Monday,22 April, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1439, (18 - 24 April 2019)
Monday,22 April, 2019
Issue 1439, (18 - 24 April 2019)

Ahram Weekly


This year’s Alexandria International Book Fair included a discussion of the present and future of children’s publishing in the Arab world, revealing some disturbing as well as encouraging trends, writes Yacoub Al-Sharoni


Egypt is engaged in an ambitious campaign to ensure the health of 100 million people

Egypt’s soft power in the shape of its history, culture and civilisation can

Efforts to fight poverty in Upper Egypt may be paying off as government statistics

The shipbuilding industry in Alexandria is being threatened with extinction as shipbuilders

The UN children’s fund UNICEF and the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood

Life-coaching is a global trend that is now booming in Egypt as more and more people

The race for power and influence between the US and China in the East Africa and

Moves are afoot to improve the lives of Alexandria’s fishermen and enhance

Numerous armed Islamist groups continue to plague the East African region and especially

With population growth perceived as a threat to the country’s development,

The Horn of Africa region bordering the Gulf of Aden and overlooking the southern

The Red Sea has been the focus of accelerating competition in recent years, with

Changes are afoot in the Suez Canal city of Port Said, with the city’s traditional

A new generation of Internet activists has been trying to inject new life into what

The Cairo Heritage Development Committee is pushing for the completion of the revival

Plans are afoot to renovate Cairo’s historic downtown cinemas after years of

The issue of female preachers is a highly controversial one in Egypt even as more

It is important that all the states in the Middle East ratify the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban

The new academic year will see the implementation of a new vision of the education

The Treaty of Lausanne amputated large parts of the former Ottoman Empire after the

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