A make or break moment for Egypt’s President Morsi

Egypt is steeling itself in the run-up to nationwide protests against beleaguered President Mohamed Morsi on the first anniversary of his inauguration.   Sunday’s demonstrations, which organisers claim will “make or break” the Muslim Brotherhood president, are spearheaded by a grassroots campaign Tamarod, meaning “rebel”. It aims to secure enough signatures to a vote-of-no-confidence petition … Continue reading

Tiny emirate, huge political ambitions: Qatari investment booms

The People’s Republic: Civil disobedience in Egypt

As Egypt celebrates the second anniversary of the 25 January revolution, cities are threatening to declare independence from central government by Bel Trew and Yassin Gaber  On the second anniversary of Egypt’s 25 January Revolution, thousands are expected to gather on Tahrir Square, Cairo’s firmly established protest space. The haphazard village of demonstration tents and … Continue reading

France 24 ‘The Debate’: Egypt’s endless revolution, how to break the stalemate

France 24 ‘The Debate’: Egypt’s endless revolution, how to break the stalemate Part 1

Egypt’s January 25 Revolution two years on

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