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US senators, Amnesty criticise Egypt’s recently approved NGO law

US Republican Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham criticised the recent approval of Egypt’s contentious NGO law, deeming it “draconian legislation” that seeks to regulate the work of nongovernmental organizations, in a statement on Wednesday.

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Sectarian violence renewed in Minya as Christians brace for Easter celebrations

A group of residents from Koum al-Loufy, Minya, threw stones at Coptic Christians after Maundy Thursday prayers, an eyewitness told Mada Masr on Friday.

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67 corruption cases in February among uncertain legislative reform: PFORT

A count of 67 corruption incidents in state institutions in February was announced in a report issued Thursday by Partners for Transparency (PFORT), also highlighting that the future of anti-corruption legislation remains uncertain in the parliament.

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Corruption rife in Egyptian ministries of state

An Egyptian NGO has recorded at least 1,102 examples of corruption in the country’s ministries of state between July 2015 and June this year. According to Partners for Transparency (PFT), the Ministry of Supply, with 215 examples, and the Ministry of Local Authorities, with 127, alone accounted for around a …

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Egypt’s new Cabinet: What changed and what didn’t?

A new Cabinet was sworn in under the leadership of Prime Minister Sherif Ismail on Saturday, after the resignation of Ibrahim Mehleb’s Cabinet last week amid allegations of corruption against former ministers.

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What’s new in Egypt’s new Cabinet

On June 16, the office of the Egyptian prime minister announced the new makeup of the Cabinet — the first to be formally appointed and sworn in after Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the military general and former defense minister, was inaugurated as Egypt’s sixth president. 

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What's new in Egypt's new Cabinet

On June 16, the office of the Egyptian prime minister announced the new makeup of the Cabinet — the first to be formally appointed and sworn in after Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the military general and former defense minister, was inaugurated as Egypt’s sixth president. 

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