26 Nov 2010
Think of it as a sign of the season: Ramadan has its lanterns and elaborate sweet shop displays; Eid has blood-soaked streets and kids with fireworks. The weeks leading up to elections, on the other hand, are better characterized by...
23 Nov 2010
Addis Ababa--Egypt could not win a war with Ethiopia over the river Nile and is also supporting rebel groups in an attempt to destabilise the Horn of Africa nation, Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said in an interview.
21 Nov 2010
Former Taliban ambassador to Pakistan, Mullah Abdul Salam Zaeef, told Al-Masry Al-Youm the Taliban is militarily stronger than before, as evidenced by the large number of casualties they have inflicted on NATO troops.
The Taliban are...
18 Nov 2010
The following is an interview with Nermine Badrawi, the first winner of a female quota seat by acclamation.
Al-Masry Al-Youm: Did you expect to win the seat? And how did you receive the news?
Nermine Badrawi: I didn’t expect it that...
07 Nov 2010
In the following interview, Minister of Tourism Zoheir Garana discusses tourism-generated employment as well as recent legislative alterations for the industry.
Al-Masry Al-Youm: Has the Tourism Development Authority registered all its...
28 Oct 2010
Al-Masry Al-Youm spoke with Major-General Mohamed Tawfiq about the history of state-administrated security on Egyptian university campuses, as well as a recent court order calling for its removal.
Al-Masry Al-Youm: What were the reasons...
27 Oct 2010
Al-Masry Al-Youm spoke to Sami Abdel Azis, dean of Cairo University's mass communication faculty and Shura Council member, about recent events concerning the media.
Al-Masry Al-Youm: What do you think of the Al-Dostour crisis, and...
23 Oct 2010
An interview with Waleed Saad, an Egyptian communications engineer who has created an Egyptian social networking website similar to Facebook.
Al-Masry Al-Youm: How did you get started on the project?
Waleed Saad: It all started in 2008....
18 Oct 2010
The Wafd Party has recently undergone several highly publicised developments. Al-Masry Al-Youm interviewed Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour, the party’s general-secretary, to discuss recent remarks he made on al-Hurra satellite news channel...
21 Sep 2010
Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie met Tuesday with members of the National Assembly for Change (NAC), founded by potential presidential contender Mohamed ElBaradei, to discuss both recent political developments and actions to...