Egypt’s parliament moves to legalise parking attendants

Egypt’s parliament has approved a bill on the organisation of car parks. The draft law stipulated that the governor or the heads of districts may offer the...

Egypt MP accuses Eastern Tobacco Company of wasting public money

MP Muhammad Fouad has submitted a request to brief the Prime Minister, Minister of Business Sector and Minister of Industry regarding the waste of public money at...

Government debt increased 12% in first half of fiscal year

Egyptian government debt has increased by around 12 per cent in the first half of the 2019-2020 fiscal year to EGP 513 billion, compared to EGP 460.1...

Bribes and fraud in Giza by-elections

The candidate for the parliamentary by-elections for the Giza constituency, Hisham Badawi, published a video that was widely shared on Facebook in which he accused his competitor,...

Egypt’s Competition Authority rejects Cleopatra and Alameda merger

Government sources have said that the Egyptian Competition Authority addressed the Ministry of Health to use its authority to prevent a possible merger between the Cleopatra Hospital...

Egypt’s population hits 100 million

The Central Agency for Mobilisation and Statistics has announced that the population of Egypt has hit 100 million. The percentage of the urban population reached 42.6 per...

Demands to transfer Ziad al-Alimi to hospital

The Egyptian Centre for Economic and Social Rights and the lawyer Khaled Ali have filed a lawsuit asking the Minister of Interior and warden of Tora Prison...

Patrick George’s family demands his immediate release

Patrick George Zaki's family demanded in a statement his immediate and unconditional release, dropping all charges against him and allowing him to complete his studies abroad. His...

Blogger Shady Abu Zeid detained on new fabricated case

The Supreme State Security Prosecution has renewed the detention of the blogger Shady Abu Zeid on a new case, days after his release from case 621 of...

Terrorist attack on army checkpoint in Sinai

The Egyptian army spokesman has announced that seven army officers were killed in a terrorist attack targeting three security checkpoints near the village of Joura, south of...