Politics
As tensions build over Ethiopia’s postponed elections, PM takes heat from opposition parties
Simon Marks | Diplomatic sources close to GERD talks suspect Abiy boosts political capital at home
Mugamma revisited: Reimagining the building and the square
CLUSTER | We propose a range of activities: a library, affordable housing, a hotel, government headquarters.
Daily COVID-19 roundup: May 21
Steps announced Wednesday told of an effort to put substantially more resources into screening cases
Here’s how the government wants us to coexist with COVID-19
Rana Mamdouh | The government made an about-face in strategy on April 23.
UAE, Egypt prepare for Haftar’s exit after loss of Wattiyah air base
The move comes as Haftar is losing internal support as well
After spike in infections among medical staff, doctors halt work at recently designated quarantine site until demands met
"Swabs are only for those who’ll work. If you’re not going to work, go home."
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Paramedics on the frontline
Mohamed Ashraf Abu Emaira | The hours are grueling, and they often go with little sleep on long drives to and from hospitals.
Shady Habash’s slow death
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | “Prison doesn’t kill, loneliness does. I need your support so I don’t die.” 
 
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