The view from Cairo
Egyptian diplomacy continues as a volatile region yearns for stability, writes Nevine Khalil
Already a popular tourist destination, Egypt's southernmost governorate is looking for even more of a boost from Toshka, peace in Sudan, and a slew of infrastructure improvements. Fatemah Farag talks to Aswan Governor Samir Youssef
The Navy celebrated its 36th anniversary this week with its biggest ever exercise. Amira Ibrahim reports
All quiet at Abdeen
A planned assembly at Abdeen Palace to present the president with an opposition reform agenda was banned. Amira Howeidy examines the symbolic significance of the defunct event
A challenging report
Continuing intransigence on the part of both the opposition and the government will undermine Egypt's plans for political reform, argues a recent high-profile report. Omayma Abdel-Latif investigates
Cairo cleanup conundrums
Two new foreign waste management companies have joined the Cairo cleanup bandwagon. Dena Rashed provides a progress report
Labour market blues
Past efforts to combat unemployment have failed, but will new labour market policies be enough? Gihan Shahine searches for answers at an ILO workshop
History versus people?
Cairo Governorate's plan to move thousands of fabric merchants out of the Al-Azhar area is already generating controversy. Reem Nafie investigates
Mrs Suzanne Mubarak has renewed her campaign for world peace on both the domestic and international stages, with a fresh attempt to promote both governmental and non-governmental efforts serving the goals of peace and development in the Middle East...