|Mursi stands up
Four weeks ago, the assumption was that the military would oust the newly elected president, but this week that same president removed the generals, reports Dina Ezzat
Who is Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi?
The recently appointed defence minister who replaced Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi is a powerful and charismatic figure in the Egyptian army, and boasts an impressive CV...
Who is Mahmoud Mekki?
On Sunday, President Mohamed Mursi named senior reformist judge Mahmoud Mekki as vice president. Despite landing the second highest job in government, Mekki is not a household name and hardly rated a mention among possible candidates...
President consolidates powers
By abrogating the 17 June supplementary Constitutional Declaration, the president concentrates sweeping powers in his hands, Gamal Essam El-Din reports
Consecrating the pharaoh
President Mohamed Mursi now enjoys the powers of an absolute dictator. What will he do with them, asks Gamal Essam El-Din
OIC summit on Syria
The leaderds of key Arab and Muslim states met in Mecca on Tuesday and Wednesday during the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) to discuss the fate of Syria as bloodshed continued unabated...
Amid the intrigue
Dina Ezzat examines the links between the visit of the emir of Qatar to Egypt this week and President Mursi's planned visit to Iran later this month
Commentary: Cairo, Riyadh, Tehran
Iran and Saudi Arabia both regard Egypt as central to their respective prospects of enhancing their regional power, a fact that Egypt can use to its advantage, writes Nahla Mahmoud
A battle for freedom
Just two months in office and President Mohamed Mursi is facing demands to make good his pre-election pledge to protect the freedom of press, Mohamed Abdel-Baky reports
Political factions are divided over participating in an anti-Muslim Brotherhood demonstration on 24 August, Mona El-Nahhas reports
So as not to forget
An exhibition on the life of Shenouda III brings to life the spirit of mercy the pope constantly called for. Nevine El-Aref took the tour
As the military continues raiding shelters of Islamic fundamentalists in Sinai, an unexpected change at the top of the Armed Forces could be a turning point in the confrontation, Amirah Ibrahim reports
Testing times for tourism
The tourism sector has been dealt another blow in the wake of last week's border attack. While the statistics may not be encouraging, there is a fix -- greater security, experts tell Rasha Sadek