From the Editors
Ahram Online and Randa Ali
Four months have passed since the start of Mubarak’s trial – as the first anniversary of the revolution approaches fear rise that the ousted president may be let off. Four months have passed since the start of Mubarak’s trial, and the hopes of Egyptians have been fluctuating as they follow the trial. Fears that Mubarak may be set free are rising as the first anniversary of the revolution approaches. On Wednesday 4 January, Mostafa Soliman the prosecutor resumed presenting ...Keep Reading »
Anti-SCAF revolutionaries mull means of mobilising masses in run-up to planned 25 January Tahrir Square demonstration. Dozens of revolutionary activists, including several high-profile Egyptian bloggers and tweeps, gathered on Kasr El-Nil Street in Cairo’s Downtown district on Wednesday night to call for the speedy transfer of power of from Egypt’s ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) to a civil authority and to brainstorm new means of mobilising the public ...Keep Reading »
Randa Ali writes for Ahram Online.
"The spread of vineyards and the influx of French immigrants restructured the Algerian economy, but also resulted into the expansion of French control over Algerian territory. The development of the vineyard economy took shape through the forceful transformation of the indigenous land-owning structure from tribal to individualized property."click | email | tweet