Egypt’s Aftermath

After yesterday’s chaos, Egypt today remains silent. A curfew was imposed in Cairo and other cities overnight, after yesterday’s crackdown, many Egyptians woke up today depressed, upset at how their country has hit rock bottom in only a few hours. After one of Egypt’s worst days in history, here’s a look at what went down. […]

Egypt’s Remains Silence

After yesterday’s chaos, Egypt today remains silence. A curfew was imposed in Cairo and other cities overnight, after yesterday’s crackdown, many Egyptians woke up today depressed, upset about how their country has hit rock bottom in only a few hours. With at least 421 people dead, and God knows how many were injured, after yesterday’s […]

Egypt Troops Clear Morsi Protests

Egyptian security forces have taken action. Reports of Dozens of people having been killed early this morning, when the police moved in to disperse 2 huge protest camps. Until now, death count isn’t very accurate. The numbers vary from one TV channel to the other. Egypt’s interior Ministry reported that an officer and a conscript […]

Sky News Cameraman Mick Deane Shot Dead in Egypt

Sky News cameraman Mick Deane, has been shot and killed in Egypt this morning. After having worked for Sky for 15 years, based in Washington and then Jerusalem, he was part of our team covering the violence in Cairo. He was shot and killed in clashes between Egyptian security services and supporters of ousted president […]

El Baredei Resigns As VP of Foreign Affairs

In recent news Mohamed ElBaredei resigned as his position of Egypt’s Vice President of Foreign Affairs. Stating that he could not take responsibility for decisions he did not believe in, in his resignation letter to Interim President Adly Mansour. The ex VP said that “the beneficiaries of what happened today are those who call for […]

Naglaa Mahmoud; Morsi’s Wife Says She Has Good News

Naglaa Mahmoud, the wife of Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Morsi made her first appearance on Eid El Fitr, first day of the Muslim holiday, saying that her husband is coming back. Naglaa hasn’t been around since July 3 military coup, and now she shows up. She stood up and spoke to the crowds gathered as […]

Egypt’s Prince to Wed!

Egyptian Prince Muhammad Ali, eldest son of exiled King Foud II, the last king of Egypt, has been busy planning his royal wedding to Princess Noal Zaher, granddaughter of King Zaher Shah of Afghanistan. The couple announced their engagement on 27 April 2013, and are set to tie the knot in a very unusual setting […]

McDonald’s Gives Back!

McDonald’s is taking the smile off of their happy meal box and placing it on a little Egyptian’s face. In cooperation with “Peace & Plenty” their loyal customers have managed to raise over 5 million Egyptian Pounds to make our country just a little bit brighter. The 25 piasters that each customer has paid for […]

The Betrayal of the Female Body in Egypt

The Betrayal of the Female Body in Egypt

In conservative societies, it is assumed that women are inept in all relevant arenas of life – especially politics. For instance, in 1952, Egyptian Grand Mufti issued a fatwa stating that women were not entitled to vote in parliamentary elections because they are incompetent. Placed in the position of second-class citizens, Egyptian women have remained […]

Gen Abdulfattah al-Sisi says US ‘turned its back’

We all know the amazing, most respected man in Egypt’s history, Gen Abdulfattah al-Sisi, whom he and his troops removed president Morsi, since then there has been nothing but violence between the military and the ousted Islamist president Morsi’s supporters. In an interview with the Washington Post, Gen al-Sisi said “You left the Egyptians. You […]