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The Fall of the Muslim Brotherhood: Implications for Egypt

A new article published in the Middle East Policy journal looks at the rise and fall of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt since the Arab Spring.  It sets out the underlying factors and shows how domestic and regional challenges were … Continue reading

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Police Brutality as Egyptians Protest Against Morsi

Two years on from Egypt’s uprising of January 2011 and it seems little has changed.  In the ongoing protests in Egypt sparked by the anniversary of the uprising on January 25, Egyptian security is cracking down hard on protesters. For … Continue reading

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Announcement of the Final Results in First Round of Egypt’s Presidential Election Provokes Call for a Return to Tahrir

by Elizabeth Iskander Despite a public outpouring of frustration and the lodging of appeals citing electoral violations, on Monday Egypt’s Electoral Commission announced the final results of the presidential vote.  They announced that that the Muslim Brotherhood’s second choice candidate, Mohammed Morsi, and the … 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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With 90% of the Votes Counted in Egypt: 1. Morsi 2. Shafik 3. Sabbahi

15:45 BREAKING: Citing judicial sources in the operations room of the Supreme Presidential Electoral Commission (SPEC) , Ahram’s Arabic-language website lists the votes for the top three contenders after 90 per cent of the votes were counted in all governorates: … Continue reading

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