Khaled Fahmy
Professor of History, American University in Cairo

Khaled Fahmy is professor of history at the American University in Cairo. His latest book is Mehmed Ali: From Ottoman Governor to Ruler of Egypt (2009).

Written by Khaled Fahmy

Political demonstrators mix with food stalls and people praying in Tahrir Square following Friday prayers. Photo by Martin Roemers/Panos

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History
The long revolution

The Arab Spring was two centuries in the making. But is the Egyptian revolution any closer to ending the state’s tyranny?

Khaled Fahmy