Published in: North Africa, West AsiaTwo years on: a revolution is a process, not an event
2013 has many surprises in store for Egypt.
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaTop ten ways to craft and promote your Arab Awakening column
Amro Ali, one of Arab Awakening's columnists from Egypt, presents his personal approach to crafting and promoting his work as a guide for present and future openDemocracy columnists.
Brothers in the hood: Egypt’s soft powers and the Arab world
The question riding on the chaos being played out – from the burning offices of the Freedom and Justice Party to the squares of Egyptian cities to the palace gates of power – is how will all this shape future trends throughout the Arab world?
The President and the fatal trilateral logic of US, Egyptian and Israeli relations
Morsi has shown that his policy on the Palestinians is no more imaginative than Mubarak-era policies and, partly as a result of US approval, he has undertaken a democratic rollback that has ignited Egypt’s streets.
The Revolution will not be eroticised
Even before Islamists made their mark, the state oversaw how people thought, felt and behaved. This guiding philosophy of the Mubarak regime has been inherited by the Islamists – it is an insult to millions of Egyptians who detest the state for treating them as children.
Silent Commander-in-Chief: From Khaled Saeed to Malala Yousafzai
In the midst of revolution, martyrs and icons can become potent symbols that strike deep at the heart of Arab regimes.