Wednesday 9 January 2008

Women were braver than a hundred men

Shemali has published have feature by Anne Alexander and Farah Koubaissy on Egyptian women and the new strike movement. The article was originally published in Socialist Review.

Sunday 6 January 2008


Arab governments have come up with a plan they say will end the political standoff over the next president.

This involves formalising the crisis in a new cabinet in which no one will have the veto, or the ability to put forward proposals. All decisions would in effect be taken by army chief Michel Suleiman.