The military establishment, which fully controls the economic reform plan, has selectively implemented the loan’s conditions. While it enthusiastically reduces subsidies to impoverished civilians, it has expanded its domination of many economic sectors and reaped huge profits at the expense of the private sector.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi appointed on Thursday Egyptian Ambassador to Belgium Ehab Fawzy as the head of an Egyptian permanent mission to NATO, Egyptian media reported.
Minister of Supply and Internal Trading Aly Meselhi decided on Tuesday to make amendments to the decision he took earlier this week which cut shares of bread subsidies for cardholders, leading to angry protests.
The convergence of views between Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and US President Donald Trump has seemingly led Trump to turn into a facilitator of Sisi’s dreams. These dreams include banning the Muslim Brotherhood and founding a joint Arab force. On Feb. 15, The Wall Street Journal quoted unnamed Arab …
Forces affiliated to the third field army managed on Monday to kill seven militants in a large-scale sweeping operation conducted in central Sinai. Three other militants were injured in the operation, according to a statement issued by army’s official spokesperson.
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi’s son Osama is being abused in the notorious Scorpion prison, statement released by his family said yesterday.
In a meeting with the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva, Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed the commission’s desire to establish a regional headquarters in Cairo, Al-Masry Al-Youm was informed. Shoukry vowed to resume talks on the issue at a later date.
Israeli gas company Ampal has won a new court ruling that says it should be compensated around $176 million from Egypt in damages for the closure of the pipeline which transferred Egyptian gas to Israel, Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported early this week.
A two-thirds majority of Egyptian lawmakers on Monday voted to strip a prominent MP of membership over accusations of leaking information concerning domestic conditions to international institutions.
Six year after its democratic revolution in January 25, 2011, Egypt’s political realities are back to square one. Once again, a military officer has been installed in the presidential palace after an election that lacked any measure of democratic competition.