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  • Revolutionary Youth Return to Streets in Cairo

    On Friday, the revolutionary youth returned, as the "Ahrar Movement" protesters, who rejected both the military rule and the Muslim Brotherhood. They called for a new system, one free from the Muslim Brotherhood, the Army, or the old Mubarak regime.

  • Interview With an American Shot and Arrested in Egypt

    This year an Egyptian-American named Mohamed Soltan left the United States to join protesters in Egypt who opposed the military coup that ousted Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood-backed and first democratically elected president. On Tuesday...

  • Activists Find No Place on Egypt's Streets

    In the heat of a Cairo summer, the battle lines have been drawn. In the tense standoff, Abdelazim Fahmy, better known as Zizo Abdo, finds no room on the street for revolutionaries like himself. I met with Zizo at a downtown Cairo café, where we were a...

  • I Escaped Death in an Egyptian Police Van but Witnessed an Attempted Rape

    After being thrown on top of each other in a vehicle, I noticed that a young woman was also among us. As soon as we began to move the young man sitting across from her started trying to grab at her body. Randel and I, still handcuffed, protested loudly...

  • Notes from a Cairo Journalist Being Hounded by Spies and Thugs

    Four journalists have been shot dead in Egypt this week. Dozens of others have been arrested, and I myself—a relatively young reporter—have received death threats. I am now being followed.

  • Protests Continue in War-Torn Cairo

    The number of Muslim Brotherhood and pro-Morsi supporters dropped on Monday's protests in Giza, but it was only a couple of hours before altercations took place between the protesters and nearby pro-Army civilians.