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Middle East|Egypt's Former Anti-Corruption Official to Stand Trial
New York Times
CAIRO — Egypt's anti-corruption czar thought he was just doing his job when he estimated how much endemic graft had cost his country: About $76 billion, he said, mostly in corrupt land deals. But the estimate, it turned out, was itself a criminal offense.
EgyptAir Hijacker Fights Extradition to Egypt, Fears Govt
A hijacker who threatened to blow up an EgyptAir plane told the flight crew he was doing so because he opposes Egypt's military-backed government — and that is exactly why he should not be extradited to Egypt, his lawyer said Monday. Lawyer Robertos ...
Egyptair hijacker fights extradition to Egypt
Man hijacked plane to highlight Egypt injustices: lawyer
Justice ministry defends Egypt's extradition request for hijacker (Updated)
For Eritreans, Egypt is the new route to Europe
But it's not just Egyptians out enjoying themselves. Large numbers of young Eritrean men also cluster on street corners, or gather outside the newly opened Eritrean restaurant in one of the concrete tenements, exchanging news in their Tigrinya language.
Egypt detains 12 officials for leaking final exams
CAIRO – Egypt's official news agency says 12 Education Ministry officials have been detained after answers to the final nationwide exams for Arabic and religion were posted on Facebook. MENA says the officials were detained Monday pending investigation.
Egypt Prosecution Orders Detention of 12 Officials Following Exam Leak
Egypt prosecution orders detention of 12 education ministry officials in exam leak incident
Egypt claims its population grew by 1 million in 6 months
CAIRO – Egypt's statistics authority says the population has grown by 1 million over the last six months, reaching 91 million. The statement issued by authorities on Sunday warned that the runaway population growth is the main obstacle to improving the ...
Ousta is driving ride-hailing expansion in Egypt
With its major cities congested with traffic — taxi cabs, public transports and, lately, ride-hailing and ride-sharing apps — Egypt apparently still needs more when it comes to transportation. Catering to a population exceeding 90 million ...
Egypt Bans Swimming off Red Sea Beach After Shark Attack
Egypt has imposed a 15-day ban on sport fishing and offshore swimming near a popular Red Sea destination where a shark attack took place last weekend. Environment Ministry officials Mohamed Salem and Beily Hatab say Monday the attack was likely ...
The Rare Shark Attack in Egyptian Waters
Egypt Bans Swimming, Fishing Off Red Sea Beach After Shark Attack
Sepultura Show Shut Down in Egypt
The Brazilian thrash heroes were slated to perform their first ever show in Egypt at the Nile Country Club in Cairo, but police swarmed the venue prior to the concert's start, demanding to see the proper paperwork according to Ahram Online. The crowd ...
Egypt Police Axe Concert by Brazilian Metal Band Sepultura
Egypt Police Cancel Concert of Brazilian Metal Band Sepultura
INTERVIEW: 'We are happy to share the struggle of Egyptian Metalheads,' says Sepultura Metal band
Daily News Egypt
Abou Hashima's Egyptian Media acquires 50% of Egypt for Cinema
Daily News Egypt
The Egyptian Media Company, owned by Egyptian businessman Ahmed Abou Hashima, announced that it signed on Monday an acquisition contract to acquire 50% of the production company Egypt for Cinema. The move comes within the framework of Abou ...
How the luxury resorts on Egypt's perfect beaches turned into abandoned “ghost hotels”
Construction on the Seashell complex, on the south coast of Egypt's Sinai peninsula, has been suspended for years. The villas are naked concrete, baked in the sun like unpainted pottery. The swimming pool is a trough with light fixtures poking from the ...