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Civil groups' pounce into political space seen as pro-democracy triumph

For almost two years, civil and secular groups were constantly blamed for being disunited and unorganized, paving the way for...

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The pitfalls and limitations of the Revolution Protection Law

After days of upheaval following President Mohamed Morsy’s constitutional declaration, his spokesperson Yasser Ali justified the move late Monday by...

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Sunday's papers: The judges vs. the president

The judges’ face-off with President Mohamed Morsy takes the lead in Sunday’s papers, alongside the rest of the aftermath of...

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Banking on the Brotherhood for Israel-Gaza truce

When Israel named its recent military operation on the Gaza Strip “Pillar of the Cloud,” many drew a biblical connection...

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Wave of walkouts leaves Constituent Assembly in Islamists' hands

The tumultuous constitution-writing process was dealt another blow this week when secular powers withdrew from the assembly tasked with drafting...

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Sharia tribunals on the rise in North Sinai

ARISH — For Ahmed Taha, Sharia tribunals are not earthly justice. They come from a higher power. “The verdict of...

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Govt begins to implement employment quota for people with disabilities

A long-standing law which seeks to ensure employment for Egypt’s disabled people may finally be implemented. In 1975, a law...

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Monday's papers: Security in North Sinai, papal elections dominate headlines

News of the dismissal of North Sinai Security Director General Ahmed Bakr and the election of Bishop Tawadros as the...

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Appointment of new security director in Sinai curbs protests

Policemen in Sinai ended their protests around the Arish Security Directorate on Sunday, after Interior Minister Ahmed Gamal Eddin sacked...

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The black cloud hits again, and rice husk is to blame

Taking a breath of fresh air is often is quite difficult in the bustling Cairene metropolis, specifically in fall when...

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Islamists and secularists line up to criticize draft constitution

The murky constitution drafting process, which has long been criticized by secularists for being hijacked by Islamists, is today the...

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New daily newspaper Al-Sabah struggles to make an impact

Al-Sabah, a new independent newspaper, hit the streets and cafes of Cairo on 30 September. Its recipe — sensational anti-Muslim...

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Street vendors demand justice after police kill one of their own

Around 30 street vendors gathered in front of the Public Prosecution's office on Sunday, demanding retribution for Mostafa Eid, who...

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Sunday's papers: Controversy over draft constitution, protests

  Controversy over the first draft of the constitution and its authors, which have been under fire since the draft...

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