Straining to block the tide of war
After touching base with Washington last week, Cairo forged ahead in calming tensions in the region. Nevine Khalil and Soha Abdelaty search for a ray of hope
NDP versus NDP -- again
Opposition parties have appealed to President Hosni Mubarak to prevent security forces from manipulating next month's municipal elections in favour of the ruling party. Gamal Essam El-Din reports
Covering all the angles?
The Ministry of Islamic Endowments' plans to bring all the country's mosques under its authority have triggered controversy in religious quarters. Rania Khallaf reports
Back on track?
Are new safety measures and a cabinet reshuffle really going to help Egypt's ruined railways? Gihan Shahine takes a third-class train to look for answers
Doing what they can
The nation is pulling together to donate money for the survivors of the worst train accident in Egyptian history. Fatemah Farag wonders if consolation can really be just a phone call away
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