Wednesday,12 December, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1421, (6 - 12 December 2018)
Wednesday,12 December, 2018
Issue 1421, (6 - 12 December 2018)

Ahram Weekly


Days of the tarboush

Days of the tarboush

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A badge of rank and education, the wearing of the tarboush was widespread among the Egyptian middle classes until the middle decades of the last century, writes Samir Sobhi

As the Committee of Fifty tasked to write the draft of the country’s new

Perhaps Egypt’s present problems can best be understood through snapshots

The Muslim Brotherhood’s history and fundamental doctrines point in the

Congratulations, school is finally out and university life is about to begin.

Public universities in Egypt offer a wide range of scholarships and several programmes

What does the market need from the university graduate to start his practical

Gehad Hussein gives a glimpse of “the other things” students can do in universities

School is out, and a whole new college life awaits you. Nada Barakat highlights

The Huleh wetlands, an outstanding haven of biodiversity in historic Palestine,

The June 1967 War lasted minutes for some, years for others. Thirty years later,

The government’s scheme to develop the Suez Canal has brought back memories

Egypt suffered a catastrophic defeat in the 1967 War with Israel, but its performance

When invading French forces arrived in Egypt in 1798, they spread terror among

The organisers of the Sixth International Symposium of Christianity and Monasticism

Two-hundred years ago Egypt was in a state of turbulent uncertainty, a situation

Determined to resist imperialist violence and counter-revolution, the late Venezuelan

Cartoons by Nagui have been appearing in Al-Ahram for the past three decades,

Protests have continued at various flashpoints over the two years since the 25

A new Arab youth was key to the Arab Spring revolutions, but in the transition

Amira Howeidy visits Gaza for the first time

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