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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Memories of a long brotherhood tempered in common struggle
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Hosni Mubarak
The latest edition of the Egyptian Constitution guarantees the military the right to choose its own defense minister, at least for the next eight years, and that provision has some legal minds worried that the stage could be set for the creation of a tightly controlled military state.
Police fired tear gas to drive hundreds of supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president from Cairo's famed Tahrir Square on Sunday, as a panel tasked with amending the constitution adopted during his time in office agreed on changes to the text.
Police fired tear gas to drive hundreds of supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president from Cairo's famed Tahrir Square on Sunday, as a panel tasked with amending a constitution adopted during his time in office convened for a second day.
Three women are among Egypt's most active democracy campaigners, the faces of its revolution.
Egypt's police fired water cannons Tuesday to disperse two protests by dozens of secular anti-government activists in Cairo, the security forces' first implementation of a controversial new law forbidding protests held without a permit from authorities.
Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday accused Egypt's well-organized Muslim Brotherhood of having "stolen" the revolution that toppled longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak in 2011.
Egyptian authorities switched the venue for the trial of country's former Islamist president on Sunday, a last-minute change made after the Muslim Brotherhood called for mass demonstrations at the original location.
Two years ago, American coach Bob Bradley was brought to Egypt with much fanfare to help the national soccer team qualify for the World Cup amid political turmoil.
When it comes to using the Internet's power to spark political change, it turns out that more is still more. Though Facebook, Twitter and other sites are thought to be the dominant social media sites used for digital activism, a new study argues that when it comes to activism globally, all Internet sites are created equal.
At the street level, a sense of betrayal is rife
Clashes erupted Sunday across much of Egypt between security forces and supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, leaving 44 killed, as rival crowds of supporters of the military and backers of the Islamist leader it deposed poured into streets around the country to mark a major holiday.
Egyptian security forces backed by helicopters raided a town on the outskirts of Cairo known to be an Islamist stronghold on Thursday, exchanging fire with suspected militants who killed a senior police officer.
Israel could be forgiven for having a siege mentality — given that at any moment, old front-line enemies Syria and Egypt might spill their violence over common borders.
In parallel trial sessions, Egyptian courts on Sunday heard cases against ousted President Hosni Mubarak and top leaders of his archrival, the Muslim Brotherhood, related to killings during the 2011 and 2013 protest campaigns that led to their respective downfalls.
As the tragic situation in Egypt continues to deteriorate, President Obama has delayed the delivery of F-16 fighter jets and canceled scheduled joint military maneuvers, and members of Congress are now having second thoughts about sending military aid.
Meanwhile, the Carter Center, the main international group monitoring earlier Egyptian voting since last year's uprising that toppled authoritarian leader Hosni Mubarak, said it would not deploy monitors for the referendum because of the government's late release of monitoring regulations.