06 Jun 2012
Independent Al-Shorouk newspaper writes on its front page this morning, “Field marshal meets with political forces in a ‘Muslim Brotherhood-free’ meeting.”
MP Mostafa Bakry declared yesterday during a press...
03 Jun 2012
“What resonates most with the Egyptian people these days? Anything that smells like gallows. Oh, and Islam too,” writes prominent Israeli journalist Boaz Bismuth in the right-wing newspaper Israel Hayom.
31 May 2012
An official source with the presidential campaign of former Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq denied a New York Times report that Shafiq said he would use excessive force and executions to restore security. The story has been picked up by...
30 May 2012
A Facebook page that supports Muslim Brotherhood leader Khairat al-Shater has launched a sharp attack on Hamdeen Sabbahi, who came in third in the first round of the presidential election. The attack came after Sabbahi said that during the...
29 May 2012
Foreign press coverage of the first round of Egypt's presidential election has been relatively sparse so far, with many reports attributing the outcome to security fears.
United States news outlets seemed short on stories, in...
22 May 2012
Egypt’s three mobile phone operators announced the adoption of technical precautions they would take Wednesday to handle an expected increase in network activity during presidential voting.
The first round of the election is set to...
17 May 2012
The Journalists Syndicate has rejected accusations from Freedom and Justice Party MPs that state-owned newspapers are corrupt.
A statement issued by the syndicate’s head council on Wednesday said the attack reveals the party’s...
13 May 2012
Parliament’s Culture, Information and Tourism Committee on Sunday discussed the squandering of public funds by state-owned newspapers, whose debts have reached LE12 billion.
“The editors-in-chief run those papers as if they...
13 May 2012
A documentary set to broadcast Monday purportedly will show violence against children with special needs at a special care home in Jordan.
The documentary, “Behind the Walls of Silence” will be shown on BBC Arabic beginning at...
13 May 2012
Security forces raided the office of the Iranian Alalam News outlet in Cairo Sunday and confiscated all of its equipment, according to the media outlet's director. The forces said the network has no license to operate in Egypt....