Mar 14th, 2013
By Osama Al Sharif, By Arab News Egypt is getting out of control: The police are on strike in a number of cities, the civil disobedience in Port Said is in its fourth week, hooligans are attacking and ransacking public buildings, and angry youth are clashing with anti-riot police on daily basis. The ...
Mar 2nd, 2013
EGYPTIANS have reason to fear the domestic news these days. If it is not about events such as a freak ballooning accident that killed 18 tourists, or the death of nine villagers who fell, one after another, into an open manhole, or a plague of locusts sweeping in from the Red Sea, it will surely [&he...
Dec 13th, 2012
A controversial referendum on a new constitution in Egypt due to start on Saturday looks set to further split the country, after the opposition called for a ‘no’ vote and imposed conditions that could yet result in its boycott. Egypt’s powerful army called off a national “unit...