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Jack Shenker

Egypt’s revolution won’t end with the presidential election

Beyond Tahrir Square, Egypt's uprising is one that intersects with grassroots struggles in Europe and that's what the elites fear most.

Muslim Brotherhood looks set for victory in Egypt elections

In a victory for political Islamists, the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party are ahead in Egypt's first elections since Mubarak's ouster.

Calm prevails in Egypt’s first free election in decades

Fears of violence in Egypt have been unfounded, with no major violations or security incidents reported in its first free ballot in over 80 years.

Egypt: ‘Horrific crimes’ must be punished

Amid a crackdown, Egyptian armed forces make concessions on the timing of elections.

Egypt army’s crackdown on Tahrir protesters leaves 13 dead

At least 13 people have been killed in a violent assault by the Egyptian army and police to evict protesters from Cairo's Tahrir Square.

Islamists’ role in uprising low key

Western leaders fear Muslim Brotherhood, but on the streets its influence may be limited.

‘Criminal regime is killing its people’

International community urged to shun Egypt's president.

The first day of the Egyptian revolution

Tens of thousands of Egyptians took to the streets demanding an end to President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule.

Egypt’s frustrated young dream of revolution

Last year's UN human development report for Egypt said many of the nation's young people were trapped in "waithood".

El Alamein clears mines for tourist season

To Egypt's government Marassi is a symbol of regeneration in a beautiful region. To many locals it represents marginalisation and betrayal.

Racist slur tarnishes singer’s bright star

One of the Arab world's biggest pop stars has provoked outrage after releasing a song that refers to black Egyptians as monkeys.

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