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Child rights coalition concerned about child abduction rates

20 Sep 2014
The National Coalition for the Rights of the Egyptian Child expressed, on Friday deep concern about cases of child abduction in Egypt, adding that the issue could turn into a phenomenon in Egyptian society.   Doaa Abbas,...
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16 detainees escape Mahalla police station

20 Sep 2014
Sixteen inmates escaped detention following riots at Mahalla Police Station on Friday morning.   The detainees set fire to blankets and clothes causing chaos in the cell.   The security authorities in Gharbiya deployed armored...
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BuzzFeed report about Interior Ministry's surveillance of Internet users angers activists

A man is silhouetted against a video screen with an Facebook logo as he poses with an Dell laptop in this photo illustration taken in the central Bosnian town of Zenica, 14 August 2013.
20 Sep 2014
The story published by Al-Masry Al-Youm, on Friday, citing the  American website BuzzFeed which said the Egyptian Interior Ministry began monitoring social networking sites and Internet users, raised the anger of human rights...
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700 drugs no longer available due to high cost of production

19 Sep 2014
A number of pharmaceutical companies have stopped the production of several varieties of drugs due to the high cost of production prices compared to the drugs' selling prices on market, said former President of the Pharmaceuticals...
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Gunmen kill Egyptian in Benghazi

A militia stands guard in front of the entrance to the 17 February militia camp after Libyan irregular forces clashed with them in the eastern city of Benghazi 16 May 2014. 
19 Sep 2014
Anonymous gunmen killed an Egyptian citizen in Libya on Thursday evening in a sewing shop in al-Baraka area, Benghazi.   Chairman of the Libyan Red Crescent Qais Fakhiry said in a press statement at dawn on Friday that the Libyan Red...
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Egypt negotiates with UAE over $3 billion deposit

A meeting between a UAE delegation to Cairo, led by UAE National Security Chief Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed al-Nahyan, and Egypt's interim president Adly Mansour. 
19 Sep 2014
A senior government official said Egypt is negotiating with the UAE to get a new deposit equal to US$3 billion to be placed at the Central Bank of Egypt. He added negotiations on the deposit will be concluded in the coming days.   The...
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Cabinet spokesperson: Protest law here to stay

19 Sep 2014
The government has announced that no changes will be made to the protest law, despite its local and international controversy.   "The law on demonstrations has received the consensus of people, and there is no intention to...
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ANHR: Eleven journalists killed in Egypt over past 40 months

A member of the press lies on the ground after being attacked by mobs while soldiers surround him in Cairo, 3 February 2011. 
18 Sep 2014
Mayada Ashraf, 22, is an Egyptian journalist who was killed when she was on a coverage assignment on 28 March 2014. She was shot twice in the eastern Cairo district of Ain Shams as she was covering clashes between the Egyptian police and...
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Interior Ministry denies monitoring Internet activity

The European Commission launches a controversial bid to compel internet giants such as Google or Facebook to give users more control over their personal data or face fines. (AFP Photo/Leon Neal)
18 Sep 2014
The media center of the Ministry of Interior denied news circulated by a number of websites on Thursday about a contract between the Ministry of the Interior and a company to monitor Internet activities and social networking websites in...
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Adly trial over illegal gains held Thursday

18 Sep 2014
Giza Criminal Court held Thursday and headed by Judge Adel Mandour adjourned the trial of Mubarak-era Interior Minister Habib al-Adly over LE181 million in illegal gains to 18 December 2014.   The Illicit Gains Authority referred Adly...
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