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Partners in Health civil society initiative explain to Ahram Online how deaths and injuries are counted after political violence in Egypt, and why the numbers so often fail to add up

Writer Gamal Omar launched his book about theologian Nasr Hamed Abu Zayd's life, fulfilling his promise to the renowned late thinker on his 70th birthday

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Legitimacy in democracy rests with what represents the will of the people best. Looking at the numbers, Tamarod marked the death of one legitimacy and the birth of another

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Opposition coalitions, Islamist alliances and Egypt's armed forces – among others – all offer 'roadmaps' aimed at ending country's precarious political standoff

The Arab Publishes Conference discussed the details of electronic publishing, its challenges and where some solutions are needed before this market can ever take off

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A group of women and men protested the articles related to women's rights in the draft constitution

Nearly a week into the Faisal Ramadan Book Fair, visitor numbers are still low

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A discussion held Thursday on Waleed Toghan's new book on the foundations of Salafist thought illustrated well the challenges of debating with a school of religious thinking so sure of its convictions

In a gathering of devotees at Shorouk Bookstore in Zamalek, renowned Egyptian writer Bahaa Taher recalled the importance of intellectuals for the Egyptian renaissance, asserting that culture is critical to progress

A small group started by novelist Kamel Riahi tries to save culture from the avalanche of politics that has taken over since the revolution

The discussion of the body in writing as part of the Cairo Mediterranean Literary Festival took the audience into one intriguing interpretation of revolutions: a group using their bodily presence to force change

At an international event in Cairo, examples were shared from all over the world about how mobile technology worked for the services of the less fortunate, and where gaps still remain

Karima Kamal's new book signing event became a lively discussion about the rights of Copts in the wake of the passing of the pope and the context of an Islamist-dominated legislative body

The Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs launched three books in Arabic related to the Czech revolution of 1989, filled with lessons for the Egyptian reform path

Megahed's book discusses how Egyptians use and abuse Facebook

The Dominican Institute for Oriental Studies is a unique resource on Islamic civilisation, drawing on the expertise of monks

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Egypt's first post-revolution book fair wraps up with publishers and visitors voicing general dissatisfaction and concerns for the annual event's future

Bahaa Taher and Salah Fadl celebrate their friend and special contributor to Arabic literature, the late Khairy Shalaby

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