22 Nov 2012
Developments in Gaza and on the streets of downtown Cairo have kept the local press busy this week.
In its coverage of ongoing clashes between protesters and security forces, independent newspaper Al-Shorouk reports that scuffles in Tahrir...
21 Nov 2012
Scenes of bloody clashes between Tahrir protesters and police forces are back filling the front pages of local newspapers, accompanied by ongoing coverage of the escalating conflict between Israel and Gaza, a contentious IMF loan and...
19 Nov 2012
After extensive coverage on conflicting reports of casualties during the past three days, Monday’s independent papers focus on the anger and sharp disappointment that gripped the country due to the deadly Assiut bus-train collision....
18 Nov 2012
The main news item in all daily papers Sunday is the deadly bus-train collision which left at least 50 school children dead in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Assiut on Saturday, as well the public prosecutor’s ongoing...
13 Nov 2012
Tuesday’s edition of the Independent newspaper Al-Shorouk leads with, “The presidency negotiates with jihadis and the military seeks revenge for the martyrs.” The newspaper reports that a source in the second army...
12 Nov 2012
A train crash in Fayoum that left at least three dead and more than 40 injured Saturday continues to stir discussion in Monday’s papers, with some newspapers digging deeper into the state of the country’s railway system, while...
08 Nov 2012
The repeated attacks on police forces in Sinai and the ongoing investigation of a “terrorist cell” in Nasr City have opened the door for a flood of conspiracy theories and a renewed focus on the deteriorating security situation...
07 Nov 2012
The local press focuses Wednesday on the nation's protracted battle to draft the constitution and news of US President Barack Obama's re-election Tuesday night.
State-owned Al-Ahram quotes Constituent Assembly member Mohamed Mohie...
06 Nov 2012
Tuesday’s papers feature extensive coverage on the social and political ideologies of Pope Tawadros II, who was selected for the seat of the 118th patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church in a ceremony on Sunday.
Nearly every daily...
05 Nov 2012
News of the dismissal of North Sinai Security Director General Ahmed Bakr and the election of Bishop Tawadros as the 118th pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church dominate Monday’s headlines.
State-run Al-Ahram neglects to mention updates...