Egypt is barring its police officers from talking to the media
In February, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told the interior minister to crack down on police abuse and to submit proposals to parliament to achieve this goal, as anger mounted after a low-ranking police officer shot dead a driver over a fare ...
Ibrahim Halawa: Egypt rejects Irish calls over Dublin man - BBC News
Eqypt has objected to calls from the Irish parliament to release Dublin man Ibrahim Halawa.
New bid to free Ibrahim Halawa from custody in Egypt
Call for intervention in Halawa case as Egypt reportedly rejects release request
Ireland accused of 'interference' in Halawa case - RTÉ News
HRW Renounces Conviction of Egypt's Anti-Graft Chief
New York Times
CAIRO — Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday that the dismissal by Egypt's president of the country's top anti-graft official and his subsequent conviction for "disseminating false news" violated free speech and set a dangerous precedent. Hesham Genena ...
Blood & Gold: Children Dying As Egypt's Treasures Are Looted
Since the 2011 Egyptian revolution, political instability and a tourism decline have led to widespread looting of archaeological sites — with deadly consequences. Children forced to work in dangerous conditions to pillage historical sites have died ...
Beach Volleyball: Egypt's player in hijab gets Brazilian support
After Tuesday's match, which Egypt lost 21-10 21-13, Elghobashy looked visibly frustrated by the media attention as she told Reuters she had worn a hijab for 10 years and felt completely comfortable in the outfit. "We were very proud to play in front ...
Egypt's uniform choice highlights the evolution of women's beach volleyball
Egypt v Germany beach volleyball clash shows colossal cultural divide between two teams
Egyptian Women's Volleyball Team Competed in Hijab For Their First Olympic Game
How corrupt is Egypt's wheat industry?
CAIRO — In an exclusive interview with Al-Monitor, Egypt's Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Khaled Hanafy denied accusations leveled at him by a fact-finding committee formed by parliament to investigate systematic corruption in supplying wheat ...
HRW decries Egypt trial of former anti-corruption czar
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has criticized the trial of Egypt's former chief corruption auditor, saying the prosecution undermines anti-corruption efforts in the Arab country. Last month, an Egyptian court slapped Hisham Geneina, the former head of the ...
Egypt: Prosecution Undermines Anti-Corruption Efforts
Egypt MPs slam new UK guidance on granting MB members political asylum
In parliament, a number of MPs have said that the decision – which states that Brotherhood members in Egypt are eligible for asylum if they can prove a threat of persecution – clearly provides renewed evidence of the UK's long-time tolerant attitude ...
CORRECTED-Egypt sets jail as punishment for black market forex trading
(Changes sentences in lead). CAIRO Aug 9 Egypt's parliament on Tuesday set prison sentences to between three and 10 years in jail and fines to up to 5 million pounds ($563,000) for traders selling foreign currency on the black market. The central bank ...
Egypt's Black Market Dollar Traders Face Jail as Laws Tightened
Egypt sets jail as punishment for black market forex trading
Egypt parliament approves jailing of black market currency dealers
The Winds of Change in Egypt, Again: This Time From Britain
The British Home Office has issued a new document specifically addressing asylum in Britain for Egyptian Muslim Brothers, in a rejection of David Cameron's previous antagonistic policies towards the movement. The document is flawed, however, and ...