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Women's movement: A stop at Egypt's socialist era

Grey Villet (1927–2000), a South African-born photographer, was in Cairo in 1963 to capture scenes of Egypt under late President...

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Obituary: Mahgoub Omar, a fighter on many fronts

News of Mahgoub Omar’s death on Saturday was largely drowned out by the intensive coverage of the death of Pope...

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Who is the pope’s successor?

It’s not easy to predict who’s going to succeed Pope Shenouda III and be enthroned as the 118th Pope and...

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Women's movement: A look back, and forward

On 24 May 1919, an unidentified photographer shot a scene in which a woman with her face veiled addressed a...

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After 5 killed in vendetta, police continue to cordon Qena village

Security forces continued to cordon off a village in Qena Governorate Tuesday, following the deaths of five people in the...

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'Like water': A tribute to legendary Sudanese singer Mohammed Wardi

One of Africa’s most celebrated singers, Mohammed Wardi, died Saturday at the age of 79, leaving behind a rich legacy...

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Situation eases in Qena as officials move to contain tribal clashes

QENA — Two major tribes in the Upper Egyptian city of Qena have made a preliminary agreement to end a week-long feud...

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Students angry over their University’s 'lack of principles'

Students at the privately owned German University in Cairo (GUC) have accused the university’s administration of “lacking principles” after the...

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With unprecedented turnout, Qena voters challenge tradition

Residents reported high voter turnout Tuesday in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Qena, a governorate that has recently witnessed unprecedented...

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Military-owned factories threaten farmers' livelihoods in Fayoum

Smoke from three Fayoum factories officially inaugurated last October by Egypt's de-facto ruler Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi is creating an...

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A look back at Egypt's military violence

During the 18-day uprising that drove former President Hosni Mubarak from power, the military was praised for allegedly refusing orders...

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Turnout for elections in Giza 'unprecedented'

Poorer and rural areas of Giza have seen a high turnout for the second phase of parliamentary elections, with most...

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Tuesday's papers: Low turnout and unrealized debate marks run-offs

A headline in privately owned Al-Tahrir that sums up one of the major aspects of Egypt’s first parliamentary elections after...

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Islamist parties poised to do well in run-offs

Islamist parties are expected to sweep the first phase of the elections after the run-offs scheduled to take place on...

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