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 …
European Union countries have increased their arms sales to Egypt significantly since general-turned-president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi seized power following a military coup in 2013.
Al Jazeera condemns the 15-year jail sentence given to its journalist for interviewing an opposition leader. Al Jazeera Media Network has condemned the 15-year jail sentence given in Egypt to one of its journalists.
Egypt’s public prosecution claim that detainees in leaked jail “torture” videos had “inflicted injuries on themselves” using a coin.
Videos leaked to MEE appear to show prisoners beaten, tortured and hung by Egyptian security officers at al-Salam Awel Police Station in Cairo.
‘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.
Egypt’s parliament rejected a bill that was set to strip the thousand-year-old al-Azhar University of its religious authority. It’s the latest chapter in a tense rivalry between Egypt’s president and the Grand Imam of al-Azhar.
Two of Egypt’s most daunting strategic challenges are population growth and the scarcity of arable land. Almost all of Egypt’s 100 million people call the Nile Valley home, and all of Egypt’s agricultural production occurs along the ribbon of the Nile and its Delta. Severe overcrowding, a massive housing deficit, …
The wife of jailed activist Shady Ghazaly, Fatima Murad, releases an emotional message to Egyptian authorities, saying life in Egypt has become unbearable.
From 1948 to 1967, residents of Egyptian Sinai and neighbouring Gaza considered the area as a single territory. But in the 1967 Arab-Israeli war, Israel captured Sinai and the Gaza Strip.