Egypt slams EU, UK for criticizing ruling on activists
CAIRO – Egypt has blasted the EU and Britain for criticizing a recent court decision to freeze the assets of three rights activists, accusing them of double standards and telling them to mind their own business. An Egyptian court on Wednesday ruled to ...
Egypt says EU and UK statements on NGO asset freeze shows 'double standard'
Egypt steps up 'unprecedented' crackdown on NGOs
The move against the three NGOS and their leaders is but the latest salvo in an ongoing clampdown on organisations that are suspected of illegally receiving foreign-funding, an accusation that has become a catch-all excuse to shut down civil society in ...
Egypt court ruling upholds decision to freeze assets of women's rights activists
Egyptian court approves freezing assets of rights activists
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 ...
Handball: Egypt lose to heavyweights Denmark in World Championship
"I'm 70 or 60 percent satisfied with our display tonight," Egypt keeper Karim Hendawi, who starred in a 22-20 victory over Qatar in their opening Group D game on Friday, told beIN Sports after the match. "Denmark are the Olympic champions and they are ...
Egypt: Christian Couple Stabbed to Death on Coptic Christmas Day
At least three members of the Coptic Christian minority have been killed so far this year in Egypt, including a couple found in their bed with their throats slit on January 6, the traditional Coptic Christmas Day, reports Christian Today, citing World ...
Egypt's foreign ministry following up on 16 fishermen held in Tunisia
Egypt's Ministry of Foreign Affairs is closely following up on the situation of 16 fishermen detained in Tunisia for trespassing in Tunisian territorial waters, state news agency MENA quoted the ministry's spokesman as saying Saturday. “Once the ...
Israeli Official: Cooperation Strong With Egypt
An Israeli defense official on Wednesday 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 militants. The ...
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 - The Local
Babies, crocodiles found in vast 3500-year-old Egyptian necropolis
Egypt FM heads to Paris for Middle East peace conference
Egyptian FM Shoukry is expected to give a speech during the conference to “outline Egypt's vision on reaching a just and comprehensive settlement for the Palestinian cause, which is considered the cornerstone of stability and peaceful coexistence in ...
Egypt and Caf locked in TV rights row
A billion-dollar broadcasting deal signed by the Confederation of African Football (Caf) and a French media company, Lagardere, in 2015 has come under scrutiny in Egypt, where Caf is based. The local competition authority has asked the prosecutor's ...