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Adel Iskandar
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Blood ballots

Ten days before the March 2011 constitutional referendum, hundreds of soldiers went on a rampage in Tahrir Square, tearing up...

Adel Iskandar Adel Iskandar 7 years ago

Lemons and raisins

Yassin and Ali, both of generation Tahrir, were embroiled in a heated argument ahead of the presidential election between presidential...

Adel Iskandar Adel Iskandar 7 years ago

Watching the demise of journalistic form

I am no wordsmith, but I have a fascination with language. I am no grumpy grammarian, but I admire clean...

Adel Iskandar Adel Iskandar 7 years ago

The new face of Egypt

On Monday morning, Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi woke up and didn’t recognize himself in the mirror. Once the last man...

Adel Iskandar Adel Iskandar 7 years ago

Egypt’s shooting of an elephant

In a span of 10 days, militants killed 16 Egyptian guards near the Israeli border, Amr al-Bunni died trying to...

Adel Iskandar Adel Iskandar 7 years ago

Patron Saints

Egypt’s revolution was leaderless, but not everyone got the memo. Today legions gravitate towards one notable or another, one visionary...

Adel Iskandar Adel Iskandar 7 years ago

Egypt’s deafening three-letter yell

When comedian Ahmed Mekky uttered the Latinized acronym for the slang term “aha” in his film “H Dabbour,” he broke...

Adel Iskandar Adel Iskandar 7 years ago

Morsy’s debts

For 16 months, the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces has tried to convince us we are indebted to it...

Adel Iskandar Adel Iskandar 7 years ago

The conscientious objectors

In August 1966, at the height of the Vietnam War when the United States was embroiled in a deep and...

Adel Iskandar Adel Iskandar 7 years ago

Egypt’s three-horned bull

Being a non-smoker in Cairo is a tiring experience, never mind the inhalation of suffocating fumes from vehicle exhausts and...

Adel Iskandar Adel Iskandar 7 years ago

Who’s your daddy?

“I am torn between two fathers. Both are from the same generation, both have roots in Upper Egypt, and both...

Adel Iskandar Adel Iskandar 8 years ago

Revolution Interrupted? The baltageya

Revolutions are tumultuous. This is the third article in a series which will tackle the tumult by discussing the obstacles...

Adel Iskandar Adel Iskandar 8 years ago

Revolution Interrupted? Liberating the media

Revolutions are tumultuous. This is the second article in a series which will tackle the tumult by discussing the obstacles...

Adel Iskandar Adel Iskandar 9 years ago

Revolution interrupted? On constitutional reform

Revolutions are tumultuous. This is the first article in a series which will tackle the tumult by discussing the obstacles...

Adel Iskandar Adel Iskandar 9 years ago