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2013-08-15 09:37:01

The Arab Spring A new movement of young Egyptian Muslim committed to voluntary social work has given many young people a stronger social and political consciousness, and the courage to change the country. This is the conclusion of anthropologist Sara Lei Sparre from the University of Copenhagen in her newly submitted PhD thesis. She followed a group of young Egyptians before and after the historic protests in the Tahrir Square in 2011 leading to the fall of President Mubarak. During the...

2011-04-13 06:00:00

What Was Their Role in the Uprising? Do They Hope to Move Egypt Toward an Islamic State? How Will They Handle Emerging Democratic Principles? "The only time we've seen [the Muslim Brotherhood] with masses is by directing how they moved in Tahrir Square. They were very organized, very quiet..." -- Emad El Din Adeeb, Egyptian media mogul Inside The Muslim Brotherhood premieres Wednesday, April 20, at 10 p.m. ET/PT WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world watched...