Egypt ratifies new law regulating media outlets
Egypt's president, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, has ratified a new media law that critics say is a blow to pluralism and press freedom in the country. The new law, approved by parliament and signed into law by Sisi on Monday, will see the creation of a ...
Egypt sets up govt-picked council to oversee media
Egypt's Failed Revolution
New Egyptian Law Gives President Authority to Pick a Media Regulator
No Signal: Egypt blocks the encrypted messaging app as it continues its cyber crackdown
After a week of blocking the secure messaging app Signal in Egypt the service is back online thanks to new features added by its parent company Open Whisper Systems. Last week Egyptian users raised the alarm about their inability to access the highly ...
Egypt arrests Al-Jazeera producer on fake news charge
CPJ Press Freedom Online
New York, December 27, 2016--Egyptian authorities must release Al-Jazeera news producer Mahmoud Hussein immediately, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Officials initially questioned Hussein on December 20 when he arrived in Egypt on ...
Al Jazeera condemns arrest of its journalist in Egypt
Egypt arrests Al-Jazeera journalist over 'provoking sedition'
Egypt Arrests Al-Jazeera Producer for 'Provoking Sedition'
After years of conflict, Egypt eases pressure on Gaza
RAFAH, Palestinian Territory—For most of the past decade, Egypt has been a quiet partner with Israel in a blockade on the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip that has stifled the economy and largely blocked its 2 million people from moving in and out of the territory.
Egyptian-Israeli relations - signs of a thaw?
Egypt warms to Hamas
Asharq Al-awsat English
Opinion: The Ethiopian Dam Between Egypt and Saudi Arabia
Asharq Al-awsat English
The image of the Saudi minister Ahmed Al-Khatib visiting the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam appears to have been an excuse for a media exchange that turned the relationship between Riyadh and Cairo from an intimate one to one where bad language is used ...
Ethiopia awaiting Egypt's response on dissident opposition groups
OP-ED: Ethiopian dam between Egypt and Saudi Arabia
2016 is the year of Egyptian diplomacy: Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesperson
Marveling at Egypt's historic civilization, man-made structures
Fascinating structures of pyramids were strongly etched in our memories from history lessons in school. Words of caution from family and friends on hearing of our plan to visit Egypt couldn't dent the deep craving we had for the land of Pharaohs ...
Russia likely to resume direct flights with Egypt in January: Russian transport minister
Sokolov added that the decision to resume flights should be taken after Russian officials revise reports by Russian experts currently assessing Egyptian airport security. Russia imposed a ban on flights to Egypt shortly after a Russian passenger jet ...
Resumption of flights to Egypt this January: Russia
Russia May Resume Air Traffic to Egypt Early Next Year – Transport Minister
Transport minister: Air traffic with Egypt likely to be open in January 2017
Egypt central bank seen holding rates unchanged
Cairo: Egypt's central bank is expected to keep interest rates unchanged on Thursday, holding fire on further action until the impact on inflation of last month's steep hike in borrowing costs becomes clearer, a Reuters poll showed. In early November ...
Egypt Year in Review 2016
Oxford Business Group
On the back of the government making progress on economic reforms, including allowing the Egyptian pound to trade freely, in mid-November the IMF approved a $12bn bailout package. Aimed at reducing external imbalances, bringing down public debt and ...
Calgary's Egyptian community rallies behind daughters of parents killed in highway crash
There has been an outpouring of support online from the city's Egyptian community and Elsayad told CBC News she plans to set up a bank account on Tuesday for donations to the couple's three daughters — Sara, Salma and Dina — who were all injured in ...