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Over 150 arrested on charges of ‘debauchery’ since 30 June: EIPR

  /  December 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Bath house raid one of many cases of clampdown on homosexuality since ouster of former President Mohamed Morsi

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Al-Sisi receives Qatari, Saudi envoys

  /  December 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Diplomatic reconciliation between Qatar and Egypt resulted from Saudi and US pressure: analysts

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My 800 word torture report

  /  December 20, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Ahmed Tharwat The release of the Senate Intelligence Committee torture report has brought back painful memories. Now everyone knows that our government has “tortured some folks”, as President Obama has put it when he read the rest…

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Egypt’s miltary confirms 10 Apaches delivered by US

  /  December 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Military expert says Egypt’s pursuing ‘multiple alternative sources for military cooperation’

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714 protests in Egypt in November, Islamists’ revolution and Mubarak verdict major triggers: Democracy Index

  /  December 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Report warns of ‘angry’ movements and ‘violent’ state strategy next 25 January anniversary

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British Embassy in Cairo re-opens, security issues ‘resolved’

  /  December 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Relations with Egypt rest on “people – not a building”: British Ambassador

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Investigative reporter Yaser Zayat talks about journalism in Egypt

  /  December 15, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

“It’s certainly a risky field, but this is what proves the true mettle of journalists and helps them change the world,” says Zayat

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2 Egyptians killed, 4 injured amid heavy fighting in Libya

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

Egyptian Foreign Ministry warns citizens against travelling to oil rich country

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Canada, UK embassies remain closed as security talks ongoing with Interior Ministry

  /  December 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Reported explosion outside British Embassy an ‘accident’

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Egyptian authorities deny entry to former US diplomat turned think tank analyst

  /  December 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Latest foreign NGO worker to be barred entry to Egypt

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Marble and granite shine in international building trade fair in Cairo

  /  December 12, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Egypt is the tenth largest natural stone quarry producer in the world and the second largest exporter of marble blocks

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Ministerial chamber to investigate embassy shutdowns: Tourism ministry official

  /  December 10, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Ministry seeking assistance from foreign and interior ministries to solve issues regarding embassy shutdowns in Cairo

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Girl drowns after jumping off bridge to escape sexual harassment: Witnesses

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

NGO calls for official investigations into the death

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Arab Investigative Journalism forum held in Jordan

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

Conference included focus on situation of journalism in Egypt

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US expats warned of ‘heightened tensions’ ahead of CIA torture report

  /  December 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

State Department denies link between report and UK, Canadian embassy shutdowns

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The re-writing of history in the Mubarak verdict

  /  December 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Court claims Muslim Brotherhood responsible for shooting at police, demonstrators, during 25 January Revolution

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British Embassy in Cairo closes over security concerns

  /  December 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Australia also raised warning level on possible terrorist attacks in Egypt

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4 Muslim Brotherhood members handed death sentences in ‘headquarters trial’

  /  December 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Court to rule on remaining defendants on 28 February

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Online gallery Arts-Mart launches first venue

  /  December 7, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

The exhibition features a retrospective of the work of world renowned artist Mohamed Abla

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7 defendants receive death sentences in second Rafah massacre case

  /  December 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Another 22 defendants received 15 years in prison

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Youth Innovation Camp to promote social justice in Egypt

  /  December 4, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

The camp attempts to provide a platform for young Egyptians to communicate their understanding of the term Social Justice

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Contemporary Dance Night hypnotises Egypt

  /  December 3, 2014  /  Culture  /  2 Comments

Egyptian Streets met up with Ezzat Ismail Ezzat and Barbora ‘Bashka’ Jombikova, two of the driving spirits behind the event

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Democratic Current launches campaign to retry Mubarak

  /  December 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Alliance condemns use of violence against anti-Mubarak protesters

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Police assault, detain journalists covering protests near Tahrir Square

  /  December 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Journalists were covering new protests in Abdel Moneim Riyadh Square, a day after the violent dispersal of demonstrations left two people dead

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UAE to supply Cairo transport authority with 600 new buses

  /  November 30, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

President of the authority indicates that the remainder of the authority’s needs for buses will be covered from the state budget

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Student protests break out against Mubarak verdict

and   /  November 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Revolutionary Front calls for protests in 11 different universities around Egypt

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Mubarak verdict sparks angry reactions

and   /  November 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Students vow to protest on campus; parties to sue Mubarak

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Future of real estate in Egypt a prominent theme in Abu Dhabi investor conference

  /  November 28, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Egypt is the largest real estate market in the region and its demographics suggest huge potential for growth

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Update: Clashes between protesters, police leave 2 dead in Matariya

  /  November 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Police arrest 12; blast in downtown, with no injuries

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Clashes between protesters, police leave 1 dead in Matariya: Health ministry

  /  November 28, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Salafi Front reports five deaths in the district

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