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...

Ethiopia says Egypt trying to maintain “colonial era” grip over Nile

CAIRO (Reuters) - Ethiopia has accused Egypt of trying to maintain its grip over the waters of the Nile with a proposal it says would imperil a...

Egypt military calls for Sisi to be ousted

Officers in Egypt’s military called on citizens to take to the streets and bring an end to President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s regime, Al-Khaleej Online reported yesterday.

World Bank approves $50mn loan for Egypt

The Council of Ministers announced that the World Bank has approved a $50 million loan that Egypt would obtain through the Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI) to face the repercussions of...

Family says Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah beaten in jail

A leading Egyptian activist who was arrested amid a recent clampdown following anti-government protests has been beaten, threatened and stripped to his underwear while in custody, according...

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...