Syria , United States , USD , Vladimir Putin , Washington , Western Asia
An Egyptian delegation heading to Moscow just after the United States cut $300 million out of its aid package to Cairo to punish the July 3 military coup there has raised speculation that Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s military junta is shopping for a new superpower patron. In the 1960s at the height of the Cold […]
Added on 25/10/2013
M.-Lynx-Qualey author , Automobile Club , Entertainment/Culture , Girls of Riyadh , Humphrey T. Davies , Jonathan Wright , Linguistics , Literature , Marilyn Booth , Rajaa al-Sanea , Samah Selim , Translation , translator
M. LYNX-QUALEY: He’s arguably Egypt’s best-known novelist but Alaa Aswany has come under ferocious criticism from his ex-translator
Added on 17/10/2013
James M. Dorsey Adly Mansour , Arab world , Asia , East Africa , Egypt , Egyptian Armed Forces , Egyptian military , Hosni Mubarak , House of Saud , Iran , Israel , Member states of the Arab League , Member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation , Member states of the United Nations , Middle East , Middle Eastern countries , Mohamed Morsi , Muslim Brotherhood , North Africa , Obama administration , Politics , Saudi Arabia , Sinai , United States , War/Conflict , Washington , Western Asia
JAMES M. DORSEY: It’s clear that Washington has embarked on a major re-alignment of its strategic resources in the Middle East.
Added on 16/10/2013
Common Ground News Service Africa , author , Cairo , Egypt , Egyptian people , Egyptians , Emad Badr El-Din Mahmoud Abu Ghazy , Ethnic groups in Egypt , Graffiti , Italy , Journalist , Middle East , Politics of Egypt , Protests in Egypt , Raghda El-Halawany , Randa Ghazy , Randa Switzerland , the author of three novels
RANDA GHAZY, CGNEWS: Refusing to be bowed by pressure to choose one side or the other young Egyptians are trying to take hold of their own future
Added on 09/10/2013
M.-Lynx-Qualey Arab people , Arabic literature , Entertainment/Culture , Hisham , Mahfouz , Naguib Mahfouz , One Thousand and One Nights , Religious persecution , Tawfiq al-Hakim
M. LYNX-QUALEY: Naguib Mahfouz himself saw him as the originator of the modern Arab novel. His work and his life are deserving of celebration
Added on 07/10/2013
James M. Dorsey Al Ahli , Al Zamalek , Arab world , Egypt , Egyptian revolution , Football in Egypt , Hosni Mubarak , Middle East , Mohammed Morsi , Mubarak era , Muslim Brotherhood , Politics , Politics of Egypt , President , Ultras , Ultras Ahlawy , Ultras White Knights , War/Conflict , Zamalek SC
JAMES DORSEY: They’re trying to maintain a balance but given the fact that the regime is increasingly painting them as Islamists how long can that last?
Added on 29/09/2013
M.-Lynx-Qualey Amira Hanafi , Arabic language , Asia , Central Semitic languages , Egyptian Arabic , Egyptian language , Languages of Africa , Languages of Asia , Languages of Egypt , Poet
M. LYNX-QUALEY: Amira Hanafi, an Egyptian-American poet, is about to embark on a novel initiative inspired by her experiences in Tahrir Square during 25th January revolution
Added on 11/09/2013
M.-Lynx-Qualey Abd al-Quddus , Ahlam Mostaghanemi , Arab people , Arabic literature , Egypt , Entertainment/Culture , Ibrahim Aslan , Literature , Maqama , Naguib Mahfouz , Richard Jacquemond , Tawfiq al-Hakim
M. LYNX-QUALEY: I confess – I read from both sides of the so-called ‘great divide’ in Egyptian literature. Should we even talk in these terms anymore?
Added on 19/08/2013
Richard Silverstein Egypt , Egyptian military , Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood , Israel , Muslim Brotherhood , United States
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: We’re betting on the forces of the past over the forces of the future. We’d rather be on the side of the strong (for now) than on the side of the right.
Added on 15/08/2013
Juan Cole Egypt , Muhammad Morsi , Muslim Brotherhood , Politics of Egypt Some early reports spoke of 120 dead in the first 40 minutes, including two policemen (9 policemen were said to have been wounded). Alarabiya was still only reporting 5 dead several hours after the push against the squares began.
JUAN COLE: Early reports spoke of 120 dead in the first 40 minutes, including two policemen. Alarabiya was still only reporting 5 dead several hours after the push against the squares began.
Added on 15/08/2013
Editor, MEP Egypt , State of Emergency
Right now Egypt is under a state of emergency following a bloody day in which security forces went in to clear supporters of the former president. Protesters had been on the streets for six weeks to call for Mohamed Morsi to be returned to power. But now the military has cleared their two main camps […]
Added on 08/08/2013
Ramzy Baroud Africa , Algeria , Arab Spring , Arab world , Army , Egypt , Hosni Mubarak , Islamism , Member states of the African Union , Member states of the Arab League , Member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation , Member states of the Union for the Mediterranean , Member states of the United Nations , Politics , Tunisia , War/Conflict
RAMZY BAROUD: The parallels between the two countries are uncannily similar. What route will the Egyptian people choose?