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Current issue | Issue 1153, 20 - 26 June 2013
Sunday,22 October, 2017
Issue 1153, 20 - 26 June 2013

Ahram Weekly

EGYPT

Will Egypt be dragged into a religious discourse that boosts the escalating Sunni-Shia divide in Syria and the region? Gihan Shahine looks for answers

Two weeks ahead of anticipated nationwide protests against President Mohamed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood moves to tighten its control of provincial governorates, Gamal Essam El-Din reports

Protests erupted in Alexandria after an activist was sentenced to one year in jail, reports Ameera Fouad

The Shura Council’s ability to draft legislation according to the constitution is as shaky as ever

Ati Metwaly tells the sad story of the pro-Brotherhood minister of culture

Last week’s attempt by Islamists to forcibly evict protesters staging a sit-in at the Ministry of Culture has backfired, writes Nevine El-Aref

Obituary: Tarek Habib (1942-2013) by Nesmahar Sayed

Diplomatic efforts were in full swing this week to resolve Egypt’s dispute with Ethiopia over building the Renaissance Dam. Doaa El-Bey looks at the developments

Negotiations with Saudi Arabia are helping to alleviate the consequences of a decision to reduce the number of pilgrims this year, reports Ahmed Kotb

Al-Azhar has issued a document safeguarding women’s rights, Reem Leila reports

What will happen if President Mohamed Morsi does resign in response to mass protests on 30 June? Mohamed Abdel-Baky explores possible scenarios

Heliopolis shop owners and residents are anxious about what will happen on 30 June, reports Ahmed Morsy

Police forces say they will remain impartial during the 30 June demonstrations

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