Working against the clock
The countdown to war may have begun in Washington and London, but regional leaders are still hoping for a peaceful solution to the Iraqi crisis. Nevine Khalil reports
Speaking another language
A leading political thinker has called for an Arab awakening as the way out, writes Mona El-Nahhas
Sorour takes a stand
Parliament's unwillingness to debate embarrassing questions directed at Prime Minister Atef Ebeid and Interior Minister Habib El-Adli has left the opposition in an uproar. Gamal Essam El-Din reports
Agriculture feels the heat
The trial of Youssef Abdel-Rahman -- Agriculture Minister Youssef Wali's former right-hand man -- is already causing ripples in political and economic circles. Gamal Essam El-Din reports
Cairo managed to bring 12 Palestinian factions to the table for the first time in 20 years. But, reports Amira Howeidy , the results may not have been exactly what the hosts had in mind
A week of women's success
Mrs Suzanne Mubarak hosted an event on Sunday to celebrate the appointment of the first female Egyptian judge...
In a move aimed at breathing life into a stagnating economy the government this week relinquished all control of the foreign exchange market, effectively devaluing the pound, writes Niveen Wahish --read on--
The head of the Supreme Council of Antiquities' newly- established retrieved antiquities department, along with another archaeological inspector, were arrested on Sunday on suspicion of accepting a bribe in exchange for smuggling 362 artefacts out of the country...