New York Times
Egypt overhauls constitution, empowers military
CAIRO (AP) — Extensive amendments of the constitution adopted under Egypt's ousted Islamist president give the military more privileges, enshrining its place as the nation's most powerful institution and the source of real power, while removing parts ...
In Egypt Charter, New Rights, but No Great Change
Third time lucky? Egypt struggles with another constitution
Muslim Brotherhood rejects Egypt's draft constitution
Police arrest head of defense team for female Egyptian protesters
Cairo (CNN) -- Police on Monday arrested the head of the defense team for the 21 women and girls sentenced for protesting in Egypt last month, a colleague and member of the defense team told CNN. Lawyer Ahmed El-Hamrawy was arrested at his home in ...
Egypt's Students Defy Protest Law In Familiar Battle Against Government
CAIRO, Egypt -- "My mom was afraid for me to come to this meeting," says Mohamed, a student and frequent protester at Cairo's Al-Azhar University. "When all your friends are dead or in prison, you wonder: 'When is it my turn?'" In a private office far ...
Egypt unites against jailing of female 'terrorists'
Pulling Egypt from the brink
Understanding Egypt Today
Insight: In Egypt, ideas of a radical Islamist make comeback
ALEXANDRIA/CAIRO (Reuters) - Young Egyptian Islamists seeking a way to confront the military-led state are turning to the ideas of a radical ideologue who waged the same struggle half a century ago and later became a source of inspiration for al Qaeda.
Rapper Mayam Mahmoud challenges Egyptian expectations of veiled women
"Or even that I'm an infidel." A hijab-wearing rapper, Mahmoud has challenged some Egyptians' expectations of how women – and hijab wearers in particular – are meant to behave. Mahmoud, 18, is not Egypt's first veiled rapper, or even its most experienced.
The Electronic Intifada
Egypt begins revoking citizenship of Hamas leaders
The paper quoted an Egyptian source as saying that the latest measure targeted Palestinians who are “affiliated with certain Palestinian political parties or those who are connected to outlawed groups in Egypt.” The source pointed out that Egyptian law ...
Why should Gazans have to hide their identity in Egypt?
Egypt's Constitutional Panel Holds Final Meeting
A panel that amended a constitution drafted under now-ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi is holding a final meeting before it hands over the final draft to Egypt's interim president. An upbeat mood prevailed in Monday's meeting, with members of ...
Egypt moves closer to new constitution, government
CAIRO (AP) — A panel that amended a constitution drafted under now-ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi held a final meeting on Monday ahead of handing over the document to Egypt's interim president, who will set a date for a nationwide vote to ...
Reports: Egypt's draft constitution goes to interim president
(CNN) -- A 50-member committee completed Sunday an item-by-item vote on the 247 articles of a new constitution for Egypt, according to a breaking news banner on state-run Nile TV and reporting on state-run al-Ahram Online. The next steps in the process ...
Governing Egypt: A Contest to See Who Can Do a Worse Job
Egypt's immediate post-Mubarak phase saw a bungled transitional process led by Mubarak's own generals – a process that squandered a historic chance to reform the state from within, with overwhelming public support. When the Supreme Council of the ...
Egypt detains prominent secular activist again
Political activist arrested in Egypt
For Egypt's New Rulers, Familiar Scapegoats