Magnitude 6.6 quake hits North East of Raba, Indonesia – USGS

Friday, 17 August 2018

A magnitude 6.5 offshore earthquake struck the Indonesian archipelago late on Friday, the US ......

Egyptian court delays verdict in mass trial due to ‘security concerns’

Saturday, 30 June 2018

An Egyptian court on Saturday delayed a final ruling in a case against 739 people involved in a 2013 ......

Egypt court orders retrial of brotherhood head, 36 others

Thursday, 03 December 2015

Egypt’s top court on Thursday ordered a retrial of Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie, ......

Much of Egypt celebrates, but the wounds have not healed

Monday, 17 August 2015

Dr H.A. Hellyer is Senior nonresident Fellow at the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East at the Atlantic Council in DC, and Associate Fellow in International Security Studies at the Royal United Services Institute in London. Before joining the Council, he was appointed nonresident Fellow at the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution in DC, and Research Associate at the John F Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. During his tenure at the University of Warwick (UK) as Fellow & then Senior Research Fellow, Dr Hellyer was appointed as Deputy Convenor of the UK Government's Taskforce for the 2005 London bombings, and served as the Foreign & Commonwealth Office's (FCO) first ESRC Fellow as part of the "Islam & Counter-Terrorism" teams with FCO security clearance, as a non-civil servant.

A British analyst, author and commentator on Arab affairs, Muslim-Western communities, Islamism, and European security policies, Dr Hellyer previously served as the first Arab world-based Senior Practice Consultant at the Gallup Organization, where he analyzed public opinion data in a variety of countries in the Arab world and the West. Some of his more recent publications include "Muslims of Europe: the Other Europeans" for Edinburgh University Press, "Engagement with the Muslim Community and Counter-Terrorism: British Lessons for the West" for the Brookings Institution Press, and "The Chance for Change in the Arab World: Egypt¹s Uprising" for Chatham House's Journal of International Affairs. His next book, which will be on the aftermath of the Egyptian revolutionary uprising of 2011, is due to be published in 2016.


Egyptian police disperse Rabaa anniversary demos

Friday, 14 August 2015

Egyptian police using tear gas dispersed small demonstrations in Cairo by supporters of ousted ......

Egypt arrests senior Muslim Brotherhood member

Thursday, 20 November 2014

Egypt on Thursday arrested a leading Muslim Brotherhood member who played a key role in negotiations ......

Egypt courts jail nearly 100 Mursi backers

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Egyptian courts sentenced nearly 100 people to prison for up to 25 years Thursday after finding them ......

Three killed in Egypt as Islamists protest

Friday, 15 August 2014

Three people were killed in the Egyptian capital Friday as supporters of ousted Islamist President ......

Spy trial of Egypt’s Mursi postponed to Feb. 23

Sunday, 16 February 2014

Egypt’s deposed Islamist President Mohammad Mursi and 35 others on Sunday faced charges of ......

Egyptian referee avoids ‘Rabaa sign’ to signal four minutes stoppage time

Thursday, 02 January 2014

An Egyptian football referee thought twice before signaling four minutes of additional time during a ......

Egypt police tear-gas pro-Mursi students

Wednesday, 01 January 2014

Egyptian police Wednesday fired tear gas at student supporters of ousted president Mohamed Mursi as ......

TV or not to be: Muslim Brotherhood media tactics

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Abdallah Schleifer is a veteran American journalist covering the Middle East and distinguished visiting professor of political mass media at Future University in Egypt. He is also professor emeritus at the American University in Cairo where he founded as served as first director of the Kamal Adham Center for TV and Digital Journalism. He is chief editor of the annual publication The Muslim 500; a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute (USA) and at the Royal Aal al Bayt Academy for Islamic Thought (Jordan.) Schleifer has served as Al Arabiya Washington D.C. bureau chief; NBC News Cairo bureau chief; Middle East correspondent for Jeune Afrique; as special correspondent (stringer) , New York Times and managing editor of the Jerusalem Star/Palestine News in then Jordanian Arab Jerusalem.


Egypt prosecutor extends detention of boy over Rabaa ruler

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Egyptian prosecutors have extended the detention of a 15-year-old boy arrested earlier last month ......

In Egypt, your empathy alone is enough

Friday, 13 December 2013

Bassem Youssef is is an Egyptian doctor, satirist, and the host of El Bernameg ("The Program"), a satirical news program broadcast by a private Egyptian television station. The press has compared Youssef with American comedian Jon Stewart, whose satire program The Daily Show inspired Youssef to begin his career. Despite all controversy and legal debates it has sparked, El Bernameg has been a major success. It is constantly topping the regional YouTube charts, making Youssef's YouTube channel one of the most subscribed to in Egypt.