Medicine for the not so needy

The prosecutor-general is investigating a state-funded medical care scandal in which some MPs are involved

At the centre of things

The week that The Economist chose to come out with eight stories on Egypt which dealt with, among other issues, President Hosni Mubarak's health concerns, the president was here and

Muslim Brotherhood and liberals: partners for change in Egypt?

DC - Papers around the world have speculated that Hosni Mubarak, the 82-year-old Egyptian president, is suffering from terminal stomach and pancreatic cancer and may not live to see the

Egypt through Western sunglasses

“What is it like to live in Egypt as a Western woman?” During the years I lived in Cairo, I was often asked this question while visiting my native Finland,

IOF troops raid Abasan, detain four west Bankers

Israeli occupation forces (IOF) went on the rampage east of Khan Younis city, south of the Gaza Strip, on Tuesday night bulldozing land and firing at Palestinian homes.

A dream deferred?

MOHAMED ELBARADEI's return to Egypt in February was greeted with wild enthusiasm in Egypt's independent press, which was swift to pin long-held hopes for reform on the former chief of

Indian Repression in Kashmir

Kashmir is facing the grave situation, deteriorating every passing day. Use of excessive and indiscriminate force is the miscalculation on the part of Delhi and its State puppets.

Opposition remains undecided

Much controversy has surrounded Egypt ’s upcoming parliamentary elections scheduled for October as parties contemplate whether to boycott or participate.

Muslim Brotherhood of Libya launches Facebook page

Libya's Muslim Brotherhood on July 5th unveiled a page on social networking website Facebook.

Turkish colonel faces possible life sentence

A Turkish military court yesterday rejected the trial of Colonel Dursun Cicek accused of a plot to dishonour and expel the Islamist-rooted government.