From the Editors
Ahram Online, Salma Shukrallah, and Nada Hussein Rashwan
Following a 3-month pause, the trial of ousted president Hosni Mubarak on murder and corruption charges resumes after Court of Appeal rejected motion to recuse presiding judges; victims lawyers not sure court would convict. The trial of former president Hosni Mubarak will resume on Wednesday after Cairo’s Court of Appeal rejected a motion filed to disqualify Judge Ahmed Refaat and the panel of judges presiding over the case. The testimony of Sami Anan, Chief of ...Keep Reading »
Tensions between demonstrators and the military escalate as martyrs' funerals march from different areas of Cairo while Tahrir is again evacuated by force; politicians condemn SCAF. Clashes that have been ongoing since Friday ended with a violent military police attack on Tahrir Square Saturday morning. At least nine have been confirmed killed and more than 344 reported injured in the past two days. A building belonging to the Ministry of Transport that caught fire ...Keep Reading »
Ahram Online is the English-language news web site published by Al-Ahram Establishment, Egypt’s largest news organization, and the publisher of the Middle East’s oldest newspaper, the daily Al-Ahram, in publication since 1875. Ahram Online was launched 26 November 2010.
Salma Shukrallah writes for Ahram Online.
Nada Hussein Rashwan writes for Ahram Online.