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Current issue | Issue 1228, (8 - 14 January 2015)
Thursday,23 November, 2017
Issue 1228, (8 - 14 January 2015)

Ahram Weekly

EGYPT

President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi is pursuing an ambitious agenda, notably in foreign affairs, but analysts say that the country won’t be satisfied until there is a full transition

President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi travelled to Kuwait earlier this week to boost bilateral relations, reports Reem Leila

The kidnapping of Egyptian Christians in Libya spotlights the dangers facing expatriate workers. Doaa El-Bey reports

Michael Adel reviews this week’s celebrations of Christmas in Egypt

The Higher Elections Commission’s conditions for NGOs hoping to monitor upcoming elections have triggered widespread concern. Ahmed Morsy reports

Arab intellectuals gathered at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina to discuss strategies to combat extremist thought. Ameera Fouad attended

A Court of Cassation decision accepting an appeal by three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists may assist their release from detention, writes Ahmed Morsy

There were no casualties when a boulder from the Moqattam Plateau crashed down on a built-up area this week, reports Reem Leila

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