On October 23, Egyptian-mediated talks between the Libyan National Army (LNA)—the military faction led by Khalifa Haftar and which controls most of Eastern Libya—and the internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli fell apart once again. These negotiations, stalled for six months, had resumed only one week earlier, …
Are 99% of Egyptian Women Sexually Harassed?
In France, 53 percent of women in 2017 were found to have been victims of sexual harassment. In America, it was 60 percent, and in Sweden, it was 64 percent percent.
How does Khashoggi’s murder affect political dynamics in the region?
The murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi operatives in his own consulate in Istanbul on October 2 sparked a geopolitical firestorm and made headlines around the world. Saudi Arabia tried in vain to downplay the incident and Egypt, its close ally, followed suit.
Egypt calls for allocating 2 African seats in UN Security Council
Egypt’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Mohamed Edris called for lifting the historic injustices on Africa, by allocating two permanent seats in the Security Council to the continent.
Amnesty: Egypt disappearing, torturing children
New findings released by Amnesty International have laid bare the Egyptian government’s violations against children, including forcibly disappearing and torturing minors.
Egypt establishes permanent supreme committee for human rights
Egypt’s Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly decided Tuesday to establish a Permanent Supreme Committee for Human Rights to respond to allegations made against Egypt in this regard.
Al-Sisi meets Haftar, Serraj, Conte in mini-summit during Palermo conference
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi met with the leader of the Libyan national army Khalifa Haftar, during the mini-summit on security in the attendance of the Prime Minister of Libya Fayez al-Sarraj and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte during the Palermo conference.
Downplaying Terror Attacks in Egypt
On November 2, at least seven Egyptian Christians were shot dead and another 17 injured in an attack on a minibus leaving a baptism at the Monastery of Saint Samuel the Confessor in the southern province of Minya.
Egypt calls for partial lifting of arms embargo on Libya
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi yesterday called for a partial lifting of the UN arms embargo on the Libyan army.
Icon of Egypt’s 2011 revolution has now been missing for a month
Friends, family and supporters of Mostafa al-Naggar are raising the alarm, one month after the former MP and icon of Egypt’s 2011 revolution was last seen.