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...

Egypt authorities arrest 71-year-old wife of political opponent

September 26, 2019 On Monday security forces in Egypt arrested several leaders of the Istiqlal (Independence) Party in Cairo, including...

Government halts land sales amid real estate recession

The government has announced that the sale of land in the first stage of the new administrative capital project will be halted, due to the real estate market...

Egypt amends appeals law to accelerate opposition trials

During its public session today the Egyptian parliament approved definitively and with a two-thirds majority to extend law no. 7 of 2016. The...

Losses in Egypt stock exchange due to geopolitical tension

January 6, 2020 Egyptian stock exchange indices retreated during Sunday dealings by more than 4 per cent, affected by the dealers' wide-range sales operations that included...

Esraa Abdel Fattah restarts hunger strike

The State Security Prosecution has ordered the renewal of 15 days custody of the political activist and journalist Esraa Abdel Fattah and journalist...

3 human rights officials call for the release of detainees

Three members of the National Council for Human Rights in Egypt have demanded a comprehensive review of pretrial detainees, and the release of all those who have...

Egypt: Researcher arrested and tortured after returning from Italy

Researcher Patrick George has been detained for 15 days on charges of inciting demonstrations to overthrow the regime in Egypt and publishing false information and news. Patrick's...