Breaking the cycle
The Egyptians are down, but not out in trying to break the cycle of violence between the Palestinians and Israelis. Nevine Khalil and Soha Abdelatylook at this week's round
Heritage for auction
Ancient Egyptian artefacts come under the hammer despite Egyptian efforts to obtain their return. Nevine El-Aref reports
A question of motives
USAID grants to develop two crucial sectors -- education and health -- came up for debate in parliament last week, with interesting results. Gamal Essam El-Din reports
Action time on FGM
Cairo will host a conference next week on the eradication of female genital mutilation. Samia Nkrumah speaks to Emma Bonino, a European MP from Italy who will be participating in the event
Reading for All goes regional
Mrs Suzanne Mubarak announced on Friday the launch of the Arab Reading for All Project at a major event held at the Arab World Institute in Paris (AWI)...
More than window-dressing?
The much-ballyhooed political and legal reform initiatives that became law last week did not escape a certain parliamentary wrath. Gamal Essam El-Din reports
Proof of the pudding
The Ministry of Social Affairs has rejected two NGOs' applications for registration -- on security grounds. What does that mean for civil society, asks Mariz Tadros
Truth or dare?
Muslim Brotherhood sources denied a popular magazine's claim that the group was contemplating "military training" and "the overthrow of the government". Omayma Abdel-Latif investigates
Legal wrangling at the Press Syndicate
The upcoming Press Syndicate elections are awash with legal complications that may result in serious repercussions. Shaden Shehab reports
Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Maher led a delegation to Luxembourg on Monday for a two-day visit to discuss Egyptian-European relations and launch a new Egyptian-European dialogue...