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South Sudanese president invites Al-Sisi for official visit

  /  November 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Salva Kiir held closed talks with his Egyptian counterpart Saturday, with both countries signing several agreements on future cooperation

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Egypt could send troops to guarantee a Palestinian state, reassure Israelis: Al-Sisi

  /  November 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Tony Blair, Shoukry discuss Palestine amid rising tensions

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Egypt, China set to launch strategic partnership

  /  November 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

President Al-Sisi scheduled for China visit in December

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Military court sentences 20 civilians for armed forces assault

  /  November 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

One of the defendants refused lawyer, citing he did not recognise legitimacy of military trials

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Egypt welcomes Burkina Faso’s return to civilian rule after coup

  /  November 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Colonel Zida transferring power to retired diplomat, in move Egypt foreign ministry says shows “political maturity”

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Banks given chief responsibility for promoting economic summit projects: Investment minister

  /  November 17, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Al-Sisi to promote political, economic, and legislative changes in year-end foreign tour

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The fading faces of opposition media under Al-Sisi’s Egypt

  /  November 16, 2014  /  In Focus  /  1 Comment

Egyptian media formed Al-Sisi’s personality cult and is constantly emphasising the fight against “terrorism”

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Egypt joins Arab cyber security convention

  /  November 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Cooperation aims to prevent, investigate, and prosecute the use of the Internet to commit crimes

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Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis claim deadly Sinai attack

  /  November 15, 2014  /  Politics  /  3 Comments

Egyptian militant group rebrand as ‘State of Sinai’ and could now be taking orders from ISIS, says analyst

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Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis pledge allegiance to ‘Islamic State’

  /  November 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Sinai based militant group could lose local support if it begins to imitate the style of ISIS, says analyst

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Postponement of Economic Summit met with conflicting reactions

  /  November 9, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Cairo University economics professor says instability of Gulf stock markets might be behind postponement

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President appoints new deans to 7 university faculties

  /  November 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Decisions in line with legal amendments made by the president, allowing him to appoint university staff

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8 ‘terrorist elements’ killed in North Sinai operations: armed forces

  /  November 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Unlicensed vehicles, drug laden cars, and “terrorist element headquarters” destroyed on Saturday, claims army

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Sinai: Buffer zone of mistrust

  /  November 8, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Amr Khalifa When your skin is submersed in the azure blue of Sinai’s waters, you would never imagine that trouble in the Sinai governorate lurks beyond the beach. Sinai, a piece of heaven on read the rest…

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President orders study for a ‘new Rafah’

  /  November 5, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Plan to be delivered within 15 days on sustainable development in northern Sinai

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Al-Sisi orders plan to prevent accidents and apply traffic law

  /  November 5, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The move follows an accident that killed 18 people on Wednesday

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Egypt faces UN human rights review in Geneva

  /  November 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

UN states question Egypt on rights of assembly and association, torture, gender rights, and application of constitution

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HRW urges UN to condemn Egypt’s human rights record

  /  November 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

International rights group highlight Egypt’s human rights issues ahead of UN review

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1,156 families relocated for ‘secure zone’ on Gaza border

  /  November 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Rafah elders and leaders to meet presidential council

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Rafah ‘elders and leaders’ to meet presidential council

  /  November 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Sinai residents to express vision for future and current issues following establishment of ‘secure zone’ on Egypt-Gaza border

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Egypt government, Brotherhood to exchange accusations in Geneva

  /  November 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Government and Brotherhood looking to score political points, rights groups to show reality, says analyst

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European Parliament delegation meets 6 April

  /  November 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Delegation keen to meet the group for its “international credibility”, according to the activist group

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Sisi’s plan: New print of the same edition?

  /  November 1, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

We must begin with the questions that concluded my last article: Is Al-Sisi building a vision? Can we predict this vision based on his current positions? What are the resemblances between this vision and that read the rest…

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Soldiers injured in Sinai bomb amid heightened security

  /  November 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Fresh attack on security forces despite increased military presence in North Sinai

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Pope Tawadros visits Moscow

  /  October 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Pope met with senior officials, members of Russian Orthodox Church

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Presidential decree aims at military expansion: 6 April

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Movement says tightening freedoms and security measures will not eradicate terrorism

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Triple IED explosions in 10th of Ramadan City

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The electricity transformers’ blow up occurred hours before military law is imposed

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Reinforcements, special forces deployed to Sinai

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Eight militants killed including perpetrator of Sheikh Zuweid bombing, says armed forces

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Hamas responds to proposed Gaza buffer zone

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Hamas official says buffer zone supports Israeli blockade, harms Palestinians

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Presidential decree to pass crimes on ‘vital’ facilities to military court

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Decree goes against the constitution, says head of human rights group

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