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Detention continues for last Egyptian in Guantanamo, despite deteriorating health

There are fears for the life of the last Egyptian detained in the US Guantanamo Bay facility. His health appears...

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Sexual assault in Tahrir: What it means, and how to stop it

Trigger warning: This post contains accounts of sexual violence. A woman was sexually assaulted with a bladed weapon on Friday...

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Inside oil and gas industry, serious disgruntlement

International oil and gas companies see great potential in Egypt, but say they are frustrated with the current state of...

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Social democracy across the sea

"Social democracy did not come to us translated, but with the needs of the moment," said Farid Zahran of the...

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UK delegation assures return of Mubarak assets, denies inaction

A delegation of high-level UK officials are in Cairo this week to discuss the return of assets obtained illegally by...

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The pick: Patricio Guzman's 'Nostalgia for the Light'

Due to its exceptionally clear skies, the Atacama Desert in Chile is one of the best places in the world...

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Egypt's last Guantanamo detainee in fight for freedom and truth

Tariq al-Sawah, an Egyptian national imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay, has been detained by the US for almost 11 years without...

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Land rights, labor and violence in a Cairo slum

The death of five-year-old Amar Mohammed Salah as fire tore through his shack in Boulaq, a central-Cairo slum on 27...

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Cairo's central slum under threat

The contrast is stark. On the Nile waterfront, gleaming skyscrapers shoot into the sky, containing a mall stuffed with luxury...

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Australian journalist trapped in Egypt decries lack of government support

An Australian journalist under investigation by the Egyptian authorities says he is getting little support from his country's foreign minister....

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Origins of Abbasseya fighting unclear

Fighting erupted at a sit in outside the Defense Ministry in Abbaseya early Friday afternoon. Clashes broke out after soldiers...

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Draft law threatens independent unions, but workers vow to fight

A new draft law introduced in Parliament threatens to dissolve the independent trade unions that have sprung up in various...

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