Fatal feud

Ahmed Morsy examines what happened in the bloody tribal conflict in Aswan

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Fatal feud

Al-Sisi sweeps endorsements

Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi and Hamdeen Sabahi both secured the required number of endorsements for their presidential bids. Gamal Essam El-Din reports

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Al-Sisi sweeps endorsements

Rejected appeal

A court ruling upholding the three-year prison sentences against three prominent 25 January Revolution activists provokes angry reactions from political parties and youth movements. Khaled Dawoud reports

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Rejected appeal

Fuelling controversy

Egypt is shifting from being a gas exporter to a gas importer and a user of highly polluting coal, writes Sherine Abdel-Razek

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Fuelling controversy

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince

The appointment of Prince Muqrin Bin Abdel-Aziz as Saudi Arabia’s deputy crown prince has set a significant precedent in the kingdom, writes Ahmed Eleiba

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Saudi Arabia’s crown prince

The six in Algeria’s presidential race

A week from today, Algerians will go to the polls to elect their president from amongst six candidates, with the incumbent Abdel-Aziz Bouteflika expected to win by a landslide. Al-Ahram Weekly profiles the contenders

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The six in Algeria’s presidential race
EGYPT Standing up to terrorism

Standing up to terrorism

Interim President Adli Mansour is expected to ratify legislative amendments targeting crimes. Gamal Essam El-Din reports

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Who are you signing for?

Who are you signing for?

Ahmed Morsy checks the atmosphere at notary offices, where citizens are registering recommendation forms for hopeful presidential candidates

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A new republic

A new republic

What can Egypt’s next president learn from his predecessors, asks Dina Ezzat

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Not on campus

Not on campus

Interior Ministry security guards will be present in front of Cairo University’s main gates but not inside the campus, reports Reem Leila

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Cooperation, not conflict

Cooperation, not conflict

The political and strategic benefits of the Renaissance Dam to Ethiopia exceed its development objectives, reports Doaa El-Bey

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ECONOMY Coal conundrum

Coal conundrum

By Sherine Abdel-Razek, Nesma Nowar and Noha Moustafa

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WORLD Planning or wishful thinking?

Planning or wishful thinking?

While Syria’s opposition is making plans for post-regime reform, it has little idea of how to bring down the current regime, writes Bassel Oudat

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Maronite disputes

Maronite disputes

Lebanon’s presidential elections highlight fractures in the country’s Christian community and the circumscribed power of the church, writes Hassan Al-Qishawi

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Palestine applies to UN bodies

Palestine applies to UN bodies

Frustrated by the lack of progress in peace talks with the Israelis, Mahmoud Abbas got the ball rolling to joining key UN bodies, to the chagrin of Tel Aviv, writes Ahmed Al-Sayed from Gaza

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SPORTS Pentathlon hit

Pentathlon hit

The Modern Pentathlon World Cup Two successfully drew to a close at the Police Academy in Cairo. Ghada Abdel-Kader reports

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LIVING Motivating children  to succeed

Motivating children to succeed

With school exams soon upon us, Gihan Shahine explores ways to help mothers motivate their children

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opinion

In Focus - Erdogan’s victory

Many factors contributed to the ruling Justice and Development Party winning the recent Turkish municipal elections, with its longer-term victory being far from assured, writes Galal Nassar       

opinion

The Brotherhood and terrorism

Some say that allowing the Muslim Brotherhood to have continued in power would have spared Egypt terrorism. In reality, the Brotherhood had planned for Egypt bigger disasters, writes Ammar Ali Hassan

opinion

‘BDS is irrelevant.’ Oh, really?

Zionists rail against the boycott movement because it is gathering pace in the fight against racism and injustice where craven world leaders have failed, writes Stuart Littlewood from London

opinion

On Britain and the Brotherhood

The British government’s announcement that it will probe the activities of the Muslim Brotherhood is indicative of a shift in London in the face of new Arab alliances, writes Hussein Haridy

opinion

The first 100 days

Al-Sisi’s campaign advisors should not import concepts and ploys from abroad that have nothing to do with the dire circumstances Egypt faces, writes Mohamed Salmawy
 

opinion

Money buys everything in America

The removal of individual donor limits on campaign financing opens the way for politics to be controlled exclusively by the wealthy, writes James Zogby  
 

opinion

Like fine sand

The changes that happened in Egypt might have been long coming, but when they came there was no going back, writes  Samir Sobhi
 

opinion

Electricity once again

The return of electricity cuts points to structural problems that changing faces in the government alone cannot address, writes Abdel-Moneim Said

culture

Egyptian beauty

The Beautiful Egypt Project was launched to sow seeds of culture all over the country, reports Nevine El-Aref reports

Mumbai confidential

Ati Metwaly celebrates a film tradition transported onto the formal stage

No business like god business

Reviewed by Soha Hesham Sameh Fathi, Prophets in World Cinema, 2014, Cairo: Sahara, pp120

Liquid hues

Rania Khallaf watches the vigorous interaction of watercolours

Reason and resurrection

Reviewed by Gamal Nkruma Reza Aslan, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, New York: Random House, 2013. pp.336

Heritage
Replica for Tutankhamun

Replica for Tutankhamun

A replica of Tutankhamun’s tomb will open soon at the entrance to the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, writes Nevine El-Aref

features

Catch a harasser!

Catch a Harasser and other similar groups are taking concrete steps to deal with the problem of sexual harassment, reports Reem Leila