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Al-Ahram Weekly
MUSEUMSAl-Labeini St, Al-Harraniya district, Al-Haram, Giza, Tel 012 1173 7708 The Ad
MUSEUMS
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
Al-Labeini St, Al-Harraniya district, Al-Haram, Giza, Tel 012 1173 7708 The Adam Henein Museum, which opened on 18 January 2014 in Cairo’s Al-Harraniya district, displays 4,000 artworks from all stages of the artist’s 60-year career. Raised in a... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
ArtThe grand opening exhibition of Picasso East, a branch of the Zamalek-based Pic
Art
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
The grand opening exhibition of Picasso East, a branch of the Zamalek-based Picasso Gallery in Al-Tagamoua Al-Khamis area designed to house the work of pioneer artists in all genres, is showing works by some 50 major Egyptian artists including... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
LECTURESThe 47th Cairo International Book Fair Al-Nasr Road, Nasr City, Cairo, Tel 02
LECTURES
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
The 47th Cairo International Book Fair Al-Nasr Road, Nasr City, Cairo, Tel 02 2260 7811 Thurs 4, 1-2.30pm: A discussion of poet Ahmed Abdel-Gawad’s collection of poems, Mahdeya wa Darweesh wa Nabi (A Reverent, a Darweesh and a Prophet). Thurs 4,... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
DigestEgyptian traveller Ahmed Haggagovic has made it to the North Pole for the third
Digest
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
Egyptian traveller Ahmed Haggagovic has made it to the North Pole for the third time. Only this time is different. Haggagovic has reached the farthest end of the north pole, “imagine standing [literally] atop the world,” he wrote. Each time the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Three in oneEgypt was crowned winner of the 22nd handball edition of the Africa Cup of Nati
Three in one
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
Egypt was crowned winner of the 22nd handball edition of the Africa Cup of Nations which concluded on Saturday at Cairo International Stadium. The home team deservingly beat Tunisia 21-19 in a thrilling encounter which was attended by more than... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Road signs on the autobahnThe autobahn to Tehran has taken some time to inaugurate, not only as a result
Road signs on the autobahn
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
The autobahn to Tehran has taken some time to inaugurate, not only as a result of mountains of hurdles, but also because of high cliffs of enmity, primarily between Washington and Tehran. This enmity between the two countries has its roots in the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Courting the youngThe question of integrating the youth into government and public life has taken
Courting the young
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
The question of integrating the youth into government and public life has taken on special importance over the past few years, judging by the statements of President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi. The regime is aware that young people across Egypt’s political... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Policing parliamentFollowing a two-week holiday, Egypt’s new parliament — the House of Representat
Policing parliament
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
Following a two-week holiday, Egypt’s new parliament — the House of Representatives — begins grappling with a host of controversial issues on Sunday. Amending internal bylaws is likely to be allocated the lion’s share of debates now that the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
House with teethPresident Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi has expressed his dissatisfaction with parliamen
House with teeth
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi has expressed his dissatisfaction with parliament’s rejection of a controversial law aimed at reforming the civil service. He made the remarks during a speech at Egypt’s Police Academy on 23 January to mark National... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Fight for freedomControversial statements made by Justice Minister Ahmed Al-Zend are being viewe
Fight for freedom
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
Controversial statements made by Justice Minister Ahmed Al-Zend are being viewed by some observers as revealing government intentions to obstruct a unified draft law for the press and media. The bill was drafted by journalists in September last year.... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
A step forward?Positive statements were issued after President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi’s meeting
A step forward?
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
Positive statements were issued after President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi’s meeting with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. But, as a diplomat, who asked to remain anonymous, said, “It is the outcome on the ground that counts.” The... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Hopes for Geneva IIIRegardless of how people describe the Geneva III Conference, whether as negotia
Hopes for Geneva III
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
Regardless of how people describe the Geneva III Conference, whether as negotiations, a roundtable or consultations, everything suggests that there is a consensus between the US and Russia, the two countries that have the greatest influence on the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Student ‘met slow, agonising end’Cairo - Naked from the waist down, the mutilated body was found on the outskirt
Student ‘met slow, agonising end’
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Cairo - Naked from the waist down, the mutilated body was found on the outskirts of Cairo, lying in a ditch beside the road that runs through the desert to Alexandria. Giulio Regeni, a 28-year-old Italian student in Egypt, had met a slow and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Ultras Ahlawy' Remains Defiant Four Years After Deadly Port Said ViolenceCairo — The Ultras Ahlawy fan group reiterated demands for retribution this wee
'Ultras Ahlawy' Remains Defiant Four Years After Deadly Port Said Violence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Cairo — The Ultras Ahlawy fan group reiterated demands for retribution this week, four years after a football stadium turned into a crime scene and over 70 people were killed in the Egyptian city of Port Said in February 2012. Cairo's Al Ahly and... Read more
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iol.co.za
New security measures for Cairo airportJohannesburg - Egyptian authorities have significantly beefed up security at Ca
New security measures for Cairo airport
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
Johannesburg - Egyptian authorities have significantly beefed up security at Cairo's international airport following last October's crash of a Russian plane over the Sinai Peninsula which killed all 224 people on board, after a bomb was believed to... Read more
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Aljazeera
Egypt court overturns mass death sentencesAn Egyptian appeals court has overturned death sentences issued to 149 people c
Egypt court overturns mass death sentences
Aljazeera / Posted 5 days ago
An Egyptian appeals court has overturned death sentences issued to 149 people charged with lynching 11 police officers in August 2013, according to a report in the state-owned Al Ahram newspaper. The court also ordered a retrial for the defendants... Read more
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International Business Times
Football match between Egypt and Libya halted after tear gas fills stadium A friendly match between Egypt and Libya in the southern city of Aswan was brie
Football match between Egypt and Libya halted after tear gas fills stadium
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
A friendly match between Egypt and Libya in the southern city of Aswan was briefly suspended on 29 January after tear gas drifted into the stadium and affected players and officials. Police had fired gas canisters to control unruly crowds trying to... Read more
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FOX News
Mechanic suspected of planting bomb in Russian passenger jet for ISISAn air mechanic whose cousin joined the Islamic State terrorist group in Syria
Mechanic suspected of planting bomb in Russian passenger jet for ISIS
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
An air mechanic whose cousin joined the Islamic State terrorist group in Syria is suspected of planting a bomb on a Russian passenger plane that exploded over Egypt’s skies in October, killing all 224 people on board, according to a Reuters... Read more
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FOX News
Egypt says its losing $250 million monthly after Russian plane crashCAIRO – An Egyptian government official says Egypt has lost hundreds of million
Egypt says its losing $250 million monthly after Russian plane crash
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
CAIRO – An Egyptian government official says Egypt has lost hundreds of millions of dollars since last year's suspected bombing of a Russian plane, which crippled the country's vital tourism industry. South Sinai Governor Khaled Fouda was quoted by... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Egypt losing $250 million monthly after Russian plane crashCAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian government official says Egypt has lost hundreds of mi
Egypt losing $250 million monthly after Russian plane crash
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 10 days ago
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian government official says Egypt has lost hundreds of millions of dollars since last year's suspected bombing of a Russian plane, which crippled the country's vital tourism industry. South Sinai Governor Khaled Fouda was... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Egypt losing $250 million monthly after Russian plane crashCAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian government official says Egypt has lost hundreds of mi
Egypt losing $250 million monthly after Russian plane crash
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 10 days ago
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian government official says Egypt has lost hundreds of millions of dollars since last year's suspected bombing of a Russian plane, which crippled the country's vital tourism industry. South Sinai Governor Khaled Fouda was... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Egypt losing $250 million monthly after Russian plane crashCAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian government official says Egypt has lost hundreds of mi
Egypt losing $250 million monthly after Russian plane crash
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 10 days ago
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian government official says Egypt has lost hundreds of millions of dollars since last year's suspected bombing of a Russian plane, which crippled the country's vital tourism industry. South Sinai Governor Khaled Fouda was... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Egypt losing $250 million monthly after Russian plane crashCAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian government official says Egypt has lost hundreds of mi
Egypt losing $250 million monthly after Russian plane crash
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 10 days ago
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian government official says Egypt has lost hundreds of millions of dollars since last year's suspected bombing of a Russian plane, which crippled the country's vital tourism industry. South Sinai Governor Khaled Fouda was... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Egypt losing $250 million monthly after Russian plane crashCAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian government official says Egypt has lost hundreds of mi
Egypt losing $250 million monthly after Russian plane crash
KIVI Boise / Posted 10 days ago
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian government official says Egypt has lost hundreds of millions of dollars since last year's suspected bombing of a Russian plane, which crippled the country's vital tourism industry. South Sinai Governor Khaled Fouda was... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Egypt losing $250 million monthly after Russian plane crashCAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian government official says Egypt has lost hundreds of mi
Egypt losing $250 million monthly after Russian plane crash
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 10 days ago
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian government official says Egypt has lost hundreds of millions of dollars since last year's suspected bombing of a Russian plane, which crippled the country's vital tourism industry. South Sinai Governor Khaled Fouda was... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Egypt losing $250 million monthly after Russian plane crashCAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian government official says Egypt has lost hundreds of mi
Egypt losing $250 million monthly after Russian plane crash
KGTV San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian government official says Egypt has lost hundreds of millions of dollars since last year's suspected bombing of a Russian plane, which crippled the country's vital tourism industry. South Sinai Governor Khaled Fouda was... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Egypt losing $250 million monthly after Russian plane crashCAIRO (AP) � An Egyptian government official says Egypt has lost hundreds of mi
Egypt losing $250 million monthly after Russian plane crash
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 days ago
CAIRO (AP) � An Egyptian government official says Egypt has lost hundreds of millions of dollars since last year's suspected bombing of a Russian plane, which crippled the country's vital tourism industry. South Sinai Governor Khaled Fouda was... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
MUSEUMSAdam Henein Sculpture Museum Al-Labeini St, Al-Harraniya district, Al-Haram, G
MUSEUMS
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
Adam Henein Sculpture Museum Al-Labeini St, Al-Harraniya district, Al-Haram, Giza, Tel 012 1173 7708 The Adam Henein Museum, which opened on 18 January 2014 in Cairo’s Al-Harraniya district, displays 4,000 artworks from all stages of the artist’s... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Court in recessToday, 28 January is a day off for all the 12 participating teams in the Africa
Court in recess
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
Today, 28 January is a day off for all the 12 participating teams in the African Handball Cup of Nations who have been battling it out since the beginning of the competition with only one off day earlier this week. The organisers planned a... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Improving Egypt-Turkey relations?“In spite of the good diplomatic intentions, the rift between Cairo and Ankara
Improving Egypt-Turkey relations?
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
“In spite of the good diplomatic intentions, the rift between Cairo and Ankara is just too wide,” Al-Sayed Amin Shalaby, director of the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs, told Al-Ahram Weekly recently. “To be fair, Egypt did not play any role in... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Who’s watching you?Coming upon someone’s private information on social media isn’t uncommon. With
Who’s watching you?
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
Coming upon someone’s private information on social media isn’t uncommon. With one click on a person’s profile it’s possible to learn about his last holiday destination, where he works, his relationship status and much more. At the start of 2016,... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Khalifa monuments restoredThe Al-Khalifa area of Cairo, known for the number of its historic and Islamic
Khalifa monuments restored
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
The Al-Khalifa area of Cairo, known for the number of its historic and Islamic monuments, was once again in the limelight this week when Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh Eldamaty officially inaugurated four restored Islamic monuments and opened the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Putting words into actionThe 25 January Revolution was determined to overthrow President Hosni Mubarak a
Putting words into action
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
The 25 January Revolution was determined to overthrow President Hosni Mubarak and his security apparatus. Some protestors, emboldened by their success in changing the faces of those in power and placing the notorious State Security apparatus on the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Press legislation: A war of draftsParliamentary Speaker Ali Abdel-Aal received a delegation from the Egyptian Pre
Press legislation: A war of drafts
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
Parliamentary Speaker Ali Abdel-Aal received a delegation from the Egyptian Press Syndicate this week to discuss issues ranging from the issuing of new media laws to the problems facing parliamentary reporters. The delegation was led by Press... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
After 25 JanuaryEvery revolution has its own energy, capacity and political project. The commun
After 25 January
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
Every revolution has its own energy, capacity and political project. The communist revolutions of the 19th and 20th centuries, for example, were revolutions that sought to overturn existing orders and tear down the state because, quite simply, they... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Finance for SMEsIn a move aiming at energising the economy, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has
Finance for SMEs
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
In a move aiming at energising the economy, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has called on banks to increase their financing of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) nationwide. The announcement followed a speech in which President Abdel-Fattah... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
A future for the law?Last week, the House of Representatives, Egypt’s parliament, rejected new Civil
A future for the law?
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
Last week, the House of Representatives, Egypt’s parliament, rejected new Civil Service Law No 15/2015. Those members who voted against the law numbered 332, out of a total of 468. The law regulates the recruitment, salaries, pensions, holidays and... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Heightened security in SinaiThe Salam Bridge and Ahmed Hamdi Tunnel were closed, as were all crossings with
Heightened security in Sinai
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
The Salam Bridge and Ahmed Hamdi Tunnel were closed, as were all crossings with Gaza and Israel, the port at Al-Arish and the main highway across north Sinai ahead of the anniversary of the 25 January Revolution. Mobile patrols were active around... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Egypt Cultural Exchanges Thrive, Enhancing Bilateral TiesBeijing — Muhsin Farjani was among the 10 people met by visiting Chinese Presid
Egypt Cultural Exchanges Thrive, Enhancing Bilateral Ties
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Beijing — Muhsin Farjani was among the 10 people met by visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping in Cairo last week to honour their outstanding contributions to China-Arab friendship . As a Chinese language professor with Ain Shams University in Cairo,... Read more
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New Kerala
Egyptian writer jailed for 'insulting Islam'Cairo, Jan 27 : An Egyptian court has sentenced secular writer Fatima Naoot to
Egyptian writer jailed for 'insulting Islam'
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
Cairo, Jan 27 : An Egyptian court has sentenced secular writer Fatima Naoot to three years in prison and a fine of $2,550 after being found guilty of insulting Islam, daily Al-Ahram reported. Naoot, a former parliament candidate, is the second... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Marginal Protests, Raids and Police Celebrations Mark 5th Anniversary of Egypt's UprisingCairo — While for the most part, it is police forces who have taken to the stre
Marginal Protests, Raids and Police Celebrations Mark 5th Anniversary of Egypt's Uprising
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Cairo — While for the most part, it is police forces who have taken to the streets of Cairo on the fifth anniversary of the 2011 Uprising, minor protests reportedly erupted in Sharqiya, Bani Suaif, Kafr el-Shiekh, and other provinces. Small, brief... Read more
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Zawya
Egypt steps up security on eve of uprising anniversaryEgyptEgypt steps up security on eve of uprising anniversary Sunday, Jan 24, 2016 C
Egypt steps up security on eve of uprising anniversaryEgypt
Zawya / Posted 14 days ago
Egypt steps up security on eve of uprising anniversary Sunday, Jan 24, 2016 Cairo: Egyptian authorities have beefed up security across the country on the fifth anniversary of a popular uprising that forced long-time president Hosni Mubarak out of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Justice Minister Vows Heavy Blow to MB On SundayJustice Minister Ahmed el Zend has pointed to a heavy blow to the terrorist Mus
Justice Minister Vows Heavy Blow to MB On Sunday
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Justice Minister Ahmed el Zend has pointed to a heavy blow to the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood group to be announced on Sunday. Head of the committee in charge of confiscating MB funds Ezzat Khamis will be speaking at a press conference tomorrow and... Read more
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Deepika
World News DetailClick here for detailed news of all items10 killed in bomb blast as police raid
World News Detail
Deepika / Posted 16 days ago
Click here for detailed news of all items10 killed in bomb blast as police raid apartment in EgyptCairo: At least 10 persons, including seven policemen, were killed and 20 others injured in Egypt when militants linked with Islamic State group... Read more
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The Hindu
Explosion rocks Egypt's Giza pyramids, casualties fearedAt least 10 persons, including seven policemen, have been killed and 20 others
Explosion rocks Egypt's Giza pyramids, casualties feared
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
At least 10 persons, including seven policemen, have been killed and 20 others injured in Egypt in a powerful bomb blast during a raid near the iconic pyramids of Giza. At least 10 persons, including seven policemen, have been killed and 20 others... Read more
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Business Standard India
10 killed, 20 injured in explosion near Egypt's Giza pyramidsTen people, including seven policemen and three civilians, were killed in the e
10 killed, 20 injured in explosion near Egypt's Giza pyramids
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
Ten people, including seven policemen and three civilians, were killed in the explosion when they attempted to defuse a time-bomb during a raid, prosecutor Ahmed El-Tamawy was quoted as saying by Al Ahram. The blast took place ahead of Monday's... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
MUSEUMSAdam Henein Sculpture Museum Al-Labeini St, Al-Harraniya district, Al-Haram, G
MUSEUMS
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 17 days ago
Adam Henein Sculpture Museum Al-Labeini St, Al-Harraniya district, Al-Haram, Giza, Tel 012 1173 7708 The Adam Henein Museum, which opened on 18 January 2014 in Cairo’s Al-Harraniya district, displays 4,000 artworks from all stages of the artist’s... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Letting go with a cheerSeldom does one hear of a young woman cutting loose from her family, or parenta
Letting go with a cheer
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 17 days ago
Seldom does one hear of a young woman cutting loose from her family, or parental home, to live alone or with a couple of friends. Living with a man is off limits in a conservative society such as Egypt’s. Yet, increasingly one hears of women who let... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Against the civil service law?The fate of the new civil service law is set to be decided by parliament in the
Against the civil service law?
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 17 days ago
The fate of the new civil service law is set to be decided by parliament in the coming few days. Law No 15/2015, introduced by the government last year, regulates the recruitment, promotion, salaries, pensions, holidays and bonuses of personnel in... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Slow death of the ‘mute doctor’The sorry state of Egypt’s public bathhouses (hammam shaabi) may have reached t
Slow death of the ‘mute doctor’
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 17 days ago
The sorry state of Egypt’s public bathhouses (hammam shaabi) may have reached the point of no return — unless somebody decides to do something about it. Negligence has taken its toll on Egyptian bathhouses, which were once, in the words of the... Read more
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