If we believe that parliamentary majorities need to be limited, should that limitation (as stipulated in the constitution) be enforced by a specialized court
The cabinet also includes an unprecedented number of women and Christians (three of each). And the majority of the appointees are technocrats without political party affiliations
That a popular revolt facilitated Morsi’s ouster is undeniable. But it has also solidified the military’s role as the final arbiter of power in Egypt.
Having pitted the secular revolutionaries against the Muslim Brothers, the generals have successfully divided the coalition that overthrew Mubarak in 2011 and they now stand atop.
What does Gulf aid to Egypt mean for the United States
U.S. policymakers are worrying about yet another looming contingency: economic collapse in Egypt. For them “It is important, even urgent, that the Egyptian economy gets stronger.”
Instead of tackling the litany of explosive economic and security crises on his plate, President Mohammad Morsi of Egypt orders the arrest of comedian B.Y.
An economic outlook for Middle East and North Africa (MENA) as part of the economic analysis by the World Bank.
The multiple challenges faced by Egyptian women are best viewed through the assaults on their political participation and their basic rights in the constitution .
Ancient Egyptians viewed their universe as a complete duality of male and female, hence their enlightened attitudes toward sexual equality.
If Egyptians continue to fight for their rights with the confidence and fervor that they sing and shimmy then my only concern will be applauding
Egyptians are figuring out anew how they relate to one another and to the city they have always occupied without quite fully owning — figuring out how to create that city for themselves, politically and socially.
The protests in Taksim Square go beyond a few trees. It is important to understand what is at stake and what the big deal is at Gezi Park.
The protests in Turkey are far more than the about the individual liberty to access urban resources: it is a right to change ourselves by changing the city
why have Buddhist monks been using hate speech against Muslims and joining mobs that have left dozens dead?
Since long, I have been wanting to write this letter. I was hesitant, thinking about it, yes, quite often, but never starting it for real.
Mish Fahems are stand-alone cartoons interspersed throughout the paper that humorously raise a specific question or point out an apparent contradiction,... Continue Reading