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Clashing with security forces: Who, why and what for?

Ten days have passed since the commemoration of last year’s Mohamed Mahmoud clashes, but the area surrounding Tahrir Square remains...

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Egypt and Gaza: On the ground, it’s one and the same cause

Renowned television host Lamis al-Hadidi created a brouhaha across the airwaves this week when she said she had eyewitness accounts...

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Once again, Qursaya residents fight for their land

Located in the midst of a favorable spot in the Nile, the Qursaya Island was the spot chosen by hundreds...

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Out of sight, but not out of mind: Mohamed Mahmoud remembered

On 19 November 2011, all hell broke loose in Mohamed Mahmoud Street, which juts east from Tahrir Square. Security forces...

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Activists and communities in need of help are finding each other

The revolution continues, or so they say. For many, the reasons to stage a revolution remain: social inequality, police repression,...

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Sunday's papers: Coptic elections and presidential 'chit-chat'

Sunday’s front pages are covered with headlines about President Mohamed Morsy’s separate “talks” with Amr Moussa, Hamdeen Sabbahi and Abdel...

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Tahrir Square against the Constituent Assembly, Brothers stay home

Many among the ranks of opposition forces consider the Constituent Assembly to be dominated by Islamists. Far from a reflection...

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Draft constitution seeks to safeguard Morsy’s presidency

Draft articles proposed by the Constituent Assembly, the body drafting Egypt’s constitution, seek to guarantee that President Mohamed Morsy completes...

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Sunday’s papers: Judiciary ‘defeats’ presidency, accusations over Tahrir violence fly

The news dominating Sunday’s papers revolves around Abdel Meguid Mahmoud, who walks out of a meeting with President Mohamed Morsy...

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Ramlet Bulaq slum dwellers 'break out'

It was already past noon on Sunday, and Magdy, the general coordinator of the popular committee, is still running around...

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Clashes break out in court, detained film protesters allege torture

Clashes broke out Tuesday afternoon between families of detainees and Central Security Forces in front of an Abdeen court, where...

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Covering the embassy protests

As protests erupted in the vicinity of the US Embassy in Cairo last week over an anti-Islam film, Egypt Independent...

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Wall built to end clashes over anti-Islam film; indignation rages amongst protesters

Another wall of concrete blocks is going up in Cairo, this time to separate the US Embassy in Cairo from...

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Prophet film clashes continue near Tahrir, with outrage and firebombs

Protesters ripped the doors off a police car, as they pushed it toward the line of black-clad Central Security Forces...

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