Tag Archives: Sabahy

Suleiman Khater: Egypt’s Fake Hero

Iranian stamp honouring Suleiman Khater for killing Israelis   Sinai October 1985 — Egyptian conscript Suleiman Khater killed 7 Israeli civilians, including 4 children, during their vacation in Ras Burqa, in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. In December 1985, Khater was tried … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014- Week 21 (May 19- 25)

  (A group of Salafi Nour Party’s female members hold posters of Sisi- via FaceBook) Main Headlines Monday EU monitoring team to Oversee Egypt’s presidential election Egypt’s role in Libyan military offensive is just a rumor 3 soldiers were killed in … Continue reading

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Egypt’s Fight Against a Boycott

(Presidential candidate Sabahi, photo via Twitter) Initially published in the Atlantic Council’s Egypt Source Smart lyrics that portray Egypt as a united people from various governorates are part of a catchy song sung by Emirati cultural ambassador Hussein Al-Jassmi’s urging Egyptians … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014- Week 20 (April 12-18)

Main Headlines  Monday Egypt’s el-Sissi makes rare plea to youth rare plea to the country’s youth El-Sisi’s campaign has spent LE12 million on advertising Sisi sees Egypt’s situation will improve in two years Egypt’s Sisi says he will step down … Continue reading

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Don’t discount Sabahi in Egypt’s presidential race

( Photo via South China Morning Post ) This piece is published in Al-Monitor Egypt’s presidential campaign has formally started, and political talk shows have become the new frontier for candidates Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Hamdeen Sabahi to flex their muscles … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014- Week 19 ( April 5-11)

A sand storm in Aswan via Egyptian streets Main headlines  Monday EU observer mission in Egypt launchedahead of presidential poll Egyptian health ministry probes suspected MERS death Al-Azhar student dies from gunshot wounds 76 Al-Azhar students were expelled from the university … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014- Week 18 ( April 28- May 4)

Main Headlines  Monday Egypt court sentences 683 Morsi’s supporters to death 37 death sentences upheld in Minya Egypt bans key anti-Mubarak April 6 group Al-Jazeera files $150 million compensation claim against Egypt‪ U.N. rights chiefcriticizes Egypt’s mass death sentences Salafi … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014- Week 17 ( April 21-27)

Main Headlines  Monday Ex-army chief El-Sisi ahead of sole competitor Sabahi before presidential race 26,000 tourists arrive in Egypt on Easter Sunday despite Euro travel alerts Clashes erupt at SAC protest at Al-Azhar dorms Two police officers, conscript killed in … 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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