Tag Archives: Tahrir

The Brotherhood Takes Egypt’s Presidency

My piece on the Muslim Brotherhood’s victory in Egypt’s first post revolution presidential election, published on over at New Matilda. The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamad Morsy may not be the ideal revolutionary president, but he’s not military or a Mubarak crony, … Continue reading

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Mubarak’s Zombie Regime Rises Again

Had the following published over at New Matilda. The Egyptian Parliament has been dissolved and security forces are back in the streets – signs that Mubarak’s regime is making a comeback even as the old dictator’s health is reportedly failing, … Continue reading

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The End Of Egypt’s Revolution?

Had the following published over at New Matilda The Egyptian presidential election is imminent and the fallout from the Mubarak trial is far from settled. Nearly a year and a half after the fall of the dictator, two critical political … Continue reading

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Tahrir’s Morning Glory.

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Anniversary Mega-Post

Been a big week in Cairo obviously. I won’t try and do a comprehensive wrap up. Just wanted to upload the above pictures (taken on the 25th), and post links to a couple of articles I had published over at … Continue reading

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The Prison In Tahrir

Before beginning this post in earnest I want to make something very clear: Today was an immensely positive day. It was one of the biggest protests in history, and from what I saw, was conducted with a remarkable level of … Continue reading

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Egypt’s “Honorable Officers” Will Spend Jan 25 Anniversary in Jail

My story about the dissident officers published on Al-Akhbar English. While the Egyptian army hosts a ceremony in Tahrir celebrating the role of the military in siding with the revolution on January 25, several officers who joined the protests early … Continue reading

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