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Egypt and the Libyan quagmire

Libya is staring disaster in the face, write Ahmed Eliba and Kamel Abdullah

Egypt and the Libyan quagmire

‘Anything is possible’

President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi’s official trips to Saudi Arabia and Russia were his first since winning the presidential elections in May, reports Reem Leila

‘Anything is possible’

No way forward

Amany Maged assesses the state of the Muslim Brotherhood one year after the dispersal of the Rabaasit-in

No way forward

Acts of remembrance

Michael Adel writes on the Coptic Church’s commemoration of the sectarian attacks that followed the ouster of Mohamed Morsi and dispersal of Muslim Brotherhood protest camps in Cairo  

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Acts of remembrance

Conspiring without evidence

The revolution of 25 January had nothing to do with the failures of the Mubarak regime. It was all the CIA’s doing, claims Mubarak’s interior minister. Gamal Essam El-Din reports

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Conspiring without evidence

Cairo, Gaza, Israel

Mediated negotiations between the Palestinians and Israelis are making progress in a tight game of brinkmanship over competing demands, writes Ahmed Eleiba

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Cairo, Gaza, Israel

The devil in the details

What are the expectations of the new Suez Canal projects, asks Noha Moustafa

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The devil in the details
EGYPT Welcome home

Welcome home

More than 12,000 Egyptian expatriates have been rescued after being stranded on the Tunisian-Libyan border, reports Amirah Ibrahim

Political jockeying

Political jockeying

Parties are scrambling to fill the gap left by the collapse of Amr Moussa’s attempt to forge a coalition of secular political forces ahead of parliamentary elections, Gamal Essam El-Din reports

One year on

One year on

The first anniversary of the dispersal of the Rabaa and Nahda sit-ins is expected to bring conflict back to Cairo’s streets, writes Khaled Dawoud

Moving abroad

Moving abroad

What is the Egyptian Revolutionary Council? Ahmed Morsy looks for answers  

‘No hope for integration’

‘No hope for integration’

A court verdict has closed the last legal political channel for the Muslim Brotherhood’s followers. Amira Howeidy reports  

ECONOMY Ration card hiccups

Ration card hiccups

Activation of the new electronic system is causing headaches, writes Hayat Hussein

WORLD The new and brutal Israel

The new and brutal Israel

Decent Jews around the world are turning their backs on Israel, a racist settler state which dares to speak in their name, writes Jeremy Salt

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Libyan parliament addresses insecurity

Libyan parliament addresses insecurity

Consensus has been reached on how to select a new Libyan president, but whether a new head of state can stabilise the prevailing chaos remains to be seen, writes Kamel Abdallah

Out of Arsal

Out of Arsal

Lebanon heaved a collective sigh of relief following the withdrawal of ISIS fighters, writes Hassan al-Qishawi

Kurds benefit from IS rise

Kurds benefit from IS rise

The IS thrust in northern Iraq may help the Kurds turn the threats to their enclave into political gains, writes Salah Nasrawi

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Mood lightens in Yemen

Mood lightens in Yemen

Comedy is being used in Yemen to brighten up a tense atmosphere while drawing attention to serious issues, writes Farea Al-Muslimi from Sanaa

SPORTS Fender-bender by the sea

Fender-bender by the sea

Egypt and the Middle East’s most hard-core car race is back to business. Mohamed Abdel-Razek reports

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LIVING Designer secrets revealed

Designer secrets revealed

Top Egyptian interior designers share their decorating secrets to improve your home, reported by Sawsan Mourad Ezz Elarab

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opinion

New strategic momentum?

Will talks between Egyptian President Al-Sisi and Saudi King Abdullah provide the strategic momentum needed to respond to grave threats facing the Arab order, asks Hussein Haridy  

opinion

Moral economics and development in Egypt

Well-managed growth can help create positive social values, writes Sayed Moawad

 

opinion

The Gaza saga continues

Short of international intervention that metes out justice and accountability equally to Israel and Hamas, the sad conflict will continue in an endless cycle, writes James Zogby

 

opinion

Window of opportunity

The march of jihadist forces in the centre of the Arab world is a threat to which all Arab states should respond, for none will be safe until this march is halted, writes Gamil Matar

opinion

Hashtag genocide

Gaza fought back, and always will, because Israel’s intent is to wipe it out, writes Ramzy Baroud  

opinion

Time for revision

Destruction or construction: this the fundamental choice faced by Egypt and its political players, writesAbdel Moneim Said  

opinion

Why the sympathy?

New media sources, delivered directly to people’s phones, have changed the game in the Arab-Israeli conflict, writesMohamed Salmawy  

opinion

A new model of relations?

Chinese-US relations, once non-existent, are now a lynchpin of global governance, while differences in interests and perspective remain, writesEl Sayed Amin Shalaby

 

culture

Coltrane's progeny

Saxophonist Nour Ashour lets Ati Metwaly in on the secrets of Nour Project  

Land of animated faces

Cairo is one of the world’s most crowded capitals, writes Rania Khallaf, and Khaled El Samahy's latest exhibition beautifully demonstrates its human diversity

Elephants are blue

Hani Mustafa attends one of the most talked about films of the season

The heart of the statue

Animated statues, World War III — and Soha Hesham

The 7th Egyptian National Theatre Festival

Performances Schedule (15-26 August, 2014)

features

Like a new penny

Alexandria, the bride of the Mediterranean, is more beautiful than ever this year, writes Ameera Fouad

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