Egypt Independent

Rana Khazbak
Rana Khazbak 0 | Articles

Daily News Egypt leaves a legacy of independent journalism

The website of Egypt’s only independent English-language daily newspaper, Daily News Egypt, was taken off the web Sunday and the...

Rana Khazbak Rana Khazbak 9 years ago

Elections commission's disqualifications dubious, say experts

The list of candidates for Egypt’s next president was finalized on Tuesday evening when the Presidential Elections Commission (PEC) announced...

Rana Khazbak Rana Khazbak 9 years ago

Profile: For socialist lawyer Ahmed Ezzat, revolution is no new project

Ahmed Ezzat is on the phone talking about the recent case he has been working on. “The students are planning...

Rana Khazbak Rana Khazbak 9 years ago

Muslim Brotherhood returns to street politics, fills square

Thousands of Muslim Brotherhood members flocked to the streets on Friday in mass marches in the name of "protecting the...

Rana Khazbak Rana Khazbak 9 years ago

Meet your presidential candidate: Omar Suleiman, the phantom

When Omar Suleiman, former spy chief and vice president under ousted President Hosni Mubarak, appeared for 30 seconds on 11...

Rana Khazbak Rana Khazbak 9 years ago

Suleiman for president: Game changer or set plan?

The scene of Omar Suleiman, Mubarak’s former intelligence chief, being escorted into the Presidential Elections Commission headquarters with the protection of...

Rana Khazbak Rana Khazbak 9 years ago

'Feloul' parties back Suleiman for president, reject FJP moves

Three political parties in Parliament, composed of some former members of Hosni Mubarak’s ruling National Democratic Party (NDP), intend to...

Rana Khazbak Rana Khazbak 9 years ago

Monday's papers: Ripples and rumors surrounding Shater's nomination

The echoes of the decision of the Muslim Brotherhood and its Freedom and Justice Party to field Khairat al-Shater in...

Rana Khazbak Rana Khazbak 9 years ago

Wednesday's papers: Tantawi meets with parties over constituent assembly

Tuesday’s meeting between Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi and political party leaders has made it to the front pages of local...

Rana Khazbak Rana Khazbak 9 years ago

Secular forces withdraw from constituent assembly, but next step unclear

Relations between Islamists and secular political forces are at a low point since the latter withdrew their members from the...

Rana Khazbak Rana Khazbak 9 years ago

Parliament review: Constitutional mayhem and critical legislation

The standoff between Parliament and the cabinet reached a climax this week when cabinet members failed to attend a parliamentary...

Rana Khazbak Rana Khazbak 9 years ago

Copts fear implications after Shenouda, disagree on papal political role

The death of Pope Shenouda III on Saturday night struck a blow to the Coptic community in Egypt. They lost...

Rana Khazbak Rana Khazbak 9 years ago

GUC strike moves protest to new territory, private universities

A miniature Tahrir Square has bloomed on the desert outskirts of Cairo, in front of the gates of the German...

Rana Khazbak Rana Khazbak 9 years ago

Sunday's papers: Speculation as presidential candidacy applications open

State-run daily Al-Ahram leads with the headline, “158 requests on the first day of applications for presidential candidacy,” as do...

Rana Khazbak Rana Khazbak 9 years ago