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Democracy Now! Interview with Islamic Scholar Tariq Ramadan on the Growing Mideast Protests and "Islam & the Arab Awakening"

As anti-U.S. protests spread across the Middle East, we’re joined by Tariq Ramadan, professor of contemporary Islamic studies at Oxford University and visiting professor at the Faculty of Islamic Studies in Qatar. Ramadan is considered one of the most prominent Muslim intellectuals in Europe and was named by Time ...  Read More »

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Activism in the Coptic Diaspora: A Brief Introduction

With the breach of the US Embassy’s walls in Cairo and the killing of US officials in Benghazi, the attention of the international media has returned again to the aftermath of the Egyptian and Libyan uprisings. In the former case, much of the media focus has settled upon Coptic Christians, and specifically Copts in ...  Read More »

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September 11th, Islamophobia, and the ‘Persecution Industry'

In one of the last pieces he published at Salon before moving to The Guardian, the American columnist Glenn Greenwald mounted a devastating critique of what he labeled, in the article’s title, “The Sham ‘Terrorism Expert’ Industry.” In his inimitable style, Greenwald proceeded to discuss the work of several so-called ...  Read More »

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Egypt Media Roundup (September 10)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Egypt and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Egypt Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to egypt@jadaliyya.com by Sunday night of every ...  Read More »

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Islamists Took Over Years Ago

Twenty years ago, the French academic Olivier Roy published the book for which he is best known, “L’échec de l’Islam politique”, translated into English as The Failure of Political Islam. The title may sound comical today in the midst of the political upheaval we are witnessing, but, at the time of publication, one ...  Read More »

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Egypt Monthly Edition on Jadaliyya (August 2012)

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 »

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What is to be Done: The Website as an Organizer #RevSoc

The Revolutionary Socialists Movement launched its new website on 7 August. The site represents a qualitative change in our propaganda work, but it also presents some major challenges to the membership of the movement as a whole and not only to the comrades in the media committee alone. It is a necessity to ...  Read More »

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التحضّر والانتفاضات العربية: وسط القاهرة وسقوط مبارك

إذا كان القرن العشرين في أوروبا قرناً حضَرياً، فإنّ القرن الـ 21 يشير إلى مرحلة انتقالية عالمية نحو حقبة حضرية. ففي العام 2008، وللمرة الأولى في التاريخ، تجاوز عدد سكان المناطق الحضرية وشبه الحضرية عدد السكان الريفيين. ينتقل مليون شخص أسبوعياً للسكن في مناطق مدينية. التحضُّر السريع يجعل أجزاء العالم أقرب إلى بعضها، في ...  Read More »

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Beware of Small Cities

The physical spaces of the Arab uprisings emerged as powerful political tools in the course of the revolts for both protesters and regimes. Protestors in streets and squares affirmed that power also exists in real exchanges, in real places between real people. Tahrir Square experienced a metamorphosis from a denied ...  Read More »

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E-Militias of the Muslim Brotherhood: How to Upload Ideology on Facebook

During the presidential runoffs in June 2012, a meme circulated on Facebook. It depicts the image of Hassan al-Banna, who founded the Muslim Brotherhood in 1928. It reads, “By the way, I’m not from the Brotherhood. I disagree with them on a lot of issues but I respect them.” The quote is signed, Hassan al-Banna. The ...  Read More »

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Amal Kenawy (1974-2012)

On 19 August, leading Egyptian artist Amal Kenawy died from a battle with advanced leukemia. Globally recognized for a staggering body of work that explores the relationship of the individual to the incorporeal and physical nature of reality, Kenawy was respected among her colleagues for effortlessly combining video, ...  Read More »

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دليل المعترض على حجج المقترض

 على مدى الأسبوعين الماضيين استمر التعتيم على عدد هائل من الأسئلة المحورية فيما يتعلق بالقرض الذي تسعى حكومة الرئيس مرسي للحصول عليه من صندوق النقد الدولي. مازلنا لا نعلم لماذا تم رفع القيمة المطلوبة بـ١٠ مليارات جنيه كاملة. ومازال البرنامج الاقتصادي الذي سيطرح على مفاوضي الصندوق مجهولاً. واكتفى مجلس الوزراء ...  Read More »

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Egypt Media Roundup (September 3)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Egypt and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Egypt Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to egypt@jadaliyya.com by Sunday night of every ...  Read More »

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The Tragedy of Books in Egypt

Looking at Egypt, historian Khaled Fahmy affords a harrowing insight into the status of that most indispensable of commodities: the book. In recent weeks I encountered two incidents that made me feel extremely sorrowful about the situation of books, reading, and indeed culture, in Egypt. The first happened in New ...  Read More »

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The Future of Media in Egypt: An Interview with Hisham Kassem

Hisham Kassem is one of the most respected publishers and democracy advocates in Egypt. He spoke with Linda Herrera (Co-Editor of Jadaliyya's On Media and Reporting page) and AbdelRahman Mansour (activist and new media journalist) about why he left his position as publisher at Al-Masry al-Youm, on media ...  Read More »

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New Texts Out Now: Jason Brownlee, Democracy Prevention: The Politics of the US-Egyptian Alliance

Jason Brownlee, Democracy Prevention: The Politics of the US-Egyptian Alliance. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. Jadaliyya (J): What made you write this book? Jason Brownlee (JB): I had a series of experiences in 2009 that got me thinking about the intersection of US foreign policy and human ...  Read More »

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لا لقرض الصندوق... لا للاستدانة باسم الشعب

فتح عينك ...الدين من جيبك تزور بعثة صندوق النقد الدولي حالياً مصر لإعادة التفاوض حول قرض جديد تنوي الحكومة الجديدة الحصول عليه. كانت حكومة الجنزوري قد شرعت في التفاوض على قرض قيمته ٣،٢ مليار دولار.  وقد شاركت الحملة المصرية البرلمان وعدد من الحركات السياسية في المطالبة بوقف التفاوض مع الحكومة غير المنتخبة. اما ...  Read More »

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Egypt Media Roundup (August 27)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Egypt and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Egypt Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to egypt@jadaliyya.com by Sunday night of every ...  Read More »

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Egyptian Government Attempts to Suppress the Media

[The following article was issued by the Committee to Protect Journalists on 16 August 2012.]  President Mohamed Morsi's government and allies are pushing back against critical news coverage, suppressing critical journalists and state-run newspapers, putting a journalist on trial, and attacking three journalists ...  Read More »

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The Cultural Project of the Revolution

Anxiety is running high among Egypt’s liberals and secularists. President Mohamed Morsy and the Islamist constituency that elected him pose a threat to the character of the Egyptian state, according to such figures as Tahani al-Gebali and Mohamed Abou Hamed. And the threat has apparently become significantly greater ...  Read More »

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الإخوان المسلمون: سنوات ما قبل الثورة

يحوي كتاب "الإخوان المسلمون: سنوات ما قبل الثورة" للباحث الراحل حسام تمام (دار الشروق 2012)،  مجموعة من الدراسات المتعلقة بجماعة الإخوان المسلمين المصرية وتحولاتها السياسة والاجتماعية قبيل ثورة يناير، ولا تُعنى هذه الدراسات التي تمثل خلاصة فكر حسام تمام ورؤيته في النظر إلى الحركة الإسلامية والإسلام ...  Read More »

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عندما يصبح تسييس القضاء ضمانة لاستقلاله: أفكار حول التجربة المصرية 1967-2012

أين اختفى قضاة "التيار الاستقلالي" في مصر اليوم؟ سؤال محير يراود أذهان أكثر من متابع للشأن القضائي المصري في الوقت الحاضر. فالمفارقة الغريبة هي أن القضاة الذين صنعوا الحدث القضائي والسياسي عامي 2005 و2006 عندما تحدوا من خلال نادي قضاة مصر نظام حسني مبارك في أوج سلطته باتوا اليوم، بعد سقوط هذا ...  Read More »

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August Culture

Jadaliyya's second summer bouquet features an essay by the new co-editor of the Culture Page, Maymanah Farhat, fiction from Lebanon, poetry from Egypt, a remembrance of the great Ghassan Kanafani, and an interview with two Kuwaiti filmmakers. Maymanah Farhat, "Portrait of America: Kehinde Wiley at the Jewish ...  Read More »

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Amal Dunqul: Spartacus' Last Words

[Amal Dunqul (1940-1983) was part of what is known as the "sixties generation" of Egyptian poets and one of the most significant (political) poets of modern Arabic literature who remains largely untranslated. Dunqul was born in Upper Egypt, and like many writers, migrated to Cairo from the countryside. He ...  Read More »

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Back to the Table, Egypt and the IMF

Negotiations between the Egyptian government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have resumed. On Wednesday, the IMF’s managing director, Christine Lagarde, met President Mohamed Morsy and Prime Minister Hesham Qandil in Cairo to discuss a possible 4.8 billion dollar budget support loan, which the government ...  Read More »

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From Resilience to Revolt: Making Sense of the Arab Spring

[The following report was issued by the Research and Documentation Centre (WODC) of the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice on 21 June 2012.] From Resilience to Revolt: Making Sense of the Arab Spring Executive Summary Early 2011 waves of protest started rolling through the Middle East. Though in many states the ...  Read More »

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مأساة الكتب في مصر

واقعتان مررت بهما الأسبوع الماضي جعلتاني أتحسر على وضع الكتب والقراءة والثقافة بوجه عام في مصر. الواقعة الأولى حدثت لي في مكتبة جامعة نيويورك حيث أقضي هذا الصيف في محاولة لكتابة الفصل الأخير من كتاب عن التاريخ الاجتماعي والثقافي لمصر في القرن التاسع عشر. الكتاب يتضمن فصلين عن تاريخ الطب، الأول عن تاريخ مؤسسة القصر ...  Read More »

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Egypt Media Roundup (August 20)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Egypt and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Egypt Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to egypt@jadaliyya.com by Sunday night of every ...  Read More »

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مرسي والانقلاب والثورة: قراءة بين الأسطر الحمراء

حاز قرار الرئيس محمد مرسي الأخير والقاضي بإحالة قادة عسكريين كبار إلى التقاعد على إشادة باعتباره خطوة كبيرة على طريق إنهاء عسكرة الدولة المصرية. يمثل هذا القرار بالنسبة لبعض المتفائلين نصراً للثورة على أعدائها داخل المؤسسة العسكرية. لا شك أن هذا الفعل سيكون تاريخياً وبأنه ربما يكون المقدمة لعهد جديد في العلاقات ...  Read More »

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عن الحلم الاجتماعي والأمن والفساد

يجادل البحث في هذه الجزئية أن الحلم الاجتماعي والخيال السياسي في مصر متمحوران حول الأمن والفزع وبشكل رئيسي حول ثلاثة نقاط. الأولى هي تأمين وظيفة عمل والثانية هي الخدمات العامة للمنطقة من خلال نواب مجلس الشعب. والثالثة هى سلامة الجسد من ممارسات الشرطة أو البلطجية. ولهذا كانت لجان التفتيش الليلية أو في بعض النقاط المهمة ...  Read More »

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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: eew@jadaliyya.com. For a listing of EEW’s team members please click here.

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

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Population(July 2016 est.): 94,666,993
GDP($US trillions, 2016 est.)$1.105 
Unemployment: 13.1% (2016 est.); Youth Unemployment (ages 15-24): 34.3% (2013 est.)
Internet Users (/million, 2015)31.767 (35.9%)
Exchange Rate(2016 est.)$342.8 billion 
GDP Growth Rate(2016 est.)2.51% 
Military Expenditures(2015): 1.73% of GDP 
Health Expenditures (/GDP, 2014)5.6% 
Population Growth Rate (2016 est.):  2.51%
Age Structure (2016 est.)0-14 years: 33.21%; 15-24 years: 19.24%; 25-54 years: 37.47%; 55-64 years: 5.91%; 65 years and over: 4.17% 
Literacy (2016 est.): 73.8% 
Religious Demographics: Muslim (mostly Sunni) 90%; Coptic 9%; other Christian 1%

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