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Meteorologists predict hot and humid weather on Friday in Cairo, Lower Egypt, and the north of Upper Egypt, with a maximum of 38 degrees centigrade in the captial.   Very hot weather is predicted in the south of Upper Egypt. Qena should hit 43C...
Meteorologists predict hot and humid weather on Wednesday in Cairo, Lower Egypt, and the north of Upper Egypt, with a maximum of 37 degrees centigrade in the captial.   Very hot weather is predicted in the south of Upper Egypt. Qena should hit...
Two security personnel were killed on Sunday when gunmen attacked al-Egeizy security checkpoint, located on a regional road outside Sadat city, Menoufia, the Interior Ministry said in a statement following the incident. According to the statement,...
President Abdel Fattah al-Sis has thanked Egypt's Olympic medal winners for their performances at the Rio Olympics, expressing appreciation for their achievement in winning a total of three bronze medals.   "I fully appreciate and am...
The 23-year old Egyptian Taekwondo fighter Hedaya Malak Wahba won a bronze medal on Friday morning, bringing Egypt its third medal in the Rio Olympics, all of them bronze. Wahba defeated Belgium’s Raheleh Asemani 1-0 in the women’s 57 kg...
A military court has sentenced 418 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to prison terms of between two and 25 years for their involvement in violence in Minya after the dispersal of the Rabaa al-Adaweya and Nahda sit-ins in 2013. Of the total, 249 were...
The Egyptian government has restored and rebuilt 70 percent of churches and Christian institutions damaged after the dispersal of the 2013 sit-ins at the Rabaa and Nahda squares, the state-owned newspaper Al-Ahram reported on Wednesday. Several...
The head of Egypt's judo federation has denied media reports that Egyptian judo player Islam al-Shehaby was sent home early from the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro. Sameh Mubasher, the head of the Egyptian Federation of Judo and a member of the...
The Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Khaled Hanafy inaugurated on Tuesday an operation line for gold in coordination with the Saudi jeweler, L'azurde group, in an effort to ease both the sharp rise in gold prices and the financial burden on...
A Russian security delegation arrived in Hurghada at dawn on Tuesday to inspect new security measures introduced at Hurghada touristic areas prior to deciding on the return of Russian flights to Egypt. The delegation includes one of Russian...

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Downtown Cairo is once again a battlefield, and this time, the military is not just a silent facilitator, but an active participant — beating, dragging, shooting, and assaulting civilians. The latest round of brutality has led us to not only...
On 24 November, we issued the first edition of our new project, Egypt Independent, a weekly, 24-page newspaper that attempts to unpack Egypt’s complex and dynamic political and cultural landscape. It was not long before we were interrupted....