Bassem Sabry

People walk past posters of presidential candidate and former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at one of his campaign headquarters in central Cairo, April 16, 2014.  (photo by REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh)

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Three ways Egypt's elections could still surprise

Saturday, Apr. 26, 2014 | Bassem Sabry, Contributor

While Egypt's elections and trajectory might seem settled, there are still ways for something remarkable to happen.

Egypt sends movie back to censorship board for review

Monday, Apr. 21, 2014 | Bassem Sabry, Contributor

The Egyptian government's decision to close down the movie "Halawet Roh," considered by critics as racy and salacious, and send it for further censorship review has provoked a broader debate about censorship red lines.

Sisi submits his candidacy to 'will of the people'

Thursday, Mar. 27, 2014 | Bassem Sabry, Contributor

The Egyptian defense minister steps down to run for president.

Biblawi’s resignation leaves more questions for Egypt

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 | Bassem Sabry, Contributor

Hazem el-Biblawi's resignation highlights the difficult realities of governing and the uncertainties facing Egypt, and paves the way for Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s candidacy.

Egypt’s elections: the meaning of Sabahi’s entry and Abul-Fotouh’s exit

Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 | Bassem Sabry, Contributor

Egypt’s presidential politics just got more interesting as Hamdeen Sabahi, the head of the Popular Current, announced his candidacy.

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Bassem Sabry is an Egyptian political writer and commentator. On Twitter: @Bassem_Sabry

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