Ministry of Health adds COVID-19 to the infectious diseases law

The Ministry of Health has included COVID-19 in the list of infectious diseases stipulated by Law No.137 of 1958. This decision means the inclusion of the vaccine...

El-Nadim Centre: 187 violations and 9 extrajudicial killings in March

El-Nadim Centre for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence and Torture have issued a report entitled "oppression in the era of corona.” The report presents a toll...

UN calls for release of detainees in Egypt

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has called on the Egyptian authorities to release detainees, fearing the spread of coronavirus. UNHCR spokesperson Robert Colville said...

Egypt: Coronavirus infections exceed 1,000

The total number of cases of coronavirus in Egypt has risen to 1,173, with 78 deaths, while 247 have recovered and been discharged from isolation hospitals. Fears...

Egypt airlines call on the government to bail them out

The Egyptian Ministry of Civil Aviation published page on Facebook an application submitted by Egyptian private airlines in which they appeal to the Minister of Aviation and...

Passengers returning from abroad pay to isolate in 5 star Egypt hotel

Egyptians returning from abroad were surprised by the decision of the Egyptian government to apply mandatory quarantine to all returnees inside hotels at the expense of each...

Daughter of parliamentarian detained for criticising the government

The State Security Prosecution has imprisoned political activist Noha Kamal al-Din, the daughter of the MP Kamal al-Din Ahmed, for 15 days pending investigations on charges of...

Egypt TV presenter grills minister of transport on crowded metros

A verbal dispute arose between the journalist Wael al-Ibrashi and General Kamel Al-Wazeer, the Minister of Transport, during the nine o’clock news on Egyptian TV, after Al-Ibrashi...

Doctors protest insufficient salary raise

General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has announced an increase in the medical profession allowance by 75 per cent for all health care workers in Egypt, and an exceptional...

Terror attack on army checkpoint in Sinai

The Islamic State group in Sinai has launched a terrorist attack on an Egyptian army security checkpoint in the city of Bir al-Abd in Sinai, killing five...