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Jordan protest numbers dwindle, but discontent persists over subsidy cuts

AMMAN –– A demonstration in the Jordanian capital was a wash on Friday, as rain soaked the city a week...

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Salafis to back Sharia-friendly business

Egypt’s Salafis are branching out into business, bringing their ultraconservative teaching of Islam into the world of modern finance.  ...

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Monufiya water contamination details emerge during academic conference

Leaked sewage and human error likely caused over 1,500 residents in the village of Sansaft in Monufiya governorate to fall...

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Bacteria-based system tackles water pollution in rural Egypt

After a summer of high-profile cases of tainted water across Egypt, one researcher says he has a cheap, practical solution...

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White-taxi drivers demand financial help, decry government program

Amid a slew of recent labor protests, drivers of white taxis blocked a main Cairo traffic artery last week, parking...

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Anxious times: Stress and stigma take toll on mental health

Abdallah Seleem doesn’t watch the news anymore. It’s disheartening to see how far Egypt has slid from its initial optimism...

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