A recent diplomatic shake up, announced in early August by presidential decree, indicates the direct role that Egypt’s security bodies, General Intelligence Services in particular, play in foreign policy management.
The grand mufti of Egypt has caused outrage with a new fatwa making it permissible to give ‘zakat’ charity donations to the country’s military and police.
Ever since the 2011 eruption, the protest movement has vehemently attempted to refute the accusation that its goal is to tear down the state. This accusation continued from 2011, reaching its height with the coup of 2013, where all forms of protest were categorized as attempts to trigger a process …
Forty people were referred to military court in the southern city of Minya, 25 of whom are to be tried in absentia, according to comments Khalid al-Komy, the defendants’ lawyer, gave to al-Masry al-Youm. The first court session is scheduled for August 8, the military prosecution announced on Thursday.
Alexandria Public Prosecution on Thursday sent 235 Zamalek football club fans to the military prosecution to commence an investigation on the “Borg al-Arab incident”, Judge Mohammed Salah Gaber, the first attorney-general of West Alexandria prosecutions, announced.
Egypt has recovered 65 million metres of state land which had been illegal appropriated, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi said.
Security authorities in the Red Sea governorate, on Monday, arrested 280 illegal gold miners in areas of Al-Qoseir and Marsa Alam.
The peculiar case of the Arab middle class came to the fore during a dinner with some friends and their parents in Germany. As I was sitting there enjoying my meal, the mother of a friend, aware of my opposition to the military regime in Egypt, started to attack me …
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi inaugurated several projects in the governorate of Qena and urged the government to provide information in an easier fashion so that the common citizen could understand.
Military vocational schools would be of more benefit to Egypt’s 14-17-year-olds than polytechnic high schools which teach students a skilled trade, suggests Ahmad El-Guweishy, Egypt’s deputy minister of education.