Thursday,19 October, 2017
Current issue | Issue 1215, (25 September - 1 october 2014)
Thursday,19 October, 2017
Issue 1215, (25 September - 1 october 2014)

Ahram Weekly

EGYPT

President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi’s refusal to postpone parliamentary elections means that the Higher Election Committee is under pressure. Gamal Essam El-Din reports

Tens of thousands of hepatitis C virus patients in Egypt have registered for Sovaldi, a new medical treatment that claims a cure rate of 90 per cent, reports Reem Leila

President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi is calling for a comprehensive war on terror and linkage between freedoms and development, writes Dina Ezzat

Another chapter in the complex, and convoluted, trial of former autocrat Hosni Mubarak closes on Saturday when judges deliver a verdict on the former president’s appeal. Gamal

The Interior Ministry is denying recent reports that it plans to tighten monitoring of online communications, reports Ahmed Morsy

Sunday’s bomb blasts raise questions over the strategy the security forces are adopting to combat terrorism. Ahmed Morsy reports

Amany Maged tries to untangle the web of speculation surrounding this week’s bombs in Cairo and elsewhere

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