Arab Spring Revolutions

Analyzing the Arab Spring: Why Revolutions Fail

The Arab spring was a wave of revolutions across the Arab countries in Northern Africa and the Middle East. Young revolutionists vigorously called for a change of a government from the autocratic and theocratic systems to a democratic system of government. But just like many other popular revolutions around the world, it lacked steam and failed. This was before any significant change was realized.
Read more

Egypt military enlistment

Egypt: Mandatory Military Enlistment

My name is Mohamed Nedal, I’m a young man from Egypt who’s about to be conscripted into the Egyptian army service. I have a B.Sc. of Physics & Space Sciences from Helwan University “, I graduated in the last year and I’m now a postgraduate student in the same university and the same field.
Read more

The #FreeAJStaff Story

Three Al-Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed and Peter Greste were sentenced by an Egyptian Court of law on Monday, June 23, 2014. The three were detained late in December last year in Cairo as they were covering the aftermath of the demise of the former President of Egypt Mohamed Morsi at the hands of Army.
Read more