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Final Issue: Job security, financial problems and dangers plague journalists

This piece was written for Egypt Independent’s final weekly print edition, which was banned from going to press. We offer you...

Jano Charbel Jano Charbel 6 years ago

Monday's papers: Court cases for presidents new and old

Today’s papers are full of news pertaining to the retrial of ousted President Hosni Mubarak and his continued hospitalization, along...

Jano Charbel Jano Charbel 7 years ago

State backs down on forcing striking train drivers into army

State authorities halted attempts at conscripting striking train drivers into the service of the Armed Forces on Wednesday, a campaign...

Jano Charbel Jano Charbel 7 years ago

Qandil acquitted in privatization case

The Dokki Misdemeanors Court issued its verdict today acquitting Prime Minister Hesham Qandil from liability and impeachment in light of a lawsuit...

Jano Charbel Jano Charbel 7 years ago

Egypt's railways see biggest strike in almost 30 years

A nationwide train drivers strike continued into its second day on Monday, in protest against the “government neglect of their...

Jano Charbel Jano Charbel 7 years ago

Monday's papers: Clashes at the cathedral

Topping today’s news are the clashes which took place outside the Coptic Cathedral in Cairo’s neighborhood of Abbaseya. These clashes...

Jano Charbel Jano Charbel 7 years ago

Monday's papers: Youssef posts bail, and Farsi speakers needed

Monday’s papers are replete with news pertaining to the legal investigations against TV comedian Bassem Youssef, who is charged with...

Jano Charbel Jano Charbel 7 years ago

Rise in factory closures reflects Egypt’s compound economic malaises

Time and time again, officials have accused ongoing protests, workers’ strikes and labor action of halting the so-called wheel of...

Jano Charbel Jano Charbel 7 years ago

Egyptian doctor association in Saudi officially recognised

The Association of Egyptian Doctors in Riyadh (AEDR) was officially established on 21 March 2013, making it the first such...

Jano Charbel Jano Charbel 7 years ago

Monday's papers: Morsy's meddling fingers

The fallout from Friday’s “Battle of Moqattam” between opponents and supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood tops the news in all...

Jano Charbel Jano Charbel 7 years ago

Monday's papers: Demons and horse carts

Monday’s papers are full of news regarding the microbus drivers’ strike, which has affected a number of governorates. Also making...

Jano Charbel Jano Charbel 7 years ago

Eyewitnesses: Police targeted Armed Forces in Port Said

In its most recent wave of violence, the Suez Canal city of Port Said has been gripped by its second...

Jano Charbel Jano Charbel 7 years ago

Monday's papers: Canal cities, locusts revolt against Morsy

The top headlines in Monday’s papers include news pertaining to US Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to Egypt as...

Jano Charbel Jano Charbel 7 years ago

Cement company workers decry dog attack

The use of police dogs in attacks against labor actions have been documented by activists and workers, who say that this...

Jano Charbel Jano Charbel 7 years ago