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Hundreds of thousands of protesters demanding the removal of President Mohamed Morsi took to the streets on 30 June, the anniversary of his coming to power. Demonstrators from differentgovernorates filled the streets chanting “leave”, “down with the Brotherhood’s rule” and “the people demand the downfall of the regime” . Marches started from different meeting points …
The EGX 30 index, which bears a year-to-date loss of 13%, closed at 4,752.22 points.
Rights groups pledge to ‘track down’ acts of violence
Following embassy warnings and fears of an escalation in violence, foreigners flocked to the airports amid fears of disruption to flight schedules.
Three months ago I wrote my weekly editor’s letter and named it “The real countdown to the Brotherhood’s fall.” I think I was too conservative in my analysis, basing my argument on an assumed progression of negative attitudes held by average citizens against President Mohamed Morsi and the ruling Muslim Brotherhood. I should have found …
Early in the morning of the anticipated 30 June, Tahrir Square is packed and is expected to fill up further when marches converge onto the historical square. The opposition protesters are marching to the Downtown Square and the presidential palace in protests that coincide with the one year anniversary of President Mohamed Morsi’s rise to …
Supporters of President Mohamed Morsi continued their sit-in for a third day on Sunday at Raba’a Al-Adaweya mosque in Nasr City.
Members announce resignation at a Tamarod press conference
Sherif Adel’s weekly look at Egypt’s events.
President Mohamed Morsi has been stubborn and closed-minded towards his interpretation of today’s events. Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood clearly fell in the state’s institutional trap. Similar to Mubarak’s last 10 years in office, Morsi over this past year was constantly losing contact with the street and relying more and more on the state and …
There isn’t a talk show or an article which does not attempt to take a stab at the current mesmerising state of Egyptian affairs. The guests are different, the writing styles are diverse but the burning question remains unchanged: “What is the solution to all of this?” This question on its own carries within it …
Mr President, Because of you, Shar’aia (legitimacy) and Tamarod (rebellion) are currently gearing for a face-off on the streets of Egypt on 30 June. Only a year after Egyptians elected you, their first civilian president, calls have spread over the last two months for your removal. A year ago, Egyptians flocked to ballot stations to …
Mohamed Morsi: One Year in Power 30 June marks the one-year anniversary since Mohamed Morsi assumed Egypt’s presidency. The past year has been marred in controversy and hamstrung by political deadlocks, all amid wider social unrest fueled by the economic crisis and deteriorating human rights conditions. The president’s achievements and shortcomings are detailed within these …
Main economic benchmarks since Morsi came to power
Egypt’s ailing tourism industry, Morsi’s policies in his first year failed to revive suffering tourism sector
Human rights, post revolution
Timeline tracking the rocky relationship between Morsi and the judiciary
Insecurity breeds vigilante justice, Residents across Egypt perceive crime as rising, with mob justice an increasingly common response
A year of unrest in Sinai
Activists and groups present their vision for new elections and greater accountability
Former finance minister says that foreign debts are like “anaesthetic: they don’t solve the economic problems but they lessen the burden”
Thousands of people rallied against President Morsi on Friday in several governorates.
Five cases of harassment on Friday, one of them a foreign correspondent
The source of the explosion is believed to be a butane gas cylinder, although the circumstances of its detonation are under investigation
Protesters blame opposition groups for not cooperating with presidency
Several thousands hold a protest calling for the ouster of President Morsi, as tents are erected for an open-ended sit-in
Tamarod calls for the protests in preparation for 30 June
A joint statement calls on Egyptians not to abandon the original goals of the 25 January revolution
National Coalition to Support Legitimacy includes 11 Islamist parties and groups
In a televised speech, Morsi called for reforms and dialogue, while warning that political divisions in the country threatened to “paralyse” Egypt.