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The Rise of Sisi

It all began with a military general whose membership of the Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) coincided with one …

Egypt’s Lost Moral Compass

On Tuesday July 30, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton was allowed access to former Egyptian president, Mohamed Mursi. She …

Revolutionary Road

Haram Street, the Cairene boulevard famed for its late-night entertainment and tourist traps, was most recently used as the title …

Remembering Cairo

There is a story from the Mubarak era about a Cairo shopkeeper who had a portrait of each of Gamal …

Déjà Vu in Cairo

I arrived at the hotel at 4:30 p.m. I left my baggage in the room, picked up the map and …

President or Preacher?

It has not been a good week for Egypt’s president, Mohamed Mursi. Nationwide protests against his rule marked the second …