Politics
Ballot-box politics: What has pushed Egypt’s opposition to vote ‘no’?
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Unlike in previous votes, more opposition members are calling for a 'no' vote than for a boycott.
Calling a coup a coup? Egypt’s African Union bid to make inroads in Sudan
Asmahan Soliman | Egypt to hold AU meeting on Sudan in Cairo in push to preserve of military council’s leadership
Arish on high alert after militant infiltration, extraordinary security in South Sinai amid fear of spreading violence
A host of militant attacks in the past two weeks have led to tighter security measures in Sinai
Released but imprisoned daily: Alaa Seif on the need for new imaginations
In his first media interview since his release, Alaa Seif spoke with Mada Masr
Burhan backed by junior officers pushes to take control of transitional military council, holds talks with opposition
Asmahan Soliman and Mohammed Amin | Sudan protesters celebrated the second military ouster of an unfavorable leader in the last 48 hours
With Bashir ousted, protesters reject Sudanese military’s fractured power grab
The lack of clarity around the future of the country's leadership highlights military infighting
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How Al-Azhar’s grand imam survived the constitutional amendments
Asmahan Soliman | A proposed constitutional article would have featured a less independent Al-Azhar
Source: Discussions to find successor to Bashir play out as Sudanese president expected to step down ‘soon’
Asmahan Soliman and Nasur al-Tayib | According to the source, this announcement is expected to come within the week
 
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