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Syrian opposition reaches contentious consensus in Cairo

A two-day meeting of Syrian opposition groups, considered one of the most diverse and inclusive since the start of the...

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New presidential team hints at Brotherhood-Salafi rapprochement

After much speculation and anticipation, President Mohamed Morsy announced his 21-member presidential team Monday, revealing a staff dominated by Islamists...

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Thursday's papers: IMF loans and counter revolutions

President Mohamed Morsy’s meeting with International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Monday is the top story in Thursday’s...

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Anti-Brotherhood opposition divided ahead of demonstration

While facing scattered criticism for their performance in power, President Mohamed Morsy and the Muslim Brotherhood from which he hails...

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Morsy grooms a new rank of officers, experts say

“Breaking: Mohamed Morsy is the president of the Egyptian Republic,” said activists on social media websites jokingly as an expression...

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Sunday's papers: Family feuds and discontent inside the Brotherhood

Despite the appointment of a new government on Thursday, Egypt is far from showing signs of stability. Newspaper pages on...

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Morsy’s choices: Is the president interested in getting advisory help from outside the Brotherhood?

In an attempt to break with the past and to overturn toppled President Hosni Mubarak’s legacy of autocratic rule, Egypt’s...

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Going local

During the past two weeks, Egyptians have been raging over repeated power cuts and water shortages that last for hours,...

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Monday's papers: Speculation over Cabinet nominees

Anticipation and speculation over Cabinet nominations fill Egypt’s local newspapers as the announcement of the new ministers, scheduled for Thursday,...

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Monday's papers: Morsy's Constituent Assembly decision debated

In an attempt to shore up the Constituent Assembly days before the Administrative Court's decision on its dissolution, President Mohamed...

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Questions loom over Constituent Assembly

The Constituent Assembly is in a race against time. The assembly, which is tasked with drafting Egypt’s next constitution, could...

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Morsy strikes a power-sharing deal to shore up presidency

Many Egyptians have not yet sobered from the ecstasy of finally getting a civilian president, for the first time in...

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Shafiq campaigners in disbelief, hysteria following election loss

Ahmed Shafiq’s campaigners were shocked, dismayed and in utter disbelief after the Presidential Elections Commission’s announcement that the Muslim Brotherhood’s...

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In Sharqiya, fierce competition between two hometown boys

Ali al-Gammal stands outside the gates of the Qotayfet Mubasher polling station in Ahmed Shafiq's home village in the Nile...

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