The Arabist

The Arabist

By Issandr El Amrani and friends.

Mubarak's quarter of a century

Tomorrow we mark the 25th anniversary of the start of Mubarak's disastrous rule.

BBC: Mubarak's quarter of a century
King Mubarak I

Also, tomorrow the Muslim Brothers will be celebtrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of the group's founder, Sheikh Hassan el-Banna.
Hassan el-Banna

[Undated photo of Hassan el-Banna, (second row, third from the left) with MB members and boyscouts. Courtsey of jounralist Ali Zalat]