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Doctors ask patients to pick up medication before the start of the strike on Monday
Demanding social justice, a rally of hundreds of university workers gathered outside the Cairo University dome
Students continue protest by holding classes off campus
Assiut university hosts volunteers from around the world for an educational and surgical mission
We love food. We love the real, down to earth, tried-and-tested, handed-down-through-the-generations, local Egyptian food. Here is your chance to learn how to make these local delicacies in your own home. And just so you know what to ask for, we have added how to say the ingredients in Arabic. No more excuses, off to the souq!
The meat is ground fresh on the premises daily and blended with caramelized balsamic onion, roasted garlic and egg yolk. Perfection on a soft, buttery bun. Topped with homemade pickles, fresh tomatoes and lettuce, Hernandez’s aioli of sweet and sour dill with chilies, black pepper and pickle juice put this one over the top.
It is in the interest of Egypt to have a strong political opposition in parliament to hold the government, and the presidency, to account.
Heated debates are triggered over the Constituent Assembly, it dwindling membership and the delay in finalising the country’s most important document, the constitution. In almost all Egyptian newspapers columnists have analysed the factors affecting the Constituent Assembly in its process of drafting a constitution. On another note, some writers continued with their weekly dose of …
Scientists discuss fighting contempt of religion
The manifesto outlines the party’s goals and principles
The Kuwaiti government, represented by the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED), has a signed a deal to loan 17 million Kuwaiti Dinars ( $60 million) to aid the expansion and development of the Egyptian natural gas distribution grid. In the presence of Prime Minister Hesham Qandil, the Minister of Planning and International Cooperation …
Governors accused of corruption, negligence and wasting public funds
18 student movements and parties criticise the Egyptian Student Union’s attempt to dominate the drafting of governing bylaws
Final appeal to European Court of Human Rights fails
Claimants resort to African Commission after military courts deny tests occurred
Victim’s father performs a sit-in in protest at the court’s ruling
Religious tolerance a theme throughout president’s time in New York
Under the auspices of Prime Minister Hisham Qandil, Cairo-based Beltone Financial Holding launched a three-day conference on the future of investment in Egypt, titled New Dawn. The conference aims to provide a platform for discussion presenting delegates from regional and global sovereign funds, investors, and institutions the opportunity to meet the government’s top officials, political …
Allegations described as completely false
Cabinet spokesperson: “President Morsy currently has legislative authority in the absence of the People’s Assembly and can ratify international agreements”
Abu Youssef denies reports that investigations have begun into Bible burning
Condmemns violence that followed protests, says such action beneath the example of the prophet
People, parties and powers are fighting to win the argument over the future shape of Egypt’s media sector
The platform serves as a link between artists and facilitates for them to connect and have access to new and innovative ideas and to showcase their projects easily.
The book club is designed to be open and to encourage dialogue and a platform through which ideas on literature can be discussed.
As summer comes to an end it is time to pack away the entertaining beach-reads and browse through the new arrivals in Cairo’s bookstores. Brand new novels by Arab authors and new translations of treasured tales are vying for shelf space and the attention of the avid reader. Here is our pick for the coming month.
Al Qurity is an established Egyptian artist, not an emerging one, and the work that was showcased there was also shown at Masar exclusively.
As political parties continue their pursuit of establishing solidified alliances for the upcoming parliamentary elections, Egyptian columnists dissect the new partisan coalitions, filled with hopes that division won’t strike at them once more. Some writers continue analysing American anti-Islam film, at the risk of becoming overwhelmed, by exploring options through which Muslims could prevent conflict …
Students give administration one-week deadline to adopt new bylaws
Jihadists receive what is considered “harsh” sentence for attacks against security in North Sinai