Category Archives: Egypt

Calme Renenvue a Dashour?

First published on Nouvelles du Caire, 10 August 2012 by Sophie Anmuth En juillet après des violences suite à une querelle au sujet d’une chemise abîmée par le teinturier copte, des Coptes avaient fui le village de Dahshour, en banlieue … Continue reading

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Egypt-Iran Rapprochement: Prospects and Challenges

Egypt-Iran Rapprochement: Prospects and Challenges The strained Egypt-Iran relationship has long been marked by pragmatism by both sides. But with President Morsi gearing up to visit Tehran, how far will the Brotherhood go to open a new chapter with the … Continue reading

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Still no Sectarian Problem in Egypt?

On Monday, American Secretary of State Hilary Clinton voiced concerns about religious freedom in Egypt. Reacting to Clinton’s statements,   Mahmoud Ghozlan, spokesperson for the Muslim Brotherhood, stated; “Non-Muslims in Egypt receive equal rights to Muslims in terms of freedom … Continue reading

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Report: Mohammed Morsi, Opportunities and Challenges (in German)

Präsidentschaftswahlen in Ägypten: Chancen und Herausforderungen für Mohammed Mursi Elizabeth Iskander und Annette Ranko Am 24. Juni 2012 erklärte Faruk Sultan, der Vorsitzende der ägyptischen Wahlkommission, den Kandidaten der Muslimbruderschaft, Mohammed Mursi, zum Sieger der ersten Präsidentschaftswahl des Landes seit … Continue reading

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al-Masry al-Youm: “Morsi Wins” in Second Round of Egypt’s Presidential Election

Egyptian newspaper al-Masry al-Youm has reported that Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi has won Egypt’s presidential elections.  According to their figures, Morsi showed strongly in Upper Egypt, whereas Ahmed Shafik gained more votes in Lower Egypt but Morsi gained 51.13 … Continue reading

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Egyptian Elections lead to Stark Choice for Voters but Offer Hope for the Future

by Elizabeth Iskander It is now clear that the two candidates who will go forward to a second round of voting in the Egyptian presidential elections are the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammed Morsi and army man and former prime minister under … Continue reading

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Egypt Presidential Elections: A Last Minute Surge for Sabbahi?

Just before midday today results in Egypt’s presidential elections gave leftist candidate Hamdeen Sabbahi a sudden surge in votes and he was reported to have won first place in Egypt’s second largest city,  Alexandria. According to al-Ahram’s website, results are … Continue reading

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