Politics
Rafah under fire: Closed roads, a communications blackout and shortages of basic necessities
Mourad Higazy | North Sinai's Rafah faces food, medicine and necessity shortages amid security campaigns
Egypt at 72nd UN General Assembly: In global good graces?
Asmahan Soliman and Passant Rabie | “Sisi always has agendas that are set... It’s always an opportunity for him to present a PR pitch”
Targeting the Ultras: Why are security forces trying to erase the memory of the stands?
Mai Shams El-Din | Security forces arrested 150 Ahly Football Club fans (Ultras Ahlawy) from Borg al-Arab stadium in Alexandria
Salafis today and the question of withdrawing from politics
Ahmed Badrawy | Salafi Dawah and Nour Party face difficulties in the shrinking landscape of political Islam
Men of Faith
Mona Abouissa | Mona Abouissa explores the thread linking men rooted in religion, political ideology and the military
A diplomatic shake up with a taste of security
Asmahan Soliman | Diplomatic missions interrupted, others left unassigned, all based on security tips
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18 security forces killed and 6 injured in deadly Sinai attack
Mourad Higazy | Province of Sinai claimed responsibility for the deadly attack on convoy west of Arish
Rafah: The city of blood and desertion
Mourad Higazy | An August of heightened bloodshed in the fight between the military and militants in Rafah
 
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