Stories about Egypt from April, 2015
Arab countries should not extend the length of their copyright term without thinking of the consequences that this will have on the ability of society to access knowledge and culture.
Taking the cue from a Der Spiegel report on the mastermind behind the structure of ISIS, Palestinian blogger Iyad El-Baghdadi tweets: After that Spiegel story about the "mastermind" behind ISIS's takeover of Syria – noticed just how many Jihadists have military backgrounds? — Iyad El-Baghdadi (@iyad_elbaghdadi) April 21, 2015 Der...
Although Egypt does not recognise the Armenian Genocide, Egyptian Armenians marked the genocide's centennial in Cairo. Bloggers weigh in on the history and contribution of the community to modern-day Egypt.
Egypt Sentences Former President Morsi to 20 Years in Prison for “Intimidation and Violence” towards Protestors
Egypt sentenced its first democratically elected president Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison today, found “guilty of intimidation and violence” towards protestors in 2012.
While Egyptian men could pass on their nationality to their wives, Egyptian women don't have the same right. One Twitter user, Salma El-Daly, vows to fight this law.
Egyptian forces fighting in Yemen evokes memories of the 1960s North Yemen Civil War. But in that war, Egypt backed the side fighting against Saudi Arabia.