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2011 Egyptian revolution

Australian Tourism to Egypt Drops by 85 Percent Since 2011 Revolution

Egyptian Streets - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The number of Australians travelling to Egypt for tourism dropped by 85 percent in 2015 and 2016 compared to years prior to the January 25 revolution in 2011. Prior to 2011, an average of 110,000 Australians per year would visit Egypt for tourism, said ...

Africa: Testimony of Hope After Egypt's Revolution - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Although Egypt may today look like a tragic example of why mass protest is doomed, but the turmoil of the five years since the demonstrators in Cairo and other cities in 2011 has unleashed a will for change and a resistance to power among ordinary ...

Don't count on new technology to set you free

Economic Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
And indeed, the internet has allowed popular movements to spread rapidly, from the demonstrations against the war in Iraq in 2003 to the Arab Spring protests in 2011. Social media even helped Turkey's populace turn out to stop its most recent coup attempt.

Egypt Anti-Coup Alliance Calls 'January Revolution is Back'; Salutes Turkish People - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The national coalition of parties and groups opposed to the coup in Egypt is encouraged by Turkey's successful quashing of the traitorous coup, and calls for a powerful revival of the January 2011 Revolution that ousted the corrupt Mubarak regime.

New ad campaign seeks to empower Egyptian women

Al-Monitor - ‎13 hours ago‎
“In general, society is aware of the importance of women because of the major role they have played in politics since the January 25 Revolution in 2011 to this day, and those who do not admit this fact are discrediting the role of women [in Egypt ...

On patriotism

Open Democracy - ‎58 minutes ago‎
After living abroad for five years, and with all the developments happening in Egypt in recent times, I found myself asking my mother, who still lives in Alexandria, how she still has this strong sense of patriotism after all that she has seen.

'We need a cultural strategy from the state': Head of Egypt's National Theatre Festival

Ahram Online - ‎17 hours ago‎
Ahram Online met with festival president Nasser Abdel-Moneim to discuss this year's event, its developments, the challenges he faces, and the position of Egyptian theatre today. A theatre director himself, as well as .... After 25 January 2011, the ...
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The crisis of political Islam

The Australian - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
In Egypt, hopes for democracy were high in the wake of the 2011 demonstrations in Tahrir Square that helped to topple longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
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What Hillary Clinton Got Wrong About The World

Daily Beast - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
A year earlier, as iconic images of thousands of Egyptians filled Cairo's Tahrir Square during a so-called “Twitter Revolution,” U.S. officials initially resisted supporting the uprising against Egypt's strongman president, Hosni Mubarak. It was not ...

Four hospitals hit by air raids in Syria's Aleppo

Al-Arabiya - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
“We must defeat terrorism, it's a priority,” Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said as the meeting began. His Mauritanian counterpart Isselkou Ould Ahmed Izidbih called on Arab states to coordinate more closely with African nations in order to ...

"The Queue" is a Dystopian Novel About Egypt After the Revolution

Okayafrica - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
In this way, while it's certainly a novel inspired by the aftermath of the Egyptian revolution, it may also feel uncomfortably familiar the next time you find yourself on hold with a medical insurance agent, or in any way interacting with the criminal ...

Tunisia dissident opens new party congress

Al-Arabiya - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi and Saudi King Salman are both expected to attend the upcoming summit. Bashir, wanted for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity by The Hague-based International Criminal Court, is also expected in ...

Here's what a Muslim couple in New Jersey made of Donald Trump's RNC speech

PRI - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
“There was a revolution in Egypt, then an election, then a coup,” he says. “He also seems to be giving Hillary credit ... Back in 2011, Christie appointed a Muslim lawyer to be a judge in New Jersey Superior Court in Passaic County. Now, Christie is ...

Top 10 countries with the least resilient supply chains

Supply Chain Digital - ‎16 hours ago‎
Egypt's situation is similar to that of Algeria's, although the North African nation has not suffered as much from the oil price slump due to its more diversified economy.

Book Review|A Novel of Egypt's 'Cheated Generation'

New York Times - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
We last meet her in the aftermath of the 2011 revolution, when her father returns and Dido has been jailed on political charges.

Swiss Leaks revisited: Strong Egyptian presence in banking scandal

Al-Bawaba - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
On February 5, 2011, nearly 10 days after the outbreak of the Jan. 25 revolution and shortly before the ouster of Mubarak and the symbols of his regime, authorities at Cairo Airport prevented Mallawany from boarding his plane bound for Dubai.
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UK buyout group to invest $35m in Egyptian retailer B.Tech

Financial Times - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Despite the political and economic upheavals in Egypt since the 2011 revolution, sales of B.Tech, a family-owned group, have been growing at an annualised rate of 18 per cent, said DPI.
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Why Egypt is suddenly so interested in Israel-Palestine conflict

Al-Monitor - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
This follows years where Egypt was preoccupied with internal issues following the outbreak of the revolution on Jan. 25, 2011, and the decline of Egypt's regional role in favor of other regional powers - namely Turkey and Iran - that sought to fill ...
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A photographer's challenge: Libyan forces battle for IS stronghold

Egypt Independent - ‎22 hours ago‎
"When everyone shouts 'Allahu Akbar' (God is Great) I know that a tank or a cannon will fire." So says Reuters photographer Goran Tomasevic, who has been travelling to Libya since the 2011 revolution, seeking to capture the pain and politics of a ...
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It's all connected

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Mr. Erdogan is the head of their Islamist revolution against the affluent secularists. Those cheering Brexit in the U.K., and welcoming a state of emergency in Turkey, were the ships that were supposed .... Turkey has been waist-deep in Syria's civil ...