“The partisan experience has been denigrated.” With these words, the secretary of the Nasserist Party media committee, Mahmoud al-Asqalani, responded to the head of Egypt’s National Council for Women (NCW), Maya Morsi, who has opposed female party leaders from maintaining membership in NCW branches.
Egypt’s Administrative Control Authority (ACA) arrested yesterday the deputy governor of the country’s coastal city of Alexandria, Soad EL-Kholy, along with five businessmen over corruption charges, Anadolu Agency reported.
Calm returned to Ezbat al-Forn, of Abyouha village in Abu Qurqas city of Minya governorate on Monday, following skirmishes Sunday between Christians and Muslims.
Egypt’s government announced yesterday the launch of a national “family planning” strategy to control the growth of the country’s high population growth rates, the state-run newspaper Al-Ahram reportered, quoating the Egyoptian Health Minister, Ahmed Emad Al-Din.
July 16 marked the fourth month since Nahed Lashin, the first female mayor in Egypt’s Sharqiyah governorate, disappeared under mysterious circumstances, raising many questions about whether her disappearance or abduction was related to her being a female mayor and whether such a hypothesis would prevent women from running for positions …
When Hala Fawzi, a resident of the Nile island of al-Warraq, left home to buy food, she never expected that she would return to find her home reduced to a pile of rubble. “My four children were inside the house. The neighbors saved them before security forces began the demolitions,” she …
“Hurghada will be under electronic surveillance,” stated Governor of the Red Sea governorate Ahmed Abdallah, as he announced that last month’s agreement with the Telecommunications Ministry to install 420 surveillance cameras in the resort town would be supplemented and expedited.
Following clashes between security forces and residents of Al-Warraq island this week, which resulted in the death of a citizen and the injury of dozens from both sides, the retreat of security forces is likely to be temporary as government officials have asserted they had no plans of stopping the …
Security services in Egypt are exerting intensive efforts in the search for Nahed Lashin, thecountry’s first woman to assume the post of mayor, who disappeared after leaving her home 63 days ago.
Major General al-Sayyed Harhour, the North Sinai governor, said the security situation in the province is improving, thanks to the efforts of the Armed Forces, the police and heightened citizen awareness.