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The sister of Eman Abd El Aty, an Egyptian woman thought to have been the world's heaviest, has accused doctors in India of lying about her weight loss, and using her sister's case as a tool for media propaganda, after doctors said that Eman...
Spanish police said earlier this week that they have arrested a 43-year old Egyptian man for allegedly belonging to an international terrorist organization. Spain's civil guard said that the man was arrested on Saturday in the central town of El...
The official Facebook page for Egypt’s National Youth Conference just announced a new initiative called “Esaal al-Ra'ees” (Ask the President) to allow Egyptians to freely submit questions to President Abdel-...
Egyptian naval forces engaged in joint naval exercise with their US counterparts on Sunday. These joint exercises are held in the Red Sea governorate with the participation of Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Pakistan, Kuwait and Italy, the official army...
AFP reports that the 'world's heaviest woman', Eman Ahmed from Egypt, has shed half her weight -- around a quarter of a ton -- in the two months she's been in India for treatment. The world's heaviest woman, Eman Ahmed from...
Following the broadcasting of his photo and name in a state-news TV brief as a suspect, wanted in the recent church attacks, Amr Moustafa Youssef surrendered himself on Wednesday to the National Security apparatus in Qena.   Photo of church...
An additional 350 artifacts have been discovered at Osarhat cemetery in Luxor, increasing the number of excavated artifacts at the cemetery to 1,400 so far, said Mostafa Waziry, Director General of Luxor Antiquities and Head of the Egyptian...
Day dreaming about a beach vacation now that you can feel the summer breeze in the air? TripAdvisor just ranked the top 10 beaches in the Middle East to make planning that vacation a little easier, and Egypt’s Red Sea beaches grabbed three...
The Egyptian Air Force has killed 19 extremists and destroyed four vehicles during air strikes targeting terrorist hotspots in North Sinai. A statement from military spokesperson Taer al-Refaei said the Armed Forces resumed their efforts to...
Transportation Ministry will purchase 32 new air-conditioned trains for the Cairo Metro's first line (Marg-Helwan) at a cost of LE12.5 billion. “The 32 trains will be allocated to the first line of metro to join the recently-purchased 20...

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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....