|'At least Kerry seems less dangerous'
"If you had the right to vote in the US presidential elections, who would you vote for, and why?" Rarely, if ever before, has this question been as relevant to people around the world as it is today. Al-Ahram Weekly put it to ten prominent public figures, and one hundred randomly picked Egyptian citizens
The Interior Ministry's announcement of the arrest of five suspects in connection with the Sinai bombings raises more questions than it answers, writes Amira Howeidy
Engaged with withdrawal
Dina Ezzat explores renewed Egyptian efforts to ensure a "clean" Israeli withdrawal from Gaza
Another rally, another ban
Mona El-Nahhas spoke to disgruntled opposition party leaders after security authorities rejected their would-be rally
'The nightmare is over'
The last batch of Egyptians held hostages in Iraq is back home. Gihan Shahine talks to the two engineers about their gruelling month in captivity