The headlines emblazoned across nearly all state and private newspapers in Egypt today, June 30, are emblazoned with praise for President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and laud the “new republic,” a term Sisi himself used in a speech several months ago to describe the scope of his ambition to transform Egypt.
Saudi acting Media Minister Majid Bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi announced the formation of a working group to develop a unified media vision with Egypt, stressing that there is an urgent need to unify the two countries’ media horizons.
Cairo has welcomed recent Turkish demands that Istanbul-based Egyptian opposition TV channels tone down criticism of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, adding that Egypt-based media would also be expected to “adhere to calm.”
On Monday, the Supreme Media Regulatory Council (SMRC) extended by two weeks the deadline for media organizations to reconcile their legal status in accordance with the new media law. This marks the third extension of the deadline since the window for applications opened.
Although street theatre succeeded in establishing itself as an artistic genre in Egypt in the 2000s, the rising restrictions on freedom of expression and assembly have forced street performers to silence in recent years. Through a series of interviews with artists, this paper addresses the factors that enabled the rise …
Voting in the run-off for the second and final stage of the House of Representatives elections began in Egypt on Monday morning, with 202 candidates competing for the remaining 101 seats.
Head of the National Elections Authority (NEA) Lasheen Ibrahim announced, on Monday, that the second phase of the House of Representatives elections has witnessed 29.5% voter turnout.
President of Zamalek Club and candidate in Egypt’s parliamentary elections Mortada Mansour filed on Tuesday an appeal against the results of the first round of elections wherein he failed to secure enough votes to proceed to the next round.
Turnout for Egypt’s parliamentary elections stood at just 28.06 per cent, authorities announced on Sunday, a reflection of voter apathy amid extreme political repression in the country.
Egypt’s National Election Authority (NEA), called for holding a press conference, Sunday the announce the official results of the first stage of the 2020 parliamentary election.