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Exhibition attempts to raise ‘Refugee Voices’

  /  December 17, 2014  /  Culture  /  2 Comments

Through work by five photographers, the exhibition explores a side of refugees’ lives in Egypt

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Shoukry, British meetings tackle international security in the Middle East

  /  December 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Shoukry stressed risk of third intifada as a result of “provocations” in Palestinian territories

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Egypt-UN meeting tackles international security in the Middle East

  /  December 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs praised Egypt’s attempts to ease tensions between Palestinians and Israelis

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Court to hear prosecution’s appeal on FGM death case

  /  December 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

13-year-old girl died during FGM operation, father and doctor are accused on the case

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Egypt to send doctors to Equatorial Guinea

  /  December 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Al-Sisi and President of Equatorial Guinea also discuss economic relations

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NGO to move international programmes abroad due to ‘war on civil society’

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

Award-winning, Cairo-based CIHRS says human rights organisations face ongoing threats

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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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Celebrating International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

  /  December 1, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

95% of women between 18-28 suffered from verbal, physical harassment in the street, 52% think the way they’re dressed is reason

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South Sudanese president invites Al-Sisi for official visit

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

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

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United Nations celebrates in Zamalek

  /  November 9, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Fair highlights the organisation’s achievements in Egypt

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Egypt receives 300 recommendations in UN human rights review

  /  November 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

UN members call for amendments to Protest and NGO Laws

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UK ‘encourages’ Egypt to abide by human rights and freedoms

  /  November 5, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

British embassy urges Egyptian government to follow UK recommendations in Geneva

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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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Rights groups provide Egyptian government with 100 recommendations on violations

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

“No progress has been made” in Egypt’s compliance with United Nations commitments, say human rights organisations

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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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UN envoy in Cairo as Libya violence continues

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

International community reiterates call for ceasefire, backs political dialogue

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Palestinian-American shot dead in the West Bank

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Shooting of Orwa Hammad is the second by the IDF in the West Bank in eight days

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Egypt calls for ‘return of the Libyan capital’

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

Libyan government orders military to retake Tripoli, calls for civil disobedience in capital

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From New York with Love to Sisi

  /  October 1, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Amr Khalifa Sometime last week, on the Ismailiyia-Cairo highway, there was a man hung by rope from a billboard. Painful, but precise, the image rendered an imperfect Egyptian economic/political landscape. That postcard of desperation read the rest…

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What are Egypt’s chances of gaining UNSC non-permanent seat?

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

The country’s last membership in the Security Council was in 1997.

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Poll conducted by Baseera on President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s visit to the United States of America

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

68% of Egyptians knew of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s visit to the United States, while 32% where unaware of the visit.
85% of those who knew about the visit saw that it improved Egypt’s image in front of the world, while 5% didn’t think it made a difference, and 10% were unsure.

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Shoukry discusses Gaza ceasefire and reconstruction with top OCHA official

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

The two sides also discussed the humanitarian conditions inside Syria and Iraq “amid the rising influence of terrorist organisations there”

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Erdogan in no position to give lessons on democracy: Egypt

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

Turkish president has illusions of restoring the Ottoman Empire, says Egyptian foreign ministry

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Erdogan’s comments on Egypt is interference in Arab affairs: Arab League

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

The recently elected Turkish president has been an outspoken critic of the ouster of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi

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Brotherhood condemns UN reception of Al-Sisi

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

The president’s reception at UN amounts to “accepting the use of force in political disputes” says Brotherhood

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Al-Sisi and Obama hold ‘constructive and positive’ discussions in New York

  /  September 26, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The two presidents discuss ISIS and Libya, agree on future foreign ministers’ dialogue mechanism

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Gaza talks to continue in October: Foreign Ministry

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

Palestinian reconciliation meetings continue in Cairo

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Al-Sisi delivers speech before Climate Change Summit at the UN

  /  September 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

President claims ideological link between “terrorist groups”

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Shoukry discusses independent Palestinian state at the UN

  /  September 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Foreign minister stresses Egypt’s efforts in achieving stability and security in the region

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Al-Sisi heads Egyptian delegation to UN

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

President expected to speak at climate conference on Tuesday

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