On Egypt’s Class-Struggle: Rabias of the World Unite

On Egypt’s Class-Struggle: Rabias of the World Unite

Anti-coup demonstrator holds the helmet of a protestor shot dead by police as he stands inside a packed field hospital. (Photo: Scott Nelson/Al Jazeera) “Lord! You know well that my keen desire is to carry out Your commandments and to serve Thee with all my...
Egyptian military junta moves to free Mubarak

Egyptian military junta moves to free Mubarak

                            After a week of massacres that have left thousands of unarmed protesters killed or wounded, the Egyptian military junta is moving to free the hated former dictator, Hosni Mubarak, who has sat in prison since a revolutionary uprising of the...
Propaganda war on Muslim Brotherhood

Propaganda war on Muslim Brotherhood

The letter by Naushad Omar, “Healing the political divide in troubled Egypt”, The Star, Wednesday July 10, refers. I do agree with much of what he has written, the glaring omission is the intransigence displayed by the secularist/liberals as soon as Muhammed Mursi was...
Egypt: Military Has Done It Again!

Egypt: Military Has Done It Again!

I remember watching the overthrow of the dictator Mubarak on international news channels with irrepressible excitement and hope. The waving Egyptian flags and timeless pictures depicting the celebrations taking place in Tahrir Square left me with a feeling of...