Egyptian government resists attempts to end torture

Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017 | Aya Nader, Contributor

The longtime struggle by human rights groups to stop torture at the hands of the Egyptian security services shows no signs of improvement.

Egypt hopes gold city will revive industry, lure investments

Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017 | Menna A. Farouk, Contributor

Egypt is hoping to cash in on its rich resources and become Africa’s only gateway where manufacturers can trade in and export gold.

Egypt's multi-cultural festival dances to beat of one drum

Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017 | Salwa Samir, Contributor

Egypt embraces international cultures and showcases its unique heritage in the 5th annual International Festival for Drums and Traditional Arts.

Egypt's Islamist parties are all about marriage, not politics for women

Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017 | Walid Salah, Contributor

The meetings organized by the Nour Party for its female members discussing marital issues have raised controversy as to the role of female politicians in the Egyptian political scene.

Egypt contemplates doing away with printed textbooks

Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2017 | Rami Galal, Contributor

A proposal to end the production of free textbooks and make better versions available in an electronic format poses a threat to the state-owned publishing houses that rely on this work.

Can Sisi protect Egypt's endangered Christians?

Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2017 | Albaraa Abdullah, Contributor

Terrorist attacks targeting Egypt’s Copts have raised questions about the regime’s ability to safeguard them and whether President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will be able to sustain their support.

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