Many U.S. officials see the events in Bahrain as part of the chess game with Iran: Robert Naiman

Robert Naiman is Policy Director at Just Foreign Policy. Mr. Naiman edits the Just Foreign Policy daily news summary and writes on U.S. foreign policy at Huffington Post. Naiman has worked as a policy analyst and researcher at the Center for Economic and Policy Research and Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch. He is president of [...]

At least 846 killed during Egyptian revolution

An Egyptian fact finding committee, consisting of judges, has found that the toll of te 25 January revolution was higher than hitherto thought: at least 846 dead, and about 6500 wounded. The report, that was released on Tuesday, accuses the security forces of “excessive” use of force during the mass protests, using live ammunition and [...]

Nabil Fahmy: ‘This revolution actually serves Israel as well’

Mubarak’s former ambassador to the US, was interviewed by The Cairo Review of Global Affairs. CAIRO REVIEW: We didn’t see anti-American or anti-Israel messages in Tahrir. NABIL FAHMY: It’s an interesting point that in all of my discussions with everybody here, foreign policy was not mentioned once by the demonstrators, not once. They didn’t argue [...]

Egyptian court orders dissolution of former ruling party, clears the way to a more democratic parliament

An Egyptian court, the Supreme Administrative Court (SAC), has ordered that the former ruling party of ex-president Mubarak, the National Democratic Party (NDP) be dissolved and its assets, be sequestrated. This includes including its central headquarters in Cairo and about 400 offices all over Egypt. The SAC order came after complaints by among others, Mostafa [...]

Egyptian protesters return to Tahrir in the old numbers (VIDEO)

Last week’s “Save the Revolution” day saw tens of thousands gather in Tahrir Square, Al Ahram on line tells us, but this Friday it is considerably more, as the picture shows. Last week the Muslim Brotherhood was absent, this week they participate. But that is not the only, nor even the main reason that so [...]

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