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Shubeik Lubeik: An urban fantasy about wishes
Sherif Abdel Samad | In her debut graphic novel Shubeik Lubeik (2018), young graphic novelist Deena Mohamed Yehia (1994) draws
Whatever happened in the year of the youth?
Waad Ahmed | Sisi declared 2016 the year of the youth, but what actually happened for young people?
Loyal youth, model citizens
Laura Bird | Young citizens have historically been positioned by the state as a priority due to the threat of their
Sisi invites ultras to take part in investigation into football killings
Pesha Magid | Four years after a football disaster left 72 fans dead, Egypt’s ultras – organized groups of hardcore
Sisi and the youth
Mai Shams El-Din | President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced a global initiative to invest in youth and discourage them
In pro-Sisi Mansoura, embittered youth avoid the polls
Alexia Underwood | The day before voting began in the presidential election, the road from Cairo to Mansoura was littered
A question of generations?
Naira Antoun | “This is the first step along the road,” a smiling young man sings in the video for “Inzil wa sharek”
Graffiti for two… Alaa and Douma
Alaa Abd El Fattah and Ahmed Douma | Graffiti for two .. Alaa and Douma (1) I know that despair is treason but the revolutionary in my country
Remembering Ali Shaath
Lina Attalah, Maysara Abdulhaq, Sherene Seikaly and Sherene Seikaly | In 1994, Ali Shaath and three of his colleagues, Sa’id al-Qidra, Mustafa Harara, and Majd al-Khalidi
 
Opinion
Dina Wahba
We need to talk, indeed!
Who gets to set the agenda for this conversation? Everything 'we' want to talk about is banned
Linda Herrera
The precarity of youth: Entrepreneurship is not the solution
The UN’s market-based language of youth empowerment is not relevant to the experiences of Arab youth
Ayah Abo-Basha
#FreeBebo: Campaign to free arrested AUC student
“As a professor, there’s nothing more difficult than to enter a classroom to an empty seat — the
 
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News
Unemployment falls slightly to 12.8 percent
Sisi promises better dialogue with youth in Cairo University speech
Political parties, figures, rights groups condemn detention of youth
Old enough not to vote
Sisi praises 25 January revolution youth for kick-starting change
53-year-old to head Sisi’s youth commission
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Cartoons
When I was your age
Andeel | Father: "When I was your age, I was four years older."Youth: "Just give me the money."
Cartoon: The dawn of glue sniffing
Andeel | Pharaonic activist: "I don't know, I just feel like there must be a way to make the river rise other than drowning a girl in it every year."   Priest: "You and your bloody idealism again!"  
Cartoon: Biased bullshit
Andeel |  "I don't understand why you don't focus on positives as much as you focus on negatives!"