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Thursday's papers: Bread, boycotts and the Brotherhood

First and foremost in Thursday’s papers is news that opposition coalition, the National Salvation Front, will boycott upcoming parliamentary elections....

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Monday's papers: Civil disobedience spreads and elections on the horizon

Topping the news in Monday’s papers are reports of civil disobedience campaigns spreading to cities beyond Port Said, alongside a...

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Monday's papers: Nepotism and civil disobedience

Unrest in the Suez Canal city of Port Said is at the top of the agenda for the local press...

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Violence and politics on the day Mubarak's toppling is remembered

The commemoration of the second anniversary of Hosni Mubarak’s abdication in Egypt was centered around calls for the current president...

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Monday's papers: On anniversary of Mubarak's downfall, president on edge

Monday’s papers all feature news and analysis regarding the second anniversary of Hosni Mubarak’s downfall on 11 February 2011. However,...

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For Egypt's jailed children, an ongoing plight

Police arrested yet another group of minors Friday, as protests and street clashes again swept across Cairo and its surrounding...

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Monday's papers: Different narratives of police brutality at the palace

Making front-page news in almost all of Monday’s papers are the conflicting narratives of what happened to Hamada Saber —...

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Egypt's Constitution seen to curtail labor rights and workers freedoms

Labor provisions in Egypt's new Constitution are worrying workers and unionists alike, who fear that a lot of room has...

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Monday's papers: Fighting the police, insulting the president, and getting ready for 25 Jan

Monday’s daily papers were full of news pertaining to violent clashes between protesters and police forces that occurred on Sunday...

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Sunday's papers: Preparations for elections and revolution anniversary

Daily papers Sunday run news relating to the preparations for the upcoming parliamentary elections, the issuing of historic court verdicts...

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Monday's papers: Copts celebrate Christmas as the Brotherhood seizes Cabinet

The main news items in Monday’s papers include: Coptic Christmas celebrations, controversies surrounding new ministers in the recently reshuffled cabinet,...

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Restrictive draft law on right to protest incites fear, anger

A draft law in the works to regulate protests and strikes is raising eyebrows and causing concern over the future...

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Monday's papers: 2012 In Review

Three developments dominate the papers on the last day of 2012: the plummeting of the Egyptian pound to record lows;...

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Labor movement thrives in the midst of unfriendly legislation

Labor politics remain a thriving form of contentious politics in Egypt throughout 2012, reinvigorated by a Muslim Brotherhood-led ruling regime...

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