The terrorist group of the Muslim Brotherhood is waging a war of attrition against the Egyptian state in two ways. First, it moves its supporters to protest in vital places causing massive traffic jam. Additionally, they use huge financial support to reserve their presence in the streets hoping that ousted president Mohamed Morsy will come back as leader of their imaginary so-called Islamic caliphate.
Catherine Ashton is currently visiting Egypt to offer a draft of 6 points, approved by the EU and the international organization of the Muslim Brotherhood. Her initiative aims to deceive the Egyptian government by inviting the Muslim Brotherhood to recognize the road map, stop its demonstrations, and denounce the terrorist attacks in Sinai. Such initiative reflects the cunning diplomacy of the European administration to solve the crisis in Egypt.
Nine years ago, on September 23, the late Eng. Adly Abadier had invited the Coptic activists all over the world to participate in a Coptic conference in Europe that was entitled: "Copts under Siege", which aimed to unify the Coptic work and effort to claim their rights and equal citizenship with the majority of Muslims in Egypt.
Each day, we hear about the achievements of protestors at Rabaa El Adaweya sit-in. They built bathrooms in the streets as well as a theater for entertainment. Furthermore, they built fortifications in order to defend their holy land and prevent “the enemies” from reaching their camps. Those protestors are willing to defend their sit-in and to sacrifice even the minors they kidnapped from orphans’ shelters and women who seek martyrdom in order to please God as they were told in that sit-ins.
Weeks have passed since the great uprising of June 30 took place, in which the Egyptian people could ger rid of the Muslim Brotherhood who cause a lot of damage to Egypt in just one year in power. Such damage was not even caused by the English occupation for Egypt in 72 years.
I lost my mind few hours after I had arrived to Zurich, Switzerland, as I heard in their media that what happened on June 30 was but a soft military coup. Many politicians here in Switzerland claim that the leaders of the army had planned to overthrow the Muslim Brotherhood by the mobilization of citizens to protest after they had blocked supplies of gas and diesel fuel, as well as cut off electricity for long hours
After hearing the statement of the Armed Forces on July 3, many Egyptians rejoiced as the Muslim Brotherhood was overthrown. However, Western and American media described this great victory in Egypt as a coup.
Many speculations are heard about the intense movements of Anne Patterson, the U.S. Ambassador in Egypt, before the revolution of June 30. She met with many political figures including Khairat Al-Shater, whose role is yet not very clear in the presidency (that owe blind obedience to the Guidance Office of the Muslim Brotherhood).
Many Coptic Christians in Egypt are thinking nowadays about emigrating out of Egypt. They are freaking out that they never consider the hardships that they may face including different people, languages and traditions in countries that they know nothing about the stability of its economy. This happens as the Copts see their country as failed state, and fanatics are prosecuting both: non-Muslims and moderate Muslims calling them “infidels”.
While working as an engineer in Switzerland, I met with a French colleague who was raised in Algeria
As we approach the celebration of the third departure anniversary for Eng. adly Abadir, Egypt is in a bad need to do something to strengthen the relationships of love and respect among all Egyptians who should understand that blood of the Copts is not priceless. Copts are only demanding their basic rights, such as equality. However, Islamists are destroying Egypt through their fanaticism and forcing Coptic minor girls into Islam supported by all state institutions! All this, according to Egn. Adly Abadir, is a result of the Wahabi finances. Things are getting worse, and Copts face death every now and then; once while praying, and another they are simply exploded while celebrating a feast.
Copts have suffered from many patterns of forced displacement over the past few months
I feel sad upon remembering the great images of popular cohesion among the Egyptians during the revolution in all Egyptian Squares, and those many young civilized people who sacrificed their souls for the sake of the values they believe in. I remember seeing those young people holding brooms and brushes to clean the streets, and the people defending their houses forming their own patrols. Egyptians were so funny even when they were revolting! Their pure origin appeared after it was hidden for years. In fact, the whole world was surprised by those "lazy and subservience" people, as they used to be called by many people.
Centers of human rights, and some Coptic institutions support the stay of article II as it is in the Constitution of 1971 with no change. However, many people think that the current committee will fail like its predecessor, as it doesn't really represent the Egyptian community or its minorities.
In few days, Egypt will witness its first real presidential elections. Consequently, many people are thinking: Who will be the next president after the revolution that overthrew the former president?
A very confusing question, especially as many of us are really dependent. We want the president to think for us, and work for us as well. As we think he knows the best for his people,
Football is the most popular sport in Egypt as well as other countries around the world, but its popularity has dropped a lot in Egypt after a stadium had turned into a grave for more than 70 young Egyptians who were victims to a mysterious conspiracy.
Saturday, March 17th, at 5.00 PM, the Pope Shenouda III died. A great march of love for his great personality and his national role has started: massive crowds heading at St. Mark cathedral in Abbasia to pay the last respect for him, as well as the media talking about him for hours, mourning for his death and meditating his life.
Laws of nature and the theories of natural selection are seems to be applied only in the developed part of the world, where it works just smoothly as sea waves. But it is not the case in Arabic and Islamic world, as the rules are different. Slow waves of civilization in Arabic and Islamic countries are opposed by storming ones of retardation which attack the fields of politics and media. It pushes toward retardation that it may take over the progressive thought by dumping it completely in Salafism and blasphemy charges, which impedes true development of thoughts to happen to the community that turns out to be against the idea of national belonging, and thus produces a unilateral fascist ideology.
A strong national feeling urges me to be there in Egypt during the time of elections because participating while so close allows dimensions to well understand the nature of the experience and the stage in a way that one can never does if just follows it live by TV. Therefore, I left the snow country and came to Egypt living some imaginative ideas that shape elections of post uprising time and also the elections of Engineers Association to which I belong. I thought it will be free and fair elections like these I experienced at the west.
A small group of activists stage a one hour protest outside the Shura Council on Saturday 9 November to call for a no to military trials for civilians