Mubarak

An Egyptian comedy of errors

16 January 2016 9:00 am

The Yacoubian Building, the first novel of the Egyptian writer Alaa Al Aswany, sold well over a million copies in…

Islamic State is making its threats a reality

14 November 2015 9:00 am

Isis could be on the brink of creating a terrifying new world order

Graffiti outside the American University of Cairo reads ‘Revolution’ (December 2011)

The revolution that went up in smoke

22 August 2015 9:00 am

‘Every day’, writes the foreign correspondent Wendell Steavenson in this account of the 2011 Egyptian revolution, ‘see-sawed between joy and…

Spirit of place

21 January 2012 11:00 am

There are two ways of viewing the changes sweeping through the Arab world in general and Cairo in particular. There…

The world after Mubarak

5 February 2011 12:00 am

Experts debate what happens next in Egypt and the countries around it