New York Post
Egyptian pop star goes to jail for sexy banana music video
New York Post
An Egyptian pop star is headed to jail because she appeared in a music video wearing her underwear and suggestively eating a banana, reports said. Shaimaa Ahmed, 25, known as Shyma, was arrested last month after the video caused an uproar in the ...
Egyptian singer Shyma gets two years in jail — for suggestively eating a banana in a music video
Egyptian singer sentenced to prison for video 'inciting debauchery'
Egyptian pop singer sent to prison for two years over video that 'incited debauchery'
Foreign Policy (blog)
Egypt's Civil Society Is on Life Support
Foreign Policy (blog)
CAIRO — For more than two decades, the Al Nadeem Center for Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence and Torture was the only organization in Egypt devoted to helping torture survivors. The center's doctors worked under the autocratic rule of Hosni ...
Supporters of Egypt presidential hopeful arrested, say security sources, family
Watchdog: Egypt remains among worst jailers of journalists
Cairo - The Committee to Protect Journalists says the international community has failed to pressure the world's "worst" jailers of journalists, including Egypt, to improve press freedom conditions. Wednesday's report by the New York-based CPJ says ...
Record number of journalists jailed as Turkey, China, Egypt pay ...
Turkey, Egypt world's worst for jailing journalists: watchdog
Record high 262 journalists imprisoned in 2017: CPJ
Egypt launches Nile X, smartphone with Chinese help — Quartz
Last week, in a lavish ceremony President Abdel Fattah El Sisi was handed the first locally made smartphone called Nile X, which is designed for the Egyptian consumer. In his push for investment in the technology sector, Sisi's administration has ...
How a Social Network Is Confronting Official Homophobia in Egypt
Egypt is rich in history and is home to a 100 million people with large gay population. I was worried about the safety of our users in Egypt. I needed to go and try to better understand the reality on the ground. During my short trip, I arrived ...
Egypt: Clearer thinking
While there's no magic solution, the Egyptian authorities are taking steps that should eventually help to ease the problem. In Cairo earlier this month, energy minister Tarek El Molla committed his country to a target of eliminating the flaring of ...
Egypt to achieve self-sufficiency of natural gas by 2018-end
CAIRO – 13 December 2017: Egypt will achieve its self-sufficiency of natural gas before the end of 2018, with gas production amounting to six billion cubic feet of gas a day, Petroleum Minister Tarek el-Molla said Wednesday. He said that test operation ...
Who is Laura Plummer? British tourist 'facing death penalty' in Egypt ...
Laura Plummer is reportedly facing up to 25 years in prison or even the death penalty after she was found to have nearly 300 tramadol pills in her suitcase.
Fresh heartbreak for family of British woman facing death penalty in ...
Laura Plummer: Brit jailed in Egypt for smuggling Tramadol faces ...
Egypt, Switzerland to boost co-op in social solidarity field
CAIRO – 14 December 2017: Social Solidarity Minister Ghada Wali met Swiss Ambassador to Cairo Paul Garnier and International Cooperation Official at the Swiss embassy Karen Henchoz on Wednesday in Cairo to discuss joint cooperation between the two ...
Egypt, Argentina mull signing barter deal
CAIRO – 13 December 2017: Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Qabil revealed that signing barter deals between Egypt and Argentina are currently being probed through which Egypt would provide the Argentine market with the new Egyptian medicine that ...