EG Weekly Roundups

Weekly Roundup – Jun2-6, 2014

TOP STORIES Legal & Political Institutions An Egyptian court has defended its verdict of life sentences for 492 Islamists and death sentences for 37 others. This particular court, located in Minya, has come under fire recently for its frequent sentencing...

Weekly Roundup – May12-16, 2014

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] This Week on TIMEP [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] Farewell, Bassem Sabry - By: Nesreen Salem The last time we sat and talked was April 18, 2014. You were about to embark upon writing a novel and wanted to pick my brain about...

Weekly Roundup – Apr28, 2014

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] This Week on TIMEP [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] Turkey and Egypt: Misconceptions & Missed Opportunities - By: Ziya Meral The relationship between Turkey and Egypt has rarely been an easy one. During the British Mandate, the Turkish government found itself clashing with...

Weekly Roundup – Apr21-25, 2014

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] This Week on TIMEP [/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/1"][vc_column_text] Population Growth in Egypt: More People, More Problems? - By: Ahmed Wagih This piece is the first of two that look at Egypt’s demographic situation and how it affects the country. Here, Dr. Ahmed...

Weekly Roundup – Apr11, 2014

TOP STORIES This Week in TIMEP Commentary “A Sad Story of Freedom of Expression: How Do You Sing in Egypt?” - By: Ahmed Naje “Egypt’s Sectarian Divides: A Look at the Situation on the Anniversary of St. Mark’s Attack” - By: David...

Weekly Roundup – Mar 31, 2014

TOP STORIES Legal & Political Institutions Egypt's presidential elections will take place on May 26 and 27, Egyptian media reported Sunday, citing an announcement by the country's Presidential Elections Commission. [CNN, NPR, SMH, LA Times, Daily News Egypt, Channel News...

Weekly Roundup – Mar 28, 2014

TOP STORIES Legal & Political Institutions Minya Criminal Court in its second session sentenced 529 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death for violence following the dispersal of the Rabea al-Adaweya and Nahda sit-ins last August. The defendants were handed down the...

Weekly Roundup – Mar 21, 2014

TOP STORIES Legal & Political Institutions A former Egyptian presidential candidate, Khaled Ali, close to the country's youth movements said Sunday he would not take part in upcoming presidential elections, calling them a "farce" stacked in favor of Egypt's powerful...

Weekly Roundup – Mar 14, 2014

TOP STORIES Legal & Political Institutions Egypt’s powerful military chief launched a $40 billion housing initiative Sunday to build a million homes in cooperation with a major Emirati construction firm, the first campaign-style move by Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who...

Weekly Roundup – Mar 7, 2014

TOP STORIES Legal & Political Institutions Egypt's armed forces chief, Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, has said he cannot ignore calls by the majority for him to run for president. He was quoted by the state news agency Mena as...