Posts Tagged ‘egypt’

Egypt: Rights group calls for release of 145 women, 89 children in prison

In light of the reactivation of the Presidential Pardon Committee in April, Egyptian rights group Belady has called for releasing 145 women and 89 children imprisoned on political grounds, Al-Araby Al-Jadeed reported on Friday. The rights group also urged the authorities to release female political prisoners and minors, considering the ongoing dialogue aiming to reach […]

Egypt’s Negative Stance on the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

If you read Cairo newspapers, one of the main topics of great concern to residents of Egypt’s capital, and indeed to all Egyptians, is the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). The headlines say a lot: “Ethiopia wants to monopolize all water sources,” “Ethiopia is trying to deceive the Nile Basin countries,” “Ethiopia is constantly trying […]

The Jewish Pharaohs of Egypt

The Jewish Pharaohs of Egypt. Explains why the Jewish Mainstream Media push the satanic Egyptology on us so much…. because they ruled it. Hence why the Israelite exodus of Egypt is so well known, and why it happened again in 1961.

Egypt’s Suez Canal to raise transit fees by 15% in 2023

Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority plans to raise the transit fees for ships passing the waterway by 15% at the start of 2023, Anadolu reports. In a statement, the Canal Authority’s chairman, Osama Rabie, said the transit fees for bulk and tourist ships will also be raised by 10% and will also be applied as of […]

2,600-Year-Old Halloumi Cheese Uncovered in Saqqara, Egypt

Imagine cheese left out of the fridge for longer than a few hours in a hot, arid climate. You might imagine smelling wet socks and dirty feet. Now, imagine cheese left unattended in some obscure storage for 2,600 years! This was the scene facing archaeologists working in Egypt’s Giza in the Saqqara antiquities area , […]

Egypt frees 46 pretrial detainees, including activist Haitham Mohamadin

Egyptian authorities yesterday ordered the release of 46 pretrial detainees, including lawyer and leftist political activist Haitham Mohamadin. Member of the Presidential Pardon Committee, Tariq Al-Awadi, announced the release on Twitter, noting that the 45 detainees have been held in pretrial detention over cases dating back to 2020 and 2021. Al-Awadi went on to thank […]

Egypt’s withdrawal from Arab League meeting contradicts charter, Libya minister says

Libyan Foreign Minister Najla Al-Mangoush said yesterday that Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry’s withdrawal from the opening of an Arab ministerial meeting, which she chaired, contradicts the charter of the League of Arab States. This came in a short press conference that Mangoush, who represents the National Unity Government, held at the Arab League’s headquarters […]

Egypt: Aboul Fotouh sends his family his final will from prison

Prominent opposition figure Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh has written his will and included it in a letter to his family as his health continues to deteriorate with no adequate medical care from prison authorities. “In a letter my dad wrote his will today and said his health is as it was, praying to God for a […]

Egypt presidency buys new plane for $500m, triggers controversy

The Egyptian president has purchased a new presidential jumbo jet at the cost of $500 million, triggering fierce debate on social media over the timing of the purchase, which comes amidst a severe economic crisis. Egypt has been struggling to generate foreign currency for imports and to tackle inflation, which has been hitting the country hard for […]

Egypt, Greece sign protocol to support bilateral military cooperation

Egypt and Greece, yesterday, signed in Cairo a protocol to support bilateral cooperation in the fields of military training and rehabilitation. The Egyptian Army spokesman, Colonel Gharib Abdel Hafez, said in a statement that Lieutenant-General Osama Askar, Chief of Staff of the Army, met his Greek counterpart, General Konstantinos Floros, and his accompanying delegation at […]

Turkiye businessmen hold talks with counterparts in Egypt

A delegation of Turkish businessmen held talks with their Egyptian counterparts in the capital, Cairo, Anadolu Agency reported citing the West Mediterranean Exporters’ Association in Turkey. The association’s Vice President, Mustafa Kocuk Yaman, said in a statement yesterday that the visit made by Turkish businessmen was organised by the Turkish Exporters’ Council. Yaman did not […]

Iran defeat Egypt in 2022 FIVB World Championship

TEHRAN – Iran defeated Egypt 3-1 (25-14, 25-19, 22-25, 26-24) in the 2022 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship Monday night. Iran captain Milad Ebadipour and Morteza Sharifi earned 18 points each and Issa Mohamed Moustafa scored 16 points for Egypt in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Iran, who had already defeated Argentina, will face the Netherlands on Wednesday. […]

Iran defeat Egypt in 2022 FIVB World Championship

TEHRAN – Iran defeated Egypt 3-1 (25-14, 25-19, 22-25, 26-24) in the 2022 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship Monday night. Iran captain Milad Ebadipour and Morteza Sharifi earned 18 points each and Issa Mohamed Moustafa scored 16 points for Egypt in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Iran, who had already defeated Argentina, will face the Netherlands on Wednesday. […]

Climate Justice Alliance joins call for Egypt to release detainees ahead of COP27

The Climate Justice Alliance has joined a call by Egyptian human rights movements for the release of arbitrary detainees ahead of COP27 which will be held on the Red Sea of Sharm El-Skeikh in November. CJA are also calling on the Egyptian government to end the persecution of civil society activists and organisations, and to […]

Egypt in final stages of securing $3bn IMF loan

Egypt is in the final stages of signing a new financing agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) worth $3 billion to continue with its economic reform programme, local media outlets reported, citing informed sources. According to the sources, it is expected that the new loan agreement will be signed during the coming period, after […]

Fatal stabbings highlight violence against women in Egypt

A series of violent crimes against women in Egypt has drawn attention to gaps in legal and social protection that leave female citizens vulnerable to attacks and harassment, victims and activists say. The highest profile case was the murder in late June of 21-year-old student, Naira Ashraf, who was stabbed 19 times outside the gates […]

Islamic Jihad: Israel disrespects Egypt’s mediator

Following the Israeli assassination of its military leader in Gaza, Palestinian Islamic Jihad on Friday accused Israel of disrespecting the Egyptian mediator. Speaking to journalists in Gaza, Islamic Jihad's media chief Daud Shehab shared that his movement had been in contact with Egypt: "Just one hour before the attack on Gaza." Shehab added: "The Egyptian […]

Mansa Musa, History’s Richest Man, Wrecked Egypt’s Economy Just by Passing Through

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Exploring Sex in Ancient Egypt

People often have the strange idea that people in the “olden days” were much more conservative when it came to sex than they are today.  Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News Myths & Legends Africa History Ancient Traditions Read Later  Source

Egypt main opposition group differs on view of national dialogue

Members of the Egyptian Civil Democratic Movement, the largest opposition group in the country, are experiencing major internal differences over plans to participate in the national dialogue initiative proposed by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi about three months ago, Arabi21 news site reported. The site quoted unnamed sources within the movement as saying that "there are […]

Egypt’s worries about the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said his country was pursuing “diplomacy and patience” on the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue, although he added firmly that “no one will compromise on Egypt’s water quota.” This rather firm statement by the Egyptian President came after Ethiopia announced plans to unilaterally implement the third phase of filling […]

Egypt threatens Christian refugee with deportation

Photo Credit: Klaus Dieter Vom Wangenheim/Pixabay Egypt (International Christian Concern) – On Thursday last week, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) warned that a Yemeni Christian is in immediate and severe danger due to his impending deportation by the Egyptian government. Abdul-Baqi Saeed Abdo recently announced his conversion to… Source

Egypt and Saudi Arabia have mutual understanding on ‘regional threats’

Egypt said on Tuesday that talks between President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman reflected a "mutual understanding" about efforts to confront regional threats to security and stability, Anadolu has reported. The agency said that Al-Sisi met Bin Salman in Cairo where the Egyptian president reiterated his country's commitment to the […]

Fears rise for exiled dissidents as deportations to Egypt from allies across the region increase

Over the weekend Sudanese authorities handed over 21 government dissidents to the Egyptian authorities, accusing them of taking part in a terror act in the Jabra neighbourhood of Khartoum. Their deportation has received widespread concern from rights activists, particularly as one of the men, Muhammad Ibrahim, was deported along with his wife, three sons and […]

Stabbing of woman who refused marriage proposal shakes Egypt

University student Mohamed Adel has been arrested and placed under investigation for the murder of Naira Ashraf who was stabbed to death outside Mansoura University in northern Egypt on Monday. Security cameras at the entrance captured the shocking incident in a video that later went viral under the Arabic hashtags Mansoura University and Justice for Naira Ashraf. Mohamed […]

Egypt, Qatar continue talks to increase, expand investments

Consultations are ongoing between Egypt and Qatar to increase the volume of investments and expand them in new areas, especially in the energy field, the north African state's minister for trade and industry has said. Niveen Gamea told Qatar News Agency (QNA) that during her visit to Doha she presented investment opportunities in the field of manufacturing, […]

Saudi Arabia, Egypt sign $7.7 billion worth of investment deals

Saudi Arabia and Egypt have signed 14 investment deals worth $7.7 billion, marking further economic cooperation between the two and enhancing the Kingdom's support for the North African country. Announced by Saudi Commerce Minister, Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi, at a meeting of the Egyptian-Saudi Business Council today, the deals cover a variety of industries including […]

Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh reels from Ukrainian and Russian exodus

On Sharm el-Sheikh's sandy beaches, many of the sun loungers lie empty. At a central promenade packed with shops, cafes and nightclubs, crowds are thinner than usual. The resort on the southern tip of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula is reeling from the impact of the war in Ukraine, which has seen Ukrainians and Russians – previously […]

To import 5m tons of wheat in 2022-2023 is a necessity, Egypt government says

The Egyptian Minister of Supply, Ali Al-Moselhi, said today, Tuesday, that Egypt needs to import 5 million tons of wheat for the 2022-2023 fiscal year, Reuters reports. According to the report, the Minister said Egypt added Portugal as a country of origin for wheat imports. The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the State […]

Saudi writer says Egypt ‘on verge of bankruptcy’, should solve own problems

Saudi Arabian political analyst and journalist, Turki Al-Hamad, said Egypt is on the verge of bankruptcy and should solve its own crises instead of calling on Gulf countries to save it. The Saudi writer made the remarks on his Twitter account, following an article published by Egyptian journalist, Imad Al-Din Adeeb, in which he called […]

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