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A human rights organization has demanded authorities to reveal the whereabouts of a journalist who was arrested from his residence early Sunday.   The Arab Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said it deprecated the abduction of Al-...
The Arab Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has slammed the arrest of a Bahraini journalist over a critical statement he made of the Arab air strikes in Yemen.   Fadel Abbas, secretary general of the Unitary National Democratic...
Egypt's market main index EGX30 rose 0.62 percent on Monday's session to record 9,118.97 points with turnover of LE440 million, the Egyptian Exchange data showed. Meanwhile, the broader EGX70 index and the EGX100 index rose by 2.05 percent...
Students at the University of Sussex have voted for joining a UK-based campaign calling for the boycott of Israel, the Electronic Intifada website said on Monday, in a move coinciding with the Palestinian Land Day.   “The referendum...
Clubs will go bankrupt if the football league is suspended again, the Minister of Youth and Sports Khaled Abdel Aziz told Al-Masry Al-Youm on Monday.   "Al-Ahly Club President Mahmoud Taher has told me that his club will go bankrupt if...
The Egyptian government has predicted the Suez Canal's GDP share to decline gradually over the next five years, reaching 1.6 percent in FY 2018/2019, compared to the 2 percent targeted during the current fiscal year.   The ministry, in...
A deal signed between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan pledging cooperation to resolve differences over the Nile River water project is a trigger for future clashes, according to Foreign Policy Magazine.   The three countries signed an agreement a...
Egypt's market main index EGX30 inched up by 0.12 percent on Sunday's session to record 9,062.99 points on a weak turnover of LE219 million, the Egyptian Exchange data showed. Meanwhile, the broader EGX70 index and the EGX100 index rose by 1...
A press freedom advocacy group has criticized the condition of journalism in Egypt, while marking the first anniversary of the death of Al-Dostour journalist, Mayyada Ashraf.   A statement issued on the occasion by the Committee to Defend...
Fifty-eight human rights groups have slammed accusations of rioting posed against a lawyer who witnessed the murder of a socialist activist.   The organizations said they were “shocked” and “startled” by the charges...

Opinion articles

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....