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President Abdelaziz Bouteflika
Supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi hold demonstrations in several Egyptian governorates; arrests made in Alexandria and Giza
For decades, Egyptian regimes played social groups off against one another, to shield state injustice and corruption. This game must end, argues commentator Ayman Al-Sayyad
Prime minister's office says call for evidence is procedural, stresses it is part of a review of the Muslim Brotherhood
Last year's winner, Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, faces stiff competition from Obama, Putin, pop singers, LGBT activist and Indian politicians
Boxes used to hold Torah scrolls, a silver knife and a chandelier are among objects seized at Damietta harbour
Dull domestic football matches are being deserted by Egyptian fans, whose passion has turned to European leagues
Reporters accused the security forces of attacking them during clashes at Cairo University last week
Amendments barring third parties from challenging contracts between Egypt's government and investors,.....
As the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival’s third edition comes to a close, Ahram Online reflects on.....
Op-Ed by Ahmed El-Sayed El-Naggar
The poetry of Abdel-Rahman El-Abnoudi has been delivered by lead singers ever since the end of the 1950s......
Hassan Abou Taleb
Western governments are fast to criticise Egypt's interim authorities, and no wonder: they, like the terrorists Egypt faces, want chaos to prevail
An examination of taxes collected by the government from 2008 to 2012 uncovers a focus on capital which comes at the expense of general public, workers, and employees
Nader Bakkar
Since 30 June, the US has faced an escalating crisis in its strategic relation with Egypt. A lack of trust in key parties involved in the country’s transition caused confusion towards Egypt and its coming presidential elections
The Ivorian midfielder competes with Luis Suarez, Steven Gerrard, Daniel Sturridge, Eden Hazard and Adam Lallana for the English Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) player of the year award
Dull domestic football matches are being deserted by Egyptian fans, whose passion has turned to European leagues
Mido blasts players after a lacklustre performance against bottom-of-the-table Minya
Boxes used to hold Torah scrolls, a silver knife and a chandelier are among objects seized at Damietta harbour
Antiquities ministry opens all its archaeological sites for free to the public on 18 & 19 April to celebrate World Heritage Day
Two extension buildings of the former National Democratic Party's (NDP) headquarters in Tahrir Square, next to the Egyptian Museum, will be razed
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Court for Urgent Matters says it has no jurisdiction in lawsuit over Israeli operations in Egypt, despite ruling in March that the Gaza rulers Hamas be outlawed
Highs to reach 28 degrees Celsius in Cairo, 38 in Upper Egypt, with higher humidity bringing a chance of rain for the holiday weekend
NHCR presents to Interim President Mansour complaints regarding police violations during arrest, detention and imprisonment, and deteriorating conditions in prisons and prison hospitals

The Nigerian military on Friday admitted that most of the 129 girls abducted by Boko Haram Islamists from ...

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika looked set to win a fourth term with allies claiming victory in an ...

Gulf foreign ministers agreed a deal Thursday to end months of unprecedented tension between Qatar and other members ...

Officials have launched a campaign against unlicensed structures on arable land, with a tougher law in the works

Iran's crude oil exports fell for the first time in five months in March, and are slated to drop further in April, ...

State-owned Telecom Egypt to pass on 6 percent of revenues from upcoming mobile services to governemnt agency, NTRA head tells Reuters on Wednesday
One of the guests of the India by the Nile festival, renowned Indian actress Shabana Azmi speaks to Ahram Online about women, India's film industry, and Egypt's transitional process
Cairo will host a dynamic mix of visual art, some exhibitions will be held for a limited number of days while others will enchant viewers for longer
Film starring Egyptian/Lebanese diva Haifa Wahbe has grossed nearly LE1 million in its first week, but critics say it's porn masquerading as drama

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