Egypt’s parliament abolishes State Council legislative oversight

The Egyptian House of Representatives started amending its rulings to abolish the necessary oversight of the state council over legislation issued by the parliament. The amendments were proposed...

Egypt’s stock exchange tumbles with the second filling of Renaissance Dam

Indices of the Egyptian stock exchange fell sharply early on Tuesday with low value trading and Arab investors’ attitude to sell after the Ethiopian declaration it had started the second...

Workers of Nile Linen Group strike against low wages

Over 1200 workers announced, on Saturday, full strike in Nile Linen Group textile company in Alexandria. The strike protests the administration’s break of its promise to improve labor’s wages, adding...

The GERD crisis: Egypt’s FM expresses frustration at the UN Security Council response

Egypt’s FM Sameh Shoukry said that his country expected more effective response from the UN Security Council over the Egyptian demand to discuss the crisis of the Grand Ethiopian...

Amnesty International: Covid-19 vaccination campaign in Egypt is “haphazard and flawed”

Amnesty International criticized the Egyptian governmental handling of Covid-19 vaccine rollout failing to prioritize the most at-risk and marginalized people, including low income people in informal urban settlements and remote...

Detainees of “hope alliance” remains in jail despite exceeding the maximum pretrial detention

The criminal court renewed the detention of “The alliance of hope” political detainees for 45 days, despite they exceeded the maximum period of pretrial detention, determined by the law at...

GERD crisis: Egypt calls for an urgent UN Security Council session and receives a...

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry called on the UN Security Council, on Thursday, to discuss immediately the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam crisis, days before the second filling of...

Egyptian soldier and collaborator killed in attack on ISIS site in Sinai

A soldier and a civil collaborator were killed in an attack by the Egyptian military forces, supported by collaborating tribal groups, on a site of ISIS-affiliated Wilayet...

CBE: Egyptian trade balance deficit rises and direct foreign investment declines

The Central Bank of Egypt said that the deficit of the current account balance reached $13.3 billion over the period from July 2020 to March 2021, compared to $7.3 billion...

Sukuk law in Egypt opens the door for privatisation

Egypt’s parliament approved, on Monday, the bill of the sovereign sukuk proposed by the government. Sukuk are bonds offered by the government for creditors to finance the...