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Women judges stir up old debate in Egypt

CAIRO - (AP) When women tried to join the bench on Egypt's top administrative court, the uproar from its judges was fierce. Women are too emotional, they insisted and who will take care of the family if the mother is busy with the arduous tasks of the courtroom? In internet chat rooms, the .....

Egypt fights smoking with new tobacco tax

CAIRO - (AP) Egyptian smokers saw prices surge Thursday by as much as 100 percent as the government slapped new taxes on tobacco products in a bid to curb smoking and raise money for public health programs in the Arab world's most populous nation. As part of a new law passed in May ... Subscribers...