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Egypt raises 400 corruption-related cases at state bodies since the start of 2019: Administrative Control Authority
Egypt's Administrative Control Authority (ACA) has raised over four hundred corruption-related cases and taken legal action against more than 1,400 employees since the beginning of the year, a statement read on Tuesday.
Egypt's Sisi signs amendments to law regulating trade unions
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi signed Law No. 142 of 2019 to amend several provisions of Law No 213 of 2017 related to trade unions.
Egypt legalizes status of 88 unlicensed churches, service buildings
A presidential committee tasked with rectifying the status of unlicensed Christian places of worship, chaired by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, approved on Monday legalizing eighty-eight churches and service buildings that used to be operating without a permit.
8 Muslim Brotherhood members detained pending investigations in Egypt
Egypt's Supreme State Security Prosecution ordered on Monday the detention of eight Muslim Brotherhood members for fifteen days pending investigations.
11 defendants referred to trial over collaboration with Islamic State group
Egypt's Prosecutor-General Nabil Ahmed Sadek referred on Monday eleven defendants to an urgent trial in National Security Court on charges of espionage for the Islamic State terrorist group.
Egypt: Protecting the rights of girls
The article reports on the latest round of the campaign to eradicate female genital mutilation (FGM).
Egypt's Media Production City launches new media centre to serve foreign media
Egypt's Media Production City (EMPC) launched on Sunday a new media centre in the Downtown Cairo area to serve all foreign media and correspondents.
Book review: AUC and its students — irrepressible bubbles and inevitable politicization
In al-Haraka al-tullabiyya fi al-jami’a al-Amrikiyya (The Student Movement in the American University [in Cairo]), published earlier this year, Taher El Moataz Bellah chronicles the creative potential, intelligent activism, and vibrant dissent within AUC’s student movement.
Sources: Officials delayed survey results showing Egyptians face highest poverty rate since 2000
The announcement was postponed due to the objections of “sovereign entities” to the survey results, according to sources who spoke to Alborsa News.
Egyptian-British relations will significantly improve in coming period: MPs
Tarek al-Khouli, the secretary-general of the Egyptian parliament's foreign affairs committee, said in a statement on Monday that a telephone call between President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and the new UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday is expected to lead to a tangible improvement in bilateral relations between the two countries.
Egypt, Jordan, Iraq agree on supporting Baghdad's efforts to eliminate Daesh
Egypt, Jordan, and Iraq agreed on supporting Baghdad's efforts to eliminate remnants of terrorist organization Daesh, aiming for a secured and stable atmosphere for the return of all displaced citizens to their cities.
Sisi discusses Mideast peace process with Jared Kushner in Cairo
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told the United States’ Jared Kushner in Cairo on Thursday that he supports the creation of a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital, according to a statement.
Egypt adopting strategy to restore cotton industry to top of global market: Minister
Egyptian Minister of the Public Business Sector Hisham Tawfik has announced that Egypt is adopting a new strategy to restore its cotton industry to its place at the top of the global cotton market.
Car bomb outside Cairo hospital kills 20, security agencies instruct TV outlets on coverage
A powerful blast killed least twenty people and wounded forty-seven in central Cairo on Sunday night after a car loaded with explosives blew up in front of the National Cancer Institute, according to the Interior Ministry.
Car involved in deadly Cairo crash carried explosives
Egypt's Interior Ministry said in a statement on Monday that a car involved in a deadly blast caused by a traffic collision in front of the National Cancer Institute in central Cairo carried explosives that were set to be used in a terror attack.
Donations campaign raises EGP 71 million to repair National Cancer Institute after terrorist bombing
A popular Egyptian TV show has managed to raise seventy-one million Egyptian pounds to renovate the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Cairo, which was damaged in a terrorist bombing that took place in the vicinity on Sunday.
موجة روائية جديدة تخدش الصورة النمطية لثورة يناير
The article examines moments of transformation in writing about the 2011 revolution from the perspective of Egyptian novelists.
انفجار «الأورام» على شمّاعة «الإخوان»!
The Interior Ministry charged Hasm terrorist group, designated by the state as the armed wing of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, with causing the car blast on Sunday near the Cairo-University affiliated National Cancer Institute
السيسي في «مؤتمرات الشباب»: اضحك عليها تنجلِ!
The article examines Sisi’s performance at the state-run youth forums.
في قضية «تحالف الأمل».. تأييد التحفظ على أموال 83 شخصا و19 شركة
Cairo Criminal Court ordered the seizure of funds of eighty-three defendants in the case known as “Amal coalition” over charges of planning to form a terrorist cell.
الحبس الاحتياطي كلمة السر.. صحفيون وسياسيون «عالأسفلت» والبركة في إخلاء السبيل
The crackdown of the Egyptian authorities on journalists and activists has dramatically worsened, leading to more repression and excess of violation of the rule of law.