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Mai Shams El-Din

Mai Shams El-Din

Mai Shams El-Din is an Egyptian journalist based in Cairo. She has worked for various Cairo-based English publications and is currently writing for the Mada Masr news website. She blogs at and tweets at @maishams.

Last updated on 07.07.2013


The End of Morsi's Rule


The Road to Collapse

Following Morsi’s ouster, Egypt is once again on a knife-edge. While it is yet unforeseeable how the country can overcome the current state of crisis, it is quite clear how it got itself into it in the first place.


Egyptian Elections


Three Strikes and You're Out

Egyptian revolutionaries lack unity and coordination. Their poor performance during the presidential elections is a result of their weakness, not a sign of the strength of the Muslim Brotherhood.

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