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Bad spirits: Brotherhood govt targets Egypt's alcohol industry

A few streets down from a crowded local mosque in the affluent satellite suburb of 6th of October City, Abu...

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Despite promises, torture persists and reform is nowhere on the horizon

  On 23 November, 25-year-old accountant Saad Saeed was found dead after being tortured and beaten to death by police...

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Activists oppose monastery wall in Wadi el-Rayan protectorate

Environmental activists are organizing a peaceful demonstration on 2 November to halt construction of a 7km-long monastery wall that threatens...

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Constitution draft leaves room for restrictions on media freedoms

Vague terminology continues to plague articles pertaining to media freedom in the draft constitution, despite praise for some clauses deemed...

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Constitution draft raises concern about women’s rights

The latest draft of the constitution includes a clause that would limit the rights held by women to those compatible...

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Papal politics: Candidates line up in politicized elections

Elections for the Coptic Orthodox Church’s 118th pope are under way at a time in which the role of the...

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Activists enthusiastic about Mubarak trial, but not without skepticism

Activists in Egypt expressed enthusiasm after the first session of ousted President Hosni Mubarak's trial took place this morning at...

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Red Sea resorts plough through reefs, damaging both ecology and economy

Globally  famous for being one of the world's most important repositories of ecological biodiversity, the Red Sea attracts more than...

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Nearing 2-week mark, Tahrir sit-in becomes Tahrir City

As the ongoing Tahrir Square sit-in wraps up its second week, the tent city in the heart of downtown Cairo...

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Treason Law may provide path for corruption trials, but not without controversy

While the majority of former officials' trials since the outbreak of the revolution have been related to financial corruption, Egypt’s...

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