14 Oct 2010
State-owned newspapers lead off front-page news with alarming signs of the friendly Lebanese welcome to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Beirut Wednesday.
In its headline, state owned Rose al-Youssef--which usually takes a harsh...
13 Oct 2010
State-owned flagship daily Al-Ahram tops its front page today with something that has become a fairly regular feature in recent weeks: aggressive pre-election talk from Safwat al-Sherif.
The former longtime Minister of Information al-...
12 Oct 2010
State-owned Al-Ahram kicks off a slow news day with another leading story on President Hosni Mubarak meeting with a world leader, this time Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri. The paper reports that the two leaders discussed "the...
11 Oct 2010
On Monday 11 October, Egypt's state-owned newspapers focus much of their front-page coverage on the closure of the second Arab-African Summit in Libya. The first such summit was held in Egypt in 1977.
Al-Akhbar's largest front-page...
07 Oct 2010
In today's media coverage, Al-Wafd newspaper refrains from fueling the fire of speculation over the controversial sacking of Al-Dostour dissident editor-in-chief Ibrahim Eissa. The newspaper is the mouthpiece of the liberal Wafd Party...
06 Oct 2010
State-owned flagship newpaper Al-Ahram takes an unsurprising route on such a patriotic national holiday. Its front-page lead article centers on President Mubarak’s declaration in a commemorative speech that the 1973 was “a...
05 Oct 2010
The clashes between supporters of the Tunisian Esperance football team and Egyptian security receives front-page coverage in both state-run and private newspapers on Tuesday. State-run newspapers, however, reserve their top leads for...
04 Oct 2010
News coverage for Monday, 4 October includes features marking the 6th of October 1973 victory over Israel and front-page content focusing on the much-anticipated and rapidly approaching November parliamentary elections.
Thus far, the lead-...
03 Oct 2010
On the front page of al-Wafd opposition paper stands a story about an exceptionally pressing issue: electoral violence. Today’s issue dedicates almost one-third of its front page to an article that highlights the recruitment process...
30 Sep 2010
The furor over the "light" 15-year sentence--down from the death penalty--given to Egyptian tycoon Hisham Talaat Moustafa receives front-page headlines in today's newspapers.
All the major papers focus their coverage on the...