A former member of parliament died in an Egyptian prison on Monday in the third death in less than 48 hours and the eighth this year, a rights group told Middle East Eye.
Demand-based Movements Under Authoritarianism: The Case of Egypt’s Unlimited Internet Campaign
This paper aims to examine and analyze the monitoring, framing and organization work carried out by the campaign, which has presented an effective model for influencing public policies in authoritarian contexts. The Unlimited Internet campaign provides evidence that even in tightly controlled authoritarian regimes, mission-led movements can open spaces for …
Turkey assures Egypt of its presence in Libya
Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu assured Egypt on Monday that the maritime jurisdiction agreement concluded between Turkey and the Tripoli government in Libya “is not against Egypt’s interests,” the official Turkish Anadolu news agency quoted the minister on Monday.
Unprecedented increase in prices of food items in Egypt
Shops across Egypt have witnessed an increase in the prices of pasta and rice, in conjunction with production costs and inflation rising to historical levels.
Egypt: former MP is third prisoner to die within 48 hours
A human rights organisation confirmed the death of a prisoner in Egypt on Monday as a result of medical negligence, the third such case within 48 hours. The Egyptian Network for Human Rights said on Facebook that former MP Ragab Abu Zaid Zair, 80, died in the ICU of New …
Egypt: Human rights groups warn of ‘torture and abuse’ at Badr prison complex
Human rights groups said on Monday that collective punishment is taking place at Egypt’s Badr prison complex, as they warned of “numerous suicide attempts and hunger strikes among detainees”.
Egypt’s Military Is Under Pressure to Loosen Its Grip on Economy
Egyptian President Sisi is showing few signs of dismantling the military’s business interests, despite pressure from the IMF and Persian Gulf backers
Turkish and Egyptian presidents to meet, says Turkey FM from Cairo
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will meet to mark the end of a decade of estrangement between the two countries, Ankara’s top diplomat said Saturday from Cairo.
Egypt Has Broken Its Social Contract with Its Citizens
Although Russia’s invasion of Ukraine did not cause Egypt’s food crisis, the war’s disruption of global wheat supplies certainly exacerbated the government’s already extant inability to satisfy its citizens’ need for food staples.
Libya: Haftar told Russians that Egypt agreed to brief Moscow on US talks
Egypt’s military agreed to inform Russia about its talks with the US even after Washington warned Cairo not to cooperate with the Kremlin over Libya, according to a letter sent by Libya’s eastern commander Khalifa Haftar to Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu.