Trying to avoid a war
Today's Istanbul summit will involve regional players aiming to achieve a most difficult task -- trying to prevent a war in Iraq. Nevine Khalil and Soha Abdelaty report
Efforts push on
While most of Egypt's diplomatic efforts focussed on the six-way Istanbul meeting on Iraq, Cairo also remained engaged on the Palestinian-Israeli front by encouraging continued dialogue among Palestinian factions, reports Soha Abdelaty...
'A real crisis'
Is Israel violating international laws and causing a potential health crisis with its dumping of untreated sewage in the Mediterranean? Gihan Shahine gauges reactions in Rafah, the Egyptian border town most affected by the pollution
Participants at a Cairo globalisation conference emphasised the need for a more equitable world. Dahlia Hammouda listened in
Opposition MPs intensify their fire
Opposition and independent MPs are intensifying their barrage of 'questions' directed at government ministers. Gamal Essam El-Din reports
A continuing confrontation
Just back from a pan-Arab conference of his peers, Interior Minister Habib El-Adli asserted that the state security bodies were fully capable of aborting any terrorist plans. Jailan Halawi writes
'Home of the nation' open to the public
A historic house belonging to legendary nationalist leader Saad Zaghloul has been restored and opened as a touristic venue. Nevine El-Aref attended the inauguration
A tale of two banks
Investigations of corruption in the banking sector have revealed that Banque Du Caire and Misr Exterior Bank are the biggest offenders by far. Gamal Essam El-Din reports
On the brink
A major fire at Abul-Reesh Hospital last week resulted in the death of two children. It could have been much worse, reports Dena Rashed
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahatir Mohammad, who is on a three- day visit to Egypt, met President Hosni Mubarak yesterday...