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A BBC correspondent’s clever ramble on democracy... Astute analysis of the current political situati
A BBC correspondent’s clever ramble on democracy... Astute analysis of the current political situati
Christian rights spokesman detained... IHT says succession won’t be discussed at the big NDP conference... Bitterlemons looks at five views of Egypt after Mubarak... Earlier: Washington Post does a Gamal succession story on its front page... Uncharted territories... AP discusses succession...
Wednesday, November 21,2007 00:10
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Christian rights spokesman detained...

IHT says succession won"t be discussed at the big NDP conference... Bitterlemons looks at five views of Egypt after Mubarak... Earlier: Washington Post does a Gamal succession story on its front page... Uncharted territories... AP discusses succession...

Now Wafd party chief gets a jail sentence...

The Ibrahim Eissa case digs deep into whether rumors fuelled an economic drop...

More lawsuits... The Saadeddin Ibrahim saga continues...

Complicated case... Latest on the students in trouble in the US...

The US Secretary"s soft internal politics jab...

More on the plot to bomb Ibn Khaldoun center... Earlier: Did Islamists want to blow up Saadeddin Ibrahim"s Ibn Khaldoun center headquarters?

Reuters interprets the crackdowns on the press, brotherhood and human rights groups as signs of nervousness...

San Francisco Chronicle tries to analyze the political moment...

Emphasizing the negatives in the latest US religious freedom report...

Trying to stop more strikes from taking place... Middle East Report calls Mahlla strike results major victory for workers... Earlier: Can"t feel it? AP goes in-depth on the Mahalla strike, putting it in perspective; as in, the country may be getting kudos for economic reforms, but the average worker isn"t feeling the improvement... Lots of strike photos here and here...

Erian and other brotherhood leaders ordered released... This year"s Ramadan brotherhood banquet banned.. Earlier: Brotherhood leader El-Arian still in custody... Amnesty worried about brotherhood military trial detainee leader"s health, speaks up about government treatment of the greoup... No freedom of speech? Brotherhood parliamentarian in trouble for calling assembly "rubber stamp..." Earlier: More brotherhood cases surface... Time tries to interpret the escalation... 2 brotherhood MPs arrested... Brotherhood -- military trial resumes amidst new arrests... Detained include top leadership of the group, in yet another escalation by the government... Much more in Arabic on zahma.com... Earlier: Middle East report overview of where the government-brotherhood relation is today... Brotherhood members arrested at summer camp in Balteem... Earlier: Authorities barred human rights groups, the media and around 60 defense lawyers from the closed military trial of Muslim Brotherhood officials...

VOA on the Ghazl Al-Mahalla strikes... Earlier: Giant Mahalla labor strike gets coverage from Russian media... Reuters pitches in...

Legal rights group being closed down by the government...

Bedouins threaten to block border with Israel... Earlier: Reuters covers a peaceful Bedouin protest.... Pravda has more...

"One of the key witnesses and co-defendants in the trial of opposition leader Ayman Nour was found hanged in his prison cell ..." Earlier: Ayman Nour release request rejected again... Condi comments on Nour... Her lack of democracy promotion disheartens some...

Magazine suggests pressure to democratize will grow, with or without America pushing for it..

A BBC correspondent has a memorable experience while reporting a robbery at a Cairo police station...

Daily Star"s Rami Khouri is harsh on realities... Saadeddin Ibrahim writes another scathing anti-Mubarak piece in the Post -- and admits he may be a little worried about coming back to Cairo... Saad"s plight highlighted by AP...

"MSNBC wonders whether German tourists will soon be asking "hotels for information on why emergency powers have been in place since the early 1980s?" Earlier: June 2008 end of emergency state, even if new anti-terror law not passed by then...

"Family of a 13-year-old boy who died after being released from custody are suing the police for allegedly torturing their son to death..." Official denials... Earlier: Siwa police torture accusations to be investigated... Earlier: Official investigation of torture at an Alexandria police station...

Step by step... AFP reports that the "ruling party is to elect its leader for the first time in a move geared towards eventually offering the President"s son the country"s top job..."

Sinai Bedouin protests turn violent... More...

Everyone"s analyzing... BBC takes note of the growing strike movement, while blogger Baheyya looks at the recent rise of protests demanding water and other rights...

Middle East report overview of where the government-brotherhood relation is today

Brotherhood members arrested at summer camp in Balteem... Earlier: Authorities barred human rights groups, the media and around 60 defense lawyers from the closed military trial of Muslim Brotherhood officials... Earlier AFP story... Amnesty wants brotherhood military tribunal open for observation... Guardian looks at the government versus the brotherhood story... New brotherhood arrests... Earlier: Reuters says 50, AFP 45 Muslim brotherhood members detained... Earlier: Number of arrested Muslim Brotherhood members continues to rise... More from BBC... 78 more brotherhood members detained... Meanwhile, trying to disqualify the group"s Shura council election candidates... Brotherhood military trial resumes... Human rights groups barred... Trial postponed till July 15... 52 others from the group are arrested... Plus: Brotherhood blogger released. Another "sort-of" meeting between the US and the brotherhood ... Photo... Meanwhile: Beginnings of a crackdown on Muslim brotherhood Shura candidates?

June 2008 end of emergency state, even if new anti-terror law not passed by then...

Condi comments on Nour... Her lack of democracy promotion disheartens some...

Ayman Nour release request rejected again...

Step by step... AFP reports that the "ruling party is to elect its leader for the first time in a move geared towards eventually offering the President"s son the country"s top job..."

Sinai Bedouin protests turn violent... More...

Everyone"s analyzing... BBC takes note of the growing strike movement, while blogger Baheyya looks at the recent rise of protests demanding water and other rights... Meanwhile, IHT reports that "over 700 [people] protested a government plan to evict them from their homes in order to improve security on the border between Egypt and the Gaza Strip..." Plus, photos from last week"s postal workers strike...

More DC trips...

Abul-Gheit says Cheney and Rice are against withholding aid... Crucial timing... Carnegie scholars tell the US not to give up on democracy promotion in Egypt... (pdf)... Storm in a teacup? VOA says White House is not in favor of withholding aid... More tough words from the Egyptian ambassador to Washington on the US threat to withhold aid... Earlier: Retro pressure? US may delay delivery of $200 million in military aid until Cairo "improves its human rights record," Reuters reports. Meanwhile, IOL is the quickest to report Egypt"s reaction, via Abul Gheit"s angry remarks...

Siwa police torture accusations to be investigated... Earlier: Official investigation of torture at an Alexandria police station...

"Military court barred former U.S. attorney general Ramsey Clark from observing a trial session for 40 opposition Islamists on charges that include money-laundering and terrorism..." More from AP....

Salama Ahmed Salama has a private conversation with the Prime Minister...

Photos from a textile workers protest... Plus: Helping journalists cover labor strikes... Earlier: Going deeper into the labor strikes issue...

After run-off, NDP gets 84 out of 88 Shura Council seats... Straw poll... Run off elections for some Shura seats... The "ruling party won 69 out of 88 seats outright" in Monday"s parliamentary election while the opposition Muslim Brotherhood got none... More, with differing figures, from AFP and AP... Meanwhile, US troubled by reports that some couldn"t vote... Plus, CS Monitor analysis takes the NDP"s Mohamed Kamal to task... Earlier: Calm or clash?
Some confusion, lots of disinterest,
and a little bit of violence at the Shura Council elections... Meanwhile, more on how some were prevented from voting from the Washington Post... Some analysis in the LA Times... Plus, BBC has a look, and a Pittsburgh paper"s take...

Uncertain days... A Dubai banker analyzes the eco-political situation, with details... Analysis says Egypt is taking steps forward, then steps backward, on democracy...

The democratic juice... NY Times ruminates politics over a glass of sugarcane...

Controversial comments from Saadeddin Ibrahim... More dissident arrests....

Nour may get court decision in two weeks... Earlier: Another two weeks added to Ayman Nour"s jail time... Earlier: Not happy about Bush"s remark... Nour will not be released at this time... yet... More from AFP... Ayman Nour"s wife blasts the US for abandoning democracy...

Another Sadat relative expelled from parliament..

Real opposition? Former MDP bigwig Osama Ghazali Harb"s new Democratic Front party gets official approval...

Interesting book club discussion about the future of Egyptian politics....

Repentant Jihad extremists released from jail...


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