Saturday,16 December, 2017
Current issue | Issue 1239, (26 March - 1 April 2015)
Saturday,16 December, 2017
Issue 1239, (26 March - 1 April 2015)

Ahram Weekly

EGYPT

Ahmed Eleiba on the messages delivered by recent military manoeuvres

Egypt accepted more than 80 per cent of the UN Universal Periodical Review’s (UPR) recommendations during the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) meeting in Geneva last Friday.

The referral to trial of a police officer for killing a woman who was part of a peaceful protest is being hailed as a half-victory by activists, reports Khaled Dawoud

Newly elected Press Syndicate head Yehia Qallash talks to Ahmed Morsy about his plans to reform the industry

Experts have welcomed this week’s signing of a declaration of principles covering Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam but stress it must be followed by other, more detailed agreements.

Many Egyptians fear that Ethiopia’s construction of the Grand Renaissance Dam will reduce the amount of Nile River water that reaches Egypt. Mona Sewilam sounded out Egyptian

Pseudoscientific theories that contend that the Pyramids have special powers are the reason behind the filming of pornographic scenes and meditation on the Giza Plateau, reports Nevine El-Aref

Mahmoud Bakr reports on the efforts of the Cairo Governorate and the Ministry of Environment to stop the cutting down of Merryland’s trees

The government has rejected amendments proposed by political forces that would radically overhaul the electoral system. Gamal Essam El-Din reports

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