ElBaradei the nucleus

The return of Mohamed ElBaradei, the former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, has increased speculation that he will challenge Mubarak in the 2011 presidential elections.

The El-Baradei phenomenon

In El-Baradei we find an authentic liberal. He is a staunch believer in the civil and even secular state. There is no equivocation or wavering in his support for the

A controversial review

Among the UNHRC recommendations approved by Egypt is the ending of the state of emergency in place since 1981.

Ending political monotony

The regime is not interested in completely eliminating the Muslim Brotherhood, and therefore it uses its executive and legal instruments to contain the Brotherhood's organisational efficacy and political and social

Savior movements

We can say that after surviving this last nationalist trauma, we have experienced with the Kurdish issue, we may move toward regional integration in line with the spirit of the

Were there women in Islamic history?

The beginning of discussion regarding women in the Islamic world in the form of "Were there women in Islamic history" as a claim and counter-claim falls at a time when

Survival is not enough

For the first time since it was founded 80 years ago the Egyptian MB became embroiled in a dispute over the election of a new supreme guide.

Egypt releases Cairo bombing suspects

The Egyptian government has ordered the release of 7 people who allegedly took part in the Cairo bombing of a local market in February 2009, which left one French teenager

Book Review: The Struggle over Democracy in the Middle East

The brief political opening in the Middle East between 2004 and 2005 known as the “Arab Spring” is long over. Once vibrant reform movements with potential to rouse public participation

Alexandria: 6 arrests in pre-dawn raids

The Egyptian state security forces have escalated their attempts to criminalize and harass more members from the Muslim Brotherhood group in Alexandria during pre-dawn arrests.