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Among many secular liberalists lies a contradiction when it comes to raising Islam in debates concerning political or civil affairs. For example there is the common complaint that preachers have become very harsh or that Islamists are supposedly negating the tolerant and merciful side of Islam, but simultaneously they claim that Islam should remain more …
Part two of a series that examines the composition of the Qandil cabinet with a close look at allegiances and alliances within.
El-Erian explained that Morsy’s 100-day plan should only be appraised starting now
The newly appointed Khaled Al-Azhary is meeting with business and workers to resolve the ongoing industrial dispute
Somalia’s Constituent Assembly overwhelmingly approves draft
Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry Report: the country is more stable, despite ‘nightly’ confrontations with police
In addition to the five Muslim Brotherhood ministers, the cabinet also includes two members who are not members of the group but could be seen as their allies
Second biggest party in the now-dissolved parliament boycotts Qandil’s cabinet
The party is proceeding with legal action following fires at two buildings in Cairo and Giza
A law exempting Orthodox Jewish Israeli men from military service expired Wednesday
As a prominent member of the Constitution Drafting Committee, what do you predict for the future of this assembly in light of the forthcoming Administrative Court ruling in September? It is hard to predict the outcome of the court ruling. The Constitution Drafting Committee members are exerting tremendous efforts. Although the makeup of the committee …
The Lebanese Member of Parliament thinks the army is not operating independently
The party’s founding committee held a conference and issued a founding manifesto as they prepare for the official launch soon
By Alia Assam All hopes for the appointment of the Muslim Brotherhood’s powerful icon, Khayrat Al-Shatiron, to the head of the cabinet came to an end with President Morsy’s selection of Hesham Qandil to be the Second Republic’s first Prime Minister. While most revolutionary political movements have not commented whether in favour or support of …
While political debate in Egypt had at one point taken on a sense of political tele-drama it has still somehow been eclipsed by television’s entertainment dramas
Morsi’s narrow margin of victory my mean that even his own support base fragments
The candidate from the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party becomes the first civilian President of Egypt
I have always enjoyed talking to the drivers of the ubiquitous Cairo taxis, my broken Arabic and their often limited use of English make for an easier exchange than expected. Trying to understand, as opposed to listening to words, can suddenly go a long way, even if the traffic outside the windows is proving the opposite.
Despite everything, Egyptians do survive. And mind you, they learned to say NO.