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Stealth Search: Embattled Al Qaeda Hunts for a New Bin Laden

Investigations<p>Battered and on the run, al Qaeda is quietly looking for a charismatic leader capable of taking command when Ayman al-Zawahri’s tenure comes to what will likely be a violent end. And just as quietly, the U.S. intelligence community is searching for that same man -– so they can kill …

How did 37 prisoners come to die at Cairo prison Abu Zaabal?

Some time after midday on Sunday 18 August 2013, a young Egyptian film-maker called Mohamed el-Deeb made his last will and testament. It was an informal process. Deeb had no paper on which to sign his name and there was no lawyer present. He simply turned to the man handcuffed next to him and …

The Egyptian Army’s Unlikely Allies

When the Egyptian writer Alaa Al Aswany took the stage in October at the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris to promote the French translation of his latest novel, he was presumably not expecting to be heckled and chased from the venue by a crowd of his own countrymen. But minutes into his talk, the …

Sexual Violence in Egypt: Myths and Realities

In memory of Eman Mustafa. Last September, sixteen-year-old Eman Mustafa was walking with a friend in the village of Arab Al Kablat in Assiut, when a …

زعزوع: اختيار قيادى بالجماعة الإسلامية محافظًا للأقصر خطر على السياحة - بوابة الشروق

<b>قال هشام زعزوع، وزير السياحة، إنه قرر تصعيد الأمر لأعلى مستوى، فور الإعلان عن اختيار عادل أسعد، القيادى بالجماعة الإسلامية، محافظا للأقصر، نظرا</b> …

Brotherhood book reflects on 250 days of Morsy

The Muslim Brotherhood has released a new book commemorating almost 1 year of President Mohamed Morsy in power, after he took office on 30 June last …

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Syrian Electronic Army Adds Financial Times to Its Social Media Hacks

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>The Financial Times</i> became the latest news agency to fall prey to the Syrian Electronic Army, the …

Jabhat al-Nusra faces al-Qaeda sanctions at UN under Anglo-French proposal

Britain and France are leading a push to designate the leading Syrian rebel force Jabhat al-Nusra as al-Qaeda controlled in an effort to strengthen the moderate opposition.<p>Al-Nusra is to be included on the list of al-Qaeda backed terrorist groups that are subject to automatic global sanctions, The …

الحق فى المعلومات أم حجب المعلومات؟ - خالد فهمي - بوابة الشروق

<b>فى مؤتمر صحفى عُقد يوم الخميس من الأسبوع الماضى أعلن المستشار وائل الرفاعى، مساعد وزير العدل لشئون حقوق الإنسان، انتهاء وزارة العدل من إعداد مشروع</b> …

Lost in the Desert

What does the Obama administration make of Egypt's Mohamed Morsy? Not much. But they've still got to figure out how to work with him.<p>In recent days, …

Syrian Oil Sector Suffers Disastrous Losses

The Syrian oil minister's interview with <i>Al-Thawra</i> newspaper yesterday [April 3] was quietly received, just as his predecessor’s was two years ago. …

Democratizing entrepreneurship: Mohamed El-Dahshan at TEDxCairo 2012

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Morsi in Bazinga: Jon Stewart Defends Bassem Youssef

My Arabic classes in Cairo usually do not begin with Jon Stewart. The teacher’s name is Rifat, and he’s a committed Nasserite; as far as he’s concerned, the Egyptian revolution that mattered was the one that occurred in 1952. We often have detailed discussions about the Free Officers Movement, the …

UN says funds for Syrian refugees running out

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has warned that it will soon run out of money to cope with the vast needs of internally displaced Syrians as well as refugees in neighbouring countries.<p>UNICEF said on Friday that it would run out of money by June for its operations in Jordan - where it …

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Bassem Youssef’s supporters protest as Egyptian satirist is detained - video

Egyptians protest in Cairo as satirist Bassem Youssef turns himself in at the office of the prosecutor general on Sunday. The prosecutor general, …