Protests in Warraq against governmental displacement attempts

On Friday, hundreds of Al-Warraq Island residents demonstrated against the government's ongoing attempts to displace them from their homes to implement tourism projects on the island. They...

Misr Cement Qena workers protest low wages

On Saturday, rights groups said Misr Cement Qena workers began a sit-in, protesting their working conditions. Last month, the company's workers organized a protest to demand the...

Human rights improvement in Egypt means new prisons

On Thursday, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi announced he was constructing the largest prison complex in Egypt, in Wadi Al-Natron, northeast of Egypt. Sisi added in a phone interview...

Egyptian government confirms upcoming prices increase of subsidized bread

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said that his government is studying all scenarios related to raising the price of subsidized bread, stressing that "that will happen."

Sisi declares state of emergency in Egypt for fifth year in a row

Republican Decree No. 174 of 2021 declared a state of emergency throughout Egypt for three months, starting from one o'clock in the morning on Sunday, April 25, 2021.

Egyptian government admits the crisis in oxygen supplies to hospitals after initial denial

The Minister of Health Hala Zayed has announced the implementation of a digital system to check hourly the level of oxygen consumption and the number of occupied...

Rights groups say the detainee died after his health deteriorated

On Tuesday, two human rights groups said that a detainee had died after his health deteriorated. The Egyptian Network and Al-Shehab Center have noted that Shaaban Muhammad...

Egypt’s PM: We have entered a phase of severe water poverty

The Egyptian Prime Minister, Mostafa Madbouly, announced that Egypt has entered a phase of severe water poverty. He noted that the government had devoted massive resources and hundreds of billions...