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The arrest of a prominent Palestinian rights defender by the PA has invited criticism of President Abbas’s growing authoritarianism

Palestinian prisoners in Israel ended a mass hunger strike this week, claiming victory in the struggle for better conditions and basic rights

On the 69th anniversary of the 1948 Palestinian 'Nakba', Ahram Online republishes a review of of Salman Abu Sitta's Mapping My Return: A Palestinian Memoir, Cairo: AUC Press, 2016. pp318

Did the resignation of ESCWA’s chief over a UN report describing Israel as an apartheid state let the genie out of the bottle?

Sunday’s church bombing in central Cairo, claimed by Islamic State, left 24 dead and a dark cloud of unresolved anger

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Al-Wasat Party leader Abul-Ela Madi makes his first public speech since his release from prison last year as he attempts to revive his centrist Islamist party

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Massive security deployment to confront protests on Sinai Day contained dissent without addressing the problem

More and more people are protesting against high electricity, gas and water prices by flooding social media with pictures of their bills

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The epicentre of the January 2011 Revolution, is receiving the attention of the authorities as they seek to revive its Khedival identity and reshape its landscape and function

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Thirty-three years today, Israeli-backed Lebanese Phalangist militias massacred 3,500 Palestinians in the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps. We republish an Ahram Weekly account to mark one of the 20th century's worst atrocities

What is behind the hype surrounding the re-opening of the underground station that serves Tahrir Square?

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With the possibility of a ground operation in Yemen growing, Egypt’s domestic front is concerned

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Today’s vision for a new capital is styled on Dubai, a significant departure from modern Cairo, which was inspired by European architecture

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The spike in violence targeting businesses ahead of tomorrow’s Economic Conference signals a shift in the pattern of low-level violence

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Officials are talking with the American Noble Energy Company, operator of Israel 's gas fields, in a bid to address the country 's energy crisis

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President Abbas has applied for Palestine’s membership in the International Criminal Court, paving the way for trials of Israeli officials on war crimes. Whether this will ever happen is an open question

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Human rights groups say a government ultimatum demanding they register under a controversial law signals an imminent crackdown

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While trumpeting freedoms, Washington has been officially spying on the world through the Internet. It’s a reminder of its hypocrisy, but also exposes ours

This week's launch of charter flights between Egypt and Iran has more to do with politics than tourism

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