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Muslim Brotherhood stages fresh protests as Egypt crackdown continues

    Mohamed Morsi‘s Muslim Brotherhood went ahead with new protests on Sunday, as the country’s military-backed government continued a nationwide crackdown on the organisation that has led to the killing of hundreds of people over the last week.

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Egypt’s Military Shows No Restraint

Fireworks booming, military helicopters circling overhead and posters of “lion-hearted” Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at every turn continue to mark the celebratory mood in Tahrir Square. The irony weighs heavily when remembering the ardent anti-military protests camped out in the square less than two years ago under the rule of …

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Presidents and Pretenders – Meet Egypt’s New Government

Egypt has had its fill of heroes in the form of Gamal Abdel Nasser, Anwar al-Sadat, Mubarak, and Morsi – all false prophets of particular versions of modernity – but it is crying out for leadership. Unfortunately, the politicians stocking the new government do not inspire confidence that Egypt will …

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