Egypt After Morsi

Travel

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.
Peter Schwartzstein
9.26.14
News

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.
Tom Dale
3.25.14
News

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.
Tom Rollins
12.10.13
egypt

Egypt After Morsi - Part 3

The morning after the battle on July 5, both sides buried their dead and vowed revenge.
تجربة
11.26.13
egypt

Egypt After Morsi - Part 2

All Egypt braced itself for the inevitable backlash. When it came, it would be deadly.
تجربة
11.26.13
egypt

Egypt After Morsi - Part 1

On June 30, one year after Egyptians voted for Mohammed Morsi millions of protesters filled central Cairo and town squares across Egypt.
تجربة
11.26.13
Travel

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...
Peter Schwartzstein
11.20.13
News

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.
Wail Gzoly
9.1.13
News

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...
Dell Cameron
8.31.13
News

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.
Wail Gzoly
8.20.13
VICE News

Egypt After Morsi

Another Egyptian revolution, a military coup or the beginning of a civil war?
Aris Roussinos
7.30.13
VICE News

Egypt After Morsi

The morning after the battle on July 5, both sides buried their dead and vowed revenge. More than 30 people were killed in one day of political violence across Egypt, and the country was spiraling out of control. With both sides unwilling to compromise...
Aris Roussinos
7.19.13
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