[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Egypt and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Egypt Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week`s roundup to email@example.com by Sunday night of every week.]
“BREAKING: Court bans Muslim Brotherhood”
The ban applies to any organization derived from the Brotherhood.
“Ministry of Social Solidarity to forestall Muslim Brotherhood ban until final judgment”
The social ministry says it will not execute the ban until the court pronounces its final ruling on the status of the Muslim Brotherhood.
“After the dust settles”
Uneasy calm settles over the town of Delga a month after attacks on churches and Christian homes.
“What the polls say: Egypt vs. the World by Mohammed El Dahshan”
Mohamed El Dahshan reports on the Tahrir Trends survey of Egyptians’ attitudes towards other countries.
“As aid pumps in from Gulf, Egypt no longer needs IMF, says minister”
Egypt receives a $2 billion installment from the $12 billion pledged by Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and UAE.
“No plans to withdraw from Constituent Assembly: Al-Nour Party representative”
Al-Nour Party member of the constitution committee says the party prefers that the articles related to the army remain as they were in the 2012 Constitution.
“Constituent Assembly bans formation of political parties on religious grounds"
The constitutional committee amends an article to ban the formation of parties on the basis of religion or any practice that discriminates between citizens.
“Egypt set for total rewrite of Mursi constitution"
Constitutional committee spokesman says that probably every article of the constitutional will be amended.
“Remembering the real Raba’a”
Khaled Diab argues that the sit-in at Raba‘a which was dispersed in August was neither pro-democratic, nor terrorist.
“Military representative defends military trials article in constitution”
Magd El-Din Barakat argues that removing the article allowing for military trials against civilians is a direct attack on the army.
“The day after”
The army has sponsored the renovation of both squares where pro-Morsi sit-ins were dispersed in mid-August.
“Brotherhood`s El-Erian suggests Morsi `roadmap` as basis for dialogue”
In a recorded video, ‘Essam Al-‘Arian says that the regime should recognize the mistakes it made and start a dialogue based on the former president’s roadmap.
“What Path Will Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Choose?”
Ashraf Al-Sherif explores the possible scenarios for the future of the Muslim Brotherhood.
“Why did the Muslim Brotherhood survive in London?”
Hesham Shafick claims that the majority of Muslim associations based in London are sponsored by the Muslim Brotherhood.
“Ban of Brothers”
Ursula Lindsey arguest that the Muslim Brotherhood should be held accountable for their actions but not in a politically motivated court case.
“Muslim Brotherhood figure dies in jail”
Safwat Khalil died in prison in Mansoura after the local authorities failed to provide him with treatment for his cancer.
“Egypt’s Sinai is a ‘Land of Fear’”
Amal Ali describes the difficult security situation in North Sinai.
“Egypt’s transition period to end next spring”
FM Nabil Fahmy says during his UN speech that presidential and parliamentary elections will be completed by next spring.
“Tamarod mulls political party”
Tamarod co-founder Mahmoud Badr says the movement does not want to meet the Muslim Brotherhood’s fate so it is considering registering as a party.
“We will not ally with the Brotherhood or the Army”: The Way of the Revolution Front”
The newly created Revolution Front aims to promote the goals of the 25 January Revolution.
“Clashes at pro-Morsi student protests in Alexandria, Sharqiya”
Students clashes in Universities of Alexandria and Zaqaziq result in a number of injuries among students.
“Landmark verdict nulls Tanta Flax privatization”
The Supreme Administrative Court annulled the sale of Tanta Flax Company to a Saudi investor in 2005.
“Egyptian policemen sentenced to 2 months for 2011 torture”
The convicted policeman can pay LE 5,000 bail to avoid the prison sentence.
“Secret Recordings Reveal Mubarak’s Frank Views on a Range of Subjects”
A medical doctor recorded his conversations with ousted president Hosni Mubarak for the period of a few months.
“Reports of ex-military officials diaries a threat to national security: Armed Forces”
The military says that Sami Anan’s alleged diary published by a number of media outlets can sow confusion.
“Don’t Mess with a Hijabi: An Interview with the Creator of “Qahera”"
An interview with Deena Mohamed, the author of a comic strip about a veiled superheroine.
“«الوطن» تنشر مذكرات الفريق سامى عنان عن أسرار ثورة 25 يناير»"
Al-Watan publishes the alleged diary of former Chief of Staff Sami Anan.
“تشكيل جديد لـ«إرشاد الإخوان» بعد تساقط أعضاء «مكتب المقطم»”
Sources say the Muslim Brotherhood is planning the formation of a new Guidance Office.
“ما مدى قانونية حكم حظر الإخوان؟”
Former justice minister Ahmed Mekki says the ruling dissolving the Muslim Brotherhood is illegal.
إعلان مصر خالية من الإرهاب خلال أيام ..رصد البؤر المتبقية في سيناء وتطهير وشيك لبؤرتين بالشرقية ومطروح..البحث عن 10 من قيادات الإخوان بعد رصد توجيه تعليمات إلى سيدات بإدارة العنف
The state-run Al-Ahram announces that Egypt will be cleansed of terrorism within days and quotes a source saying that a new struggle will begin against politicians and journalists of the “fifth column.”
“«غزلان» يطالب بـ«إسقاط الانقلاب العسكري مهما كان الثمن»”
Mahmoud Ghozlan calls on members of the Muslim Brotherhood not to seek revenge for the violence against them.
“«مصدر أمني: اقتحام الصف أخطر من كرداسة ودلجا.. واحتمالات باستخدام «الأباتشي”
The security forces plan a raid on the district of Al-Saf in Giza to clear out “dangerous criminal” elements.
“د. إبراهيم الديب يكتب: قراءة استراتيجية فى قرار حل جمعية الإخوان المسلمين”
Ibrahim Al-Dib argues that there will be severe consequences for the Egyptian society following the banning of the Muslim Brotherhood
“«اتحاد «اقتصاد وعلوم سياسية» يعلن الإضراب عن الدراسة لحين «تسكين المغتربين”
The student union at the Faculty of Economics and Political Science announces a strike until the problems of accommodation of students are resolved.
“جبهة "ثوار" تعلن عن نفسها رسميًا .. ننشر أسماء المؤسسين والبرنامج السياسي”
Political activists launch the Revolution Front to work towards the realization of the goals of the 25 January Revolution.
“حجز فتاتين تنكرتا فى زى مدرسى وهتفتا ضد الجيش داخل مدرسة بالشرقية”
Two girls are arrested for refused to wear the school uniform and shouting slogans against the army at a high school in Al-Sharqiya governorate.
“الإخوان والداخلية.. في سبيل الله قمنا.. نبتغي رفع اللواء”
Ahmed Samir writes that both the interior ministry and the Muslim Brotherhood need an “enemy” in order to function.
“بعض الحقائق عن ترتيب مصر في مؤشر قياس جودة التعليم"
EIPR publishes an analysis on the Global Competitiveness Report which stirred the Egyptian public with its very low ranking for the quality of education in Egypt.
“«اليوم.. «ارجع لديرك».. وقفة شبابية بالكاتدرائية رفضا لتصريحات «الأنبا أرميا”
Coptic youth protest in reaction to the statements of Bishop Armaya, member of the constitutional committee, who said he supported the recognition of the three Abrahamic religions only in the constitution.
Recent Jadaliyya articles on Egypt:
عندما تضطهد الثورة المضادة الحلقة الأضعف
Mahinor Almasri writes about how both the Muslim Brotherhood and the military regime have used the refugees in Egypt as a political card for their own goals.
Under Morsi, Red Lines Gone Gray
Jonathan Guyer argues that following political cartoons in Egypt can clarify the red lines of censorship in Egypt at a given moment.
L`armée égyptienne et la révolution de 2011
The French translation of Sara Salem’s article on the Egyptian army and the Revolution.
Face the Vitrine
The authors of the installation “Face the Vitrine,” Ganzeer and Yasmin Elayat, discuss the ideas behind their project.
Two of the artists behind SMSlingshot, presented at 2nd Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival, discuss the design of the project.
Event: Bassam Haddad on Understanding the Arab Uprisings and Their Aftermath (23 September, Fairfax)
Jadaliyya editor Bassam Haddad speaks about the Arab uprisings at George Mason University.