January 25 was probably the best thing that happened in Egypt's modern history. Regardless of resulting in an unprecedented dictator with zero political or economic experience: Sisi.
One other defendant, Ahmed Abdulrahman, also received five years in jail; 18 accused received three years; and others who
JN: I quickly began to look for characters -- the film is character driven -- to appeal to people. I was looking for characters
The events unfolding across Egypt have all the aspects of a classic tragedy. The characters involved, each in their own way, have demonstrated that they have been unable to rise above their fatal flaws with the result being the horror we are now witnessing.
Ahmed and HuffPost Middle East Correspondent Josh Hersh discuss the media coverage (or lack there of) surrounding Egypt's violent clashes.
Heavy gunfire rang out in the heart of Cairo as tens of thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters took to the streets Friday across Egypt in defiance of a military-imposed state of emergency following the country's bloodshed earlier this week.
Sarah Carr, a journalist who is on the ground in Cairo, described the scene in a series of tweets. In photos and videos shared
January 25, 2011 was not a normal day. Around 4 p.m. I gazed up at the iconic pink stone of the museum as I approached Tahrir -- with 6,000 other Egyptians marching all around me. When we entered the square, we realized we were entering a battlefield.
The violence in Egypt continues as a video surfaces on YouTube of a photographer who appears to film his own death. The disturbing video captures the moment of his death at the hands of an army gunman.
Abeer al-Saady, vice chairman of the Egyptian Journalists Syndicate, told the Committee to Protect Journalists that his organization