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Nation's teachers congregate in Cairo, protest working conditions

From Alexandria in the north to Aswan in the south, protesting teachers from numerous governorates descended upon the Cabinet for...

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Monday's papers: Ultras, teacher uprisings and military lawsuits

Monday’s papers focus their coverage on three main developments. Topping the news are the Ultras Ahlawy and their stand to...

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Multinational investors and union rights: Strikes and sackings continue

Business executives representing nearly 50 US companies are in Egypt this week, the latest of a series of international trade...

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Wednesday'​s papers: Brotherhoo​dization, bearded police officers and Satanist youth

Wednesday’s papers focus on the alleged phenomenon of “Brotherhood-izing” the state via new mass appointments in governor positions, national councils...

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Wednesday's papers: Morsy in China, migrants and Operation Eagle

Wednesday’s newspapers center their coverage on three new developments. Topping the news is President Mohamed Morsy’s visit to China for...

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Constituent Assembly may scrap workers' and farmers’ quota in Parliament

The 50 percent quota for workers and farmers in Egypt’s Parliament — enforced for nearly five decades — is in...

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Workers unite, rally against abuses

A labor conference was held at the Journalists Syndicate on Thursday with the aim of detailing the condition of more...

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Mahalla resurgent: Workers assert political independence

MAHALLA — Around 23,000 workers at Egypt’s largest textile company, the Misr Company for Spinning and Weaving, began an open-ended...

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Egypt’s nuclear dream, or nuclear nightmare?

A grassroots campaign is underway to end Egypt’s embryonic nuclear ambitions in the town of Dabaa — or at least to relocate...

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No longer off limits: Presidential palace becomes a new space of protest

Shortly before being sworn in, President Mohamed Morsy professed a desire to keep in touch with the demands of the...

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Employees confront Mubarak-era boss accused in ‘Battle of the Camel’

More than a thousand Ceramica Cleopatra workers protested outside the presidential palace last week, demanding unpaid wages, overdue bonuses and...

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Sacked workers of Egypt attempt to unite

Around 100 members of the "Sacked Workers' Front" convened for their first conference on Wednesday, with the stated goal of...

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Tuesday's papers: Presidential policies and protests

In a Morsy-centric media day, Tuesday’s news stories center on the president, his policies and future plans. Morsy’s token pay...

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Jubilation in Tahrir after Morsy's speech

The mood in Tahrir Square was one of optimism and celebration following Mohamed Morsy's speech to hundreds of thousands who...

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