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Threats to the Nile
That the course of the current dispute over Nile water should have come as such a surprise to Egypt points to a major part of the problem, writes Abdel-Moneim Said
Bridge building
Dina Ezzat reports on high-level Egyptian attempts to dissuade Nile Basin states from any action that could compromise Egypt's share of Nile water
Troubled waters
Reem Leila talks to experts about the causes of the escalating dispute over water from the River Nile

Egypt's roadmap
New plans introduced to President Mubarak might solve the country's exasperating traffic congestion, reports Reem Leila
Hyde Park no more
Protests and sit-ins in front of parliament have been banned by security forces, reports Gamal Essam El-Din
'Whoever God prefers'
Comments by Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif have re-ignited debate over who will be Egypt's next president, reports Gamal Essam El-Din
A diplomatic delay
The Union for the Mediterranean's second summit has been postponed for five months, reports Doaa El-Bey
Shura candidates down
Gamal Essam El-Din looks at the likely battle lines in next week's Shura Council vote
Workers with wings
A new state-of-the-art airport has been inaugurated in Sohag. Amirah Ibrahim explores the new facility and the promising opportunities that await Upper Egypt
Intact burials discovered
ARCHAEOLOGISTS excavating in Fayoum have discovered 45 intact ancient Egyptian tombs complete with painted sarcophagi, Nevine El-Aref reports

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