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Italy is demanding to take part in investigations by Egypt into the death of an Italian student whose corpse was found by the side of Cairo-Alexandria Road on Wednesday.   “In addition to requesting full disclosure regarding this case......
Russia said Wednesday it was negotiating with Egypt for the supply of 40 passenger jets.   Russian news agency Tass quoted Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov as telling Rossiya 24 TV as saying that Egypt’s national airliner was...
The Arab Forum for Online Journalism (AFOJ) is gearing up to host the 5th edition of its annual awards in the last week of March in Cairo. The forum’s role is not limited to recognizing award-worthy work, but also provides a number of training...
Meteoroglists expect moderate weather on Friday along the northwestern coast and in Cairo. Weather will be warmer along the northeastern coast and in north Upper Egypt. It will be hot in south Upper Egypt during daylight hours and very cold at night...
Taxi drivers are circulating a call on social media for demonstrations on Thursday in Mostafa Mahmoud Square in Mohandessin, Giza, decrying Uber and Careem, two smartphone ride-ordering applications seen by drivers as a threat to their source of...
"Low-ranking police officers need functional and physical rehabiliation," said Monufiya MP Samah Gibrael in a statement Thursday, adding that low-ranking police officers do not act in a propper manner. Gibrael's statement comes after a...
Egypt plans to purchase two explosive detectors at the cost of 18 million euros to be installed at checkpoints on the road to Cairo International Airport, news websites quoted Cairo International Airport Company Chairman Mohamed Saeed Mahrous as...
Major General Adel al-Turk, chief of the General Authority For Roads, Bridges & Land Transport, has blamed the high rate of traffic accidents in Egypt on drivers who do not follow traffic rules.   “Accidents take place due to not...
An activist lawyer reported that a missing victim of enforced disappearance allegedly taken by security authorities has been found dead.   Halim Heneish, a lawyer at the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms, said the family of Ahmed...
Cartoonist Islam Gawish, who was arrested on Sunday allegedly for running an unlicensed website, was released on Monday by authorities, according to Al-Masry Al-Youm.   Daily independent Al-Watan quoted East Cairo Prosecution Attorney Mohamed...

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....