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Syrian Brothers everywhere but Syria

As the regime-toppling revolutions in the Arab world move into their second spring, identifying a unified opposition front for the...

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Anti-corruption crusader announces his candidacy

In front of a crowded audience at the Journalists Syndicate on Monday, lawyer and activist Khaled Ali announced his candidacy...

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Left's presidential candidate yet to emerge

The left wing of Egyptian politics boasts some of the most notable figures of the revolution, including political intellectuals, human...

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Four months of solitude: Beblawy book recalls frustrations in government

Working in Egypt’s transitional government under the stewardship of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces is no easy task,...

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Monday's papers: Police protest for beards, and parliamentary mayhem

News of presidential elections and parliamentary mayhem yet again dominate much of the local papers. But first, a story about...

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Egyptian migrants find it difficult to return to Libya

Hundreds of Egyptians have been gathering around the Libyan Embassy in Cairo over the past week, waiting to receive or...

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Consumers suffer from scarce butane as black market prices soar

Mona Farag stood quietly watching military and police beat some of the women around her, forcing them, with the sides...

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Sunday’s papers: Port Said massacre the last straw for many

The Port Said football disaster still echoes in the hearts and minds of those whose hearts and minds are still...

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Activists, politicians see more than hooliganism in football violence

At least 71 are confirmed dead in the worst-ever fan violence following a sporting event in Egypt, after a fight...

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New draft bill aims for speedier handover to civilians

Social Democratic Party MP Ziad al-Elaimy proposed a draft bill in Parliament on Tuesday that would push forward presidential elections...

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Groups press SCAF to leave, but how?

As the curtains seem to draw on the resurgent street demonstrations marking the anniversary of the beginning of the 25...

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A reporter's look back: The three wise men of 25 January

When 25 January came last year, I woke early and was set to join some one of the marches, knowing...

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Tuesday’s papers: Parliamentary shenanigans, and the revolution continues

The newly elected post-revolution People's Assembly convened yesterday for an incredibly long-winded and sometimes farcical inaugural session. What was supposed...

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A year of revolution: Lessons learned

On 11 February 2011, jubilation broke out in Tahrir Square after Vice President Omar Suleiman announced a victory for the...

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