21 Oct 2016
The Egyptian media scene has taken blow after blow this year; every time someone directs criticism at the government or the state, television media figures are either sacked or forced to take leave.
The state has defined a certain role for...
04 Oct 2016
“During the dynasty of Ramses III, the people were not happy, and protests broke out all over the country, starting out in Luxor and spreading to the rest of the country soon after, leading up to the assassination of Ramses. Three...
29 Sep 2016
Human Rights Watch has called on the Interior Ministry to end violations committed against prisoners in Al-Aqrab maximum security prison, allow visits and ensure regular access to doctors and medical treatment.
In a report Wednesday, HRW...
24 Sep 2016
“I didn’t even imagine that Egypt would be so spectacular, with such a breath-taking allure.”
These were the words of Yesenia Navarro, Miss Mexico 2016, during her visit to Cairo this month at the invitation of Egypt'...
12 Sep 2016
A rich vein of Egyptian artistic heritage can be seen in the great sculptures and statues located in the main squares of our cities, reflecting technical, professional and aesthetic quality.
These striking statues are symbols of culture...
31 Aug 2016
In the past, some parents used to tell their kids jokingly that they got them from the "supermarket", thereby avoiding complicated discussions of biology that could not be understood by a little child. These days, things seem to...
24 Aug 2016
Hisham Geneina’s removal by presidential decree from his position as president of the ِCentral Auditing Organization (CAO) in March brought with it a tidal wave of controversy.
Geneina was dismissed after releasing a report that...
14 Aug 2016
This week, Egyptian readers of Forbes magazine would have been intrigued to see three young Egyptian entrepreneurs taking pride of place on the front cover, in an edition including a feature on Egypt's 20 most promising startups. With...
14 Aug 2016
Sporting champions always have a story to tell the coming generations, a story that can be taken as an example and an inspiration. A few days ago, the Egyptian weightlifter, Sara Ahmed became one of those storytellers.
After pouring huge...
11 Aug 2016
The US Department of State issued a report on Wednesday in which it highlighted the ongoing persecution of Egypt's Coptic minority at the hands of Muslims through 2015, while outlining the limited steps taken by the Egyptian government...