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Current issue | Issue 1281, (4 - 10 February 2016)
Friday,16 November, 2018
Issue 1281, (4 - 10 February 2016)

Ahram Weekly

EGYPT

Cairo is working hard to build ties across Africa, writes Dina Ezzat

President Al-Sisi’s meeting with Ethiopia’s prime minister, together with the imminent start of studies on the Renaissance Dam, might ease tension and bring the parties

Egypt and Russia have signed new agreements to increase bilateral trade and make agreements much easier and quicker to reach, reports Ahmed Kotb

Crossborder concerns are not being allowed to deflect attention away from the domestic terrorist threat, writes Ahmed Eleiba

Journalists are fighting to protect their draft law from what they say are government attempts to distort it, reports Mona El-Nahhas

President Al-Sisi has reproached the Ultras football fans but is calling for a new investigation into the 2012 Port Said massacre, reports Inas Mazhar

Ahmed Morsy reports on reaction to the three-year prison sentence for contempt of religion handed last week to poet Fatma Naoot

The brief detention of cartoonist Islam Gawish reignites questions over Egypt’s commitment to freedom of expression, writes Mohamed Abdel-Baky

The prosecution of 80 former Interior Ministry officials charged with corruption has collapsed

Hopes are fading that missing crew members of the Egyptian fishing boat Ain Al-Bahrain, which capsized in Sudanese waters on Saturday, will be found alive, writes Doaa El-Bey

Overhauling parliamentary bylaws will dominate this week’s House of Representatives debates, reports Gamal Essam El-Din

Parliament’s rejection of the Civil Service Law proves that it includes a number of opposition MPs who have the power to change the course of debates, reports Gamal Essam El-Din

The sons of former president Hosni Mubarak might return to jail, reports Reem Leila

The Doctors Syndicate plans to increase pressure on the Ministry of Interior following an assault by policemen on doctors at a hospital, reports Mohamed Abdel-Baky

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