Egypt: Wearing masks in public places to be compulsory

Nader Saad, a spokesperson for the cabinet, said that wearing masks will become compulsory on public transportation, in government departments and in enclosed spaces, noting that immediate...

Egypt prepares for Haftar’s exit after the loss of Watiya Airbase

Khalifa Haftar's militia announced it was pulling out of parts of the capital Tripoli overnight, after losing control of Watiya Airbase to the UN-backed government in western...

Lina Atallah: A journalist arrested without charge and released after foreign intervention

Maadi Public Prosecution (south of Cairo) has ordered the release of the editor-in-chief of Mada Masr news website on bail of EGP 2,000 after investigating her on...

Manshiet El-Bakry Hospital doctors reject plans for quarantine centre

Doctors at Manshiet El-Bakry General Hospital have announced that they have rejected the decision to transform the hospital into a quarantine centre for those suspected of being...

Highway bridge built 50 centimetres from residential buildings draws criticism

Social media users are sharing images of the construction of Teraet Al-Zomor Bridge, also known as the King Salman Axis, which is worrying close to a number...

New road tolls imposed on residents of New Cairo cities

The National Road Company of the Egyptian Army has started collecting new road tolls on the Cairo-Suez Desert Road, which is the main road for entering the...

The unemployment rate in Egypt rose to 9.2% at the end of April

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics in Egypt revealed that the unemployment rate rose to 9.2 per cent in April due to the coronavirus pandemic....

Egypt’s Medical Syndicate demands isolation hospital for medical staff

In a letter addressed to the President of the Republic and the Minister of Health, the Medical Syndicate called for the necessity of allocating an isolation hospital...

Egypt doctor loses sight due to work stress amid coronavirus crisis

Doctor Mahmoud Sami, a specialist of infectious diseases at Bella Hospital, lost his eyesight while working in a coronavirus quarantine hospital. After a stressful day and working more...

Egypt’s Health Ministry announces COVID-19 coexistence plan

The Ministry of Health has announced a preliminary three-stage plan for coexisting with the coronavirus (COVID-19). The plan includes visual and oral sorting and temperature measurements for...