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Egypt sailing to safer shores
As Egyptians have been hard pressed to sleep over the past few weeks, the army is now doing its best to ensure that security returns to the country, writes Galal Nassar
The army's revolutionary mission
The revolution of 2011 put Egypt's premier institution to the test. It did not fail the nation in its moment of dire need, writes Galal Nassar
Dampening the fires
Washington never understood Egypt's revolution, writes Graham Usher
Going for gold
Were any artefacts in the Egyptian Museum's collection taken by looters? Nevine El-Aref investigates
Out of the limelight
Following a 10-day stint as minister of culture, Gaber Asfour is preparing his return to academia, writes Osama Kamal
World of words
The international community scrambles to adjust to a new revolutionary reality in Egypt. So what did world leaders have to say, ponders Gamal Nkrumah
Friends in high places
French diplomacy has been thrown into confusion by events in Egypt, undermining leading figures in the government, writes David Tresilian in Paris
Change of heart?
Can the official media escape the demands of a new era, asks Doaa El-Bey
Status update: good morning Egypt!
Tweet me this, tweet me that, who's still afraid of the big black bat? Injy El-Kashef follows the virtual steps of a revolution that has inspired the world at large
Eric Walberg reflects on the reasons for the very different reactions to Egypt's revolution among North Americans
Arm in arm
Egypt's large American diaspora is galvanised to contribute to building a new homeland for their compatriots, says Anayat Durrani
Return with pride
Khaled Dawoud recounts his experiences in Tahrir Square
Unleashing a giant
Egypt's revolution has radically changed the image of the country's young people, previously seen as largely apolitical, says Gihan Shahine
Revolutionary ripple effects
Is Egypt back to normal after the revolution? It depends on how you define normal, says Dena Rashed
Laughing in adversity
In the face of revolution Egyptians maintained a sense of humour, writes Shaden Shehab
The final hours
Demonstrators marched to the presidential palace in what was looming as a dangerous showdown, Alaa Abdel-Ghani reports
Guilty or not guilty
With the uprising in Egypt now coming to an end, strikes and industrial disputes have broken out across the country, with policemen shipping in for the first time ever, reports Nesmahar Sayed
Negotiations amid disturbances
As hundreds of workers staged sit-ins in several towns in the Sinai Peninsula, and attacks against police units continued unabated, Bedouin tribes started to contribute to national dialogue, Amirah Ibrahim reports
Governing the interim
Prime Minister Ahmed Shafik vows to bring order back to the country after weeks of turbulent events, reports Gamal Essam El-Din
NDP slides into irrelevance
The resignation of Mubarak has left the NDP in limbo, reports Gamal Essam El-Din
Tip of the iceberg
For a system in which corruption was reportedly a way of life, the problem is where to begin, reports Mona El-Nahhas
Now history
What happened to Mrs Suzanne Mubarak and her foundations, asks Reem Leila
Costly connections
Listed companies with relations to the former regime's icons are expected to suffer the most when the market opens. Sherine Abdel-Razek takes a look at some of these companies
Stock market support
An initiative in support of the stock market is facing difficulty in implementation, Nesma Nowar reports
For a better future
At a convention held at Al-Sawy Culture Wheel, the future of Egypt post-25 January has been charted, reports Ahmed Kotb
Socially conscious growth
Ahmed Galal is managing director of the Economic Research Forum (ERF), a regional research institution covering the Arab countries, Iran and Turkey. Before that, Galal was executive director of the Egyptian Centre for Economic Studies (ECES), another independent think-tank focussed on economic development in Egypt. He has also worked at the World Bank for 18 years. In an interview with Niveen Wahish, Galal discusses why growth is unsustainable if democracy and a social agenda are lacking
Closed till further notice
Tourism took the hardest blow in the course of the revolution, Sherine Nasr reports
Breathing space for Palestinians
The exit of Hosni Mubarak has set Tel Aviv off balance, though doubtless to the benefit of the Palestinians, writes Khaled Amayreh in occupied Jerusalem
Mubarak's ouster spurs Gaza's aspirations
Palestinians in Gaza danced in the streets as Mubarak was pushed from power, hopeful that events would open new horizons for them as well as Egypt, writes Saleh Al-Naami
Rallying the troops
14 March commemorated the anniversary of Rafik Al-Hariri's killing, but the movement has never looked so beleaguered, reports Lucy Fielder from Beirut
Libya next in line?
Libyan police dispersed an anti-regime protest in the capital city of the country's eastern province of Cyrenaica Benghazi overnight...
Iran's opposition rises
A week after Iranian supreme leader Ali Khamenei hailed popular revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt, he found himself facing an uprising closer to home
Palestinian Authority cabinet resigns
Fearing a replay of Tunisia and Egypt, the West Bank Palestinian leadership calls for rapid elections, writes Khaled Amayreh in Ramallah
The buck stops here
Another beleaguered president is trying to reverse the tide of history, says Nasser Arrabyee
Not Tunisia or Egypt?
Protesters in Algeria demonstrated for democracy and freedom last weekend in a pattern of demonstrations that is far from having come to an end, writes Sherine Bahaa
Protests in Bahrain
Demonstrators in this tiny Gulf state have been thinking the unthinkable

The week that followed Hosni Mubarak stepping down as president ushered in a new Egypt...
Learning from the past
By Gamal Essam El-Din
A solemn exit
By Dina Ezzat
By Youssef Rakha
The revolutionary heritage
Contrary to common perception that Egyptians can stomach in silence all manner of injustice, the history of the Egyptian people is replete with popular uprisings in defence of core rights, writes Ammar Ali Hassan
Egypt's IT evolution
Egypt's young people must now use their IT skills in phase two of the revolution, making the country a model for democracy movements in the Arab world, says Baquer Namazi
No to neo- Mubarakism
The former president may have gone, but the system that kept him in power is still in place, writes Bahieddin Hassan
Extraordinary strength
The Egyptian revolution, an awe-inspiring example of people grasping their destiny, has most the world cheering, but some others cowering, writes Ramzy Baroud
Seven lessons in managing an uprising
The management of the demonstrations by the Mubarak regime was a textbook example of how not to behave in a crisis, says Mohamed Anis Salem
Now for the gender revolution
Women were among the keenest demonstrators in Tahrir Square, and they have as important a role to play as men in rebuilding Egypt, says Fatma Khafagy
Arab voices matter
Arabs have been empowered by the events in Egypt to believe that their voices must be heard, writes James Zogby
The road ahead
As Egypt goes through a process of political transition, three basic principles should lead to a better future, writes Abdel-Moneim Said
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