Thursday , 28 May 2020
Home / page 30

Blog Archives

Sources: Presidency gives Egyptian media orders not to cover CBS interview with Sisi

Two separate media sources within the intelligence-controlled Egyptian Media Group (EMG) say that they have received explicit orders from the presidency’s media office to refrain from covering President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi interview with CBS’ “60 Minutes” program on any TV channels, websites or newspapers owned by the media conglomerate.

Read More »

Egypt, Israel in close cooperation against Sinai fighters: Sisi

Egypt’s president has told a US broadcaster his country and Israel are cooperating against armed groups in the Sinai Peninsula, a potentially damaging acknowledgement that could explain a request that the network not air the interview.

Read More »

Sisi claims Egypt has ‘no political prisoners’, in interview that Cairo regime ‘tried to block’

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has claimed in an interview the government tried to block that there “are no political prisoners” in Egypt, despite reports from human rights groups stating that tens of thousands prisoners of conscious remain behind bars.

Read More »

Journalists, public figures reject new sanctions list to face press violations

Over 600 journalists and public figures submitted a memorandum to the Press Syndicate rejecting a sanctions list scheduled to be issued by the Supreme Media Council which was recently approved by Parliament.

Read More »

Parliamentary committee comments on Media Syndicate’s head resignation

Osama Heikal, head of Parliament’s Culture, Media and Antiquities committee, said that the committee fully respects former Head of Egypt’s Media Syndicate Hamdi al-Konaisi, affirming that the committee is not responsible for his resignation.

Read More »