Jihan Hafiz Reporting from Cairo

On Shifting Ground: Tensions High As Egypt Names New PM

July 10, 2013

TRNN Cairo correspondent Jihan Hafiz describes tense mood in Egypt after massacre, excessive force by military leaves many in denial of army’s past human rights record

Revolutionary Culture in Cairo

May 15, 2013

Creative and cultural resistance has played a major role in Egypt’s ongoing Revolution

Clashes Erupt as Egyptians Commemorate Mubarak’s Ousting

February 12, 2013

Over a hundred people injured, and one child killed as police violence mars the fall of Mubarak two years ago. Protesters enraged over continued repression vow to stay in the streets.

Sexual Harassment of Women is State Sponsored Say Egyptian Women

February 8, 2013

Systematic attacks targeting female protesters in Tahrir square have forced an ugly epidemic into the national spotlight.

Constitutional Vote Polarizes Egypt

December 17, 2012

Unofficial results show central Cairo voted against the constitution while rural regions, where the ruling Muslim Brotherhood wields influence, voted in favor

Egypt’s ‘Operation Eagle’ Attempts to Restore Order in Lawless Sinai

August 11, 2012

Egypt’s ‘wild west’ has descended into chaos according to the Military Council and newly Elected President Mohammed Morsi following deadly border attacks. However, residents of the border towns express lawlessness has been a way of life for them in a region where the police fled after the revolution. Some tell TRNN off camera the military offensive will do nothing to ensure security and stability. The Egyptian government temporally opened the border for a few hours on Thursday and Friday to mostly Palestinian pilgrims returning from Saudi Arabia. As of Saturday, the border was closed it indefinitely. The state media has hyped up the offensive as a national sensation, garnering the support of Egyptians sympathetic to the fallen soldiers. However, many residents in the border towns express to TRNN the attacks seem more of a charade as similar attacks have consistently plagued northern Sinai since the revolution. NOTE: Some of this video was secretly filmed as TRNN was denied access to shot the military and police. Special thanks to the generous and friendly people of al-Arish, Sheik Zuwaid, and Rafah. Video shot by Jihan Hafiz and Mohammed Gamal

Military Police Checkpoints Attacked After Border Violence

August 9, 2012

Tension remains high in northern Sinai after armed assailants attacked five military checkpoints

Bloodshed Along North Sinai Border Rocks Egypt

August 7, 2012

The Muslim Brotherhood is blaming Israel for the deadly cross-border attack which killed 16 Egyptian soldiers. President Mohammed Morsi and Field Marshall Mohammed Hussein Tantawi flew to the border town Monday to rally the moral of troops. Hundreds of soldiers and police have been deployed throughout the cities of al-Arish and Rafah in response to the attacks. The Egyptian government is conducting a manhunt in Sinai in search of the assailants who escaped.

Clinton Reaffirms Backing of Egypt’s Military Junta

July 16, 2012

As Egypt lurches toward a civilian state, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pays a visit to the country’s civilian and military leaders. Clinton avoids blaming military for violent transitional period, despite $1.3 billion dollars in aid to the generals.

Power Struggle in Egypt Pins Muslim Brotherhood Against Military

July 11, 2012

Egypt’s newly elected President Mohammed Morsi and the ruling military junta fight for power through country’s highest courts.

Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammed Morsi wins Egyptian Presidency

June 25, 2012

After a long week of nerve-racking suspense, Egyptians celebrate the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammed Morsi in what was supposedly Egypt’s first free and fair elections. Revolutionaries separate of the Brotherhood believe, despite the new president, Egypt has a long way to go before democracy as the military junta retains its power.

Protesters Flood Tahrir Square in Anticipation of Election Results

June 23, 2012

Tensions are high in Egypt as both presidential candidates claim victory before official election results are announced. Tens of thousands of protesters packed into Tahrir Square Friday night vowing another uprising if the pro-military candidate Ahmed Shafiq is announced president.

Brotherhood Threatens Uprising as Egypt’s Generals Postpone Election Results

June 21, 2012

Egyptians speculate whether Muslim Brotherhood’s candidate Mohammed Morsy or former Mubarak PM Ahmed Shafiq won election after the military junta delays results

Egyptian Military Council Severely Restricts Authority of Newly Elected President

June 18, 2012

Egypt’s military junta issued a constitutional declaration hours before results started coming in. The decree strips the newly elected president as commander of the armed forces, grants the generals legislative powers, and authorizes the army and police to detain anyone.

The Egyptian "Soft Coup"

June 16, 2012

Jihan Hafiz reports thousands of Egyptians hit the streets rejecting the disbanding of Parliament, as the Egyptian military is moving towards full dictatorship

Egypt Moves Towards Outright Dictatorship

June 14, 2012

Jihan Hifaz: Supreme Court disbands Parliament and brings back emergency powers; Real News crew temporarily detained

What Men Say to Men Who Harass Women on the Streets (In Arabic)

June 13, 2012

كلام بيقولوا رجالة للي بيعاكسوا الØ"نات في الشارع< What Men Say to Men Who Harass Women on the Streets 83% من البنات المصريات 98% من البنات الغير مصريات في مصر بيتعرضوا للتحرش نص البنات اللي بيبلغوا عن التحرش Ø¨ÙŠØªØ¹Ø ±Ø¶ÙˆØ§ ليه كل اليوم 83% of Egyptian women and 98% of foreign women in Egypt have been sexually harassed. Approximately half of those women face harassment every day. إخراج: أنعم خان تصوير Ùˆ إعداد: سالي بيش ترجمة: عمرو أشرف – ياسمين سامي Ø§Ø¨Ø ±Ø§Ù‡ÙŠÙ… إنتاج سالي بيش Ùˆ أنعم خان بدعم من HarassMap.org شكر خاص لكل من شارك في هذا الفيديو Directed by Anum Khan Photography and editing by Sallie Pisch Translation by Amr Ashraf and Yasmine Samy Ibrahim Produced by Sallie Pisch and Anum Khan With the support of HarassMap.org Special thanks to everyone who helped with this video

Egyptian Men and Women Protest Sexual Harassment

June 11, 2012

After several violent attacks against women in the heart of the revolutionary Tahrir Square, male and female activists organized a protest against an issue that is rarely talked about in Egypt.

Protests Turn Into Occupations Throughout Egypt

June 5, 2012

For the fourth consecutive day, Egyptians protesting the exoneration of key regime figures have settled into sit-ins. In the cities of Suez, Alexandria and Arish, organized sit-ins are growing in size and formulating their demands. Meanwhile, former presidential candidates deemed revolutionary by some joined in the demonstrations. On Monday, the former hopefuls spoke to protesters in the iconic Tahrir Square, proposing the formation of a presidential council that would rival the military junta’s elections. Political groups, organizations and campaigns endorsed a march of millions scheduled Tuesday afternoon.

Mubarak Verdict Sparks Nationwide Protests

June 2, 2012

Tens of thousands of Egyptians retake Tahrir Square after the surprise verdict of their former President and key regime figures. Activists are calling for the reoccupation of Tahrir in a last push before the contested presidential elections to remove the military junta.