Al-Azhar University Teaching Club Statement

While we are speaking abut the independence of universities and choosing university leaders, and while the teaching staff members are given promises of drafting a new law for achieving a

2006 Review: Political reform falters in Egypt

Prospects for constitutional reform remain ’bleak’ in the view of Egypt’s fragmented opposition, who continue to accuse the governing National Democratic Party (NDP) of operating a ’police state.’ Despite promises

2007: Redrawing the map

President Mubarak’s proposal to amend 34 constitutional articles curtails the growing political role of the Muslim Brotherhood, writes Gamal Essam El-Din In two letters submitted to the People’s Assembly and

Dictator Created Then Destroyed by America

Saddam to the gallows. It was an easy equation. Who could be more deserving of that last walk to the scaffold - that crack of the neck at the end

Saddam at the End of a Rope

It was symbolic that 2006 ended with a colonial hanging--- most of it (bar the last moments) shown on state television in occupied Iraq. It has been that sort of

Egypt: Police Arrests 20,Including Children, After Prayers

In a bizarre incident, police randomly arrested more than 20 people in Fayoum governorate right after they finished performing Eid (Feast) Prayers. The Detainees, including several minors as youg as

Rice asked Israel to strengthen Fatah and choke Hamas

American Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told Israel’s Strategic Affairs Minister Avigdor Lieberman in Washington this month that Israel must "choke off" Hamas, the Hebrew newspaper Ma’ariv reported.She added that

Workers’ Revolt Pays Off

More than 20,000 Egyptian textile workers have scored a rare win over plans to privatise their publicly-owned company, with a massive strike that forced the company’s management and the pro-free

Egypt transferred large quantity of arms, ammunition to Abbas’ guards

Hebrew press: Egypt transferred large quantity of arms, ammunition to Abbas’ guards. The Egyptian authorities have recently transferred a big number of guns and ammunition to PA chief Mahmoud Abbas’

The Trials of Occupation

Executing Saddam will not bring peace to Iraq. That can only come when US forces leave. The imminent execution of Saddam Hussein is nothing but a smokescreen - a diversion