Police identify one Sinai bomber

ISMAILIA, Egypt: An Egyptian who blew himself up in an attack on a multinational force in the Sinai Peninsula was a 19-year-old student of Islam at a Cairo university, security

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Intel's education manager discusses the state of education in Egypt

CAIRO: The multitude of initiatives to reform Egypt s educational system gives some indication of its present state. While over half the country is illiterate, those young people who have

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Give Peace a Chancehttp://www.amnesty.org/British historian Lord Acton observed over a century ago that "power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. This is still true today, especially in the

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Present and Tense: Mixed messages

"Orabi had to secure the train connections near Zagazig. He dug a sequence of trenches and waited for the Highland Brigade advancing from the north. Intelligence had told him the

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Spring trends take center stage

CAIRO: With spring in full swing, it is the ideal time to focus on the most popular trends on the fashion runways that can be incorporated into your wardrobe in

Farah El Alfy Farah El Alfy

Easy on the furniture, braver in the colors

CAIRO: Redecoration is always a burden, whether financially or the amount of time involved. Summer homes are even worse; once people have spent a winter of frequent traveling overlooking the

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In the wake of the Dahab blasts, North Sinai residents fear arrest campaign

CAIRO: While media attention after last week's bombings in the North Sinai resort town of Dahab focused on fears of future attacks and the inevitable impact on local tourism, residents

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Hamas not interested in "secret ways" to transfer funds, it says in Cairo

CAIRO: The Palestinian Authority will boycott banks that balk at transferring money to its government because Hamas is in charge, Palestinian Foreign Minister Mahmoud Zahar said.Speaking after meeting Arab League

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U.S. body criticizes religious freedom in allies

WASHINGTON: A U.S. government commission warned on Wednesday of rising religious persecution in Iraq and Afghanistan, two countries invaded by the United States in the past five years to free

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ACG cushions Gulf blow to stock market

CAIRO: Egyptian stocks slipped slightly on Thursday as negative sentiment from falling Gulf stock markets weighed on Egypt s bourse, but positive news from Arabia Cotton Ginning helped minimize the

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