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The UN investigation committee released a report on Tuesday discussing the deadly attacks on Gaza in 2014 and finding reliable evidence of violations of international human rights laws, as well as a lack of overall accountability.   ...
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is using a supposed fight against corruption as a cover for it and many of Egypt’s anti-corruption agencies are tangled in the same problem they claim to be combating, according to an analysis report published by...
A suspect belonging to Giza Popular Resistance, a little-known group which had claimed responsibility for the assassination of Prosecutor General Hesham Barakat on Monday was arrested on Tuesday, Egypt’s state-run agency MENA reported,...
Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has condemned a report issued by the London-based Amnesty International, in which it criticized the Egyptian government for detaining several activists since the 2011 uprising against former president Hosni...
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday hinted at the need for legislative changes following the assassination of Prosecutor General Hesham Barakat Monday.   “The hands of justice are shackled by laws that need to be changed in...
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) is closed on Tuesday upon the decision of Ibrahim Mehleb, the prime minister, it was decided that, June 30, 2015 to be an official holiday at the Egyptian Exchange for the occasion of June 30 revolution, the EGX said in...
The United Nations condemned on Monday the killing of Egypt’s General Prosecutor Hesham Barakat, who died of his injuries after a bomb attack on his car in Cairo. The Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon has called for those behind the...
Egypt is negotiating with Chinese leather manufacturing giant Huajian Group to establish the latter’s contribution in a leather industry hub it is seeking to establish east of Cairo.   Industry and Trade Minister Mounir Fakhry Abdel...
Egypt’s passenger car sales fell 22 percent year-over-year in May to 13,000 cars, according to a report by the Automotive Marketing Information Council (AMIC).    Last April, passenger car sales recorded their first monthly decline...
Egypt's market lost ground on Monday’s session, as the benchmark EGX30 index fell 1.65 percent, recording 8,371.53 points and a turnover of LE561 million, the Egyptian Exchange data showed.   Meanwhile, the small and mid-cap EGX70...

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....