IS loses ground in Sinai, searches for other foothold in Egypt

Monday, Jun. 26, 2017 | Albaraa Abdullah, Contributor

The Islamic State has carried out several terrorist attacks against Copts in different Egyptian governorates, raising questions about anti-terrorism laws and the efficiency of the security services.

New app helps Egypt's Nubians retain traditional tongue

Monday, Jun. 26, 2017 | Menna A. Farouk, Contributor

Nubi, an app conceived by a young Egyptian entrepreneur, offers a fun way for young Nubians to keep two of their heritage languages alive.

Egypt's economists praise decision to lift caps on money transfers

Sunday, Jun. 25, 2017 | Menna A. Farouk, Contributor

The Central Bank of Egypt is hoping to stabilize the country’s economy with its decision to lift caps on foreign exchange transfers.

Rights advocates question Egypt’s decision to extend state of emergency

Sunday, Jun. 25, 2017 | Shahira Amin, Contributor

Critics of the Egyptian government fear that a three-month extension of the state of emergency will be used to crack down on them.

Egyptian court hands down surprise victory for press freedom

Friday, Jun. 23, 2017 | Amr Mostafa, Contributor

Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court has struck down a restriction on launching newspapers, but a replacement law that parliament is considering is an unknown entity.

Enterprising young Egyptians seize Ramadan business opportunities

Thursday, Jun. 22, 2017 | Youssra el-Sharkawy, Contributor

The festive atmosphere and nightly feasts of Ramadan represent a unique commercial window for young Egyptian entrepreneurs.

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