A moment of terror: Audio recording captures shouts of Egyptian detainees

The human rights platform We Record has published a leaked audio recording which captures detainees screaming and knocking on the doors of cells to save an ill detainee...

Life suspended: The suffering of political prisoners in Egypt doesn’t end after their release

Two days ago, Dr Mohamed Mohieldin, a former parliamentarian and assistant professor at the Faculty of Engineering, Beni Suef University, wrote a post on his Facebook account,...

Government demands to protect Egypt’s antiquities abroad hypocritical

Cairo does not have a good reputation in the field of antiquities smuggling, but despite this, it demanded Spain look after a pharaonic temple that the late...

After Ethiopia withdraws from Renaissance Dam negotiations, pessimists predict war

Ethiopia will not attend this week's round of US-brokered talks on a disputed Nile dam project with Egypt and Sudan, the country’s water ministry has announced, which...

COVID-19 strikes Egypt as 1mn lose their jobs

The National Planning Institute affiliated with the Egyptian Ministry of Planning revealed that 824,000 citizens have already lost their jobs since the start of the coronavirus crisis...

What distorts Egypt’s image, the press or repression?

Every time General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s regime arrests a journalist, the Egyptian question is repeated: "What deforms Egypt's image, the press or repression?" The...

Egypt: Violations against journalists intensify

Egypt ranks 163 out of 180 countries in the Reporters without Borders (RSF) World Press Freedom Index, due to media restrictions that limit the independence of the...

The US promised Egypt incentives to approve the Renaissance Dam Agreement

Egyptian diplomatic sources have said that Washington paid incentives to Egypt and Ethiopia to reach an agreement on the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. According to these sources, the...

Death of Egyptian doctor ignites police and political battle

On Saturday Egyptian police fired tear gas at dozens of people in a village in the Nile Delta for refusing to bury a female doctor who died...

Al-Sisi and COVID-19 put Egyptians under financial strain

The Central Apparatus for Public Mobilisation and Statistics issued a study about the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, titled "Coronavirus' influence on Egyptian families," which monitored...