Tuesday , 3 October 2023

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The Politics of Bread in Egypt

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine laid bare the stark vulnerabilities of the Middle East and North Africa’s reliance on imported grain. In Egypt, wheat imports make up roughly half the flour needed for its vast subsidized bread program—a fact that is an ongoing source of anxiety. Why is the Egyptian government …

‘Cemetery of the living’: Al-Araby TV documentary reveals horrific abuse in Egypt’s notorious Scorpion Prison

Hundreds, if not thousands, of political prisoners and detainees held at Egypt’s notorious Al-Aqrab prison have been subjected to maltreatment and inhumane conditions for years now, according a recent documentary film produced by the Al-Araby TV, the sister company of The New Arab.