Articles tagged with: cairo

The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Monday, 12 May, 2014

Egyptian soldier killed in Sinai clashes with extremists

Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—An Egyptian soldier was killed and another injured in clashes in Sinai on Sunday, a day after Egyptian authorities charged 200 alleged members of a militant group with terrorist offenses. According to Egyptian state TV, a military operation took place at Sheikh Zuweid in North Sinai. Eyewitnesses said the operation began after armed men took up positions on top of a water tank and fired shots at a passing security patrol, which returned fire. The incident promp...

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Elizabeth Monier
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on : Sunday, 4 May, 2014

Winning Back the Sinai

The interim government that replaced Mohamed Mursi in July 2013 has built its legitimacy on “rescuing” Egypt from Mursi’s mismanagement, as well as from Islamist terrorism. Yet terrorist attacks continue almost a year after they took power. Egypt’s ongoing struggle with terrorism is set to be a key issue in the campaign ahead of presidential elections due in late May, and represents a priority for Egypt’s next president. The Sinai Peninsula in northeast Egypt, which borders Isr...

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Ati Metwaly
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on : Saturday, 3 May, 2014

A Pre-Islamic Hero in Painting

Renowned Egyptian artist Mostafa El-Razzaz is showcasing decades of artistic achievement with his latest solo exhibition, Antara and Day Dreaming, which opened at Cairo's Picas...

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The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Wednesday, 23 Apr, 2014

US temporarily resumes military aid to Egypt amid unrest

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—The US has temporarily lifted an arms embargo on Cairo to deliver 10 attack helicopters to the Egyptian government amid reports that two police officers w...

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Elizabeth Monier
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on : Sunday, 6 Apr, 2014

No Security for Egypt’s Women

Last December, Egyptian academic Mariz Tadros wrote that women’s human security was not on anyone’s agenda. According to her research, the security breakdown since the Ar...

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The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Tuesday, 25 Mar, 2014

Egypt begins second mass trial of Brotherhood supporters

London and Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat— Egyptian authorities have put an additional 683 members of the Muslim Brotherhood, including Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie, on trial on Tuesd...

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The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Friday, 21 Mar, 2014

Egypt: Presidential Election Commission cites “technical” delays

Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—As speculation about the expected presidential candidacy of popular Egyptian Defense Minister Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi continues to grow, the secretary-gen...

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Ahmed Kadry
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on : Saturday, 8 Mar, 2014

We are All Still Khaled Said

On Monday, March 3, the family and friends of Khaled Said won a small victory when ten-year jail sentences were handed down to the two policemen who killed the young man, whose...

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Elizabeth Monier
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on : Sunday, 23 Feb, 2014

Lessons from Egypt’s Cult of Leadership

Egypt’s presidential election, set to be held before the end of April, is fast approaching. The man expected to win is Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, Commander-in-Chie...

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The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Wednesday, 5 Feb, 2014

Mursi trial postponed again

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Cairo’s Criminal Court on Wednesday adjourned the trial of former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi until March 1 on charges of inciting the killing o...

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