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Death Sentence for Morsi: Egypt’s Junta Takes Another Step Toward Being North Korea

That the only freely elected president Egypt has ever known has been sentenced to death is only to be expected from the current military junta, which made a coup in July 2013, and declared the former ruling party, the Muslim Brotherhood, to be a terrorist organization indistinguishable from al-Qaida.

Posted on May 18, 2015 READ MORE


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Egypt’s Former President Mohammed Morsi Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

In a verdict which an Amnesty International official says “shatters any remaining illusion of independence and impartiality in Egypt’s criminal justice system,” Mohamed Morsi was convicted Tuesday by a Cairo court.

Posted on Apr 21, 2015 READ MORE

Russia and Egypt Reportedly Strike $3.5 Billion Arms Deal

A top Russian military official said Wednesday that the country had made a sizable preliminary arms deal with Egypt to sell $3.5 billion worth of weapons to the North African nation.

Posted on Sep 17, 2014 READ MORE

Israel’s Groundhog Day: Reverse Snowballs and the Horror of Lawn Mowing

A horrible video is circulating on social media, of a Palestinian father in Gaza who is bringing a toy to his 4-year-old son, only to find once he enters his home that his son’s head has been crushed by Israeli shrapnel. That is the face of Israel’s current military operation against Gaza to the outside world.

Posted on Jul 12, 2014 READ MORE

Photo of the Day: Egyptian Youth Demanded End to Military Trials for Civilians

On the June 30 anniversary of the determined masses gathered in their millions at Tahrir Square and in city centers throughout Egypt, demanding a recall election for then Muslim Brotherhood President Mohamad Morsi, Tahrir Square in Cairo was blocked off and deserted.

Posted on Jul 1, 2014 READ MORE

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Egypt Shocks the World With Plan for Mass Execution of Over 500 Muslim Brothers

Among Middle Eastern countries, the most execution happy is Iran, with over 300 a year.  With just one trial, Egypt has made itself more Draconian than Iran.

Posted on Mar 25, 2014 READ MORE

Raw Footage: Mohammed Morsi Shouts From His Cage in Court

He was the first democratically elected ruler in thousands of years of Egyptian civilization. Now he’s just a guy in a white jumpsuit, reduced to shouting from his court cage.

Posted on Jan 28, 2014 WATCH & LISTEN

Egypt and Syria

Posted on Aug 27, 2013 ENLARGE

Obama and Aid to Egypt

Posted on Aug 26, 2013 ENLARGE

Syria and Egypt

Posted on Aug 25, 2013 ENLARGE


Posted on Aug 24, 2013 ENLARGE

Aid to Egypt

Posted on Aug 23, 2013 ENLARGE

U.S. Influence in Egypt

Posted on Aug 21, 2013 ENLARGE


Posted on Aug 20, 2013 ENLARGE

Question Mark

Posted on Aug 20, 2013 ENLARGE

Broken Spring

Posted on Aug 19, 2013 ENLARGE

al-Sisi of Egypt

Posted on Aug 18, 2013 ENLARGE

Egypt’s Flag

Posted on Aug 18, 2013 ENLARGE


Posted on Aug 17, 2013 ENLARGE

Egypt Democracy

Posted on Aug 17, 2013 ENLARGE

Military Aid

Posted on Aug 16, 2013 ENLARGE


Posted on Aug 16, 2013 ENLARGE

Egyptian Protests

Posted on Aug 15, 2013 ENLARGE

Egypt Military

Posted on Aug 15, 2013 ENLARGE

Confrontation in Egypt

Posted on Jul 30, 2013 ENLARGE

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Morsi Supporters Stand Firm After Slaughter

Undeterred in their commitment to Egypt’s first democratically elected president, demonstrators pledged to maintain sit-ins in east Cairo on Sunday despite the risk of continued violence and bloodshed after the massacre the day before of scores of their comrades.

Posted on Jul 28, 2013 READ MORE

Revolution in Egypt

Posted on Jul 22, 2013 ENLARGE


Posted on Jul 12, 2013 ENLARGE

Egypt’s Military

Posted on Jul 12, 2013 ENLARGE

Egypt’s Coup

Posted on Jul 10, 2013 ENLARGE


Posted on Jul 9, 2013 ENLARGE

Coup in Cairo

Posted on Jul 8, 2013 ENLARGE

Egyptian Democracy

Posted on Jul 6, 2013 ENLARGE

In Spite of His Face

Posted on Jul 6, 2013 ENLARGE


Posted on Jul 5, 2013 ENLARGE

Mass Protests

Posted on Jul 4, 2013 ENLARGE

AP/Maya Alleruzzo, File

Egypt on the Brink

The announcement by the nation’s leftists and secularists that they will not contest this spring’s elections for the lower house of parliament is a needless disaster that could plunge Egypt into years of unrest.

Posted on Mar 3, 2013 READ MORE

Egypt’s Constitution

Posted on Dec 28, 2012 ENLARGE

End of Revolution

Posted on Dec 21, 2012 ENLARGE    

Egypt’s New Pharaoh

Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood, with power in their grasp, are crushing those who stand in the way of single-party rule, and the government’s weapon of choice is the poor.

Posted on Dec 16, 2012 READ MORE

AP/Ariel Schalit

Fears of Israeli Ground Offensive Grow

Tensions in Israel and Gaza are mounting as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears ready to order a ground invasion after Egyptian efforts to broker a cease-fire failed and Hamas fired a rocket at Jerusalem.

Posted on Nov 17, 2012 READ MORE

AP/ David Karp

Dispatches From Cairo: Morsi’s First 100 Days

The new president has kept only five of his 64 promises. From his campaign slogan of “Freedom, bread and justice,” only bread has been delivered so far. Egyptians gather in Tahrir Square to express their frustration.

Posted on Oct 16, 2012 READ MORE

Gigi Ibrahim (CC BY 2.0)

For Egypt, It’s a Military Man or an Islamist

Hundreds of Egyptians set fire to the campaign headquarters of Ahmed Shafik after it was announced Tuesday that the Mubarak-era senior military commander had won enough votes to enter a runoff contest with the Islamic candidate Mohamed Morsi.

Posted on May 29, 2012 READ MORE

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