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6 April, Brotherhood, SAC, Salafi Front, Al-Jamaa Al-Islamiya to participate in 25 January demonstrations

  /  January 24, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

On the 2011 revolution’s anniversary last year, 108 were killed, according to the independent statistics database Wiki Thawra

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Protesters with Molotov cocktails dispersed with live ammunition in downtown Cairo

  /  January 22, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Some protesters were caught as they fled the scene, and violently beaten by non-uniformed men

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The survival strategies of Downtown’s bookstores

  /  January 20, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

In Downtown’s busy streets, Cairo’s oldest bookshops still endure: a look at how they started and where they are now

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Woman reportedly dead in Assiut from bird flu

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

Fifth case of death by bird flu during 2015 alone

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Egyptian officials meet with Libyan tribe

  /  January 18, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Meeting aims at keeping track of the security situation, according to foreign ministry

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In Pictures: Journalists demonstrate in objection to Charlie Hebdo attack

  /  January 11, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

A group of Egyptian journalists protested in front of the Press Syndicate in Downtown Cairo, along with Syndicate Director Diaa Rashwan on Sunday, in objection to the attack on French satire newspaper Charlie Hebdo.   The journalists read the rest…

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Religious Endowments minister vows to ‘renew religious discourse’

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

Initiative comes after Al-Sisi’s speech to “revolutionise” Islamic teachings, sparking some critical reactions

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Gunmen attack Giza checkpoint, 3 police injured

  /  January 11, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Anonymous gunmen attacked the checkpoint, days after a spate of similar attacks

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Metro fare will not increase: Transport officials

  /  January 11, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Reports of fare raise are “rumours targeting country’s stability”, says transportation minister

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2 policemen accused of rape released on bail

  /  January 11, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Girl was allegedly raped inside a police car

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Al-Sisi gives speech in Christmas mass in Abasseya cathedral

  /  January 7, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Presidential visit provoked different responses

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Cairo governorate to invest in Nile lands

  /  January 5, 2015  /  Business  /  1 Comment

The Cairo governorate to offer cornice Nile lands in public auction for new investments

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2 arrested for inciting violence via Facebook: Interior ministry

  /  January 5, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Pages allegedly claimed responsibility for Sunday attack on police personnel in Giza

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Despite losing one of his legs, a student goes from Cairo to Ain Sokhna on his bicycle

  /  January 5, 2015  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

After six years of treatment, his passion lit the way to his inner strength

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Possible rise in metro ticket price sparks controversy

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

Campaign warns of “uprising of the poor” to protest the price hike

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Group claims setting police van ablaze

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

‘Popular Resistance’ posted footage of alleged members burning van

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Foreign minister promises support for Federation of Arab Journalists

  /  December 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The federations promotes joint Arab action, says Sameh Shoukry

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1,191 reported sexual harassment cases in 100 days: Report

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

82.3% of eye witnesses to the harassment do not interfere or help the victim, says Harassmap

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15 further students referred to military court

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

Zagazig University students charged with protesting and rioting

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Nebny Foundation ordered to evacuate premises

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

Premises formerly an abandoned rest house in Manshiyat Nasser district

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No written initiatives for a political solution to Syrian crisis: Opposition official

  /  December 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

President of Syrian Coalition discussed upcoming dialogue and Syrian refugees during Cairo visit

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Prisoner in Al-Azouly Prison allegedly died of torture

  /  December 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Family of deceased submitted a report to Prosecutor General to receive and bury the body, and to launch an investigation

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Two ‘State of Sinai’ militants allegedly killed in Cairo

  /  December 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Militants were responsible for several terrorist attacks, say Ministry of Interior

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Drive-by shootings of security personnel ‘difficult to prevent’: Analyst

  /  December 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

“This happens every week,” says analyst Mohamed Qadri Saeed

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Four released following detention after protesting Mubarak verdict

  /  December 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Qasr Al-Nil Misdemeanour Court acquitted four detainees Wednesday, who were charged with protesting in the vicinity of Tahrir Square. The four protestors had been protesting against the Cairo Criminal Court’s decision to drop all read the rest…

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Middle-East’s first ever tattoo expo held in Cairo

  /  December 24, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

Tattoo artists in Egypt speak about their experience working in the country

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Disputed report in Turkish media takes aim at both Egypt and Erdogan foe

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

Daily Sabah alleges that Egyptian police raided a Gülen-affiliated school in Cairo, removed Turkish flags

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Bassem Youssef to be fined EGP 100m

  /  December 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

“I’m not a part of this dispute”, surgeon-turned satirist tweets

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Cairo University allows 38 suspended students to return

  /  December 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Students re-admitted on condition of “parents’ guarantees of not protesting”

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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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