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9 detained in North Sinai as tribespeople demand their lands after years of displacement

Nine people were arrested in North Sinai this week, after members of the Armed Forces made arrests and fired live ammunition to break up crowds of people from the Roumailat and Sawarka tribes who had gathered on Monday in several villages in Rafah and Sheikh Zuwayed to demand the right …

US dollar value in Egypt’s black market rises amid Gaza war

The value of the US dollar against the local currency in the Egyptian informal market skyrocketed over the past two weeks, a major blow to the country’s already ailing economy, and the increase is believed to be a direct consequence of the ongoing deadly Israeli war on the neighbouring besieged …

Egypt in the Cauldron of Gaza

The Egyptian public is outraged by the ongoing Israeli bombardment of Gaza and the potential ground offensive. Government-sanctioned protests on behalf of the Palestinians have, in the past, served as opportunities to express ordinarily stifled dissent against the Egyptian government itself—and they could do so again.