Cairo is swimming against the current in Libya

The Speaker of the Libyan Parliament in Tobruk loyal to General Khalifa Haftar, Aquila Saleh, has commented on the cooperation agreements signed between the internationally recognised Libyan Prime Minister...

Naturalisation of Syrians in Egypt raises controversy

Controversy has escalated again regarding granting Egyptian nationality to non-Egyptians, this time with the hashtag "the people refuse naturalisation," which topped the list of the most popular...

Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi buys luxurious presidential plane worth $418 mn

In early August, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi spoke angrily about the double in price of subsidised bread on which 66.7 million citizens depend, and stressed the need to increase the...

Al-Sisi’s dog houses are sparking widespread anger: What’s the story?

A storm of anger swept through social media in Egypt after leaked videos were circulated from inside one of General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's palaces that are being constructed showing the...

Egypt army ranks 9th in the world despite weak economy

The Egyptian army has ranked ninth in the world in the classification of global fire power for the year 2020, jumping up three places from the previous...

New victims die in Egypt’s prisons from medical negligence

Two detainees have died in Egyptian prisons and detention centres in 24 hours as a result of medical negligence, raising the death toll in prisons in Egypt...

Ten new victims: The Egyptian judiciary keeps issuing arbitrary death sentences

After nearly seven years of trials, the Cairo Terror Court decided on Saturday to refer the papers of 10 defendants in the case known in the media...

Egypt’s vulnerable economy cannot stand the Russian Ukrainian war

Since the outbreak of the Russian-Ukrainian war on February 24, the political and economic fallout has affected all countries of the world, especially Egypt, which imports a...

Spiking budget deficit in Egypt – the worse is expected

The overall public budget deficit in Egypt increased by 0.3 per cent, amounting to EGP 57.1 billion ($3.6 billion) during the first seven months (July/January) of the...

The recent appointments to the State Council continues succession of judiciary

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has issued two republican decisions appointing 411 advisers to the State Council, including more than 70 sons of the council’s advisers, while the...