Egypt’s Most Wanted – Hisham Ali Ashmawy Mosaad Ibrahim

Egypt’s Most Wanted – Hisham Ali Ashmawy Mosaad Ibrahim

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منتدى فكرة : معهد واشنطن لدراسات الشرق الأدنى

                              نحو اتفاق لطيّ صفحة الماضي في مصر

تحولت الذكرى الرابعة لثورة 25 يناير سريعاً إلى أحداث دموية حيث قامت قوات الأمن بقتل ما لا يقل عن 18 شخصاً في أنحاء مصر، بما في ذلك القاهرة، وذلك رداً على موجة الإرهاب المتصاعد في البلاد

Turning the Page in Egypt

Terrorism Monitor (Washington D.C.,)

Coming to Grips with Terrorism in Egypt a Year after the Raba’a Square Massacre

Before the June 30, 2013 coup that overthrew Muhammad Mursi, Egypt’s first civilian elected president, terrorist operations in Egypt were far fewer in number and scale, focusing mainly on blowing up gas pipelines supplying Egyptian gas to neighboring Israel. However, after the violent crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood supporters orchestrated by then-Defense Minister Abd al-Fatah al-Sisi in the summer of 2013, radicalism became viewed as the only means of expressing critical views of the political system.

Egypt Independent

Oscar-winning Cate Blanchett began career in Egypt

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As the world yesterday watched Cate Blanchett win her second Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role, what people might not know is that she began her acting career here in Egypt.
Back in 1990, Blanchett was 21 years old and traveling the world, when she was forced to leave England as her visa had expired, so she decided to make a stop in Egypt. At her hotel in Cairo, a fellow guest asked if she wanted to be an extra in a movie, as they were looking for someone to play an American pom pom girl.