Egypt’s Sadat warned against Iran, Khomeini 37 years ago

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

In a famous speech before the People's Assembly in September 1981, and a few days before his assassination, the late Egyptian President Anwar Sadat delivered a speech in which he attacked Iran and the Muslim Brotherhood and justified the adoption of the famous September 5 resolutions that issued arrest warrants for a large number of opposition and opinion leaders in Egypt. Sadat revealed many facts on the Egyptian, Arab and regional scene, criticizing Khomeini and the mullahs' regime in Iran. He ...

Heikal the journalist and 'propagandist' - Part II

Saturday, 20 February 2016

Heikal waged a cleansing war to smarten the image of his president, by promoting stories about internal and external conspiracies

Abdulrahman al-Rashed

Egypt’s ‘Imitation Game’: Did a secret code help beat Israel in 1973 war?

Thursday, 8 October 2015

One of the tales of the October war known by some Egyptians is the existence of a “secret code” used by the Egyptian army

Egyptian Al-Qaeda militant once jailed for Sadat assassination dies

Friday, 5 June 2015

Nabil al-Maghraby, a former naval intelligence officer, was taken to hospital from prison 10 days ago after his health deteriorated

Mind your language: Egyptian leaders’ English skills

Friday, 23 May 2014

Speaking English had significantly affected some Egyptian presidents’ public image, according to reports

The legacy of the 1973 October war in Egypt and Israel

Wednesday, 9 October 2013

The Israelis felt defeated by the Egyptian victory of Oct. 6, 1973. It wasn’t just a defeat in battle but defeat in the face of the biggest threat to its existence in its 25 years of being. During that time, Israel feared for the fate of its people and its own existence as a state. This Israeli assessment of the repercussions of the war was published a few months after the end of the October war, but it is worth revisiting the Israeli stance after the cooling down period; things have ...

The October War and another weird MB moment

Sunday, 6 October 2013

There is something utterly bizarre about the Muslim Brotherhood calling for massive demonstrations today to denounce the Egyptian army. This is the 40th anniversary holiday that commemorates that heroic moment in 1973 when the Egyptian Army staged an amphibious assault against the theoretically invincible Israeli-held Bar Lev Line, crossing the Suez Canal while Egyptian artillery fire and jet fighters streaked across the skies. Indeed over the past few weeks, pro-Mursi demonstrators have ...

Abdallah Schleifer

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