Egypt Court Orders Release of Lawyer Who Defied President
FILE - In this June 22, 2016 file photo, Egyptian lawyer and former presidential candidate Khaled Ali points to photos of jailed activists, who were arrested during protests over two disputed Red Sea islands, including Egyptian rights lawyer Malek Adly ...
Egypt Court Upholds Decision to Release Human Rights Lawyer Malek Adly
Egyptian court upholds release of lawyer Malek Adly, turns down prosecution appeal
Egypt's law on the construction of churches sparks ire
The construction of churches has for years been a major reason for clashes between Muslims and Christians in Egypt, especially in the south. A rumor that a new church will be constructed in some village with a considerable Christian population is ...
France and Egypt back Presidency Council's plan to submit new government proposal to HoR
The Egyptian government has also welcomed Presidency Council's decision to submit a new cabinet. Earlier this week, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi was reported as having said that Egypt supported the HoR and the forces local to the interim ...
7 Amazing Archaeological Discoveries from Egypt
From the boy-king's glitzy tomb to the Rosetta stone, which was written by a council of priests, to the pyramids at Giza, to papyri holding gospels and magical spells, Egypt holds a vast and mysterious trove of history with interesting stories to tell ...
Egypt to reopen Rafah crossing for Gaza pilgrims
Six of these are controlled by Israel, while the seventh -- the Rafah crossing -- is controlled by Egypt, which keeps it tightly sealed for the most part since the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi in a 2013 military coup. Israel sealed four of its ...
Egypt's high administrative court accepts recusal request in Red Sea islands case
In April, Egypt's government agreed to transfer the islands of Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia, saying they had always belonged to the Gulf country. However, an Egyptian court voided the move in June, ruling that the islands belong to Egypt, a ...
From Iraq to Egypt to Yemen, Growing Dangers of Runaway U.S. Arms Trafficking
As I have written recently, the $70 billion-per year global arms trade doesn't get nearly enough coverage given its size, scope and devastating consequences. But a new report by the London-based charity Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) offers an ...
Egypt resorts to drastic proposals to solve dollar crisis
The Egyptian economy has been suffering since the January 25 Revolution in 2011, in light of the US dollar supply shortage, which is controlling the Egyptian import market. Last year, Egypt's imports amounted to about $65 billion, underscoring its ...
Egypt parliament to tackle key economic issues on Sunday
Before Egypt's parliament adjourns for summer recess in the first week of September, it aims to tackle a number of key economic issues, at the top of which is a new valued-added tax bill that represents an integral part of a landmark agreement which ...
Egypt Condemns Bomb Attack Killing At Least 11 Policemen in Turkey
Cairo — Egypt's foreign ministry condemned on Saturday a suicide bombing targeting a police checkpoint in the Turkish city of Cizre, which left at least 11 policemen dead and injured 78. The bombing is believed to have been carried out by the ...