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Egyptian rights activist Dalia Ziada. (Photo: D. Ziada)
9 Feb 12
Activist welcomes steps towards free expression and political engagement, but notes little real change on women’s rights.
Election posters in Cairo. (Photo: Kim Chi Hoon/Flickr)
9 Dec 11
Two Islamic parties win in first round of elections, leaving liberal groupings far behind.
Demonstrators in Cairo, November 26, 2011. (Photo: Lilian Wagdy/Flickr)
29 Nov 11
Army presented itself as saviour of spring revolution, but is proving to be just the opposite.
25 Nov 11
Even state broadcasters are airing criticism, although red lines for free speech remain.
Crowds on Tahrir Square, November 18, 2011. (Photo:  Lilian Wagdy /Flickr)
25 Nov 11
Military council refuses to delay polls as divisions heighten between army, political parties and protestors
Scene on Tahrir Square, November 20: riot police and prostrate forms of protesters. (Photo: Anjali Kamat @anjucomet)
First Person
21 Nov 11
Activist says situation just like original uprising in January.
Mourners carry a coffin of a victim  of the Maspero clashes with the army. (Photo: Bora S Kamel/Flickr)
27 Oct 11
Community has long borne the brunt of systematic discrimination, but now face violence from Islamic extremists.
The Egyptian army is falling out of favour with the public. (Photo: Zeinab Mohamed/Flickr)
12 Oct 11
Protests grow over extension of emergency law and ongoing military rule.
A funeral for one of the victims of the violence of October 9. (Photo: Bora S Kamel/Flickr)
First Person
11 Oct 11
Tensions grows after violence on October 9 which left 26 people dead and more than 300 injured.
Editorial Comment
19 Sep 11
Many Egyptians are calling for a revision of the Camp David agreement - but Israel is in no mood for dialogue.