Two years on, where is Egypt’s Tamarod movement today?

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Two years after the emergence of Tamarod - a protest movement that mobilized nationwide protests and ......

After prosecutor’s assassination, Egypt quietly marks June 30

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Egypt marks on Tuesday the second anniversary of the June 30 protests that led to the ousting of ......

Sisi’s bid for presidency wins wide support

Thursday, 27 March 2014

Egyptian army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi declared his bid to run in the ......

Does Egypt's Hamdeen Sabahi stand a chance in elections?

Sunday, 23 February 2014

“If your wish is that I run for president, then I will abide by it,” said Hamdeen Sabahi ......

Key Egyptian politician slams ‘deceptive’ polls

Sunday, 09 February 2014

Former presidential candidate Abdel-Moneim Abul-Fotouh accused Egypt’s army-backed authorities ......

Egypt prosecutor orders arrest of two leading activists

Wednesday, 27 November 2013

An Egyptian prosecutor has ordered the arrest of two prominent activists for inciting protests, a ......

The media: Down and out, in and about Egypt

Thursday, 24 October 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’s political map in the post-Mursi era

Thursday, 03 October 2013

In a few weeks the Egyptians will go to the polls again, for the sixth time in two-and-a-half years, ......

Egypt’s Tamarod founder survives assassination attempt

Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Mahmoud Badr, the founder of Tamarod, the Egyptian youth movement that rallied street protests ......

Tunisia’s ‘rebellion’ campaign collects 1.7 million anti-govt votes

Monday, 02 September 2013

Inspired by Egypt’s “Tamarod” (rebellion) campaign, a Tunisian petition has so far ......

The post-Arab Spring class divide

Sunday, 11 August 2013

Jamal Khashoggi is a Saudi journalist, columnist, author, and general manager of the upcoming Al Arab News Channel. He previously served as a media aide to Prince Turki al Faisal while he was Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States. Khashoggi has written for various daily and weekly Arab newspapers, including Asharq al-Awsat, al-Majalla and al-Hayat, and was editor-in-chief of the Saudi-based al-Watan. He was a foreign correspondent in Afghanistan, Algeria, Kuwait, Sudan, and other Middle Eastern countries. He is also a political commentator for Saudi-based and international news channels. Twitter: @JKhashoggi



In Egypt, nobody can blame you if you don’t remember your date’s name

Thursday, 11 July 2013

Every Ramadan, Egyptian date-sellers turn to a prominent entertainment or political figure for some ......

It’s called ‘Tamarod’ for a reason

Tuesday, 09 July 2013

 Multi-award-winning journalist Octavia Nasr served as CNN’s senior editor of Middle Eastern affairs, and is regarded as one of the pioneers of the use of social media in traditional media. She moved to CNN in 1990, but was dismissed in 2010 after tweeting her sorrow at the death of Hezbollah’s Mohammed Fadlallah. Nasr now runs her own firm, Bridges Media Consulting, whose main aim is to help companies better leverage the use of social networks.


The Egyptian rebel who ‘owns’ Tahrir Square

Monday, 08 July 2013

Mahmoud Badr “owns” the Egyptian street. The 28-year-old activist in sneakers, jeans ......

Oil prices jump amid bloodshed in Egypt

Wednesday, 03 July 2013

Oil prices rose sharply in Asian trade Wednesday on growing concerns that the escalating political ......