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Egypt: The Victorious Islamists

June 26, 2011

0 July 14, 2011 Yasmine El Rashidi E-mail Print Share Khaled Elfiqi/epa/CorbisCoptic Christian women looking out from inside the Virgin Mary Church in the Imbaba neighborhood of Cairo, May 8, 2011. The church was set on fire during clashes between Christians and Muslims the previous night. The forty-year-old Virgin Mary Church on Cairo’s al-Wahda Street—the […]

Diary of an Egyptian rebel: we will not turn back

February 5, 2011


Ahdaf Soueif looks back on a week of deceit and violence in Egypt – and finds it has also been a week of hope and democracy in action, Friday 4 February 2011 20.40 GMT An anti-government protester takes a break from the demonstrations against president Hosni Mubarak in Cairo today. Photograph: Sean Smith for […]