Ousted President Hosni Mubarak dies

Ousted President Hosni Mubarak died on Tuesday in the Saudi-German Hospital in Cairo at the age of 91. Mubarak died four days after entering intensive care after...

Tobacco prices increase, taxes imposed on electronic cigarettes

The Egyptian parliament has passed a bill submitted by the government to amend provisions of the value-added tax law aimed at raising tobacco prices and imposing taxes...

Duck loan to fight unemployment sparks outrage

The decision of the Governor of al-Beheira province to distribute ducks as loans to families in the governorate as part of the Productive Bahrawia Village initiative has...

Eight men executed after mass trial

Egyptian security services have carried out the death sentence against eight detainees sentenced in case No. 165 of 2017 by the Alexandria Military Court. Human rights sources...

Wael Abbas and Walid al-Shoubki released without precautionary measures

The Supreme State Security Prosecution has canceled the precautionary measures imposed on blogger Wael Abbas and researcher Walid al-Shoubki and released them. The Criminal Court initially decided...

Patrick George and Shady Abu Zeid’s detention renewed for 15 days

The Mansoura Prosecution has renewed the detention of researcher Patrick George for 15 more days pending investigations in case No. 7245 of 2019 for publishing false news...

A campaign to release Ziad al-Alimi on his birthday

A number of political activists started a campaign for the detained human rights lawyer Ziad al-Alimi on his birthday. They published photos of Ziad and demanded he...

Prosecution orders medical examination for detained lawyer Mohammad Ramadan

Al-Montazah prosecution has sent a letter to Borg Al-Arab prison's chief, asking one of the prison doctors to examine the imprisoned lawyer Mohamed Ramadan to see if...

Egypt’s Al-Azhar: Female circumcision not permissible under Islamic law

Al-Azhar has issued a statement which confirms that female circumcision is not permissible under Islamic law, and that circumcision damages females psychologically and physically. Al-Azhar said in...

Detainee accuses prison authorities of medical negligence and endangering his life

The Alexandria Criminal Court has renewed the detention of lawyer Mohamed Ramadan for 45 days on case No. 16576 of 2018 on charges of publishing false news...