Nov 28th, 2013
The single greatest priority of the United States and other Western governments towards Egypt should be to encourage the drafting of a constitution based on full equality of all citizens. This means the new constitution cannot be based in Sharia law. The US and EU claim to care about human rights and...
Jan 10th, 2013
By Abdulrahman Al-Rashed Neither imams nor members of the Muslim Brotherhood and Salafist movements would be able to protect the Egyptian presidency from the wrath of the people when they pay more pounds for one dollar. Every single citizen will pay a dear price, not just the protesters in Tahrir Squ...
Mar 20th, 2012
In the fall of 2005, a cheerful editorial appeared in The Guardian urging its leftist readers not to fear the Muslim Brotherhood. Identifying himself as the Vice-President of the Muslim Brotherhood, Khairat El-Shater wrote, “The success of the Muslim Brotherhood should not frighten anybody: we respec...
Dec 31st, 2011
Cairo – Sectarian clashes broke out in the southern Egyptian province of Assiut after a Christian student posted a drawing of the Muslim prophet on the internet, officials said on Saturday. The clashes, which spread to three villages, saw several Christian homes burned and left five police offi...
Apr 25th, 2011
Egypt’s premier suspended a Christian governor linked to the ousted Mubarak regime after his appointment sparked protests in restive Qena province, state news agency MENA reported on Monday. Prime Minister Essam Sharaf ordered Emad Mikhail suspended for three months in a bid to contain anger in...