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An internal dispute within the Salafi Al-Nour party captures the attention of one columnist, while another focuses on the ongoing conflict on the Nile University campus. The reasons behind Arab disunity are also considered, as is the removal of revolutionary graffiti in Tahrir square. What happens inside “Al-Nour” party kills the darkness Emad Al-Din …
Doctors’ syndicate holds exceptional general assembly deciding to strike in October
Crossed the Egyptian borders, killed an Israeli soldier and injured another
Saturday march from Tala’at Harb Square focus on five demands
Supreme Administrative Court says parliament’s lower house is “null and void”
University strike continues
Ballot boxes attacked by university security
Striking students lock down campus, demanding tuition relief
Vice President Mahmoud Mekki finally has official duties since his appointment over a month ago
I was all set to leap on my own soapbox. But as I was thinking of how I would heap my arrogant scorn on the heads of those I deem beneath contempt, my plans abruptly changed during my ride to work.
If you don’t like it, just don’t watch it!
After all, the point of doing this is to be heard, not to be popular, so a record is important. Tuesday marks the beginning of a new place in my musical career.
Resident Evil: Retribution It would not be our movie preview if we did not get to talk about a sequel. This week’s star is the fifth installment of the Resident Evil series, where viruses turn people into flesh-eating mutants, or something of that ilk. Loosely based on a videogame of yore, a black spandex clad …
In a sweeping effort to clean up Tahrir and the surrounding area, scores of little men with paint brushes covered the iconic revolutionary graffiti with a thick layer of creamy paint. Effectively creating a huge blank canvas for the spray-painting artists. It took only a few hours before the first new artwork appeared and all …
The outpouring of rage in Islamic countries isn’t just about a low-budget film insulting the prophet Muhammad. It is the eruption of a volcano that has been simmering for the past eleven years
By Hend El-Behary A wave of condemnation from Egypt’s main cellular carriers Mobinil, Vodafone and Etislat followed Finance Minister Momtaz El-Saeed’s unexpected suggestion to impose per minute taxes on mobile phone calls last Monday. El-Saeed declared the ministry is studying the feasibility of a one piastre per minute fee on every mobile phone call as a …
Several Turkish companies expressed interested in investing in Egypt’s electricity sector, Turkish Ambassador to Egypt, Huseyin Avni Botsali, said according to MENA. Bostali led the talks of the Turkish business delegation in a meeting with the Egyptian Minister of Electricity Mahmoud Balbaa. The meeting focused on the implementation of the memorandum of understanding signed between …
Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade Hatem Saleh approved the establishment of a mining holding company at the opening ceremony of the National Vision for Mining Wealth Conference held Tuesday. According to government officials, the move toward establishing a holding company for mining is proposed to boost investment in Egypt’s mining sector and expand mining …
Six or seven party figureheads are planning to run
Founder of Egyptian Coptic Coalition says Ahmed Abdullah should lose his citizenship
More buildings collapse in both Alexandria and Assiut
After posting offensive material on Facebook, Copt receives six year prison sentence
Opportunity or status quo?
University’s administration outlines student strike fallout
Protest call for student detained since January with serious leg wound
Demonstrators refuse the removal of graffiti paintings
We bought three batches of ten cupcakes each and conducted an experiment on 14 unsuspecting colleagues who were forced to sample all three batches without knowing which places they were from.
If you’ve seen the film Food, Inc. (2008)—and if you haven’t, you should—you’ll know that industrial farming is ruining the food chain. The health and welfare of the planet, unchecked by government regulations, is being held hostage to corporate greed. It’s up to us to stop it. Not through petitions or demonstrations, rather, we should …
By Tim Reid Turkey has hung out its ‘for sale’ sign at just the right time to grab the attention of Arab investors who are in the market for new destinations to deploy their record energy revenues. A new Turkish real-estate law came into effect in May making it easier for Arabs to buy property …
Power begets responsibility, which should beget accountability