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 ...
Saturday, 20 February 2016
Heikal waged a cleansing war to smarten the image of his president, by promoting stories about internal and external conspiracies
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
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
Friday, 23 May 2014
Speaking English had significantly affected some Egyptian presidents’ public image, according to reports
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 ...
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 ...