Hala ElKholy

Hala ElKholy

Charter might not solve Egypts polarization

As Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi prepares to give a speech to his people today, most Egyptians are hoping to see their livelihoods improve and their basic human needs met. Those are the real......

A sea of confusion in Egypt

Egypt is sailing in a confused sea. Contrary to the common wisdom of a much simpler past, “A ship with more than one captain sinks,” Egypt has proven too big and too complex for one captain alone at......

One more decisive vote for Egypt

In a highly controversial referendum, Egyptians are being asked to head to the polls to vote on “a new Constitution” and play the numbers game once again. The last “yes or no” vote was in March 2011......

A lame attempt to diffuse Egypt violence

At the end of a very long week of escalating tension and massive street demonstrations in Egypt, President Mohamed Mursi addressed the nation the night of Dec. 6 in a lame attempt to diffuse the......

United front of Egyptians

More than a week after the president of Egypt, Mohamed Mursi, gave himself dictatorial power to rule the country, the aftershocks of his action continue to rock Egypt. The highly controversial......

A surprise constitutional declaration from President Mursi

In a sudden and unforeseen move, Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi has surprised the nation with a new constitutional decree. Mursi decreed and swore in a new general prosecutor, extended the......

Egyptian response to Israels Gaza raids sends mixed messages

As if all the turmoil and high levels of anxiety Egyptians have been facing since January 2011 was not enough, serious offensives on its eastern borders are causing increased apprehension. The......

It gets worse before it gets better

“It gets worse before it gets better,” seems to be one way to cope with deteriorating situations. As one accepts the current as an increasing challenge, hope in a better tomorrow lures you to fight......