Egypt’s Sisi pardons jailed activist Ahmed Douma

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has pardoned a number of prisoners, including prominent activist Ahmed Douma after over 10 years in arbitrary detention. Lawmaker Tarek al-Khawli,...

Sinai shooting: Concerns raised over fate of ‘forcibly disappeared’ prisoners

Campaigners have raised concerns about the fate of Egyptian detainees held at a Sinai facility where a shooting last month killed at least three security officers. 

Zambia seizes plane with $5.7M cash, weapons

Drug Enforcement Commission says 10 people detained, money placed in Bank of Zambia Authorities in Zambia on Tuesday announced the seizure of a private...

Will Egypt’s asset sale get it out of its economic hole?

Egypt is privatising – but is it enough to please the IMF and get more funding from the international financial body?

Analysis: As deficit soars, Egypt expands money supply, fuelling inflation

CAIRO, July 14 (Reuters) - Egypt risks fuelling its record inflation and putting more pressure on the Egyptian pound if it does not slow an expansion of...

Egypt has hit a financial deadlock. Sisi’s only hope now is a miracle

At a finance summit in Paris last month, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi called on lenders to show more “understanding” of his country’s deteriorating debt crisis. The previous week, Sisi appeared...

Egypt has contracts to sell $1.9 bln worth of state assets – PM

CAIRO, July 11 (Reuters) - Egypt has signed contracts to sell stakes in state assets worth a total of $1.9 billion as part...

Egypt to host summit of Sudan’s neighbours as fighting continues

CAIRO, July 9 (Reuters) - Egypt said on Sunday it would host a summit of Sudan's neighbours on July 13 to discuss ways to end a 12-week...

Egypt officially withdraws from UN global grain agreement

Cairo officially withdrew on Tuesday from a decades-old UN grain treaty, over a year after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine threw the supply of staple wheat imports to...

Egypt Using Remote Hearings to Isolate Prisoners

Egypt has begun holding detention renewal sessions for pre-trial detainees remotely via videoconference, with detainees attending the sessions from prisons under police custody....