Mohammed Morsi

  • Appalling Violence Ravaged Cairo Again This Weekend

    Bloodshed, tear gas, and plumes of acrid black smoke are never far from the streets of Cairo these days, and they returned this weekend as police fought with supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president, Mohamed Morsi.

  • 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.

  • Is Egypt Doomed to a Civil War?

    As the interim government try to wipe out the Muslim Brotherhood, the country is being pushed toward the abyss.

  • Η Αίγυπτος μετά τον Μόρσι

    Ακόμα μια Αιγυπτιακή επανάσταση, ένα στρατιωτικό πραξικόπημα ή - όπως φοβούνταν ορισμένοι - η αρχή ενός εμφυλίου πολέμου;

  • We Saw the Egyptian Military Stage a Coup in Cairo

    As I write now, the center of Cairo is a sea of beeping vehicles and cheering crowds, with attack helicopters making laps of honor above us. An army-appointed judge is now the face of military rule, erasing the one-year blip of democratic government in...

  • The Revolution Is Still Going on in Egypt—in Tiny Flashes

    What I had witnessed was not one of the vast, telegenic protests of the Egyptian revolution. It was one of thousands of smaller acts of rebellion against authority taking place throughout the country every single day. One human rights group recorded...

  • World Peace Update

    This is a little awkward, but I just figured out that the guys on the Norwegian Nobel Comittee haven't been following this column, because if they had they surely wouldn't have awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union this week.