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Egypt - 23 July Revolution
7/23/2012 11:27:01 PM
Two parallel events take place in and around Cairo's Tahrir Square: one commemorating the 60-year anniversary of Egypt's 1952 Revolution; and another commemorating slain Coptic activist Mina Daniel

Egypt - Politics
7/23/2012 5:11:47 PM
60 years after the 1952 revolution, it remains difficult to categorise Nasser definitively; many continue to see him as a hero, while others especially since the January 25 Revolution have started to question his legacy

Egypt - 23 July Revolution
7/23/2012 4:02:22 PM
Event at Gamal Abdel-Nasser's grave in Cairo on Monday afternoon to commemorate 60th anniversary of 1952 Revolution turns into anti-Muslim Brotherhood protest as hundreds chant against the Supreme Guide

Egypt - 23 July Revolution
7/23/2012 4:00:37 PM
Hamdeen Sabbahi, Nasser's family to join activists and poets to celebrate 60th anniversary of Egypt's 23 July Revolution on Monday evening in Tahrir Square

Egypt - 23 July Revolution
7/23/2012 3:45:59 PM
Some 60 years after the July 1952 Revolution, many Egyptians voted for Hamdeen Sabbahi in the presidential race out of a yearning for the social justice promised by Gamal Abdel Nasser

Opinion -
7/23/2012 12:26:10 PM
Gamal Abel-Nasser's granddaughter looks back on the 1952 revolution, which promised independence, social justice and economic revitalisation, promises which Egypt's second revolution in 60 years, sought to fulfill

Egypt - 23 July Revolution
7/23/2012 2:40:32 AM
Azeema El-Husseiny and Shahenda Maklad were young girls when the 1952 revolution erupted. The impact was profound and they passed a lifetime in struggle for social justice, right up to the January 25 Revolution

Egypt - First 100 days
7/23/2012 1:17:27 AM
Striking a conciliatory tone towards the Nasser years, Egypt's new president, a member of the Brotherhood, calls 1952 Free Officers Revolution a 'turning point' in nation's history and a 'model for national liberation movements'

Egypt - 23 July Revolution
7/23/2012 12:27:42 AM
Veteran socialist Abdel Ghafar Shukr lived through the 1952 and 2011 revolutions; says truth of the achievements of the July revolution will be preserved

Arts & Culture - Stage & Street
7/22/2012 11:50:00 PM
Zamalek's El Sawy Culturewheel on Monday will mark the passage of six decades since Egypt's 1952 Free Officers revolution with seminar on Egyptian cultural, political life

Egypt - 23 July Revolution
7/21/2012 10:58:23 PM
In a statement issued Saturday, Nasserists in Upper Egypt's Qena governorate slammed Ahmed Maher's call not to celebrate the July 23 Revolution

Opinion -
7/21/2012 5:09:59 PM
History in Egypt appears to be repeating itself, but with different players. Not 1952, but the 1920s, where Al-Wafd was outmanoeuvred, despite its democratic successes, by the monarchy and the British army

Opinion -
7/15/2012 2:05:11 PM
The 1952 Free Officers coup and the January 2011 uprising threw the Muslim Brotherhood and the military into a power struggle – what are the similarities and differences between the two eras?

Books - Review
7/10/2012 5:02:48 PM
A collection of letters by the Marxist intellectual Abdel-Azim Anis sheds light on the terrible conditions inside Gamal Abdel-Nasser's torture camps after the 1952 Free Officers' Coup

Egypt - Politics
5/15/2012 7:14:01 PM
Former prime minister and founder of Egypt’s General Intelligence, Zakaria Mohie El-Din passed away Tuesday; Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi among military figures who paid their condolences

Books -
4/11/2012 1:44:40 PM
The prominent historian and analyst discusses his latest book examining the 1952 Revolution and his views on the current political situation in Egypt at El-Cabina bookstore in Alexandria on Friday

Egypt - Politics
4/5/2012 9:20:56 PM
Nasser's revolutionary regime crushed the Muslim Brotherhood in 1954. Given the Islamist group's recent political ascendancy, might the same scenario be repeated in 2012?

Books -
2/21/2012 12:10:58 PM
The Alexandria Library published a book dedicated to Arabic calligraphy - an authentic Islamic art with its masters and schools - in Cairo and Alexandria from 1805 - 1952

Arts & Culture - Film
2/17/2012 3:27:41 PM
Declassified documents reveal that British MI5 agents' investigations in 1952 into the history of the world-famous silent film actor proved fruitless

Books -
2/6/2012 2:36:35 PM
Sherif Younis' new book challenges traditional assumptions about Egypt's charismatic leader and the revolution he led

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