Jul 02 2015

First Death Condemnation for President in Egypt’s History?

16 June ruling for Mohamed Morsi over a 2011 jailbreak case means that Egypt’s first democratically elected president could become the first Egyptian president to be sentenced to death. Unless the sentence is reversed, as it’s not to be excluded. Cairo Criminal Court upheld an earlier death sentence against ousted President Morsi –along with more than 100 …

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Jul 01 2015

What’s left of 30 June anniversary for Egypt?

This 30 June anniversary wasn’t an occasion to celebrate the mass protests that led to the ouster of President Morsi. Not just because Egypt’s top prosecutor was killed in a bomb attack in Cairo a day earlier. There was little for Egyptians to celebrate except –for many- the removal of the Muslim Brotherhood from power. …

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Jun 03 2015

Will a Pan-Arab ‘NATO-style force’ secure the Arab region?

Having a self-reliant Arab security system, as opposed to seeking foreign intervention, is becoming a necessity for a group of Arab states to confront terrorism and safeguard the stability of the region. But will it be effective? On May 24, the Chief of Staffs of Arab armies concluded a two-day meeting in Cairo where they …

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