[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: Morsi Detention Extended Over Prison Break
Former president Mohamed Morsi to be detained for thirty days further pending investigations on his escape from prison during the January 25 uprisings.
Work Resumes at Mahalla Textile Factory after Strike Win
Employees at Mahalla Textile Company resume work after winning strike battle over bonus delay.
Egypt Arrests Seventy-Six Extremists in Sinai – Army
Security forces` "fight against terrorism" continue in Northern Sinia.
Ex-Brotherhood Guide Sent to Criminal Court for Insulting Judges
Mahdy Akef, former supreme guide of the Muslim Brotherhood, transferred to criminal court.
US aid: “Recalibration” or Change of Strategy?
Mohamed Fuaad argues the US cuts in military aid to Egypt shows a change in priorities for America in the region.
The Evolution of Tamarod
Nicholas Gjorvad analyzes the evolution of Tamarod from a small group into its recent announcement to become a political party and compete in parliamentary elections.
Six Blasts Target Military Vehicles in Sinai: Witnesses
Six soldiers wounded in explosion targeted their vehicle in Rafah, Sinia border.
State Department: Egypt and US Will Continue to Work Together
The US temporarily halts part of the military aid to Egypt, but cooperation continues between the two states.
Four Reasons Why US Shouldn`t Reduce Aid to Egypt
Nervana Mahmoud focuses on how the cut in aid is perceived in Egypt.
Egypt`s Misguided Liberals
Farah Halime argues the new Egyptian liberals adopt policies determined by the state and military.
Mahalla Textile Workers Continue Sit-In
Marwa Hussein writers, "Workers in Egypt`s largest public textile factory strike again over delay in bonus payment"
Interview with Defense Minister Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi (part 2)
Part two of edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm of General Al-Sisi`s interview.
Interview with Defense Minister Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi (part 1)
Part one of edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm of General Al-Sisi`s interview.
Is Egypt Moving Toward Secularism?
Ahmed Ezz Eldin argues the "Islamic" identity in Egypt is being replaced by "less" religious one in the political realm.
The Real Force Behind Egypt`s `Revolution of the State`
This article focuses on dynamics between the military and the Muslim Brotherhood following the January 25 Revolution.
Dina Hussein reviews Joshua Stacher`s book "Adaptable Autocrats: Regime Power in Egypt and Syria"
Why is Maspero Different?
Sarah Carr focuses on what makes Maspero massacre different compared to Rabea.
Maspero and Memory
Sherief Gaber says Maspero and Rabea massacres happened over different political circumstances.
Students Protest Across Egypt Following October 6 Violence
Muslim Brotherhood supporters organized several anti-military protesters in state campuses across the country.
Suicide Bomb Kills Five in Arish
Assailants targeted Reesa security checkpoint killing five soldiers.
Brotherhood Dissolution Pleases Some, Angers Others
This article sheds light on the reactions of dissolution of the Muslim Brotherhood.
US Conflicted Over Aid to Egypt
Conflicting reports on US`s halt of military aid to Egypt.
Pro-Morsi and Pro-Sisi Protesters Clash at Zagazig University
Twelve injured following clashes between the two groups.
In Pictures: University Protests Call for ‘Return of Legitimacy’
Daily News Egypt published pictures of pro-Morsi protests at Cairo University.
Have a Cheesy 6 October
Ziad Akl argues the unprecedented demonstrations on 6 October do not reflect what this national holiday is all really about.
A Run-Down of Terrorism in Egypt
Ursula Lindsey provides her readers Nour Youssef’s comprehensive list of ‘terrorist’ attacks in Egypt post-Morsi.
Saudi Arabia Renews Support to Egypt Against `Terrorism`
In first overseas trip for interim president Adly Mansour, the Saudi king renews support for Egypt’s fight against “terrorism”.
Government Starts Implementing Muslim Brotherhood Ban
Egyptian cabinet begins implementing court ruling to ban Muslim Brotherhood’s NGOs.
History Reconstructed: Rival Realities in Egypt
Sarah Carr questions the motives of demonstrators, pro and anti Muslim Brotherhood, on the fortieth anniversary of the 6 October 1973 War.
War anniversary politicized
The piece focuses on the visible polarization of Egyptians on the fortieth anniversary of the 6 October 1973 War.
Rebel Movement to Participate in Parliamentary Elections
Mohamed Keikal member of Rebel Movement announces its participation in parliamentary elections and form a committee to supervise polls in press conference.
Egypt`s Brotherhood Challenges Court Verdict that Seized group Funds
Muslim Brotherhood appeals court order to seize the group’s funds.
Egypt Judicial Advisory Body Recommends Dissolution of Brotherhood`s FJP
Authority of state commissioners advises government to dissolve Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party.
Brotherhood Refused to Follow Advice: Egypt Defense Minister El-Sisi
General Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in an interview with local paper Al-Masry Al-Youm said, the Muslim Brotherhood refused reconciliation.
Not My Brotherhood’s Keeper: The Fallacy of Crushing Egypt’s Chief Islamist Group
Amro Ali criticizes methods used by the military to crush the Muslim Brotherhood.
Bilal Fadhl argues that the only way for Egypt to become stabilized if a true democracy is applied with socio-economic development.
ملاحظات على حوار السيسى
Fahmi Houwadi reacts to Al-Sisi`s interview.
مصر القوية» يعلن عن رفضه «القاطع» لدستور يقبل محاكمة المدنيين عسكريا»
"Egypt Strong" party disapproves a constitution that approves military trials against civilians.
الخارجية الأمريكية»: هيجل والسيسي اتفقا على مواصلة العمل بين البلدين»
US and Egypt`s Heads of Defense stress that cooperation between the two countries will continue despite US cuts in aid.
«حسن نافعة: النظام يريد «استئصال الإخوان».. والجماعة تنتهج سياسة «الاستنزاف
Hasan Nafa`a, professor of political science, argues that the regime aims to eliminate the Brotherhood and the group seeks to exhaust the regime.
مصر تطوى صفحة «التسليح الأمريكى» وتتجه شرقاً.. وروسيا والصين ترحبان
Egypt Defense Ministry in talks with Russia and China following US cuts in aid.
هدية أميركية للسيسي
Elias Harfoush argues the US cuts in aid to Egypt will increase General Al-Sisi`s popularity.
مصر وحارس الديموقراطيات
Mustafa Zein argues the US is transforming its foreign policy in the Middle East.
قصص من الثورة المصرية يرويها فيلم وكتاب وشهادة صحافي
Raghida Dirgham reviews the documentary film "The Square".
مصر: عوْد على بدء؟
Khaled Gazal argues the current regime in Egypt will continue to implement an oppressive system on the people.
الخضيري» لـ«الشروق»: شطب جمعية «الإخوان» تحصيل حاصل واستمرار لمسلسل التصعيد»
Mahmoud Al-khadiri argues the dissolution of the Muslim Brotherhood was bound to happen, but will lead to escalations.
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جدلية" في عامها الثالث: خلاصة رحلة"
Arabic translation of "Jadaliyya Turns Three" A Journey`s Recap".
الجنرال الفاشل والجماعة الفاشية... أو العكس
Amr Magdi argues the events following the 30 June uprisings led to the reinstatement of military rule in Egypt.
After Maspero: Have Egypt`s Christians Reconciled With The Military?
Tony Gamal Gabriel explores the ties between Christian Copts and the military after the Muslim Brotherhood ruled the country for a year.
RETUNE CD Release Concert
Mahmoud Refat, founder of Return Studio, explains the various artistic techniques used to release the CD (Video).