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2011 Protests
2011 Protests

Protester in Cario waving the Egyptian Flag in Tahrir Square on Feburary 2011. Photo by Jonathan Rashad.

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Most viewers will have seen Abdel al-Sisi in military dress. He resigned from the military in March of 2014 after overthrowing President Mohamed Morsi.

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi meeting with United States Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi meeting with United States Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

President Mohamed Morsi (right) and General al-Sisi (left) listen to U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (center) on April 24, 2013. Al-Sisi, chosen by Morsi to be the first post-Mubarak era Defense Minister, later sanctioned the removal of Morsi.

Egyptian Protestors Show Morsi the Red Card
Egyptian Protestors Show Morsi the Red Card

During a demonstration on June 30, 2013, protestors waved red cards at Morsi.

Emblem of the Muslim Brotherhood
Emblem of the Muslim Brotherhood

The emblem of the Muslim Brotherhood, which was founded in Egypt

Gamal Abdel Nasser
Gamal Abdel Nasser

Nasser and supporters in Alexandria following the signing of the British withdrawl order on October 1954.

Hassan al-Banna
Hassan al-Banna

The Muslim Brotherhood was founded by Hassan al-Banna in 1928.

Hosni Mubarak
Hosni Mubarak

The 2011 Egyptian Revolution removed President Hosni Mubarak from power.

Mohamed Morsi and Emad Eddine Abdel-Ghaffour
Mohamed Morsi and Emad Eddine Abdel-Ghaffour

Mohamed Morsi defeated Emad Eddine Abdel-Ghaffour in the 2011-2012 Egyptian parliamentary election.

Morsi Victory Announced
Morsi Victory Announced

Celebrations in Tahrir Square after the victory of Mohamed Morsi in the presidential elections was announced on June 24, 2012. Photo by Jonathan Rashad

President Gamal Abdel Nasser, Vice President Anwar Sadat, ASU head Ali Sabri, and Vice President Hussein el-Shafei
President Gamal Abdel Nasser, Vice President Anwar Sadat, ASU head Ali Sabri, and Vice President Hussein el-Shafei

From left to right: President Gamal Abdel Nasser, Vice President Anwar Sadat, ASU head Ali Sabri, and Vice President Hussein el-Shafei, all important leaders of the Arab Socialist Union in Alexandria, 1968

President Jimmy Carter, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin
President Jimmy Carter, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin

President Jimmy Carter (center of standing) shaking hands with Egyptian President Anwar Sadat (left) and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin (right) at the signing of the Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty on the grounds of the White House, 1976

Pro-Morsi Protests
Pro-Morsi Protests

Pro-Morsi supporters protesting against the coup of against the Muslim Brotherhood government in the streets of Damietta on July 5, 2013. Photo by Mohammed Elsayed

R4bia Sign
R4bia Sign

The R4bia sign was used as a showing of solidarity with the victims of the harsh crackdown in August 2013 against pro-Morsi sit-in protestors in Cairo. 

Sayyid Qutb
Sayyid Qutb

Sayyid Qutb was one of the major thinkers of the Ikhwan organization.

Tahrir Square Protests, 2011
Tahrir Square Protests, 2011

Hundreds of thousands of people protesting in Tahrir Square on July 8, 2011

Tahrir Square Protests, November 2011
Tahrir Square Protests, November 2011

Nighttime picture of Tahrir Square protests, November 22, 2011