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Book Club: Through essays, artwork, and photographs, this explosive new book documents the global asylum regime as an industry characterised by profit-making activity.

Book Club: Elizabeth Thompson chronicles a pivotal moment in modern history when Arab nationalists established a representative democracy - and how Western powers crushed it.

Egypt holds low-key Senate elections

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Egypt holds low-key Senate elections

Egypt launched a two-day vote for a new Senate on Tuesday, authorities confirmed.

The Dictatorship Syndrome by <em>Alaa</em> <em>Al</em> <em>Aswany</em>

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The Dictatorship Syndrome by Alaa Al Aswany

Book Club: Alaa Al Aswany explains dictatorship as a disease whose causes and symptoms must be thoroughly studied if ...

World leaders, groups pay tribute to Egypt's Morsi

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World leaders, groups pay tribute to Egypt's Morsi

World leaders, Egyptian figures, rights groups and Islamist movements have paid tribute to Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s first freely-elected ...

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Yacoubian Building author Alaa al-Aswany sued by Egyptian state

Renowned Egyptian author Alaa al-Aswany is being sued by military prosecutors for insulting President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the judiciary, and the armed forces.

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Egyptian politician threatens 'uprising', calls for referendum on Sisi

Former diplomat Masoum Marzouk called for a referendum on Sisi's leadership, or otherwise face a popular uprising

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No Hebrew: Egyptian novelist denies granting permission for translation

Egyptian novelist Alaa al-Aswany has denied allowing an Israeli publisher to publish a Hebrew edition of his ...

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Tunisian writer banned from entering Egypt

Tunisia's famed feminist author Amal Karami says she has been banned from entering Egypt for posing a 'national security threat'.

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