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Labor law stalled as independent unions struggle for representation

Due to its failure to issue a new law guaranteeing trade union liberties, the Egyptian state may again be on...

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Tuesday's papers: All things Morsy

All of Egypt’s newspapers focus the vast majority of their coverage on the country’s new president — the Muslim Brotherhood’s...

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In Minya, diesel queues are longer than elections queues

The presidential runoff elections are still witnessing low voter turnout rates in the south-central governorate of Minya. Often referred to...

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Activists plan vote nullification campaign

The campaigns to boycott the presidential election and invalidate ballots may have been given a boost following the verdicts of...

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Boycott camp hopes to lower turnout, strip vote's legitimacy

After the two most polarizing candidates won the first round of presidential elections, a growing number of disillusioned and frustrated...

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Tuesday's papers: Million-man marches demand 'Revolutionary Trial'

Tuesday’s newspapers focus their coverage on three chief developments: a million-person protest for a “Revolutionary Trial” to be held in...

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Tuesday's papers: Shafiq and Morsy chase support, newspapers show affiliation

On 29 May, Egypt’s papers focus on their coverage on three election-related developments: the Presidential Elections Commission’s announcement of the...

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In labor stronghold of Mahalla, vote split between Morsy and Sabbahi

MAHALLA — The city of Mahalla, which some call the "Industrial Citadel of the Nile Delta," conducted its first day...

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Tuesday's papers: Results of Egypt's expat vote and reported irregularities

One day prior to the first round of the presidential election, Egypt’s newspapers focus their coverage almost exclusively on what...

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Calls return for boycotting 'murky' elections

Out of some 53 million eligible voters, tens of millions are expected to partake in Egypt’s upcoming presidential elections. An...

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Wednesday’s papers: Parliamentary controversies and heated campaigns

Egypt’s newspapers on Wednesday focus their coverage on a multitude of controversies surrounding the People’s Assembly and its draft laws,...

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White gold: Are Egypt's cotton industries beyond salvation?

Egypt’s extra-long staple cotton, acclaimed to be the world’s finest, has been in a state of rapid decline for the...

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Thursday's papers: Pointing fingers and assigning blame over Abbasseya clashes

All of Egypt's daily papers focus on the bloody clashes which have been taking place in the Abbasseya neighborhood of...

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Activists, presidential hopefuls take to Tahrir Square on Labor Day

In Cairo's Tahrir Square, around 1,000 labor activists, workers and unionists celebrated Egypt's second Labor Day since the abdication of...

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