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In Pictures: Lawyer Malek Adly walks free

  Shubra El-Kheima court granted releases for both prominent rights lawyer Malek Adly and journalist Amr Badr, whose detention in separate incidents had stirred controversy among rights advocates. According to the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights (ECESR), the appeals division in Shubra El-Kheima court is the same one that granted Adly a final …

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The unseen sides of Egypt

  Photography has always been a form of stating reality. It’s the window through which people can look into the lives of others and the portrait that displays their daily life events. While media portals are filled with pictures taken by famous photographers, many unknown talents use tools as simple as their mobile cameras to …

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In Pictures: Al-Sisi, top officials bid farewell to Nobel laureate Zewail

A military funeral was held on Sunday morning for late Nobel prize winner Ahmed Zewail. The funeral was attended by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and top state officials. It was held in New Cairo at the Hussein Tantawy mosque. The prime minister, ministers of defence and foreign affairs, Al-Azhar’s grand imam, and the parliament speaker …

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Marsa Matrouh: the city of serenity

  Over the past few days, heat waves have begun to blast Egypt, causing people to suffer heat stroke and exhaustion. Since the beginning of August, the hottest month of the year, people started to escape town and head to the seaside, looking for relaxation. While most citizens head to the North Coast, Hurghada, and …

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Generations of crafting silver: inside a 200 year-old workshop 

  Imagine the life of someone who was raised up among silver ornaments and elaborate sketches. Many families in Egypt have dedicated their days and years to shower the country, and the world, with intricate jewellery and captivating accessories. While some Egyptians have entered the silver crafting business in recent decades, others have had the …

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Muslims spend ’Laylet al-Qadr’ seeking mercy and forgiveness

This year, Ramadan’s last Friday was the 27th day of the holy month, what is known as Leylet al-Qadr (the night of power). In Islam, Laylet al-Qadr is the night the Quran was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad. According to the Quran, that night is the greatest night of the year and any adoration …

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In Pictures: Puyol visits Egypt to promote tourism

The legendary Spanish player Carles Puyol arrived to Cairo, where he was escorted by Al Ahram Beverages team on a tour to the Pyramids with his wife, and the Spanish media delegation.  Photos  handout from Al Ahram Beverages Company (ABC)

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In Pictures: State continues demolition of homes in Sayeda Zeinab

State security forces evacuated residents of Tal Al-Aqreb, located in Sayeda Zeinab near downtown Cairo, on Monday after which several homes were demolished. The Ministry of Housing had previously informed residents that alternative accommodation would be provided to them in 6th of October City, but this has not been realised, according to the testimonies of …

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