Articles tagged with: cairo

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 were killed on Wednesday as the security situation in the country continues to deteriorate. Washington froze some forms of military assistance to Egypt last year following a policy review taken after the ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Mursi and a government crackdown against the former ruling Muslim Brotherhood...

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Elizabeth Iskander Monier
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 Arab uprisings has led to a dramatic rise in incidents of sexual harassment due to the sense among perpetrators that, in the absence of law and order, they can get away with anything. Women’s mobility, including their ability to go to work, has been severely curtailed. This is not only true in Egypt. Tadros found that ...

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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 Iskander Monier
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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Caryle Murphy
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on : Wednesday, 5 Feb, 2014

A Gloomy Outlook

Never in recent memory has there been such a grim and foreboding mood among those who love Egypt—whether Egyptians or foreigners—as that witnessed during a recent all-d...

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Ahmed Kadry
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on : Sunday, 12 Jan, 2014

Egypt’s Despondent Voters

On Tuesday and Wednesday, Egyptians will be voting on a new constitution for the second time in as many years. Amr Moussa, former secretary-general of the Arab League and chair...

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Political Editor: The Majalla
on : Thursday, 21 Nov, 2013

Egypt: Brotherhood students attempt to storm Al-Azhar

Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—Egypt’s security forces dispersed a demonstration by students affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood who attempted to storm the Al-Azhar institute in s...

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