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Egypt arrests 16 Brotherhood members accused of links with Turkey fugitives
Egyptian authorities have arrested sixteen Muslim Brotherhood members associated with plans by the group's fugitive leaders in Turkey to undermine the country's security and economy, the interior ministry said.
Egypt's Sisi instructs government to implement administrative reform plan
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has directed the government to start the state administrative reform plan based on a comprehensive vision that includes utilising distinguished cadres, the Egyptian presidency said.
Egypt's TV channel Al-Hadath Al-Youm to be investigated by SCMR
Osama Heikal, head of parliament's Culture, Media, and Antiquities Committee, told reporters Saturday that the Supreme Council for Media Regulation (SCMR) will meet Sunday to investigate complaints lodged against the TV channel al-Hadath al-Youm (The Event Today).
Brotherhood figureheads sentenced to life in jailbreak retrial
A Cairo Criminal Court sentenced Muslim Brotherhood leading figures to life in prison in the retrial of the commonly dubbed "the jailbreak and infiltrating eastern borders" case.
Egypt's SCMR imposes restrictions on rental, import of SNG, other communication equipment
Egypt decided on Thursday to impose restrictions on satellite channels’ rental or import of satellite news gathering (SNG) and other communication equipment.
Egypt PM forms committee to determine how to implement coastal land-use tax following controversy
Egypt's Local Development Ministry said on Wednesday that Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly has ordered the formation of a legal committee to determine how to implement a tax on land usage in the North Coast region.
Son of ousted president Morsi dies of heart attack
Abdallah Morsi, the youngest son of Egypt’s ousted president Mohamed Morsi, died on Wednesday night of a heart attack in Cairo, a family lawyer told AFP.
Egypt's parliament to discuss new personal status law
Parliamentary discussions on the long-awaited personal status law are soon to be held, revealed MPs Fayka Fahim and Inas Abdel-Halim in separate statements on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Egyptian parliament's secretary-general resigns from office
In a statement released on Monday, Ahmed Saadeddin, the secretary-general of Egypt's parliament–the House of Representatives–said he has decided to resign from office due to "very private reasons" and that he prefers to return to his earlier job as a judge with the state council.
Court allows defense team to plead anew in "Ansar Beit El Maqdis" case
Cairo Criminal Court decided on Monday to allow a defense team to plead anew in the case of 213 defendants of Ansar Beit al-Maqdis terrorist group who face charges of involvement in fifty-four terrorist crimes against Egyptian police troops and security premises.
Egypt's National Press Authority preparing digitalisation strategy for state newspapers
Egypt's National Press Authority is preparing a new digitalization plan for state press institutions, the body said in a statement on Saturday.
Egypt court sentences 6 to death for joining terrorist group, manufacturing explosives; 8 acquitted
A Damanhour criminal court in Egypt's Behiera governorate sentenced on Sunday six defendants to death, two to life in prison, and acquitted eight others over charges of joining a terrorist group and manufacturing and possessing explosives.
Egypt, Russia review preparations for first-ever Russia-Africa summit
Egyptian and Russian officials on Thursday went over the preparations for the coming Russia-Africa summit set to be held in Sochi in October and to be co-chaired by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Egypt says GERD talks with Ethiopia 'stumbled', next round in Khartoum in October
Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan are scheduled to meet in October in Khartoum for another round of talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and to discuss the filling and operation of the mega-dam, Egypt's Ministry of Irrigation stated on Monday.
Egypt aiming to encourage private sector, prime minister tells EBRD delegation
Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly met with a delegation from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on Monday and stressed the government’s determination to encourage the private sector to play a major role in the country's economic and investment activity.
Egypt's Sisi discusses progress at Dabaa nuclear plant with top officials
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met on Sunday with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker to discuss the latest developments of the Dabaa nuclear power plant, the Egyptian presidency said in a statement.
Egypt's MP slams government decision to impose more fees on free zone areas
In a statement issued on Monday, head of the Egyptian parliament's industrial committee Farag Amer said that the decision of the Board of the General Investment Authority this week to impose greater fees on investors operating in free zone areas represents a negative development for the investment climate in Egypt.
Egypt police kill six terrorists in Bahariya Oasis shootout: Ministry
Egypt’s Ministry of Interior said in statement on Thursday that police killed six terrorists during a shootout in the Bahariya Oasis on Thursday.
Egypt's border guards foil infiltration attempts by 217 people in August
Egypt's border security forces foiled infiltration and illegal immigration attempts by 217 people of various nationalities in August.
Rising seas threaten Egypt's fabled port city of Alexandria
Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria, which has survived invasions, fires, and earthquakes since it was founded by Alexander the Great more than two thousand years ago, now faces a new menace in the form of climate change.
«تمرد» في «النقض»
The article discusses the issues in the adversarial procedural system in criminal cases and their negative impact on justice in Egypt.
بعد عام من دخول مصانع جهاز الخدمة الوطنية للقطاع.. ماذا يحدث في سوق الأسمنت؟
The cement market faces bankruptcy risk, after a year of failing consolidation efforts led by the state.
ما كشفه محمد علي دون قصد
Mada Masr examines the controversial videos filmed by an Egyptian businessman and actor, Mohamed Ali, accusing the military of corruption in spending public funds on personal projects.
من محاربة إسرائيل إلى «البازارات»: كيف استحال الجيش المصري مقاوِلاَ؟
The article discusses the military’s growing economic influence over the past years.
نهاية خدمة الجنرالات: مناصب وترقيات و«حبّة مسك»
The article examines the prerogatives offered to retired generals in Egypt.
غضب في «الاتحادية»: السيسي يستنفر لمواجهة محمد علي!
The article analyzes the reactions to the viral videos on the military corruption and how the state media responded to accusations.
المؤبّد لبديع و«إخوانه»: السلطة تنسف طريق العودة
The article examines the latest life sentences against the Muslim Brotherhood leaders in prison.
«حرية تداول المعلومات».. 9 أعوام من المناقشات لإقرار استحقاق دستوري
Masr al-Arabiya reviews the efforts made by activists to propose a bill on the freedom of information over the past nine years.
بسبب تخفيض الرواتب.. صحفيو التحرير يعتصمون داخل الجريدة (القصة الكاملة)
Journalists of Tahrir News held a sit-in on Wednesday, denouncing the salary cuts decision taken by the management of the newspaper.