Alif, a new French-language online magazine on Egypt, has launched its first issue. Behind Alif is part the team that created the short-livedPetit Journal du Caire, as well as some of the people behind La Revue d'Egypte. Check out their content - including a weekly press review and articles on hash smoking among the Cairene intelligentsia and a profile of cyber-activist Wael Abbas.
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