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For a nation without torture: Essam Atta remembered

A crowd of over 1,000 people attended an event near the Interior Ministry on Saturday night to commemorate the anniversary...

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Striking doctors march, but government standing firm

Nearly 1,000 striking doctors escalated their protest by forming a human chain from the Doctors Syndicate to the Health Ministry...

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Monday's papers: Coptic papal elections begin; police follow Nasr City 'terror cell'

The top developments in Monday’s papers include the vote for the three finalists in the Coptic papal lottery, which will...

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The unbelievers: Post-Alber Saber, more atheists struggle to assert their identity

Five male members of an atheist group congregate in one of Cairo’s crowded downtown bars, sipping beer and Pepsi as...

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Ain Sokhna Port crisis ends, but demands remain

While workers at the Ain Sokhna Port called off their 12-day long strike and returned to work on Wednesday after...

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Monday's papers: Morsy at sea to celebrate 1967 naval victory

Topping the headlines in Monday’s papers are three main news items: President Mohamed Morsy’s naval adventures aboard a military frigate...

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Independent unions declare new alliance

In a historic development, two independent workers’ groups and several political parties joined forces on Monday to establish the National...

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Workers protest against harshest sentences for strikers since Sadat

Hundreds rallied outside the Alexandria Court of Appeals on Sunday as five labor activists appealed the harshest sentence against striking...

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Monday's papers: Judiciary, opposition and media criticize Brotherhood

President Mohamed Morsy and his Muslim Brotherhood have come under intense criticism from opposition forces, the judiciary, and today, the...

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Maid in Egypt: Domestic workers organize

Egypt’s first labor union for domestic maids was established early this month and already claims a membership of some 300...

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New labor measures respond to rising tide of strikes

Strikes and the organization of the country’s labor movement are a hot political topic. Strikes have taken place recently, or...

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No carrot, only stick: No concessions in government crackdown on strikes

The beginning of the academic year this week was inaugurated with a host of strikes by employees across sectors —...

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Cairo public transport strike off to an uncertain start

Several thousand bus drivers, mechanics, engineers and fare collectors employed at the Public Transport Authority went on strike Saturday and...

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Sunday’s papers: Movie protests, US-Egypt relations and strikes

Sunday’s papers focus their coverage on three main news developments: the forced dispersal of anti-Islam movie protests and their repercussions...

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