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Mursi Pushes Elections Forward

Mursi Pushes Elections Forward

Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—Egypt’s President Mohamed Mursi has brought forward the start of parliamentary elections to April 22, in an effort to defuse a row with Egypt’s Christian minority, who said the schedule would conflict with their Easter celebrations. The decision...
The Trinity of the Group, the Party and the State

The Trinity of the Group, the Party and the State

The Egyptian opposition demonstrations passed without major incidents so far. President Mursi—and the Muslim Brotherhood behind him—continues to refuse to withdraw the decrees that have granted him unrestricted constitutional powers. Meanwhile, the Brotherhood and...