Yasmine El-Rashidi's Articles

Muslims turned up in droves for the Coptic Christmas mass Thursday night, offering their bodies, and lives, as “shields” to Egypt’s threatened Christian community

In an ominous turn, Egyptian activists have declared solidarity with Tunisian rioters. They are set to demonstrate in downtown Cairo on Sunday, in a protest that may unite causes, condemning Saturday's church bombing too

A friendly football match is one of a series of recent fence-mending gestures between the two estranged states. Will it last?

Even with sweeping wins in the run-offs today, the voice of the Christian community has already been drained out of Egypt’s new parliament

Following an already majority sweep, and subsequent boycotts of the run-offs by the opposition, Egypt’s parliament seems set on a coming term eclipsed by the NDP. What does it mean?

Official results : 217 NDP, 5 opposition, 283 seats for run-offs

In an election year meant to champion women, the politics of a patriarchal system overshadow prospects for change

Sidelining of Copts underscored in elections