Egypt and Sudan discuss establishment of a joint railway

The Egyptian Minister of Transport, Kamel al-Wazir, discussed with his Sudanese counterpart Hashem bin Auf, during a meeting held on Sunday, via video conference, ways to support...

‘We own the country just as the NDP did,’ says NFP secretary-general

The Secretary-General of the Nation's Future Party (NFP) in the city of Rashid in the Buhaira Governorate, Ibrahim Ajlan, said that his party owns the country, just...

Al-Jazeera journalist detained in Egypt completes 1,400 days

On Friday Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein completed 1,400 days in detention in Egypt without conviction. The Egyptian authorities arrested Hussein on December 23, 2016, while he was...

Human Rights Watch condemns the execution of 49 people in 10 days in Egypt

Human Rights Watch condemned the execution of 49 people within ten days in Egypt, pointing out that "these mass executions came after suspicious killings in prisons." In...

Al-Sisi: ‘Slander no less dangerous than attacking the state’

Egyptian General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi warned of the seriousness of questioning and slandering the state's capabilities, considering that this is no less dangerous than an attack on...

Deleted Facebook post reveals political agenda behind senate appointments

The Egyptian Legislations Facebook page mistakenly published a post exposing that the representatives appointed to the Egyptian senate by Abdel Fattah al-Sisi were recommended for political purposes....

Another Egyptian detainee dies of medical negligence in Minya Prison

Egyptian human rights sources have announced the death of engineer Hamdi Reyad inside Minya's high-security prison, south of Cairo. Reyad suffered medical neglect. As he was suffering...

Egypt accuses Ethiopia of rejecting GERD agreement

The Egyptian Minister of Irrigation, Mohamed Abdel Aty, accused Addis Ababa of obstructing a fair and balanced agreement that considers Egypt and Sudan’s interests regarding the Grand...

Al-Sisi appoints a new vice-sheikh of al-Azhar who previously worked in Dubai

Egyptian General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has issued a presidential decree appointing a new vice-sheikh of al-Azhar. The decision stated that Muhammad Abd al-Rahman Muhammad al-Dhawini was appointed...

Egypt stops renewing citizens’ passports in Kuwait

The Egyptian Consul General to Kuwait Hesham Asran has said that Cairo has issued instructions to stop renewing its citizens’ passports in the Gulf country. Asran explained...