Families of detainees demand Egypt authorities issue visit permits

A number of families of political detainees demanded they be allowed to visit their loved ones after two months of a ban put in place to mitigate...

Don’t forget our loved ones, trapped in Egyptian prisons during this pandemic

This week, for many, the coronavirus pandemic that has left much of the world paralyzed is hitting closer to home than ever. But for some of us,...

Denial, fear and dictatorship: Egypt’s coronavirus disaster

Every country has struggled to come to terms with the reality of a deadly pandemic. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamanei’s first reaction was to call coronavirus a "ridiculous disease" used...

Egypt: rate of coronavirus cases ‘likely to be higher than figures suggest’

Egypt is likely grappling with a higher rate of coronavirus infections than official figures, according to research by Canadian disease specialists and increasing infection...

As more virus cases trace their origins to Egypt, questions rise over government measures

CAIRO — For days now, the Egyptian government has stated that a Taiwanese American woman was the source of the coronavirus infections of 45 passengers and crew...

Three teenage girls committed suicide in Egypt

Egyptian mass media said that three girls under the age of 16 were collectively suicide using poisonous pills in Sharkia province one of the Egyptian governorates. Investigations...

ANHRI: Mubarak and Morsi don`t receive equal treatment before the law

The Arab Network for Human Rights Information issued a report saying that away from political matters, citizens are not equal before the law and in prisons as...

Parliament committee approves bill to list media outlets as ‘terror entities’

The Parliament’s Legislative and Constitutional Affairs Committee has approved a bill that aims to expand the list of terrorist entities to include satellite TV channels, radio stations, social...

US stops sending sniffer dogs to Egypt, Jordan after seven died of ‘negligence’

The United States announced on Monday it has stopped sending counter-terrorism dogs to Egypt and Jordan after several of the animals died over lack of care.

Did Sisi release ex-army chief to please Egyptian generals?

Experts say the sudden release of Sami Annan, Sisi's political rival, indicates Egyptian military generals are not so sure whether the country is heading toward the...