Egypt

The Week That Was

An explosive week in many ways, most of them bad. The worst was in Egypt’s Sinai Province.  Dozens of terrorists, probably affiliated with ISIL attacked…


No Picture

Things We Lost In The Mire – 42

CZECH/ELECTIONS – The billionaire businessman Andrej Babis (63) has won the parliamentary elections.  His anti-establishment ANO party vowed to cut taxes, increase investments and curb…



Egypt’s President: A Brief Profile

The Egyptian President is in London for a two day visit. Herewith a brief profile. Name: Abdul Fattah al-Sisi Born: Cairo, November 1954. He grew…




Photo Essay. Tahrir Sq 2011

By Tim Marshall. The thing which strikes me about this photo is the remnants of the tree in the centre of the picture. I took…


Why Executing Morsi Is A Bad Idea.

Guest Writer Nehad Ismail  argues that killing former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi will strengthen Islamic State. On May 16th May an Egyptian Court pronounced death…


No Picture

Airstrikes 7 Demonstrations 0

Perhaps, if they were not enjoying a three-week Easter break, the students in western universities, who periodically take to the streets to earnestly denounce air…