New labour regulations pave the way for privatisation and abolish labour rights

“Corporate workers do not disagree with the government about development. Rather, their disagreement stems in the method to be followed.” With these words, jurists and workers expressed...

Exclusive: Corruption scandals shake National Security Agency in Egypt

September 27, 2019  Amidst the storm of corruption scandals that have hit a number of Egypt's main agencies, Egypt Watch reveals a corruption case...

Gold prices in Egypt record historic high

Gold prices in Egypt have risen to a new historical level, as the gram price jumped to more than EGP 12 in one go. (One US dollar...

Egypt’s regime acts Salafi so it can target social media activists

An Egyptian judge has issued a decision to imprison university student Haneen Hossam, who is referred to in the media as "the Tik Tok girl," for 15...

A trial in Rome for 5 Egyptian policemen who participated in Regeni’s murder

The momentum of the kidnapping and murder of the Italian researcher Giulio Regeni at the hands of Egyptian officers has returned, after a long silence, to reveal...

COVID-19 vaccination centres turn into infection hotspots

“Corona vaccination centres have turned into a centre of infection.” This is how the situation of what is happening in Egypt can be described, especially with the elderly and...

Haftar’s last day? Al-Sisi’s close ally in Libya is in a dilemma

In the famous Egyptian movie, Salah al-Din, England's King Richard I (the Lionheart) stands at the end of the movie, complaining about the betrayal of his friends and allies...

Egypt’s political figures break silence over September protests

The demonstrations against General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and his regime in Egypt, which lasted for more than two consecutive weeks, made a remarkable change in the opposition's...

Reverse decision: Egypt reduces curfew hours despite increase in corona infections

Minister of State for Information Osama Heikal has said that the cabinet decided to reduce the partial curfew for an additional hour, to start at 8pm and...

‘Guardianship is my right’: Egyptian women revolt against taboos

“I cannot travel… I cannot take my daughter out of school… I cannot open a bank account for my son.” These are some of the problems that women of...