Press Round-up: Cathedral inaugurated, press law rejected

Orthodox Christians open first cathedral, while journalists sit in at the Press SyndicateCAIRO: Egypt has officially inaugurated the first cathedral church for Egyptian Orthodox Christians under the authority of Bishop…

Pakinam Amer Pakinam Amer

Egypt's "poet of the people" is no fan of the government

Associated PressCAIRO: To hear Ahmed Fouad Negm talk, nothing riles Egypt s most popular poet more than President Hosni Mubarak. Compared with Mubarak, Gamal Abdel-Nasser was a prophet and Anwar…

Hamza Hendawi Hamza Hendawi

Analysis: Egypt's mediation crucial in stopping Israel's retribution

CAIRO: Nearly 1 million people are currently being held responsible for the kidnapping of 19-year-old Corporal Gilad Shalit on Sunday, as Israel's first incursion into the Gaza Strip since last…

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Strangers among us

Rached's latest documentary highlights the trials of girls living on the streetsCAIRO: A young girl stuffs a shirt up her blouse pretending to be pregnant. She and her friends playfully…

Aida Nassar Aida Nassar

Preserving Coptic heritage

A renovated Coptic Museum opens its doors to visitorsCAIRO: Displaying over 15,000 precious old Coptic monuments gathered from various Egyptian governorates, the Coptic museum has recently been renovated to include…

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Kuwait's MCT may pullout from competition over third mobile operation license in Egypt

Kuwait-based communication company MTC may pullout of the competition over the third mobile phone operation license in Egypt, which is due to start on Tuesday. The news has not been…

Daily Star Egypt Staff Daily Star Egypt Staff

HMS Bulwark ends security operation in the Red Sea

SUEZ, Egypt: The HMS Bulwark travelled through the Suez Canal on Sunday after having conducted patrol and security operations in the Red Sea and Arabian Gulf, encouraging maritime security.The amphibious…

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Militants issue ultimatum as Israel moves on Gaza

Egyptian delegation meets with captured corporalGAZA CITY: Palestinian militants holding an Israeli soldier captive issued an ultimatum Monday for Israel to free prisoners or face the consequences as the army…

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Mobile license mania stimulates bourse

CAIRO: Wild speculation about the likely winner of an auction of Egypt s third mobile license stimulated trade on the stock exchange on Monday, but most of the companies competing…

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Goalkeepers make the difference

During the quarterfinals of the World Cup, teams relied on them to save the dayThe quarterfinals of the World Cup proved that quality goalkeeping can make the difference between two…

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