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Comment: From the moment Sisi seized power, Egyptian influence in Syria, and support for Assad's counterrevolution has been growing, writes Sam Hamad.

Comment: Obama often found the right words, but rarely matched rhetoric with meaningful and necessary action, writes Sam Hamad

The fall of Aleppo

Sam Hamad

The fall of Aleppo

Comment: The fall of Aleppo might be a major propaganda victory for Assad, but in reality it highlights the long-term weaknesses of his regime and its backers, writes Sam Hamad

Intervention in Syria wouldn't start World War III

Sam Hamad

Intervention in Syria wouldn't start World War III

Comment: Jill Stein's anti-war policy on Syria and the attitude of the Stop the War Coalition propagate pro-Assad and pro-Russia narratives, ...

You cannot erase Tahrir Square from our memory

Mohamed ElMeshad

You cannot erase Tahrir Square from our memory

Comment: Egypt's January 25 Revolution contains a spirit that still endures. Counter-revolutionary state apparatuses clearly fear this spirit, ...

Hamid Dabashi

Revolutions without borders

Comment: People soft power is spreading and cancelling out the traditional methods of repression open to autocratic and tyrannical regimes across Arab and Muslim countries, writes Hamid Dabashi.

Hamid Dabashi

Counterrevolutionaries on the march

Comment: Since the Arab Spring revolutions threatened the status quo in the Middle East, tyrants, sympathisers and extremists have attempted to ...

Hossam el-Hamalawy

Egypt’s 'golden age of unity'

In less than ten years, Egypt’s judges have gone from icons of democracy to the counterrevolution‘s aggressive hounds. It is, boasts Egypt’s new ...

Wael Kandil

The Syrian revolution, brought to you by Sisi

The effort at reconciling the Syrian regime and the opposition being sponsored by Cairo and Baghdad is an exercise in absurdity and shows the ...

Why Sisi fears Gaza

Hossam el-Hamalawy

Why Sisi fears Gaza

Anti-Gazan hysteria in Egypt's media is rooted in regime fear that Palestinian example proves contagious. The counter-revolution and ...

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