The first stage of People's Assembly elections will see Islamists and liberals go head to head, reports Gamal Essam El-Din
One hand in the elections
The desire to thwart secularists and liberals has proved strong enough for the Salafis and Muslim Brotherhood to overcome their longstanding hostility, reports Amani Maged
Phoenix from the ashes?
Diehards from Mubarak's defunct ruling party hope to make a comeback, reports Gamal Essam El-Din
What do social networks have to say about the fact that NDP members can participate in the elections, asks Sarah Mourad
The face of protest
The continued detention of Alaa Abdel-Fattah can only heighten tensions between Egypt's military rulers and the young activists who were at the forefront of Egypt's revolution, writes Khaled Dawoud
No clear path
Will expatriate Egyptians be included in this month's voting frenzy? Some obstacles remain, writes Doaa El-Bey
So what's new?
It's back to the future for NGOs as they come under official attack, reports Mohamed Abdel-Baky
Orders that a controversial fertiliser plant in Damietta be closed are being taken with a pinch of salt by local residents, reports Ahmed Kotb
As petty arguments increasingly lead to gunfire on village streets, the implications for the elections are worrying, Mohamed Abdel-Baky reports
That magic Friday
Nevine El-Aref sums up what happened on Friday 11 November on the Giza Plateau, and the loss for Egypt on that day
The masonic story
What is Freemasonry? When did it come to Egypt? And what does it have to do with the Great Pyramid?