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Al-Ahram Weekly
‘Support Egypt’ sweeps parliamentary committees16 committees. Nine of the successful candidates stood unopposed. The list of
‘Support Egypt’ sweeps parliamentary committees
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 9 hours ago
16 committees. Nine of the successful candidates stood unopposed. The list of “Support Egypt” winners includes Osama Heikal, a former information minister and the current chairman of the Egyptian Media Production City, who was elected head of... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Awaiting parliament’s decisionAn agreement demarcating maritime borders between Egypt and Saudi Arabia is to
Awaiting parliament’s decision
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 9 hours ago
An agreement demarcating maritime borders between Egypt and Saudi Arabia is to be presented to parliament for legal and constitutional review and — if all goes according to government plans — final ratification. But will MPs vote in favour? The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Scores of Journalists Harassed, DetainedNew York — Egyptian authorities should immediately cease detaining and harassin
Scores of Journalists Harassed, Detained
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
New York — Egyptian authorities should immediately cease detaining and harassing journalists, and allow them to do their jobs, including allowing them to cover street protests, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. In the capital today,... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Bitter vote of confidenceparliament on 27 March. At the end of his response, MPs gave the government a v
Bitter vote of confidence
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
parliament on 27 March. At the end of his response, MPs gave the government a vote of confidence. Parliament speaker Ali Abdel-Aal said the government’s policy statement had been discussed in plenary sessions between 10 and 20 April.... Read more
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CNN
Giulio Regeni killing snares Egypt familyIt took almost an hour before someone answered her husband's phone. "I heard a
Giulio Regeni killing snares Egypt family
CNN / Posted 8 days ago
It took almost an hour before someone answered her husband's phone. "I heard a noise that I couldn't understand. So I thought it was a network problem. I waited and heard my brother Saad saying, 'Yes, basha. Why are you upset, basha? Just tell me... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Black ties and hunger strikesIn the 19th century, it wasn’t unusual for the elite to look down on journalist
Black ties and hunger strikes
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
In the 19th century, it wasn’t unusual for the elite to look down on journalists. Families would refuse to give their daughters in marriage to journalists, whose profession was often viewed with suspicion. Take, for example, the story of Sheikh Ali... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Time to diversify tourismhad forced an end to the rule of President Hosni Mubarak, that Mounir Fahkri Ab
Time to diversify tourism
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
had forced an end to the rule of President Hosni Mubarak, that Mounir Fahkri Abdel-Nour, a prominent member of the Wafd Party and a businessman, was appointed minister of tourism. His job was to manage the drop in numbers suffered by the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Parliamentary cloutThe internal bylaws of Egypt’s parliament – the House of Representatives – were
Parliamentary clout
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 21 days ago
The internal bylaws of Egypt’s parliament – the House of Representatives – were finally passed in a plenary session on 30 March. Secretary-General Ahmed Saadeddin told reporters the 440 article bylaws are expected to be ratified by President... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
In defence of social justicecabinet ministers in charge of economic and finance portfolios to promote the g
In defence of social justice
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 21 days ago
cabinet ministers in charge of economic and finance portfolios to promote the government’s strategy to defend social justice. Attacks against the government were led by leftwing MPs opposed to cuts in subsidies on basic goods and... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
New leaders for the ESDPWith an edge of only four votes Farid Zahran and Bassem Kamal were declared the
New leaders for the ESDP
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 21 days ago
With an edge of only four votes Farid Zahran and Bassem Kamal were declared the winners of the two top posts in the first elections held for president and vice-president of the Egyptian Social Democratic Party (ESDP) on Friday. As soon as the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Dollar fluctuatesThe unofficial foreign currency exchange market in Egypt has been hit hard as t
Dollar fluctuates
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 21 days ago
The unofficial foreign currency exchange market in Egypt has been hit hard as the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) increases its inspections of exchange bureaus in an attempt to control prices of the dollar. The US dollar reached a record high of LE10.5... Read more

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