President Morsi

Canadian Tweets Express Envy Of Egyptian Action

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.03.2013 | Canada Politics

An Egyptian crowd of millions in Tahrir Square celebrated the army's ouster of President Mohamed Morsi on Wednesday. The army's decision to remove ...

Egypt's Opposition Is Playing a Dangerous Game

Bessma Momani | Posted 09.01.2013 | Canada Politics
Bessma Momani

This weekend's protests, marking the first anniversary of President Morsi's election, are an attempt by Egypt's liberals to mount a soft military coup against Morsi. But in calling for Morsi to step down, Egypt's still-leaderless opposition is playing a dangerous game. Replacing Morsi this way would lead, in all likelihood, to a decade of military rule.

Feeling Confused About Egypt? You're Not Alone

Bessma Momani | Posted 02.10.2013 | Canada
Bessma Momani

Since Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi announced his constitutional decree on Nov. 22, there has been dramatic unrest in Cairo. My favourite tweet from an Egyptian activist over the weekend sums up the intense uncertainty many are feeling: "if you are not confused about Egypt, then you are not paying enough attention."