Anwar Sadat

Egyptian judoka refuses to shake hands with Israeli judoka: Israeli Foreign Ministry
Culture

Egyptian judoka refuses to shake hands with Israeli judoka: Israeli Foreign Ministry

The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs published on its Twitter page that the Egyptian judoka (an expert in or practitioner…
Late president Sadat to receive US congressional gold medal
Egypt

Late president Sadat to receive US congressional gold medal

The US senate has unanimously approved a bill in honor of Egypt’s pivotal president of the 1970s, Anwar Sadat, the…
This week in 1978: Writer paves way for peace with Israel
Archaeology

This week in 1978: Writer paves way for peace with Israel

On 3 March 1978, Egyptian literary pioneer Tawfiq al-Hakim wrote in state-run Al-Ahram newspaper, “Arabs now have money and men.…
Fact box: Egypt’s deadly history of political assassinations
Egypt

Fact box: Egypt’s deadly history of political assassinations

A widely circulated video showing hardline Sheikh Mahmoud Shaaban condoning the killing of opposition members on Egyptian Salafi channel Al-Hafez…
Mansour Hassan, stalwart of former President Anwar Sadat’s regime, dies
Egypt

Mansour Hassan, stalwart of former President Anwar Sadat’s regime, dies

  Mansour Hassan, a veteran Egyptian politician who headed an advisory council to the once ruling military generals, passed away…
Behind the Egypt-Israel October war: Q&A with Craig Daigle – Part 4
Egypt

Behind the Egypt-Israel October war: Q&A with Craig Daigle – Part 4

    Egypt Independent interviews historian Craig Daigle about his seminal work “The Limits of Detente: The United States, the…
Behind the Egypt-Israel October war: Q&A with Craig Daigle – Part 3
Egypt

Behind the Egypt-Israel October war: Q&A with Craig Daigle – Part 3

  This is part 3 of Egypt Independent's interview with historian Craig Daigle, whose book, "The Limits of Detente: The…
Behind the Egypt-Israel October war: Q&A with Craig Daigle – Part 2
Egypt

Behind the Egypt-Israel October war: Q&A with Craig Daigle – Part 2

Egypt Independent interviews historian Craig Daigle, specialist on US-Middle East relations during the Cold War, whose book "The Limits of…
Behind the Egypt-Israel October war: Q&A with Craig Daigle – Part 1
Egypt

Behind the Egypt-Israel October war: Q&A with Craig Daigle – Part 1

Craig Daigle is a specialist on US-Middle East relations during the Cold War, focusing on American foreign policy in the…
Sadat family angry over Tarek al-Zomor’s attendance of war ceremony
Egypt

Sadat family angry over Tarek al-Zomor’s attendance of war ceremony

The presence of Tareq al-Zomor, a Jama’a al-Islamiya leader, in the official ceremony marking the 39th anniversary of the 1973…
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