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Tuesday’s papers: The Brotherhood experiments with Photoshop

As Mubarak’s only vice president ever and former head of the General Intelligence Services, Omar Suleiman’s candidacy seems to be...

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Profile: Kamal al-Helbawy, a defector of conscience

Kamal al-Helbawy is taking a break from a busy day of media interviews and meetings with revolutionaries to eat grilled...

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To shave or not to shave?

There are a few places one can see pictures of George Clooney, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tamer Hosny and Cristiano Ronaldo all...

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Despite strict regulations, campaigning is a free for all

It is hard to go anywhere in Cairo these days without the watchful eyes of Hazem Salah Abu Ismail following...

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Democracy not enough to uproot corruption, academics say

Former Housing Minister Ibrahim Suleiman was sentenced to eight years in prison and fined LE2.8 billion on Thursday for his...

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At Parliament sit-in, ultras 'will never stop singing' for demands

Fire leaps out of the vat of fry oil Hatem uses to make falafel at his small restaurant. Usually, this...

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Advocacy group rejects government’s IMF-pleasing reform plan

A coalition of economists, activists and academics are condemning the government’s economic reform plan put forward by the Ministry of...

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Meet your presidential candidate: Abul Ezz al-Hariry, the rabble rouser

Less than a day after Abul Ezz al-Hariry announced his candidacy for president of Egypt he filed a lawsuit calling...

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Monday’s papers: Egypt mourns Shenouda’s death, election antics continue

The death of Pope Shenouda III dominates the front pages of all the newspapers today, a day after the first...

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Mourners flock to Abbasseya Cathedral to pay respects to Pope Shenouda

Thousands of grief-stricken mourners flocked to Abbasseya Cathedral on Saturday night to pay their last respects to Coptic Pope Shenouda III of...

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Parliament review: Chasing a turbulent policeman and a vote of no-confidence

It’s hard to remember that just last Sunday, Parliament voted to withdraw confidence from the current government. Usually on such...

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Students object to minister's intervention in university bylaws

Long-standing government intervention remains an obstacle to reforming the organization and makeup of university student groups, giving high ranking government...

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Thursday’s papers: Potential consensus candidate in the fold

Potential presidential candidates will be able to officially register on Saturday, as the Presidential Elections Commission has finalized preparations for...

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Meet your presidential candidate: Hamdeen Sabbahi, the anachronistic

When Gamal Abdel Nasser died in 1970, he left behind a progeny of like-minded ideologues who adhered to his form...

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