Why was pro-government Egyptian TV host taken off air?

Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 | Ayah Aman, Contributor

Another talk show has been banned in Egypt, but this time the offender is staunchly pro-regime, suggesting the Egyptian government's already low tolerance for dissent is reaching extremes.

Egypt's new public service mandate has some women wanting more

Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 | Youssra el-Sharkawy, Contributor

The Egyptian government has just mandated that Egyptian youth perform a year's worth of public service, but some Egyptian women say the government's decision doesn't go far enough.

Egypt goes against international current with Libya support

Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 | Mohamed Saied, Contributor

Amid accusations that Egypt is sending weapons to Libya in violation of the arms ban, Cairo is still working to convince the UN Security Council to support Gen. Hifter and the Libyan National Army.

When will Egypt's soccer fans be allowed to return?

Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017 | Amira Sayed Ahmed, Contributor

Whether Egypt's Interior Ministry will lift the ban against club supporters is far from decided.

Egypt’s cross-border psychological support for Syrians

Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017 | Reham Mokbel, Contributor

A number of Egyptian psychiatrists have launched an online initiative to help Syrians who are suffering from psychological problems as a result of the ongoing war in their country.

Critical film unnerves Egypt's religious scholars

Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 | Salwa Samir, Contributor

Many Egyptian clerics are up in arms over a new film that takes on the nation's sheikhs and mosque preachers, saying it harms the reverence and respect they are due and calling for it to be pulled from theaters.

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