First things first
As the Palestinians and Israelis grapple with their roadmap commitments, Egypt is trying to help keep the ball rolling. Nevine Khalil and Soha Abdelaty report
Big plans for Egyptian broadcasting
President Hosni Mubarak launched more radio and TV stations, and inaugurated a brand new extension to the TV building in Maspero. Hanan Sabra attends Media Day
The state of radio
The fabled Egyptian Radio just turned 69. Hanan Sabra speaks to its chairman, Omar Batisha, about the past, present and future of a historic institution
Clearing the air
Egypt marked last week's World Environment Day with a renewed commitment to cleaner air, reports Mahmoud Bakr
Obituary: Master of strategy - Mohamed Abdel-Ghani El-Gamasi (1921-2003)
Field Marshal Mohamed Abdel-Ghani El-Gamasi, a hero of the 1973 October War and a veteran of other Arab-Israeli wars since 1948, passed away last Saturday...
High-profile human rights initiatives proposed by the ruling National Democratic Party were greeted with heavy scepticism this week at the Shura Council and the People's Assembly. Gamal Essam El-Din report
Mrs Suzanne Mubarak inaugurated on Sunday the Suzanne Mubarak Exploratory Centre for the Sciences in the Al-Malik Al- Saleh neighbourhood...
Pluralism in the Press Syndicate
Although competition for the Press Syndicate's 12 council seats is expected to be fierce, the race for the chairman's post is another story altogether. Shaden Shehab reports
Preempting the Brotherhood
Jailan Halawi writes on the latest arrests in the ranks of the Muslim Brotherhood, which their leaders describe as the government's "hot pursuit" policy against the group
Judges rule out compliance
The Judges' Club, a registered NGO, has decided not to comply with the new NGO law. What next, asks Mariz Tadros
Ancient beauty sabotaged
A curious curatorial decision at the Egyptian National Museum in Berlin has resulted in an outpouring of Egyptian anger. Nevine El-Aref reports
Once considered public transport's brightest star, the underground metro system has recently been feeling the public's heat. Reem Nafie investigates
Two NGOs have been prevented from registering with the Ministry of Social Affairs and Insurance...