Monday,26 June, 2017
Current issue | Issue 1350, (22 June - 5 July 2017)
Monday,26 June, 2017
Issue 1350, (22 June - 5 July 2017)

Ahram Weekly

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Boathouses on the Nile

Boathouses on the Nile

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The boathouses moored along the Nile in Cairo bear witness to periods of past glamour and present neglect, writes Farah El-Akkad

There are more than one million square km of land in Egypt, but investors are

With one in five marriages now ending in divorce, is Egypt facing a crisis of

The Muslim Brotherhood always saw Europe as a launching pad for overthrowing Arab

Although Egypt ranks low in almost all global reports on happiness and life satisfaction,

The US remains committed to creating another Iraqi army in an American mould, writes Nick Turse

Too little attention has been given to vocational education in Egypt, long marginalised

The new wave of anti-Muslim hatred that is spreading across the Western world

It may be bombed, spied on and infiltrated on a daily basis, but the Islamic State

Refuse produced by Egyptian households and businesses has been piling up for years,

With healthcare, education and living conditions at rock bottom, the Syrian people

Fewer than five years after the 25 January Revolution, it seems that calls for

Egypt’s education system has been ranked as one of the worst in the world.

As the wind shifts in regional politics, the world’s major powers seem to

For years, the Egyptian government has been trying to put an end to female circumcision,

First it was in Lebanon and then it moved to Iraq. Now it is in Syria. Bassel

The plight of the Rohingya, the forced deportation of the Uyghurs, the struggle

The bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo in June this year drew renewed attention

The warm summer weather is again inviting droves of migrants to flee poverty and

Government plans to relocate Cairo’s street vendors have been met with criticisms

The phenomenon of Islamophobia in Africa is as depressing as it is distressing,

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