Egyptians are divided between viewing this as a military coup or as a revolution facilitated and protected by the armed forces. For the opposition groups that demanded a suspension of President Morsi from his duties, the main goal is to remove the Muslim Brotherhood from power in Egypt. They believe that the military will not try to gain power, and they are confident that should that arise, they will be able to go back to the streets.
Attention all expatriate Egyptians: we have less than three days to make history. For many years, Egyptians living abroad could not vote. Now, for the first time in the past 30 years, Egyptians outside of Egypt are able to cast a vote in the Egyptian elections, after Egypt’s Administrative Court issued a ruling allowing them to take part in elections.
On October 20th a dictator, a tyrant, an oppressor was defeated, captured, and killed. His death is not a shock to most of the world, it was inevitable–just as it is for us all. However, the presumed manner of his death, along with the supposed occurrences after his death, cast a sliver of disappointment among some…
Today, the world heard of Gaddafi’s death. Al-Tailb interviewed UCLA students about their thoughts to this piece of news.
Last summer, I visited my relatives in Syria during the month of Ramadan. What I didn’t expect was to find myself in the middle of the Syrian military establishment.