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Meet your presidential candidate: Ahmed Shafiq, the loner

Although he was forced to resign as prime minister in the face of raging protests just one year ago because...

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Profile: MP Abou Hamed's unlikely attributes bring him into spotlight

It has become a routine in every parliamentary session to watch Islamist MPs shouting to interrupt MP Mohamed Abou Hamed...

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Workers and farmers try their hand at constitution writing

In Shamma, a small village north of Cairo in Monufiya Governorate, about a hundred farmers gathered eagerly last Monday at...

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Syria's revolution finds a temporary home in Cairo

Bashar al-Assad’s army is barraging residential buildings and hospitals in the besieged city of Homs, killing dozens of women and...

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Thursday's papers: All eyes on civil disobedience plans

Local newspapers Thursday devote much attention to the general strike and civil disobedience planned the one-year anniversary of former President...

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Maspero employees protest military control

Dozens of employees at Maspero, the state TV and radio headquarters, held a protest outside the building on Wednesday. They...

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The story of one activist's unjust imprisonment

Five days after activist Ahmed Doma suddenly disappeared, his family and lawyers finally managed to contact him Tuesday morning in...

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Maikel Nabil recounts his prison experience

In his first public appearance after being pardoned from his two-year prison sentence, blogger Maikel Nabil said he was drugged...

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Wednesday's papers: Press reacts to revolution anniversary with celebration, protest

Local papers Wednesday mirror various reactions to the revolution anniversary; there are those that are celebrating, those that reject the...

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Despite talk, revolution's martyrs receive no justice

Nearly 1,000 people have been killed at the hands of army and security forces since the revolution broke out on...

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State TV news staff launches protests to demand independence

Dozens of employees at the state-run Nile News TV Channel started an open-ended strike Sunday at the Maspero building, as...

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Q&A with Asef Bayat: 'Not yet a full-fledged revolution'

Asef Bayat, a professor of sociology and Middle Eastern studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who previously taught...

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Activists create revolutionary nuclei beyond Tahrir

A typical evening in the upper class neighborhood of Zamalek is abundant with shisha smokers in sidewalk coffee shops, diners...

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Parliament winners announce choice for speaker

Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) President Mohamed Morsy announced Monday that his party has nominated Mohamed Saad al-Katatny, the party’s...

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