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Thursday’s papers: No elections until further notice

After Wednesday's administrative court ruling that put the timeline for the parliamentary elections set to begin next month into a...

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Stubborn polls: Elections likely to be source of further provocation

As he answered questions about the upcoming parliamentary elections over the phone, Mohamed Zakareya, a member of the Popular Alliance...

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Labor dispute resolution makes little headway for Ain Sokhna Port workers

Workers at Ain Sokhna Port returned to work last week, bringing to an end a two-week strike that resulted in...

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Merchant city of Port Said calls for dignity and justice

PORT SAID — In the ongoing protest movement that has gripped the city of Port Said for the past month,...

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With poor economy and lack of political incentives, newspapers struggle to survive

Over the last two years, the number of privately owned newspapers in Egypt has multiplied — but so also have...

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Destroying Gaza tunnels seen as a punitive, not security measure

  Egypt’s military is in the midst of yet another major operation tasked with destroying the border tunnels used for...

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Sunday’s papers: Iran goes too public

“Your letter is rejected” is the headline of the state-owned Al-Gomhurriya newspaper in response to the letter that Iranian Supreme...

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Caught between opposing forces, military is reluctant to step back into politics

After emerging from a tumultuous 18-month period of military rule following President Hosni Mubarak’s ouster, the public has kept an...

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The politics of violence

With a covered face and a rock in hand, one protester taking part in the ongoing clashes with the police...

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HRW: Human rights abuses continue unabated under Morsy

Human rights abuses have continued unabated since President Mohamed Morsy took office, the Human Rights Watch asserted in its yearly...

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Thursday's papers: Everyone's invited, but no one wants to talk

In Thursday’s papers, a baffling dialogue dilemma unfolds in all its glory. Many of the country's political forces see national...

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The Popular Current makes its mark, despite structural problems

As he sits in the office of the Popular Current in Cairo, waiting to fill out the application to join...

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Thursday’s papers: 25 January starts early

Days ahead of the 25 January revolution's second anniversary, Thursday’s papers report on ultras' protests yesterday as a preview of...

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Ahead of anniversary, suspension between normalcy and ongoing revolution

Ahmed Farag, a 25-year-old lawyer, sits in his office in a suit and tie, but underneath his desk is a...

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