Shikh Mohamad Nasir

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Attica revamps in its 10th year

In Singapore's highly competitive nightlife industry, not many nightclub concepts survive more than five years.<p>But home-grown club Attica at Clarke …

Ust Azhar Idrus- Sentuh Suami Isteri & Batal Wuduk

Egypt army chief holds talks with opposition

Egyptian Army chief Abdel Fatah El Sisi met overnight with leaders from the different Islamist movements to try and resolve the crisis pitting supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi against the country's new rulers.<p>Sisi "met with several representatives of the Islamist movements ... and …

Blind lady places her life in four paws

Cassandra Chiu has a “heartbreaker” following her around, day in and day out.<p>Said “heartbreaker” hails from Australia, and was specially match-made …

Nasr City: What remains after a massacre | Egypt

<b>Cairo, Egypt</b> - The aftermath of the early morning clashes that left scores of Muslim Brotherhood supporters dead in Nasr City has made one thing clear: Under the cover of night, anything can happen in Cairo.<p>A pro-military rally was called by General Abdel Fattah El Sisi, who said a big turnout on …

Egypt: Revolution or uprising? | Egypt

Egypt's path towards political transition is taking an ever more challenging series of twists and turns.<p>Following the Arab Spring, Egypt saw its first freely-elected civilian president. Then, soon after, it encountered a military overthrow.<p>Now the army has called on the people to take to the …

Egypt's sectarian tensions become politicised | Egypt

<b>Cairo, Egypt</b> - The army’s removal of Egypt’s first civilian elected president may have unleashed deadly clashes but for the country’s Coptic Christian minority it has brought relief.<p>While sectarian violence is becoming a pressing concern of human rights groups and attacks on Copts have continued …

Egypt Increases Military Presence in the Sinai

Egyptian tanks are now stationed on Israel’s border for the first time since the Six Day War in 1967, after Israel allowed the Egyptian Army to boost …

When Egyptians are right and wrong | Egypt

In Egypt, a country that is terribly polarised and dangerously tense, facts get in the way.<p>Each side claims their own truths and denies the legitimacy of others, dismissing them as fanatics or sell-outs. The Egyptian parties are busy demonising each other and in the process are turning the dream of …

Morsi's Ouster In Egypt: A 'Bookend' For The Arab Spring

After covering the Egyptian revolution that overthrew President Hosni Mubarak in 2011, David Kirkpatrick has now been reporting on the military's ouster of Egypt's first democratically elected president, Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood.<p>Kirkpatrick, <i>The New York Times'</i> Cairo bureau chief, …

Leslie H. Gelb on the Democracy-Elections Trap in Egypt

Obama wants a quick return to democracy, but that won’t result from hasty elections, says Leslie H. Gelb.<p>There’s one big, fat foreign-policy lesson …

Kovan double murder case: Defence counsel engaged for suspect

Three lawyers have been engaged to defend the suspect in the high-profile Kovan double murder case, emerging as a surprise even to him.<p>The three …

What's going on? Sex and coups and democracies in Egypt | US & Canada

Millions took to the streets on July 3 and demanded that Morsi step down. In defiance he used his democracy trump card to defend his right to remain in power - as though being elected is synonymous with being democratic. So, many who made the revolution of 2011 felt they lost a lot when Morsi was …