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Sharif Abdel Kouddous

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Sharif Abdel Kouddous

Sharif Abdel Kouddous is an independent journalist based in Cairo. He is a Democracy Now! correspondent and a fellow at The Nation Institute.


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Deadly clashes shock a nation fresh off the heels of a military coup.

That a popular revolt facilitated Morsi’s ouster is undeniable. But it has also solidified the military’s role as the final arbiter of power in Egypt.

One year after President Mohammed Morsi took office, millions will march across the country on June 30 to demand his removal from office.

Egypt’s reconciliation process has been lauded as restoring confidence to outside investors. But others say it amounts to impunity for the rich.

Two years after the Arab Spring came to Bahrain, protesters are still fighting rampant human rights abuses—a bloody battle that isn't likely to end anytime soon.

Two years after the uprising in Bahrain began, protesters are still dying in the streets as the rest of the world looks the other way.

Port Said is a city in full rebellion against the unreformed security forces of the young nation.

Clashes across the country have put the legitimacy of the Morsi government in question.

Seven people are dead and more than 670 were injured in the violence, as several officials resign in protest.

A sweeping presidential decree to extend his own authority and push through a new constutution has sparked protest in the streets of Cairo—and unified Morsi’s opposition.


The Cairo-based correspondent calls the impending law a "more aggressive authoritarian order than the one we rose up against in 2011....