27 Jun 2011
Today's headlines in Egypt are dominated by clashes that took place Sunday at the New Cairo Criminal Court between security forces and families of protesters who died during the 25 January revolution.
Yesterday the court postponed the...
26 Jun 2011
A new law for parliament drafted by a coalition of political forces figured consistently in today’s front pages. State-run Al-Ahram gave the general features of the law, which will be circulated tomorrow, reporting that the...
22 Jun 2011
Wednesday’s papers showcase a stark contrast in priorities: in state-run Al-Ahram, a "democratic alliance document" signed by an 18-party opposition coalition is front-page news, while privately-owned Al-Shorouk reports on...
21 Jun 2011
The grand sheikh of Al-Azhar, Ahmed al-Tayyeb, released a document yesterday that tried to shed light on Egypt's largest Islamic institution’s understanding of what it would mean to have Islam as a main source of...
20 Jun 2011
The release on bail of Hosni Mubarak associate Hussein Salem continues to get front page coverage, some quite contradictory.
On today’s front page of state-owned Al-Ahram, a small headline reads, “A diplomatic source: Complete...
19 Jun 2011
The fate of Hussein Salem continues to dominate the headlines of Sunday’s newspapers.
The front page of state-owned paper Al-Ahram reports that Magdy al-Shafie, head of Egypt's Interpol, said that the file sent by Egypt's...
16 Jun 2011
Employing a bizarre mixture of reality and myth, Thursday’s papers continue heavy coverage of Ilan Grapel, the alleged Israeli spy who was arrested last Sunday and remanded into custody for 15 days pending investigations.
14 Jun 2011
The arrest of the alleged Israeli spy continues to dominate the headlines of Tuesday’s state-owned and independent newspapers.
Al-Ahram starts off its news with a report on Ilan Grapel, an Israeli spy, arrested last Sunday and held...
13 Jun 2011
Sunday’s arrest of an Israeli intelligence officer occupies center stage in Monday’s papers. As always, the difference in coverage between state-run and independent newspapers is stark.
Al-Ahram’s headline, “Israeli...
12 Jun 2011
First reactions to the much-feared high school exams, Thanaweyya Amma, fill the papers as students celebrate the easy Arabic language exam and the composition question, which revolved around the revolution instead of Hosni Mubarak’s...