Egypt Is Intensifying Its Crackdown on Journalists, Rights Group Warns
New York Times
CAIRO — The Egyptian government has intensified its crackdown against members of the news media in recent weeks, arresting one prominent journalist and preparing to bring another to trial, as the number of reporters detained in Egypt has hit its ...
Egypts Second Twitter Revolution
In the last six months, dozens of social media campaigns have been launched across Egypt. In an increasingly furtive state—where families are not told for weeks about their loved one's capture—social media has become a forum for both the state and ...
Egypt shuts down novelist Alaa al-Aswany's public event and media work
Bestselling Egyptian novelist Alaa al-Aswany was forced this week to shut down one of his public seminars. The event – ironically enough titled Conspiracy Theory: Between Reality and Illusion – had been scheduled for Thursday at Alexandria's Jesuit ...
Egypt shuts down novelist's public event
REVEALED: Nearly a third of Brits surveyed will NEVER return to Egypt
Two weeks ago, it was reported that Egypt's once popular holiday resorts including Sharm El Sheikh and Nuweibaa - had become ghost towns following the bombing of a Russian plane in the Sinai Peninsula last month. Reports found that whilst the country ...
Egypt Police Officer Convicted of Torture, Others Face Trial
Egyptian judicial officials say a police officer in a Nile Delta province has been convicted of torture, and nine officers from a southern province have been referred to trial for the same charge. It was the latest apparent effort by authorities to ...
Egypt frees Israeli Arab after 15 years
Jerusalem - An Israeli Arab who served a 15 year sentence in Egypt for espionage was released on Thursday and welcomed back by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Ouda Tarabin, a Bedouin Arab, crossed into Egypt illegally in 2000 and was ...
Egypt releases Israeli convicted of spying
Israeli 'spy' Ouda Tarabin released from Egyptian prison after serving 15 years
Egypt releases Israeli Arab spy Ouda Tarabin
Egypt Said to Plan Talks With Gulf Arab Allies for More Aid
Egyptian authorities plan to hold talks with Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates to secure more aid and investments, a government official said, as the country seeks to ease a dollar crunch threatening to derail its nascent economic recovery.
Greece, Cyprus, Egypt to speed up talks over sea boundaries
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Cypriot President Nikos Anastasiades met in Athens to discuss how they could take advantage of gas reserves especially after Egypt this year discovered the biggest ...
Egypt death in custody cops to be tried
Egypt police officers accused of beating man to death
Egypt boosts ties with Greece, Greek-administered Southern Cyprus - 12/10/2015 ...
Egypt tourism hashtag campaign goes awry as tweets air accusations of state ...
The campaign includes a video that has gone viral in Egypt, showing young people enjoying the country's picturesque nature sites, mountainous Red Sea coast, the Great Pyramids of Giza and other tourist attractions. Near the end, the narrator asks ...
Germany asks Egypt to explain journalist arrest
Berlin -Berlin has asked Cairo to explain why prominent Egyptian journalist Ismail Alexandrani was arrested on his return from Germany last month, AFP learnt on Thursday. In a reply to queries from lawmaker Franziska Brantner over the arrest, deputy ...