Omar Halawa
Omar Halawa graduated in journalism from Cairo’s MSA University in 2010. He worked at Egypt Independent until nearly all its staff was culled. There he proved to be the prolific of its writers, producing tens of articles per month.    read more
Friends again?
Omar Halawa | In June 2009, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev
The state and its constitution
Omar Halawa | As the deadline marking the end of the 50-member committee’s work on amending the 2012 constitution
Analysis: What’s in a case
Omar Halawa | The Cairo Criminal Court, where ousted President Mohamed Morsi will be tried in the early hours of Monday,
Same game, different players
Omar Halawa | When 25 members of the Ultras Ahlawy fan club were arrested in October following clashes with airport
A general come back
Omar Halawa | Since the 2011 revolution, October 6 has served as a day to remind the people of the military institution’s
The return of the state
Omar Halawa | The halls of the Shura Council are host to the work of the committee tasked with amending the 2012 Constitution,
More features
Egyptians flood the streets celebrating Morsi’s removal
Civil forces declare plans for political roadmap
Jama’a al-Islamiya urges Morsi to call for referendum on early elections
Protesters fill streets and squares outside Cairo