Rights group slams Egypt's record in 2016
CAIRO — Egypt has banned public criticism of the government, Human Rights Watch said Thursday, with hundreds of people disappearing at the hands of security forces and detainees routinely tortured. In its “World Report 2017,” the New York-based ...
3400-Year-Old Graveyard with Family Crypts Unearthed in Egypt
Part of a graveyard dating back around 3,400 years has been unearthed in southern Egypt at the site of Gebel el Silsila, Egypt's antiquities ministry has announced. The discovery was made by a team from Sweden's Lund University, led by researcher Maria ...
Twelve new tombs discovered in Gebel el Silsila, Egypt
Swedes unearth huge ancient Egyptian burial site
Ancient Egypt archaeology: Burial site of crocodiles, infants, scorpions is discovered
Egypt court ruling upholds decision to freeze assets of women's rights activists
The eight face allegations that they illegally obtained foreign funds subsequently used to destabilise Egypt. They are being investigated under case 173/2011, which began six years ago and targets local and international NGOs. In 2013, 43 NGO employees ...
Egypt court freezes more NGO assets
Egypt continues to freeze more assets of NGOs
Egyptian Court Approves Freezing Assets of Three Human Rights Activists
Egypt raises prices on some medicines after currency plunge
The pound's slump and the foreign currency crunch have made it harder for Egyptian pharmaceutical companies to import active ingredients they need to make generic medicines that millions of poor Egyptians rely on. Egypt abandoned its peg of 8.8 pounds ...
New Policy Allows Egypt Quick Response in Sinai
YERUSHALAYIM (AP) - An Israeli defense official confirmed that the country has developed a new policy in recent years to allow Egypt to quickly beef up its forces in the volatile Sinai peninsula as part of a shared struggle against Islamic terrorists ...
Israelis question number of Egyptian troops in Sinai
Egypt will return Ibrahim Halawa after trial, TDs told
Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has said he will intervene to ensure that Ibrahim Halawa is released and returned to Ireland when his trial concludes, according to TDs who met the head of state in Cairo on Wednesday. The case of Mr Halawa, ...
Ibrahim Halawa: Egypt president will free Dublin man at end of trial
TDs have 'useful and productive' meeting with Egyptian president over Halawa case
Egyptian President refuses to release Ibrahim Halawa but says he can return to Ireland after his trial
'Egyptian Messi' Salah's star rising for Egypt
Milan (AFP) - He may have failed to impress Jose Mourinho, but Mohamed Salah has the chance at the Africa Cup of Nations to demonstrate just why he has been hailed as the 'Egyptian Messi'. "Salah looks great," Egypt coach Hector Cuper told the asroma ...
Egypt's Elmohamady praises Uganda Cranes
Dozens of Tombs and Mysterious Crocodile Remains Found in Egypt
Archaeologists excavating an ancient quarry site in Egypt have unearthed dozens of tombs cut out of rock, child burials, goat and sheep remains and, mysteriously, the full skeleton of a crocodile on the floor of a courtyard. Announced by Mahmoud Afifi ...
X Marks the Spot: Twelve Ancient Tombs Unearthed in Egypt
Human Rights Watch
Egypt: Consolidating Repression Under al-Sisi
Human Rights Watch
(Beirut) – Public criticism and peaceful opposition to the government remain effectively banned in Egypt, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2017. Security forces routinely tortured detainees and forcibly disappeared hundreds of people ...
Egypt's Sisi receives Libya's Presidential Council chairman Al-Sarraj
Egypt renews commitment in providing Libyan parties atmosphere for dialogue
South Sudan flags hoisted upside down in Egypt sparks angry reaction
South Sudanese national flags were hoisted upside down in Egypt during President Salva Kiir's visit to the country on Monday sparking angry social media reactions from citizens of the world's youngest country. The flags, displayed at several places ...
South Sudan regrets hoisting flag upside down in Egypt human error
South Sudan flag upside down in Egypt during president Kiir visit
Egypt and South Sudan accused of 'dirty deal' in latest meeting