By Khaled Diab A decade after Egyptians rose up against Hosni Mubarak, the counterrevolution appears victorious in the political domain. However, under the radar, a social revolution is in motion. Thursday 25 February 2021 On the 10th anniversary of the…
By Khaled Diab Events following the fall of Hosni Mubarak reveal that the Egyptian regime is on the path to self-destruction. 11 February 2021 After a turbulent decade of revolution and counterrevolution, Egypt appears to have revolved 360 degrees back…
Instead of acting as a pain killer for a traumatised country of heroes treated like zeroes, the World Cup has provided a painful reminder to Egyptians seeking escapism of just how desperate their situation is.
By Khaled Diab While the Egyptian regime battles for its survival, Egypt itself may not survive as a viable state, as it faces a ‘plague’ of potentially crippling environmental, economic and social challenges. Monday 12 February 2018 For those of…
How can you make a return that is 12,000 times greater than the initial investment in under a decade? Ask Gamal Mubarak.
The battle between Egyptian revolutionary and counterrevolutionary forces is being played out in caricature.
The removal of Hosni Mubarak was likely the proudest moment in Egypt’s recent history, yet, five years on, some Egyptians miss the deposed dictator.
Tahrir may have been pacified for now, but the revolution is still playing out in Egypt’s economic and social squares.
Although the Israeli siege of Gaza hurts more materially, the Egyptian blockade is more painful emotionally. It is also counterproductive.
For a century, Café Riche was a microcosm of Cairo’s bewildering contradictions, and a “refuge from the pain of loneliness” for intellectuals.