Egypt

‘Sabahi: I don’t want support from anyone who sees January as a “setback” or June 30th as a “coup”,’ Al-Masry Al-Youm (Egypt), 10 May 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Egyptian presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabahi confirmed his support for the events of both January 25th, 2011 and June 30th, 2013 and sees the upcoming elections as a test for the mainstream in Egypt to build a strong, modern state.– – – صباحي: لا أريد دعم ممن يرون يناير…

Syria

‘Syrian crisis: Implementation of Homs truce delayed for logistical reasons,’ BBC Arabic (London), 6 May 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Reports out of Syria say that the implementation of a truce and the exit of fighters from the Old City of Homs has been delayed.– – – الأزمة السورية: تأجيل تنفيذ اتفاق هدنة حمص لأسباب لوجستية ٦ مايو ٢٠١٤ تفيد الأنباء الواردة من سوريا بأنه تم تأجيل تنفيذ…

‘Al-Masry Al-Youm hosts Tunisian rapper “El Général,” one of the prisoners of Ben Ali’s regime,’ Al-Masry Al-Youm (Egypt), 21 January 2012

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
In an outdated article, Al-Masry Al-Youm sets the scene for Tunisian rapper El Général to visit Cairo for a screening of their new documentary film and a visit to Tahrir Square, one year after the Tunisian and Egyptian revolutions – – المصري اليوم تستضيف «جنرال الراب» التونسي وأحد…

Egypt

‘In pictures: Hundreds of young men and women march in “Free Peoples” movement in Talaat Harb Square,’ al-Ahram (Egypt), 22 January 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Talaat Harb Square in downtown Cairo on Wednesday night, to express their negative feelings towards both the Muslim Brotherhood and the current regime. – – – بالصور.. المئات من الشباب والفتيات في مسيرة حركة “أحرار” بميدان طلعت حرب ٢٢ يناير ٢٠١٤ نظمت حركة…

Syria

Opposition: 600 killed in chemical attack in Syria

http://www.aljazeera.net/news/pages/59f8ad8b-0699-4d3a-9741-d33fd44b8bfb المعارضة: 600 قتيل بهجوم كيمياوي بسوريا Opposition: 600 killed in chemical attack in Syria قالت المعارضة السورية إن قوات الرئيس السوري بشار الأسد ارتكبت مجزرة فجر اليوم الأربعاء استخدم فيها السلاح الكيمياوي وراح ضحيتها مئات القتلى وآلاف المصابين المدنيين جلهم من الأطفال والنساء في مدن ريف دمشق The Syrian opposition has said that forces…

Statement from the General Command of the Armed Forces

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم In the name of God, the Benevolent, the Merciful — بيان من القيادة العامة للقوات المسلحة Statement from the General Command of the Armed Forces — شهدت الساحة المصرية والعالم أجمع أمس مظاهرات وخروجاً لشعب مصر العظيم ليعبر عن رأيه وإرادته بشكل سلمى وحضارى غير مسبوق – Yesterday, Egypt and the…