On International Women’s Day, here is Mada Masr’s A-Z of the experiences and challenges Egyptian women have faced this year.
In a horrific incident in 2013, a microbus driver harassed a girl, then ran her over multiple times when she refused to move until her family arrived to deal with him, killing her. Nobody stopped him, and he got off for being a juvenile.
In the past two days, three residents from Rafah city have been kidnapped by militants who are believed to be members of the militant group “Sinai Province”, a resident from Rafah city told Daily News Egypt on Sunday.
In front of a house located in the vicinity of the Kinya area in North Sinai’s Sheikh Zuwayed, a masked man sits next to his companions, each of whom are holding a weapon. The man proudly speaks about their “Death Squad,” the name they have given to their armed civilian …
Beni Suef prosecution ordered the detention of 18 people for four days following sectarian clashes that took place in one of the governorate’s villages on Friday.
Asmaa Aly, the wife of prominent detained rights lawyer Malek Adly, denounced once more the conditions of her husband’s imprisonment, stating that he has spent 65 consecutive days in solitary confinement.
A mob of 300 Muslim men reportedly burned seven Christian homes in provincial Egypt after rumours spread that a Christian man had an affair with a Muslim woman, according to the local Coptic church. Coptic Pope Tawadros II called for restraint after the incident in Karam village in Minya province, …
A key tribal group in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula has spoken out against attempts to bring about a “security solution” to the region’s insurgency, warning that they will only lead to more violence.
In order to implement an effective security strategy plan in the Governorate of Hebron, it is necessary for security providers be able to identify the reasons for insecurity, and the lack of community safety. For this reason, the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of the Armed Forces (DCAF), in …
The latest round of attacks by Islamic State group affiliates in Sinai were bold and brazen: 15 Egyptian military targets were hit on Wednesday, with scores reported dead.