Egypt has recently witnessed a wave of corruption incidents. The first incident occurred at Damanhur University, where the Administrative Control Authority (ACA) arrested several people, including President of Damanhur University Dr Obaid Saleh. Saleh’s arrest came on account of charges for receiving a sum of four million EGP for taking …
ACA arrested head of Egyptian Tax Authority over bribe charges
Egypt’s Administrative Control Authority (ACA) arrested on Friday the head of the Egyptian Tax Authority (ETA) Ali Abdel Azeem Hussein for cases of bribery.
Egypt’s Media Council Secretary General arrested over bribery charges
Egypt’s Administrative Control Authority arrested on Tuesday the Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation Ahmed Selim, who had been caught red-handed over bribery at his office.
Establishing database for Egyptians is part of national security: Sisi
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi asserted Wednesday his keenness to establish a full database for Egyptians; not only to fight corruption but also to help the citizens and make their lives easier, clarifying that all personal data are being dealt with as strictly classified.
New Political Struggles for Egypt’s Military
Much of the focus on the Egyptian constitutional amendments ratified on April 20-22 has been on those allowing President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to stay in power for an additional eight years and gain full control over the judicial branch. However, little attention has been paid to the amendments affecting the …
Despite friction, Egypt retains economic ties with Turkey, Qatar
Egypt has so far managed to keep its economic interests away from its foreign political disputes. Mostly.
Egypt’s Attorney General detains 22 for people smuggling
Egypt’s Attorney General Nabil Sadek ordered the detention of 22 defendants for four days pending investigations over joining gangs smuggling Egyptians and foreign refugees in the region to European and other states.
New Egyptian panel will defend government, not human rights
Egypt will convene a committee next month tasked with responding to, and trying to counter, claims of human rights abuses against the often-accused country.
Monufia ex-Governor to be jailed 10 years for bribery
Giza Criminal Court has sentenced the former governor of Monufia, Hesham Abdel Basset, to 10 years in maximum security prison with a fine of LE15 million, over charges of requesting a LE27.4 million bribe to award construction projects to businessman Assem Ahmed Fathi.
Egypt court adjourns human trafficking trial
A Cairo criminal court has adjourned until 16 December the trial of defendants in a human trafficking case.