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This piece was written for Egypt Independent's final weekly print edition, which was banned from going to press. We offer you our 50th and final edition here. There was once a vision for Al-Masry Al-Youm. Publisher Hisham Kassem fought for this...
Olfat Mohamed, whose son Islam Abdel Wahab was killed at Sayeda Zeinab Police Station on 28 January 2011, was devastated to see that the last two years have been much kinder on those responsible for killing her son than they have been for her....
A group of men gathered Monday in the middle of a street in Khosous, a town in the Delta governorate of Qalyubiya, where sectarian clashes erupted last Friday, spilling over into the following days. In intense discussions, the men talked about means...
Coptic Pope Tawadros II called for calm among all parties to preserve the nation’s safety, Egyptians’ lives and national unity Sunday evening, after one person was reported dead and 29 injured in clashes at a Cairo cathedral that broke...
8:00 pm:  In the Nile Delta, Gharbiya, Beheira and Sharqiya Governorates witnessed several marches Saturday against President Mohamed Morsy and the Muslim Brotherhood’s alleged interference in policy-making. Protesters also demanded the...
Al-Ahram newspaper declares that both Prosecutor General Talaat Abdallah and Prime minister Hesham Qandil will remain in office. Both have seen numerous crises during their time in office and have been plagued by calls for their resignation....
The regime’s attempts to silence local satirist Bassem Youssef, often described as the Egyptian Jon Stewart, landed President Mohamed Morsy on the original Jon Stewart show, with a reach and popularity far beyond Youssef’s “El-...
Abu Hussein, an Iraqi refugee, is reticent to speak of his experiences in Egypt — most refugees are. He regards each question suspiciously, as he sits behind the cash register in his 6th of October City restaurant. The place was once...
  Opposition activist Alaa Abdel Fatah received notice on Thursday that he would stand trial along with his sister — activist Mona Seif — and 11 others on charges relating to the burning of former presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq...
Thursday’s papers point to a new episode in the long-standing power struggle between the presidency and the judiciary, which had been dormant for the past few months. Independent Al-Shorouk newspaper reports that an appeals court has...