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The wreckage of a tour bus that was targeted by a suicide bombing on February 16 is seen in the Egyptian south Sinai resort town of Taba on February 18, 2014. (AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI)
The interim government that replaced Mohamed Mursi in July 2013 has built its legitimacy on “rescuing” Egypt from Mursi’s mismanagement, as well as from Islamist terrorism. Yet terrorist attacks continue almost a year after they took power. Egypt’s ongoing struggle...
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Photo shows graffiti of a woman with the words “no harassment” in Arabic, taken on June 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)
Last December, Egyptian academic Mariz Tadros wrote that women’s human security was not on anyone’s agenda. According to her research, the security breakdown since the Arab uprisings has led to a dramatic rise in incidents of sexual harassment due to the sense among...
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A tourist buys a poster of Egypt’s army chief, Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who is also pictured on a shirt, at a vendor in Tahrir square in Cairo February 22, 2014. (Reuters/Asmaa Waguih)
Egypt’s presidential election, set to be held before the end of April, is fast approaching. The man expected to win is Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, Commander-in-Chief of the army, Minister of Defense, and clearly the real power behind the ouster of Mohamed...
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An Egyptian man walks in front of a pharmacy marked with anti-Coptic and anti-coup graffiti in Assiut, Upper Egypt, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. The Arabic grafitti reads, “No to the coup, yes to legitimacy.” (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)
Churches across Egypt were set on fire Wednesday morning in reaction to the dispersal of the Muslim Brotherhood demonstrations at Rabaa Al-Adawiya and Al-Nahda Square (Giza). This was perhaps inevitable since attacks on churches and Egyptian Christians have escalated...
There are rising levels of frustration among Egyptians who supported the removal of Mursi from power over what they see as biased statements from “Western” media and leaders who identify what happened as a coup undertaken by the army. Despite the angry reaction from...