RedBedHead: Massacre in Egypt: Is Revolution Worth The Price?

As I sat down to write this post the news of a tragic massacre of at least 32 Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated protestors, and the injury of 300 more was plastered all over the internet. That much is clear, the rest is yet to be disentangled (if ever) from two completely opposing stories by the Egyptian military ...

RedBedHead: Massacre in Egypt: Is Revolution Worth The Price?

As I sat down to write this post the news of a tragic massacre of at least 32 Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated protestors, and the injury of 300 more was plastered all over the internet. That much is clear, the rest is yet to be disentangled (if ever) from two completely opposing stories by the Egyptian military ...

RedBedHead: Egypt: Tension, Conflict & Chaos Rein On Eve Of Vote

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RedBedHead: Egypt: Tension, Conflict & Chaos Rein On Eve Of Vote

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RedBedHead: Egypt: Between Victory & Danger

The situation is moving fast in Egypt and it’s hard to get a sense for what is happening on the ground. News media is reporting that President Morsy, 24 hours after saying he would change nothing, has agreed to postpone the constitutional referendum scheduled for December 15.  No details have yet emerged, and it may ...

RedBedHead: Egypt: "A Real Uprising Against The Muslim Brotherhood"

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World Headlines Review: Tahrir Square, June 28 Post-Script

Yesterday’s clashes in Tahrir square were covered here at WHR as breaking news.  A more complete picture of the context and extent of the situation has emerged. As mentioned in the previous report, the protest began in Cairo as a peaceful demonstration and public mourning by the families of those who have died in the ...

World Headlines Review: Tahrir Square: Tantawi picks up where Mubarak left off

Cairo’s Tahrir square is once again tonight the scene of ordinary people making extraordinary efforts to free themselves from the militarist rentier regime still in power since the fall of Hosni Mubarak in February. Earlier today in Tahrir began a protest by families of “martyrs,” which in this case refers to those who’ve died at ...

World Headlines Review: Egypt and the Press: Stories and Stories

Coverage of the uprising in Egypt in its second week has become characterised by a number of types of reports, most of which paint colorful pictures, but do little to inform on the situation.  There are the political discussions as to the West’s reaction, and how the uprising will unbalance the Arab world and its ...