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Egypt braces for fresh rally against army rule

Egypt braces for fresh rally against army rule

Activists vowed to crank up pressure on Egypt’s generals on Friday with an overwhelming show of people power to cap almost a week of protests against army rule that have left 41 people dead. State media said the army leaders picked a political veteran in his late 70s to form…

Egypt’s Secret Police Renames Itself “Homeland Security”

Egypt’s Secret Police Renames Itself “Homeland Security”

Egypt’s infamous state security apparatus, notorious for spying on political activists and torturing dissidents, has renamed itself “homeland security,” presumably in homage to its American namesake, which has also been used as a tool of political repression.…