egypt مصرأم الدنيا

Follow Us

Follow on Twitter    Follow on Facebook    YouTube Channel    Vimeo Channel    SoundCloud Channel    iPhone App    iPhone App
post image

Update: Fifty-One Killed in Clashes at Republican Guards Headquarters

At least fifty-one people were killed in clashes between supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi and the Armed Forces around the Republican Guards headquarters early Monday morning, the Ministry of Health reported. More than four hundred thirty-five were also injured in the violence, the ministry said. The ...  Read More »

post image

Crackdown on Islamists Revived After Deadly Clashes

Following deadly clashes that broke out early Monday morning between the military and Muslim Brotherhood supporters in front of the Republic Guard headquarters, killing dozens, Islamists are once again the target of sweeping arrests. News outlets reported today that Muslim Brotherhood spokesperson Ahmed Aref and six ...  Read More »

post image

On Sheep and Infidels

Before I begin, let me state some facts so that when people begin the ad hominem attacks they can try to rein them in within the following boundaries: I voted for Mohamed Morsi in the second round of the presidential elections (to keep out Ahmed Shafiq). I am one of the administrators of a blog called “MB in ...  Read More »

post image

Egyptian Islamists’ Anger, Woes

Following the ouster of Muslim Brotherhood president Mohamed Morsi, analysts and political figures say efforts should be exerted to keep Egypt's oldest Islamist group within the political fold. While millions of Egyptians were flocking to Tahrir Square and other squares around the nation in a new wave of celebration ...  Read More »

post image

Clashes in Mansoura, Tanta Leave Dozens Injured

Political violence in Egypt's Nile Delta between supporters, opponents of ousted president leave dozens injured, Al-Ahram reports. Clashes have erupted in Mansoura, the regional capital of Egypt's Daqahliyah governorate, between opponents and supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi, leaving dozens injured, ...  Read More »

post image

One Day, Two Funeral Marches

There was much to be compared as young men were laid to rest. It is not clear whether Mahmoud Sobhy was the first person killed on Friday. What is clear is that he was one of at least thirty who died in protests that added to the anxiety and divisions snowballing across Egypt in the wake of President Mohamed Morsi’s ...  Read More »

post image

Brotherhood Denies Reaching Deal to End Protests; Clears HQ

Spokesman Yasser Mehrez says National Alliance to Support Legitimacy will not engage in any negotiations until Morsi reinstated. The Muslim Brotherhood denied on Sunday that its Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie has made a deal to withdraw demonstrators in exchange for Mohamed Morsi's release and reinstatement as ...  Read More »

post image

Updated: Bahaa El-Din Offered Egypt's PM Job, ElBaradei Set to be Appointed VP

Ziad Bahaa El-Din, an Egyptian lawyer and founding member of the Social Democratic Party, is offered the Prime Minister post. Ziad Bahaa El-Din, founding member of the Egyptian Social Democratic Party, has been offered to become Egypt's new Prime Minister, sources told Ahram Online on Sunday. When contacted by Ahram ...  Read More »

post image

Morsi Supporters Block Salah Salem Road

Morsi supporters began rally outside Republican Guard headquarters following rumors of former president's house arrest. Military police and Central Security Forces (CSF) are attempting to reopen the Salah Salem road in Heliopolis, Cairo, after being blocked by thousands of Morsi supporters early Sunday. Nearly five ...  Read More »

post image

More Islamist Figures arrested

Egypt's Public Prosecution continues to issue arrest warrants for leading members of the Muslim Brotherhood and its political party on suspicion of inciting violence against protesters. At least thirty people were killed in clashes that followed a military order ousting former President Mohamed Morsi on 3 ...  Read More »

post image

Arish Gas Pipeline Bombed, Again

A gas pipeline to Jordan was bombed on Sunday, state TV reported, in an attack believed to be carried out by militants in the Sinai Peninsula. The blast took place near the North Sinai provincial capital of Arish, which has seen major disturbances since President Mohamed Morsi was deposed on 3 July. The Egyptian ...  Read More »

post image

Armed Forces Spokesman Denies Allegations of Military Defections

Rumors of soldiers defecting in protest of the ouster of former President Mohamed Morsi were denied by the spokesman of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) on Sunday. Members of the Muslim Brotherhood have been posting videos allegedly showing military defectors who opposed the armed forces' ...  Read More »

post image

ElBaradei or Not ElBaradei? Egypt Premiership Still Unassigned

Speculation was rife last night in Egypt as early news that Mohamed ElBaradei would be Egypt's interim premier was later refuted with suggestions that Salafists vetoed his appointment. “Consultations are still under way and the post of the prime minister is still vacant.” These were the words Ahmed El-Moslemani, the ...  Read More »

post image

Anti-Morsi Protests Planned for Sunday

30 June Front releases list of meeting points for demonstrations in support of army's ouster of president amid fears of violent showdown in streets with pro-Morsi rivals. The blueprint for nationwide rallies on Sunday by opponents of ousted president Mohamed Morsi has been announced by the 30 June Front, led by ...  Read More »

post image

Dissecting 'Opposing' Views: Morocco Reacts to Events in Egypt

As the situation continues to unfold in Egypt, the war of words among pundits on what to describe the ongoing events has made its way to the palace and parliament halls in Morocco. With countering press releases from the palace and the Party of Justice and Development (PJD)-led coalition government, the differing ...  Read More »

post image

Statement Against Closure of Islamist Media Channels and Arrest of Some of Its Staf

[The following statement was published by the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies on 5 July 2013, and is signed onto by several Egyptian organizations.]     Closure of Islamist Media Channels and Arrest of Some of Its Staff: Clear Iiolation of Media Freedom   The undersigned organizations ...  Read More »

post image

سياسات الشارع والدوامة السلطوية الأخيرة

عكس حشد الجموع في العواصم والأقاليم المصرية يوم 30 يونيو، ذات الدرس الذي لم تتوقف الثورة المصرية عن تأكيده منذ يناير 2011، ألا وهو أهمية سياسات الشارع وأهمية ”القادمين الجدد“ للسياسة كطرف حاسم في صراعات إنهاء السلطوية. هكذا جسدت حركة ”تمرد“ تنوع الأحداث، وكانت أكثر مهارةً في استخدام آليات التفاوض السياسي عن سابقتها ...  Read More »

post image

Clashes Resume Outside Cairo, Dozens of Pro-Morsi Protesters Arrested

Street battles continue in several Egyptian governorates following president's ouster by military; dozens of pro-Morsi demonstrators arrested by security forces. Violent clashes reignited on Saturday afternoon between opponents and supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi – ousted earlier this week by the ...  Read More »

post image

'Revolution Not Coup': Anti-Morsi Egyptians Tell CNN

After CNN was quick to characterize recent military intervention ousting president Mohamed Morsi as 'coup,' Egyptians on social networking sites accuse leading TV channel of bias. Leading US television channel CNN has come under severe attack by Egyptians on social networking sites, accusing the channel of bias ...  Read More »

post image

اعترافات من الميدان

انتخبت مرشحاً إسلامياً في الجولتين الرئاسيتين. . . وهللت فرحاً حينما انتصر الحق وأعلن مرسي رئيساً للبلاد، لأننا كصحفيين كنا نحسب الأصوات بشكل مستقل، وكنا نعلم أن أكثرية الأصوات ذهبت إليه. تأخر إعلان النتيجة بدعوى فحص الطعون خمسة أيام لم أنم فيها. كنت كغيري من منتخبي مرسي من كل الأطياف، نخشى بعد أن تأخر إعلان النتيجة ...  Read More »

post image

Residents of Cairo's Manial District Mourn Victims of Friday Clashes

Clashes between supporters, opponents of president Morsi in capital's Manial district lead to death of twelve local residents. Thousands of mourners from Cairo's Manial district joined a mass funeral on Saturday afternoon for victims of Friday's clashes between residents and supporters of deposed president Mohamed ...  Read More »

post image

Egypt Premiership Still Vacant: Presidential Media Advisor

Presidential spokesman dismisses earlier reports that liberal politician Mohamed ElBaradei had taken up job as new prime minister. Newly-appointed presidential media advisor Ahmed El-Moslimany said late Saturday that Egypt's premiership was still vacant, dismissing earlier reports that liberal politician Mohamed ...  Read More »

post image

Mohamed ElBaradei Officially Appointed Egypt's New PM

Prominent Egyptian reform campaigner Mohamed ElBaradei is sworn in as Egypt's new premier following military's removal of elected president Mohamed Morsi. A presidential source said on Saturday evening that Mohamed ElBaradei, the general coordinator of the National Salvation Front, has already been assigned the post ...  Read More »

post image

Egypt's Morsi, Brotherhood Leaders to be Interrogated for ' 25th Jan Revolution Crimes'

Egypt's prosecutors to interrogate deposed president Mohamed Morsi, along with top Brotherhood figures, over killing of protesters and attacks on prisons during 2011 uprising. Egypt's prosecutor-general orders the questioning of deposed president Mohamed Morsi, along with top Brotherhood members on suspicions of a ...  Read More »

post image

Priest Killed in Sinai

Unknown militants killed a priest in north Sinai on Saturday, the state-run Middle East News Agency reported.  The thirty-nine year old priest, Mina Aboud, was walking in the street in a neighborhood south of Arish when he was shot. He had died as he was transferred to hospital.  On going violence has ...  Read More »

post image

My Conversation with the Devil: 30 June and Beyond (Part Two)

My previous article elaborately analyzed the crisis of the new/old regime in Egypt, now headed by the Muslim Brotherhood, and concluded that it is currently comprised of a fragile and tense coalition of authoritarian actors, a coalition that is being increasingly jeopardized by economic, social and political ...  Read More »

post image

My Conversation with the Devil: 30 June and Beyond (Part One)

The regime produced by last year’s SCAF-Muslim Brotherhood handoff never had a chance. It was dead at birth, crushed by the many burdens it inherited and smothered under the crises of the Mubarak state and its bloated, impotent institutions. The new regime was born to face everything Mubarak left unfinished, including ...  Read More »

post image

Egypt Monthly Edition on Jadaliyya (June 2013)

This is a monthly archive of pieces written by Jadaliyya contributors and editors on Egypt. It also includes material published on other platforms that editors deemed pertinent to post as they provide diverse depictions of Egypt-related topics. The pieces reflect the level of critical analysis and diversity that ...  Read More »

post image

Mansour In Reconciliation Efforts, Brotherhood Leaders Seek Safe Exit

Interim President Adly Mansour is holding consultations on reconciliation efforts aimed to end political polarisation in Egypt, a source who spoke recently with Mansour told Ahram Online. “He is meeting tomorrow (Saturday) with representatives of political parties and forces with an eye on drafting a roadmap for ...  Read More »

post image

Brotherhood Website Claims Army Divisions

The official Muslim Brotherhood Freedom and Justice website reported on Friday night that they have reports of divisions within the Republican Guards, some members of which want the reinstatement of deposed President Mohamed Morsi.  Morsi was deposed on Wednesday when the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces ...  Read More »

New Pages On Jadaliyya

Egypt Elections Watch Update

A Jadaliyya and Ahram Online Initiative

As part of the Egypt Elections Watch (EEW), Jadaliyya and Ahram Online, with the Center of Contemporary Arab Studies (Georgetown University) and the Middle East Studies Program (George Mason University) as co-sponsors, will produce articles/posts/profiles on a weekly basis, covering organizations, political parties, coalitions, relevant laws and procedures, and profiles of key individuals related to the Egyptian elections. This is in addition to news updates summarizing major developments surrounding the lead-up to the election, such as emerging or shifting alliances, new political positions, and candidacy announcements. If you have questions, comments, contributions, and/or an eye-witness account, please email us at: For a listing of EEW’s team members please click here.


Democratic Alliance for Egypt
Egyptian Bloc
Islamist Bloc (Alliance for Egypt)
Revolution Continues Alliance

Jadaliyya Features

Egypt Map and Stats

You need to upgrade your Flash Player

Population   82,079,636
GDP  $497.8 billion
Unemployment   9%; Youth Unemployment (ages 15-24): 24.8%
Internet Users   20.136 million (2009)
Exchange Rate  5.6124 Egyptian pounds per US dollar
GDP Growth Rate  5.1%
Military Expenditures   3.4% of GDP (World Rank: 35)
Health Expenditures  6.4% of GDP (World Rank: 94)
Population Growth Rate  1.96%
Age Structure   0-14 years: 32.7%; 15-64 years: 62.8%; 65 years and over: 4.5%
Literacy   71.4%
Religious Demographics   Muslim (mostly Sunni) 90%; Coptic 9%; other Christian 1%

Page 27 of 50     « First   ...   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   ...   Last »