policy hits home
Egyptian diplomacy seems to be doing all it can to balance out pressure on the home front, reports Dina Ezzat
Tumultuous start to Nour trial
Massive security, counter accusations of fraud, and the presidential campaign all figured prominently in the first session of Al-Ghad Party leader Ayman Nour's forgery trial. Mona El-Nahhas was there
'WE ARE THE WORLD'
Children were the focus of two new initiatives to which Mrs Suzanne Mubarak devoted her attention this week...
Will the Muslim Brotherhood's new reform initiative bring it closer to other pro-reform forces, asks Omayma Abdel-Latif
Settlement at the bar?
The long-running clash between the Bar Association's Islamists and Nasserists seems to have cooled down, reports Mona El-Nahhas. But how long will the reconciliation last?
Zero tolerance for torture
Even the Lazoghli headquarters of State Security Investigations has become the site of demonstrations, this time against torture, reports Amira Howeidy
Mohamed El-Sayed seeks the truth behind the rioting and thuggery that took place in Al-Sayeda Zeinab last week
Political spin-off effects
Al-Amrya Weaving and Textile Company workers have ended their strike but it may be too early to consign it to history, writes Faiza Rady