Thursday, Sep 29, 2022

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Drifting on the Nile

April 26, 2014 6:39 pm

The political turmoil in Egypt has cast a shadow on the country but nothing can dim the beauty and serenity of the river that gives it hope.

In Search of Spring

April 24, 2014 12:35 am

A 20-day festival ‘India by the Nile’ was a pleasant interlude in Egypt’s season of political turmoil.

Cairo awaits its saviour

March 01, 2014 5:26 am

Why most Egyptians want their charismatic army chief as president.

50 dead as Egypt Islamists try to galvanise protests

October 07, 2013 9:51 am

Prime Minister Hazem Beblawi urged Egyptians to unite,saying the country is on the road to recovery.

Egypt: Police tear-gas Islamists near Cairo square

October 05, 2013 9:45 pm

Islamists led by the banned Muslim Brotherhood have regularly tried to stage protests against the authorities.

Making music in place of war

September 15, 2013 3:10 am

Last week when the Zubin-Mehta led Bavarian State Orchestra staged Ehsaas-e-Kashmir concert in Kashmir,the effort drew praise and criticism in equal measure. As part of the protest,a rival concert,Haqeeqat-e-Kashmir,was also staged on the streets of Srinagar,bringing the spotlight back on music as an effective cultural weapon in zones of conflict. From the Berlin Wall to Tahrir Square,music has,historically,brought people together to make peace not war.

The Egyptian rebel who 'owns' Tahrir Square

July 08, 2013 12:21 pm

The activist in sneakers and jeans who invented the magic formula that drew millions of Egyptians.

Mohammad Morsi,Egypt army pledge lives in 'Final Hours' showdown

July 03, 2013 10:59 am

President Mohammad Morsi pledged his life to defy others as the hour approached.

Egyptian army issues new statement,denies warning of coup

July 02, 2013 9:56 am

Egypt's armed forces in its new statement said its motive was to find a solution.

16 dead in Egypt protests,Oppn gives ultimatum to Mohamed Morsi

July 01, 2013 5:38 pm

The statement warned that Morsi would face campaign of civil disobedience if he did not leave power by tomorrow.