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April 6 Youth’s Conference Lashes Out at Mubarak’s NDP

Speakers at the 3rd Conference was held by the April 6 Youth Movement under the slogan "In the Occupied Egyptian Territories", parallel to the Conference of the ruling National Democratic

IOA using prisoners as medical guinea pigs

Former prisoner and expert on prisoners' affairs Abdulnasser Farwana has said that the Israeli occupation authority (IOA) was performing more than 5,000 experimental drug tests on Palestinian prisoners per annum.

Egypt’s war on smoking

The final report of the survey of smoking in the world revealed that in Egypt, the average monthly expenditure on cigarettes for smokers was about 110 Egyptian pounds ($20). According

Egypt passes new organ transplant law

Egypt’s Parliament voted overwhelmingly to pass regulations on organ transplants in the country. It ends months-long controversy over a bill aimed at curbing illegal trafficking and tourism that has arisen

Cancer – USA’s legacy to Iraq

Cancer is spreading like wildfire in Iraq. Thousands of infants are being born with deformities. Doctors say they are struggling to cope with the rise of cancer and birth defects,

The trading of organs in Egypt faces opposition.

Soheila a 32-year-old from the fertile Nile Delta region is one of many people caught up in a thriving trade for illegal organs in Egypt, where there is no legal

Egypt: 1.2 million suffer depression

Said Abdel-Azim, a Professor of Psychiatry at Cairo University, revealed that the number of people living with depression in Egypt has reached 1.2 million persons from the 140 million people

Egypt Swine flu deaths rise to 59

Egypt’s health ministry reported on Monday three more deaths from the H1N1 virus, or Swine flu, bringing the death toll in the country to 59.

Egypt reports 11th Swine flu death as promises of local Tamiflu made

The Egyptian health ministry reported on Tuesday the 11th death as a result of the H1N1 influenza virus, or Swine flu. According to ministry spokesman Abdel Rahman Shahine,

Egypt confirms 22nd Swine flu death

Egypt’s health ministry confirmed that a 53-year-old man has died from the H1N1 influenza virus, or Swine flu, pushing the total number of related deaths in the country to 22.