Projectiles hit two Egyptian Red Sea towns on Friday, sources and officials say, wounding at least six people in Taba near the border with Israel.
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.
Egyptian authorities have detained at least 73 people volunteering for a challenger to incumbent President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi in the December election, a rights group said Tuesday. Seven remained in detention as of Monday.
Karim Assaad, a 30-year-old Egyptian journalist, stayed up late on August 18 to finish some work so he could enjoy the rest of the weekend with his wife and 2-year-old son. Before dawn’s light filled the skies in Cairo, Assaad heard aggressive knocks on their door. “We thought the building …
The Egyptian Ministry of Interior have arrested the murderers of a former employee of the Omani Embassy in Cairo.
Seven Egyptian soldiers were killed in an explosion at an air defence base in North Sinai on Sunday, The New Arab’s Arabic-language site, Al-Araby Al-Jadeed has reported.
Aspiring Egyptian presidential candidate Ahmed Tantawy’s phone was hacked by European commercial spyware several times after he announced his interest in running for the Egyptian presidency, a report by The Citizen Lab has found.
The Canadian federal government issued a travel warning that included a number of countries such as Egypt.
Hundreds of Egyptian public figures, political parties, professional unions, activists and specialists demanded an immediate halt to demolition operations carried out over the past few months in Cairo’s historic cemeteries to make way for a highway and major road infrastructure.
Egyptian award-winning journalist Shahira Amin slammed the ongoing demolition of momentous mausoleums that once chronicled the country’s history, describing it as being “similar to the Taliban’s destruction of ancient Buddha statutes.”