Category Archives: Writing

Ban, block, battle: Egypt’s war with the truth

By    Amr Khalifa , originally published here More than ever, media in Egypt is in the tight grip of the regime [Anadolu] Date of publication: 4 January, 2016 Share this page: Comment: Amr Khalifa Tags: Egypt, Sisi, freedom of expression, … Continue reading

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Mahmoud Mohamed: Egypt’s birthday boy behind bars

Originally Published here To lose one’s freedom is tragic. To have a childhood locked behind bars is soul destroying. Mahmoud Mohamed’s is such a tale. Mahmoud was a typical Egyptian boy whose interests, most certainly, did not include politics when the Egyptian … Continue reading

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Astronaut’s Daughter  

(Chapters 1&2 of 10 ) (1) The emerald green of Kelly’s eyes was so intoxicating that it threatened to reduce the rest of her face to an afterthought. Luckily, for the civilized world and beyond, the rest of her measured … Continue reading

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Mubarak, The judge and the Counter revolution

Wipe your tears, as I wipe mine, the counter revolution did not start today Egypt. Mubarak, The man who murdered thousands of Egyptians, the man who plundered Egypt’s wealth is a free man. Today the old men with guns sit, … Continue reading

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Terror at sea: Doomyat

Terror at sea: Doomyat Originally published 15 Nov here Daily News Egypt  /   November 15, 2014  /   0 Comments ShareThis Facebook Tweet   Print       Email By Amr Khalifa The Mediterranean turned red last Wednesday. What we … Continue reading

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Egyptian Press Freedom: The Charade

“You are a fucking virus“, blasted the reader after reading my latest musings on Ansar Beit Il Maqdis, Islamic State and Egypt. Not the first journalist to be insulted and certainly not the last was the initial reaction. Colleagues and … Continue reading

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عمرو خليفة يكتب:الإمبراطور العاري

عمرو خليفة يكتب:الإمبراطور العاري. أجمل شيء في هذا العصر وعُرسه الديمقراطي هو الحرية : وبصوتٍ عالٍ أقول “السيسي لا يمثلني”. في هذه اللحظة عزيزي القارئ البعض ا يصفق طرباً والبعض الآخر يضرب كفا على كف تعجباً ،ولكن هذا هو جمال … Continue reading

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