Egypt After Morsi
Beer and Loathing in Post-Muslim Brotherhood Cairo
Businesses are still hurting, and possible tax hikes on alcohol to plug Egypt’s strained public finances might mean more pain, but this country's alcohol industry has been here before.
Will Egypt's Mass Death Sentence of 529 Muslim Brotherhood Members Provoke More Violence?
If Mohammed Badie is sentenced to death—and even if that sentence is ultimately commuted—it's likely that the response from Brotherhood members won't be nearly as restrained as it has been in the past.
Egyptian Police Are Accusing Students as Islamists and Killing Them
Mohamed Reda died ten days ago. Most people are in no doubt about who killed Mohamed Reda. And now students have become a leading force in opposing the government to take accountability.
The Dying Art of Belly Dancing in Conservative Egypt
“Nobody [in Egypt] sees this as an acceptable profession. It’s degrading for them. They go into it for the same reasons as a woman in the US goes into prostitution,” said Luna, an American dancer and Harvard graduate who originally moved to Cairo to...
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...