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Amnesty International has warned of increased restrictions on the activities of civil society organizations in Egypt as the authorities prepare to draw up a new law the organization believes will add to the woes of NGOs. "All non-governmental...
A 19-year-old bride died in the village of Bani Omran in Minya two days before her wedding when her friend advised her to make a paste from an insecticide mix and put it on her hair before she going to bed instead of paying a lot of money to a...
The Ismailia Criminal Court postponed on Saturday the retrial of 73 defendants to 21 September over accusations of killing 72 al-Ahly Club fans in Port Said Stadium in February 2012 after a premier league match turned violent in the worst sports...
According to Al-Shorouk newspaper, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issued on Wednesday a presidential decree to introduce new legislative amendments to the real estate tax law, discarding the remarks that the State Council expressed when it reviewed...
A police sergeant was killed and a citizen was injured after unknown gunmen fired at them in Helwan. Security sources told Aswat Masriya that two unknown assailants on a motorbike fired on a car while the policeman and his nephew were on board...
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrived Tuesday to Russia for a visit during which is set to hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Russian news agency Itar Tass reported.   This is Sisi’s first official visit as president to...
Health Minister Adel Adawy said Egyptian hospitals received 216 Palestinians, who were wounded during the Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip, through the Rafah crossing since the beginning of the aggression in early July.   He added in a...
A British energy expert has warned that Egypt is facing a humanitarian crisis that is fueled by energy problems.   In an article published in the Financial Times on Sunday, former chairman of the Cambridge Center for Energy Studies,...
After midnight on Thursday, daylight saving time will resume, following the suspension during Ramadan, and clocks will again be set forward an hour ahead.   The Cabinet had decided in early May of this year to apply daylight saving time, the...
Interior Ministry spokesperson Hany Abdellatif claimed on Thursday that the intelligence of a foreign government is likely responsible for the New Valley terrorist attack which led to the death of 22 soldiers.   Abdellatif accused an...

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....