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Egypt's President Sisi pardons over 3,000 on anniversary of October War
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah E-Sisi has pardoned 3,682 people, including hundreds of indebted men and women, the interior ministry said on Saturday.
Egypt military court sentences 4 to death, 17 to life in prison in terrorism case
An Egyptian military court sentenced on Monday four people to death and seventeen others to life in prison in the case known in the media as the "Giza Province" case.
Remembering the 1973 October War
The article reflects on the three Suez Canal cities in search of memories on the forty fifth anniversary of the 1973 October War.
Reflecting on the legacy of Egyptian intellectual Galal Amin
The article explores the lasting influence of Egyptian writer and academic Galal Amin (1935-2018).
'Support Egypt' coalition sweeps Egypt parliament's 25 committees
Members of the pro-government Support Egypt parliamentary bloc were elected to head a large number of parliament's 25 committees Wednesday.
Moi aussi, j’accuse: An open letter to an Egyptian state intellectual
The letter addresses Farouk Gouida and Egyptian intelligentsia regarding the LGBTQ+ crackdown.
Military court sentences 17 to death, 19 to life imprisonment for St. Peters and St. Paul Church attack, Palm Sunday bombings
Seventeen death sentences were upheld and nineteen life sentences were issued on Thursday to defendants convicted of involvement in the bombings of Cairo’s St. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in December 2016, as well as the twin Palm Sunday bombings that targeted churches in Alexandria and Tanta in April 2017.
Egyptian parliament back with a busy legislative agenda
Egypt's parliament ended a two-month summer recess on Tuesday, with MPs returning to a new session with a different legislative agenda.
Egypt's Sisi objects to clinical trials draft law
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has sent a letter to the House of Representatives expressing his objection to some articles of a draft law on clinical trials, which governs the organization of medical research in Egypt.
Egypt military court acquits leading Ultras White Knights members over 2015 convention centre fire
An Egyptian military court acquitted on Tuesday a leading member of the Zamalek football fan club Ultras White Knights who was charged with setting fires at the Cairo International Convention Centre in 2015.
Egypt's Health Ministry says 28 injured in a bus collision in Sharqiya governorate
Egypt's Health Ministry said on Monday that twenty-eight were injured in a bus collision incident on the 10th of Ramadan road in Nile Delta governorate of Sharqiya.
52 takfiris killed, three army personnel martyred during Operation Sinai 2018 : Egypt army
The Egyptian Armed Forces announced on Monday that it has killed fifty-two “dangerous takfiris” as well as the death of three army personnel.
Egyptian officials confirm arrest of terrorist Hisham El-Ashmawy in Libya
An Egyptian military source has confirmed that Egyptian Special forces officer-turned-terrorist Hisham El-Ashmawy, one of Egypt's most wanted fugitives, has been captured in Libya's eastern city of Derna.
15 terrorists killed in shootout with police in North Sinai: Egypt's interior ministry
Egypt's interior ministry said in a statement on Wednesday that police have killed fifteen terrorists in a shootout in North Sinai's El-Arish City.
Egypt's police kill 10 terrorists in North Sinai's Al-Arish shoot-out: Ministry
Egypt’s interior ministry said "it has killed ten terrorist elements in a shoot-out during a pre-emptive raid against terrorism Al-Arish in North Sinai."
Eight people suffer minor injuries in fire at Egypt's electricity ministry
A fire broke out at the electricity ministry in Abbasiya district in Cairo on Tuesday, injuring at least eight people, health ministry spokesman said.
Egyptian, Saudi chiefs of staff meet in Cairo
Egypt's Chief of Staff Mohamed Farid met on Wednesday with his Saudi counterpart Fayyad bin Hamed al Ruwayli and his accompanying delegation.
Egypt's FM discusses bilateral cooperation with Iraqi parliament speaker
Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has met with Iraqi parliament speaker Mohamed Halbousi in Cairo, where Shoukry expressed Egypt's keenness to intensify cooperation with Iraq, a statement by the Egyptian foreign ministry read.
Egypt's FM Shoukry, EU's Hahn discuss holding EU-Egypt Association Council meeting before end of 2018
Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed on Monday with the Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn the ongoing preparations for holding a meeting of the EU-Egypt Association Council by the end of 2018.
Egypt's foreign minister appoints Ahmed Hafez as new spokesperson
Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry appointed on Tuesday Ahmed Hafez as the new spokesman for the ministry, a statement by the FM read.
Cairo gives priority to Africa
Last week the Foreign Ministry hosted the first meeting of the Permanent Committee for Promoting Relations between Egypt and Other African Countries.
Egypt approves $1.2 billion agreement with UN Partnership Development Framework
Egypt's government approved on Tuesday a 1.2 billion USD agreement with the United Nations Partnership Development Framework.
Egypt can generate up to 53% of power from renewable sources by 2050: Report
A report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has said that Egypt has the potential to generate up to fifty-three percent of its total energy from renewable energy sources by 2035.
تعليم القهر: تابلت طارق شوقي في مواجهة فلسفة باولو فريري
The article draws on Paulo Freire’s work on education to explain Egypt’s current education development strategy.
تأييد إخلاء سبيل "معتقلي المترو" بتدابير احترازية
Giza Criminal Court acquitted four defendants in Case N 718 of 2018, according to the Egyptian Association for the Freedom of Thought and Expression.
7 سنوات على مذبحة ماسبيرو.. أين المواطنة الآن؟
The article discusses citizenship and Copts rights in Egypt after seven years since the Maspero massacre.
بالمستندات.. «الداخلية» تقرر قبول خريجي «الحقوق» بأكاديمية الشرطة
The Interior Ministry announced on Tuesday that it started admitting new law graduates into the Police Academy.
قانون «الصحفيين».. مسودة من النقيب وأخرى من السكرتير.. وأعضاء بالمجلس: مفروضتان من أجهزة بالدولة
The article discusses the controversy on the press law and its implications on the freedom of expression in Egypt.
انتقادات لظروف سجن المحكومين بالإعدام
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights issued a report on the poor conditions of detention in Egypt.
السيسي يقرّ زيادة مشروطة في أسعار المحروقات
President Sisi approved the decision to increase fuel prices before the end of this year.
الانتخابات الطلابية تنتظر... الموافقات الأمنية!
The article discusses the students’ elections under the security control.
إسكات «الإعلام البديل» بـ«القانون»!
The article examines the government continued crackdown on the media.
قرض جديد من «النقد الدولي»: «المحروسة» تغرق في الديون
The article examines Egypt’s reliance on IMF debts.