A new secretary for the Nation’s Future party after sudden resignations

The Nation's Future party, affiliated with the security services, announced today, Tuesday, that the former head of the Supreme Constitutional Court, Chancellor Abdel Wahab Hassan, assumed the...

After 3 years of forced disappearance Ahmed al-Dumliji finally appears

Detainee Ahmed Abdel-Azim Al-Dumliji appeared at Menoufia prosecution, in the Menoufia Governorate (North), after a forced disappearance for more than three years and three months. The...

Prisoners complain of medical negligence in Egypt’s Gamasa Prison

A lawyer for the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms filed a report on Wednesday against Gamasa Prison's governor regarding the medical neglect of a prisoner. The...

Capital Economics: Egypt’s economy shrinks 1.3% in 2020

Capital Economics predicts that the Egyptian economy will shrink 1.3% this fiscal year due to the coronavirus outbreak, while it expects the growth rate to rise to...

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...

Head of tax authority arrested for receiving bribes

January 6, 2020 The Administrative Control Authority has arrested Abdel Azim Hussein, head of the tax authority, on charges of receiving bribes from legal accountants. The Finance...

532 violations against journalists in 2019

The Arab Observatory for Media Freedom has issued its annual report on violations of media freedom in Egypt in 2019, monitoring 532 violations of media freedom and the press...

Hope Alliance detainees added to ‘terror list’

The Egyptian Criminal Court has ruled to include Ziad Al-Alimi and 12 other Alliance of Hope detainees onto the “terror list” for a period of five years....

Despite calls for release of detainees, security services arrest more

The Egyptian Coordination for Rights and Freedoms said that the security services are carrying out an arrest campaign against activists in different governorates, ignoring the calls of human rights organisations...