Haitham EL-TABEI

  • Egypt’s military-installed authorities are tightening their grip on mosques by laying down the theme for the weekly Friday sermons, in the latest move to curb Islamist dissent.The controversial measure comes as Egypt remains deeply polarised after a government crackdown on supporters of ...

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  • Abdul Salam Badr had no choice but to shave his beard to save himself from becoming a target in Egypt's crackdown on supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.In recent days, overt signs of piety have become all it takes to attract suspicion from security forces at Cairo checkpoints and ...

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