Category Archives: June30

Egyptian Aak. Week 42

Main Headlines  Monday Obama sends Eid greetings to Egypt Interim President Adly Mansour Latest mediation between Islamists and Egypt government reaches stalemate Police fire teargas at Alexandria  pro-Morsi protesters Public prosecution to investigate death of U.S. citizen in prison Authorities … Continue reading

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The Muslim Brotherhood’s International links: More hindrance than help

Three months after June30, the Brotherhood leaders are either in prison, hiding, or in exile. Following the massive crackdown, the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) has decided to move its media center to an undisclosed address in London. This announcement has coincided … Continue reading

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A Different Approach to Egypt’s future.

The sense among many activists and observers of Egypt is resignation and pessimism. Many fear that Egypt is on the wrong track, heading away from democracy, and back to an era of autocracy and a police state. This feeling is … Continue reading

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Week 37- A Few Thoughts. The Brotherhood’s New strategy

 A month has passed since the forced ending of the pro-Morsi sit-ins in Cairo. The widespread security crackdown and the arrest of the Brotherhood’s most senior cadres have had a huge impact in paralyzing the main skeleton of the group and has … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak-Week36. Egypt between The Literalists and The Opportunists

Main Headlines: Monday Judicial advisory body recommends dissolution of Egypt’s Brotherhood Egyptian authorties charges Morsi with inciting murder Islamists plan rallies on Tuesday marking two months since the overthrow of Morsi Sisi meets with UAE Crown Prince Giza police station … Continue reading

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Week 35-A Few Thoughts. Egypt’s New Political Map

Published in the Daily News Egypt The political map of Egypt is slowly changing. As events continue to unfold following the June30 and then the July3 coup, there are emerging new realties that may have an impact the future of … Continue reading

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Week 33: A Few Thoughts. Rabaa

Raba’a el-Adawyia, an Arab girl born in Iraq in a humble background was the fourth born child in her family, so her dad named her Rabaa, or fourth in Arabic. Rabaa was known for her ascetic life and for her … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak- Week 32. The Dystopian Camps

 Main Headlines  Monday Muslim Brotherhood rejects appeal to ‘swallow reality’ Brotherhood’s Shater met with foreign delegation, son says McCain and Graham arrive in Cairo ‪ Egypt still restive after month of bloodshed Right groups meet with Minister of Interior Egypt … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak- Week 31. The Anatomy of Defiance

Main Headlines  Monday No intention to declare emergency state: El-Beblawi Pro-Mursi Wasat party leaders arrested Muslim Brotherhood marches on Egypt Army’s Intelligence HQ Army throws flyers at pro-Morsi protestors Islamists denounce Interior Ministry for reinstating anti-extremism department 15 Cairo street … Continue reading

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Egyptian’s Aak- Week 30. On Mandate and Massacres

 (Pro-Military July 26 demonstrations, via Egypt independent) Main Headlines  Monday Pro and anti-Mursi protesters clash near Cairo’s Tahrir square Family of Egypt’s Morsi threatens legal action over army ‘abduction’ Egypt interim president addresses nation for July23 anniversary Bloody Sunday night … Continue reading

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