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Opponents of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi burn the content of a Freedom and Justice Party office in the coastal city of Alexandria on June 28, 2013. (AFP)


Egypt braces for June 30 protests

Egypt braces for June 30 protests

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Following nation-wide violence on Friday that resulted in three deaths and hundreds of injuries, Egypt is preparing for even more chaos as the much anticipated June 30 anti-government protests get underway tomorrow. Deadly clashes broke out...
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An Egyptian protester and fan of al-Masry football club waves a flare as others chant slogans during a demonstration in front of the prison in the Egyptian Suez Canal city of Port Said on January 25, 2013. (AFP)


The Brotherhood’s Dilemma in Ruling Egypt

The Brotherhood’s Dilemma in Ruling Egypt

It is not too early to say now, after the recent succession of unfortunate events, that President Mursi and the Muslim Brotherhood are facing a real dilemma. The elections have been postponed by order of the judiciary, while civil disobedience continues in Port Said,...
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Egyptian protesters run for cover from tear gas fired by riot police during clashes in Cairo, on March 8, 2013. (AFP PHOTO/MAHMUD KHALED


Egypt Braces for More Violence

Egypt Braces for More Violence

Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—Egypt is bracing itself for a fresh wave of violence in the city of Port Said after a court confirmed the death sentences of 21 people convicted for their part in a deadly football riot last year. Port Said has seen outbreaks of violence since...
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In this Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012 file photo, an Egyptian election worker shows his colleagues an invalid ballot while counting ballots at the end of the second round of a referendum on a disputed constitution drafted by Islamist supporters of president Mohammed Morsi at a polling station in Giza, Egypt. (AP)


Egyptian Court Postpones Elections

Egyptian Court Postpones Elections

Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—Egypt’s controversial legislative elections, due to begin next month, have been postponed by a court ruling only two weeks after Egypt’s largest opposition coalition announced it would boycott them. The elections for the lower house of Egypt’s...
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Secretary-general of the National Salvation Front, Dr. Ahmad Al–Bur’i. (Asharq Al-Awsat Photo)