Monday,19 November, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1278, (14 - 20 January 2016)
Monday,19 November, 2018
Issue 1278, (14 - 20 January 2016)

Ahram Weekly

EGYPT

Regional concerns are taking precedence over bilateral issues for Cairo and Riyadh, reports Dina Ezzat

Despite seemingly positive statements by the Sudanese foreign minister on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, there may be further differences between Cairo and Addis Ababa in 2016,

Egyptians welcomed the long-awaited parliament with mixed reactions and varying demands, reports Ahmed Morsy

Security forces are on high alert in the lead-up to the anniversary of the 25 January Revolution

On 9 January the Court of Cassation upheld the 2015 conviction of former president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons on corruption charges, reports Gamal Essam El-Din

Khaled Dawoud watched former presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabahi’s controversial, and interrupted, TV interview

Last week’s visit by the National Council for Human Rights to the Aqrab Wing of Tora Prison focussed attention on the conditions in which prisoners are held, writes Mohamed Abdel-Baky

President Al-Sisi has announced the launch of the Egyptian Knowledge Bank, reports Reem Leila

The latest developments in Sinai show that the peninsula’s extremists are fast losing ground, writes Ahmed Eleiba

Planned development of Sinai has been in progress since the late 1970s, with local communities witnessing isolated rather than steady progress, writes Ahmed Shams

President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi was given a standing ovation when he arrived at the Abbasiya Cathedral for Christmas Mass, reports Michael Adel

The upcoming trial of six journalists for alleged publishing offences puts the future of press freedom at risk, reports Mona El-Nahhas

Geological evidence of the San Turin volcano in Qantara was discovered this week, along with six rock-hewn figures in niches in Aswan, reports Nevine El-Aref

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