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2014/04/22 21:47
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Energy prices in Egypt are among the lowest in the world, and the cash-strapped government spends more than a fifth of its budget on keeping them down. Although successive governments have called for...
2014/04/22 21:47
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2014/04/21 06:45
2014/04/21 06:45
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Media blooms where democracy thrives Barriers put in way of women help drive the ‘malestream’ agenda MARWA Muharram, Egyptian, is a female Television news anchor known by TV viewers for her...
2014/04/21 06:08
2014/04/21 06:08
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The following are the top stories in the national and international press today. Times of Malta says that the anti-poverty week organised in September by the Social Policy Ministry cost taxpayers...
2014/04/19 01:27
2014/04/19 01:27
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Bomb blast in Cairo kills police officer: Egyptian state media CAIRO (Reuters) - A bomb exploded in a Cairo square late on Friday, killing one police officer and wounding another, the Egyptian state...
2014/04/18 16:40
2014/04/18 16:40
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Part of our weekly "In Focus" series—stepping back, looking closer. On a blustery February morning, residents of Alexandria's Wabour el Maya district woke to the din of bulldozers and power drills...
2014/04/18 14:04
2014/04/18 14:04
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History is full of heroes who made names for themselves in decisive moments. It is also full of moments where heroism was needed but never came. This paraphrases the opening to Gamal Abdel-Nasser’s...
2014/04/18 14:04
2014/04/18 14:04
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Several years ago, Egyptian television as well as a number of Arab TV stations broadcast a documentary series on King Farouq. What was surprising was not so much the quality of the programme but...
2014/04/18 14:04
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... the visit of the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb to Aswan, there is a consensus between the two rival tribes, the Bani Helal clan and the Daboudiya Nubian tribe, to renounce...
2014/04/18 14:04
2014/04/18 14:04
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While political parties agree that laws specifying the electoral system and setting the boundaries for parliamentary electoral districts should be issued before Egypt’s new president is elected next...
2014/04/18 14:04
2014/04/18 14:04
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Soon after daring to question medical standards in Egypt, and raising the spectre of a wholesale failure to detect medical negligence, psychiatrist Nabil Al-Qott was assaulted, along with his friends,...
2014/04/18 14:04
2014/04/18 14:04
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The government last week approved a draft investment law that prevents third parties from challenging contracts made between the government and investors, two government officials said. The move came...
2014/04/18 14:04
2014/04/18 14:04
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Bliss, both ethereal and heartily mundane, is celebrated in the unique spring festival of Sham Al-Nassim, an enduring relic of Ancient Egyptian civilisation and an event which, since time immemorial,...
2014/04/18 14:04
2014/04/18 14:04
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There is no denying the fact that Syria’s Alawite community has stood behind the regime led by President Bashar Al-Assad through the last three years of conflict. Except for a vocal minority of...
2014/04/18 14:04
2014/04/18 14:04
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Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah Al-Thani stepped down Sunday saying he and his family had been the victims of a “traitorous” armed attack the previous day. Leaked reports have referred to pressure...
2014/04/18 14:03
2014/04/18 14:03
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... and get a cross; come and get a crown,” shouted George as he sat behind a pile of woven palm leaves by the Morcos Church on Cleopatra Street in Heliopolis. George, in his late 20s, was...
2014/04/18 14:03
2014/04/18 14:03
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The window for candidate registration in the presidential elections will close at 2am next Sunday. As Al-Ahram Weekly went to press only former defence minister Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi’s campaign had...
2014/04/18 14:03
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On Monday the Cairo Court for Urgent Matters ruled that Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis be classified as a terrorist organisation. A number of Gulf States, led by Saudi Arabia, had already designated the group...
2014/04/18 04:55
2014/04/18 04:55
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Even though it has been driving a ferocious security crackdown that has resulted in the arrest of at least 16,000 people and the deaths of more than 1400, Egypt's government has elected to go...
2014/04/15 18:05
2014/04/15 18:05
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Egypt's new grey eminence president by bloomberg.comAs Egypt inches towards the first anniversary of the July 3 coup, the economy continues to flounder. The military-backed reverting to Mubarak-era...
2014/04/15 16:14
2014/04/15 16:14
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Egypt, facing the worst energy shortages for years, has set limits for electricity use at mosques as part of government efforts to ease the impact of power cuts already affecting homes and...
2014/04/22 21:47
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