During talks with President Hosni Mubarak on Sunday, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) discussed the Israeli pullout from the Gaza Strip, which is scheduled for July...
Partying to a new dynamic?
The particulars of proposed political reform were being hammered out this week by both the national dialogue and the People's Assembly. Gamal Essam El-Din reports
Have demands for political reform reached fever pitch? Omayma Abdel-Latif wonders whether Egypt's long anticipated democratic spring has actually arrived
NCHR speaks out, finally
The first annual report of the state-backed National Council for Human Rights was a lot tougher on the government than expected. Gihan Shahine looks for significance
Judges into the fray
Over 1,000 judges vowed to boycott presidential and parliamentary elections unless the government responded to their demands. Mona El-Nahhas reports
Accidental suicide bomber
Investigations revealed that the Al-Azhar bomber had accomplices, and that his intentions were not suicidal, writes Jailan Halawi
Reform behind bars
A Cairo criminal court sentenced three journalists to one-year prison terms for libel and slander of the housing minister, reports Salonaz Sami
"Giza at the turn of the century" was the theme of this year's Egyptian World Heritage Day celebration. Nevine El-Aref took part
Celebration of a suburb
Dena Rashed takes a peek at the big plans in store for Heliopolis's 100th anniversary celebration