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
Ben Wedemann, a senior international correspondent for the network, was reporting shortly after 11 p.m., local time, from
It would be easy to blame the economic woes that now threaten to engulf Egypt on political uncertainty, corruption and bad policies, but in truth, Egypt's troubles have been a long time in the making.
According to several sources, Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi has annulled the constitutional decree he announced just
ADVISOR TO MURSI QUITS In a sign of the polarisation in the country, the Muslim Brotherhood called its own protests that
A video should not result in violence. A cartoon should not result in killing. A novelist should not have to hide for years of his life because of a work of fiction. No one needs to be this sort of guardian for true greatness.
Washington has reacted angrily to the case, which started with raids last month on the offices of the groups. U.S. Secretary
Bundle the Beatles, Madonna and Elvis into a cultural exchange time-travelling cabinet. Open its door in Egypt and out will step Umm Kulthum. No, it's not an exaggeration. That was how much she meant to the Arab world. That is still how much she means.
It is clear that Egyptians recognize the honor their accomplishment of January has earned them worldwide. They also recognize the responsibility.
On Monday, Egypt's state television also reported that the Cabinet has submitted its resignation. In a remark that seems
Moataz Nasr's "The Maze," 2011, green grass, approx. 709 x 551 in / Courtesy the artist and Selma Feriani Gallery London