Over 100 people were arrested over the weekend for opposition activity, according to lawyers and people close to the detainees who spoke to Mada Masr.
On a sunny Friday in Cairo, buses waving both the Palestinian and the Egyptian flags arrive at El-Nasr road in the district of Nasr City.
The Egyptian Ministry of Interior have arrested the murderers of a former employee of the Omani Embassy in Cairo.
A series of leaked videos from inside one of Egypt’s newly constructed prisons has raised serious concerns among rights groups and activists about the conditions of political prisoners, including lack of medical attention, solitary confinement and bans on family visits.
A four-storey residential building collapsed in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on Wednesday morning, 6 September, claiming the lives of at least four people, all from a single family.
Hundreds of Egyptian public figures, political parties, professional unions, activists and specialists demanded an immediate halt to demolition operations carried out over the past few months in Cairo’s historic cemeteries to make way for a highway and major road infrastructure.
The father of a German woman who criticised President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi over human rights abuses in Egypt has mysteriously been detained after landing at Cairo international airport on Friday, the family confirmed to Middle East Eye.
Paving over public parks and gardens to make way for bridges, roads, cafes and gas stations has become de facto policy under the government of President Abdel Fatah El-Sisi, who led the military overthrow of his predecessor in 2013.
Egyptian conservationists and activists are raising serious concerns about the potential damage to centuries-old artefacts and structures in Cairo’s historic City of the Dead.
Nine friends and an unknown number of supporters of presidential hopeful Ahmed Tantawi “disappeared” on Friday while on their way to his downtown Cairo office to meet with him, the former Karama Party leader and ex-MP announced in a statement .