Cairo is the world’s most dangerous megacity for women while London is the best, according to the first international experts’ poll on how females fare in the rising number of cities with over 10 million people.
Egypt’s Moushira Khattab failed to secure enough votes for the position of Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
The head of the Egyptian Parliament’s Human Rights Committee Alaa Abed called on the government to hold accountable the Egyptian non-governmental organizations that showed hostility towards the candidacy of Egyptian nominee Moushira Khattab for UNSECO’s head position.
Emergency state security courts resumed operations in Egypt yesterday, more than four years after they were suspended in the wake of the 2011 uprising that toppled long-serving president Hosni Mubarak.
Public diplomacy was the political regime’s weapon in 2014-2016 when Egyptians rallied abroad to assert the popularity of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi when he visited New York, Berlin and Paris, among other European capitals. At the time, the Muslim Brotherhood was trying to show the international community that Sisi’s regime acceded …
The Egyptian government’s Chief of Staff Mahmoud Hegazy met yesterday in Cairo with the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) Director-General Robert Stephen Beecroft, where they discussed the MFO’s work in the Sinai Peninsula, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting a statement by the Egyptian military.
Egypt’s nominee for UNESCO director general expresses ‘dissatisfaction’ over entry of French candidate
A few hours before the the electoral battle for the position of head of UNSECO (The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organizatio) , the Egyptian nominee, Moushira Khattab, expressed her ‘dissatisfaction’ over the participation of a French candidate in the race, on the basis that France houses the main headquarters of …
Civil rights groups in Egypt are urging UNESCO to reject the candidacy of Egypt’s nominee to head the agency, alleging she is complicit in state attacks on the values which the UN agency stands for.
Egypt is set to add human rights education as a main curriculum in schools and universities as part of a Parliament-sponsored plan, aimed to shed light on people’s rights.
Egyptian authorities have banned some 190 Qatari students enrolled in Egyptian universities from pursuing their studies following the government’s imposition of new visa requirements, the Qatar-based National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) announced yesterday.