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Homosexuals’ ongoing acceptance struggle increases as government crackdown tightened

  /  June 3, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Over 95 people were arrested in Egypt for same-sex conduct or gender expression between July 2013 and December 2014, says HRW

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Environmental talk considers effect of rising seas levels on Egypt

  /  June 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt’s population and industry typically live by water; threats are more severe

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Teaching assistant arbitrarily dismissed from Cairo University

  /  June 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ahmed Abdel Bassit was dismissed following coworker’s complaint accusing him of inciting protests

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Punishing thousands by pre-trial detention legalised: ANHRI

  /  May 31, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The network calls on Al-Sisi to amend pre-trial detention

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Court places judicial guardianship over Pharmacists’ Syndicate

and   /  May 31, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The decision follows the syndicate’s General Assembly’s aim to overthrow the Medical Federation’s current administration

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Health ministry awards 400 nurses on International Nursing Day

  /  May 30, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Nursing Rebel Movement denounces the syndicate and ministry’s negligence to their demands

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The ‘sayes’: More than just a car keeper

  /  May 27, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

The myths and realities surrounding unlicenced car keepers in Egypt

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MNHD Board approves Al-Hokair Group’s mega mall construction offer

  /  May 26, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Investments worth EGP 700m are expected to be injected for the development of the mall, says MNHD’s Investor Relations Manager

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Endowments ministry to mentor female scholars on women’s, children’s rights advocacy

  /  May 26, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The ministry has come up with at least 13 recommendations for updating Egypt’s religious discourse

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Religious edicts need compatibility with time we live in: Endowments minister 

  /  May 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ministry of Religious Endowments researched new tools for religious discourse in Egypt

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Flying against the wind: How did thousands of Egyptian pilots end up jobless

  /  May 25, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Unemployed pilots in Egypt escalate their demands of finding job opportunities, holding officials accountable for corruption

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More protests worldwide denounce Morsi’s death sentence

  /  May 23, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

11 police officers injured in Turkey in clashes with protesters

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ABK acquires Piraeus-Egypt for $150m

  /  May 23, 2015  /  Banking, Business  /  No Comments

Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait acquires 98.5% of Piraeus Bank – Egypt shares

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Cairo to host Syrian opposition conference in June

  /  May 23, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The conference aims at forming a united opposition front against Assad

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Domestic hell: The plight of African workers in Egypt

  /  May 20, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

The majority of African domestic workers in Egypt have fled their home countries due to hardships, only to find more traumatising experiences in Egyptian households

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NGOs criticise amendments on using coal

  /  May 19, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Environment ministry to expand use of coal in unlimited number of industries 

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Morsi verdict sparks further international condemnation

  /  May 19, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Protests ongoing in Turkey, Germany and UK add to international condemnations list

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Campaign for hundreds of suspended journalists starts with Press Syndicate protest

  /  May 17, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Around 800 staff have been dismissed from media outlets in the last year, according to campaign’s spokesperson

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6 convicts in ‘Arab Sharkas cell’ case executed

  /  May 17, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

This is the 12th execution to take place since beginning of 2015

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 ‘A child for sale’

  /  May 14, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

At least 5,500 children are missing since 2014, exposed to trafficking, rape and murder

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Returning defendants to detention is merely political resolution: Mahienour’s lawyer

  /  May 12, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Mahienour El-Massry’s and Yousef Sha’ban’s detention location remained unknown for hours after judge’s decision

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Special edition of Al-Watan newspaper confiscated

  /  May 11, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The new version modified front-page headline, removed opinion article

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Cairo University launches first TEDx event

  /  May 10, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

The event brought together 15 speakers to inspire hundreds of students with new ideas

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2 conscripts dead in North Sinai following militant attack

  /  May 9, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The military spokesperson announced killings of at least 700 militants since October

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Spain’s defence minister signs pending military MOU with Egyptian counterpart

  /  May 6, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Spain continues to export arms sales to Egypt after partial embargo imposed by EU in 2013

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Political movements call on universities to allow imprisoned students to sit exams

  /  May 5, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Five political movements sign joint statement, raising concerns over potential expulsion of imprisoned students

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Investment opportunities to be presented at Dubai’s AHIC: EGOTH Chairman

  /  May 4, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

EGOTH recorded profits worth EGP 111m between July 2014 and March 2015, says Samir Hassan

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3 people imprisoned for 15 days in Suez

  /  May 4, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Defendants face charges of belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood

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Egyptian journalists celebrate Press Freedom Day in detention

  /  May 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

ANHRI condemns Beheira journalist’s arrest

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2 Giza preachers banned for not acquiring permission for religious speech

  /  May 2, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Religious Endowments Ministry uses its right of civil arrest for the first time on Friday

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