Uprisings in the Middle East
By Johannes Stern, December 17, 2012
On Saturday the first round of voting on Egypt’s new Islamist and military-backed constitution took place in ten of the country’s 27 governorates.
By Chris Marsden, December 12, 2012
Over a hundred thousand people demonstrated in Cairo yesterday against a referendum scheduled for December 15 on an Islamist constitution that enshrines the authority of the military.
By Johannes Stern, December 8, 2012
Mass protests against the US-backed Islamist government of President Mohamed Mursi spread throughout Egypt yesterday.
By Johannes Stern, December 7, 2012
Fearing mass protests, the Mursi regime deployed the army around the Presidential Palace in Cairo.
By Chris Marsden, December 5, 2012
Protests Tuesday against the dictatorial powers assumed by Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and his efforts to ram through a new constitution culminated in a massive march on the presidential palace.
By Joseph Kishore, December 1, 2012
The new constitution enshrines the domination of the military over Egyptian society.
By Johannes Stern, November 28, 2012
Hundreds of thousands protested in Cairo'’s Tahrir Square and throughout Egypt against Islamist president Mohamed Mursi and the Muslim Brotherhood (MB).
By Johannes Stern, November 24, 2012
Mass protests against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and the ruling Muslim Brotherhood erupted throughout the country on Friday.
By Johannes Stern, October 15, 2012
Clashes erupted between followers of the ruling Islamist Muslim Brotherhood and the pseudo-left opposition on Tahrir Square in Cairo on Friday.
By Alex Lantier, September 20, 2012
In the wake of mass anti-US protests in the Muslim world, American cable and broadcast news programs have largely dropped coverage of the war in Syria.
By Bill Van Auken, September 15, 2012
Angry anti-US protests, including the storming of embassies, continued for a fourth day Friday from Indonesia to Morocco.
By Antoine Lerougetel, August 29, 2012
Police stood aside last week as hundreds of Salafist thugs attacked workers and youth in Sidi Bouzid, the starting point of the Tunisian Revolution and the Arab Spring.