From the Editors
The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
Hundreds of protesters backed by 40 politicians demonstrate in front of the Journalists' Syndicate against the escalating violence by the military regime. Over 200 protesters continue to chant against the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) on the steps of the Journalists’ Syndicate in downtown Cairo. The protest is a continuation of a sit-in that was instigated on Monday night by 40 well-known political figures who were demonstrating against state repression and ...Keep Reading »
While the Muslim Brotherhood's political arm performed well in the first phase of the Egyptian parliamentary elections, party officials are not resting on their laurels. After a successful run during last week’s electoral race, the Muslim Brotherhood is now gearing itself for Monday’s runoffs. The Muslim Brotherhood’s political arm, the Freedom and Justice Party, will have forty-six candidates entering the runoffs, ending the first stage of the three phase elections. In ...Keep Reading »
[For unofficial preliminary results of the most recent round of elections, click here.] The SEC says it is still counting votes; will announce results for the first post Mubarak parliamentary elections one day late The Supreme Electoral Commission (SEC) has announced that the results of the first phase of parliamentary elections will be released on Friday. The results will cover total vote counts for the nine governorates which voted in the first phase on 28-29 ...Keep Reading »
Yasmine Fathi is a writer for Ahram Online.
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