Saad Eddin Ibrahim

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Commentary / World Aug 31, 2006

After the Guns of August?

CAIRO -- The Middle East is a place where the dust hardly ever settles. When it occasionally does, even for a short interval -- as U.N. Resolution 1701 for cessation of hostilities in Lebanon seems to be holding -- it is time to take ...

Commentary / World Jun 7, 2006

President Hosni Mubarak still waging wars at home

CAIRO -- The decision by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's government to try two senior judges for blowing the whistle on vote rigging in last autumn's parliamentary elections has rocked the country. Massive crowds have gathered to support the judges -- and have caught Mubarak's ...