July 29, 2011

Islamists in Cairo flood Tahrir square, worry women’s rights advocates

Tens of thousands of Egyptian Islamists poured into Tahrir Square on Friday calling for a state bound by […]
May 31, 2011

Egyptian general admits ‘virginity checks’ conducted on protesters

A senior Egyptian general admits that “virginity checks” were performed on women arrested at a demonstration this spring, […]
May 31, 2011

Egyptians decry “virginity tests” on detained protesters, urge military rulers to investigate

Activists and bloggers are pressing Egypt’s military rulers to investigate accusations of serious abuses against protesters, including claims […]
May 30, 2011

Egypt’s Christians fear violence as changes embolden Islamists.

Egypt’s Christians fear violence as changes embolden Islamists. via:[http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/31/world/middleeast/31coptic.html?hp]
May 2, 2011

Muslim Brotherhood Raises Its Sights in Egypt

The Muslim Brotherhood raises its sights in Egypt: in an effort to confront the Brotherhood and other Islamists’ […]
April 17, 2011

Radial Islamist groups gaining stranglehold in Egypt

The rapid spread of Muslim political parties ahead of September’s parliamentary elections has strengthened fears that Egyptian democracy […]
April 4, 2011

Muslim Brotherhood advocates Egyptian modesty police

Officials of the Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt’s leading Islamic group, have called for the establishment of a Saudi-style modesty […]
April 3, 2011

‘The Tyrannies Are Doomed’

In an extensive interview, Princeton historian Bernard Lewis comments on the political changes taking place in the Middle […]
February 18, 2011

‘The Quran Is Our Law; Jihad Is Our Way’

In the Wall Street Journal, Ayaan writes: “For a sense of the kind of Egypt the Muslim Brotherhood […]
February 8, 2011

Revolutionaries’ fervour is also their weakness

In the Financial Times, Ayaan Hirsi Ali writes that the Egyptian revolutionaries’ fervour is also their weakness. via:[http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/7aa8dbe0-33c9-11e0-b1ed-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1DTnMBRdw […]
February 3, 2011

Get ready for the Muslim Brotherhood

In today’s New York Times, Ayaan writes about the Muslim Brotherhood’s strong and growing influence in Egypt and […]
September 14, 2010

The crimewave that shames the world

A 10-month investigation by The Independent in Jordan, Pakistan, Egypt, Gaza and the West Bank has unearthed terrifying […]
September 2, 2010

Female circumcision in Egypt still widespread

A doctor in Egypt is being taken to court for carrying out an illegal operation to circumcise young […]
December 15, 2009

Harassment across Arab world drives women inside

The sexual harassment of women in the streets, schools and work places of the Arab world is driving […]
October 9, 2009

Top Islamic cleric outlaws full-face veil

Egypt’s leading Islamic cleric has barred female students from wearing a full-face veil at Al-Azhar University, the prestigious […]
October 6, 2009

Increasing use of niqab worries Egyptian government

Women dressed in stark black, their faces veiled and their hands sometimes gloved, are becoming a common sight […]
September 28, 2009

Egypt anger over virginity faking

A leading Egyptian scholar has demanded that people caught importing a female virginity-faking device into the country should […]
July 16, 2009

No Islamic attire by pool, Egypt tells Norwegian

A Norwegian Muslim woman has filed a complaint with her embassy in the Egyptian capital of Cairo after […]