MP faces prison term
An MP is likely to lose his parliamentary seat after being convicted of submitting false documents. Gamal Essam El-Din reports
Satellite, telescopes or the naked eye?
After two years of technical studies, a plan for launching an Islamic satellite to determine the start of lunar months has yet to see the light. Mona El-Nahhas reports
Shura debates political reform
In a heated Shura Council debate, the government promised that a revised bill on the exercise of political rights will be submitted to parliament ahead of next year's general elections. Gamal Essam El-Din reports
Large dams have become synonymous with the water management dilemma. Fatemah Farag attends debates on a life-or-death issue
SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES: Yet another week has passed with Cairo residents living in the shadow of the "mysterious cloud" -- as the Arabic-language press describes the smog engulfing parts of the capital.