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 …
A recent study by GlobeScan has revealed that 61 per cent of young people in Egypt say that climate concerns are a deterrent to them having children.
The past few years have been especially daunting for Abul Mahasen Mohamed, a farmer from the Nile Delta province of Menoufiya.
A BBC Arabic investigation revealed that women wearing the hijab are being discriminated against in Egypt.
Academics in Egypt have been left scratching their heads after a decision by President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to grant civilian scientific degrees to students of military colleges.
Who controls Egypt’s religious institutions? How the top of the executive, security apparatus loom over the 3 institutional houses of Islam
Mokhtar Gomaa, the endowments minister and longest serving Cabinet member, raised eyebrows at his ministry in May, when he asked his aides to prepare a list of properties that could be attractive to foreign investors to help the state generate money, according to a source at the ministry.
Researcher Ahmed Samir Santawy was sentenced on Monday to three years in prison in a retrial on charges of publishing false news, lawyer Ahmed Ragheb told Mada Masr.
The US State Department on Tuesday reiterated a call for Egypt to conduct an “investigation without delay” into the death of economist Ayman Hadhoud, after an Egyptian court upheld a decision to close his case.
A leading human rights advocacy group is urging Egyptian authorities to release the autopsy report and investigate the suspicious death of an economic researcher detained two months ago.
The Egyptian Public Prosecution on Monday issued a statement denying any criminal suspicion in the death of Ayman Hadhoud, an economic researcher and member of the Supreme Authority of the Reform and Development Party.