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Egypt jails Christian students for insulting Islam

Egypt jails Christian students for insulting Islam

Four Coptic Christian school students, ages 15 and 16, have been sentenced on Thursday 25th February by a Minya court to five years in jail on charges of contempt of religion. Minya’s Juvenile Misdemeanor Court sentenced Mueller Atef, Albert Ashraf, and Bassem Amgad to five years in jail, and Clinton Magdy to juvenile custody for […]

“A River on Travel”: a cultural evening in Kuwait’s Egyptian cultural office

“A River on Travel”: a cultural evening in Kuwait’s Egyptian cultural office

The Egyptian cultural office in Kuwait held a cultural evening to discuss the traveling-themed book “A River on Travel” by the journalist and traveler Ashraf Aboul-Yazid. Invited by the Egyptian cultural counselor Dr. Nabil Bahgat and under the patronage of Egyptian ambassador Yasser Atif and his wife. The book was discussed by writer Hoda Al-Shawa, […]

Egyptian TV show suspended over women infidelity remarks

Egyptian TV show suspended over women infidelity remarks

Egyptian officials suspended the talk show “Momken” (It’s Possible), hosted by Khairy Ramadan, for 15 days pending investigations by a legal technical committee on accusations that a guest insulted women from Upper Egypt, reported by Al-Ahram. The show hosted Taymour El-Sobky, the Facebook administrator of “Diary of a suffering man”, which has over 1 million […]

Egyptian doctors’ syndicate stage anti-police rally

Egyptian doctors’ syndicate stage anti-police rally

Thousands of Egyptian doctors staged a protest Friday 12th February outside their union headquarters in Cairo over a lack of legal action against policemen who beat up two of their colleagues. Nine policemen are alleged to have assaulted the doctors in a state hospital in Cairo’s northern district of Matareya on January 28 after they […]

Italian student Giulio Regeni found dead in Egypt

Italian student Giulio Regeni found dead in Egypt

Italy’s foreign ministry confirmed the death of missing student Giulio Regeni in Egypt and summoned Cairo’s ambassador to demand maximum cooperation in a probe into what happened. The body of Giulio Regeni, a 28-year-old who was pursuing a PhD at Cambridge, was found in the suburbs outside Cairo on Wednesday 3rd February night, days after […]

Eight Egyptians face trial over botched restoration of Tutankhamun mask

Eight Egyptians face trial over botched restoration of Tutankhamun mask

Prosecutors referred for trial eight Egyptians involved in a botched repair of the famed golden burial mask of King Tutankhamun for “gross negligence.” “The officials dealt recklessly with a piece of an artefact that is 3,300 years old, produced by one of the oldest civilisations in the world,” a statement by the Egyptian Administrative Prosecution […]

“I participated in January revolutions” hashtag goes viral on Egyptian social media

“I participated in January revolutions” hashtag goes viral on Egyptian social media

As the fifth anniversary of 2011 revolutions approaches, thousands of Egyptian expressed their pride on Twitter and Facebook, for participating in the 25 January revolution with the Arabic hashtag: #I_participated_in_January_Revolution. The hashtag appeared on Twitter and then on Facebook over the past week after reports spread online that detained leftist activist and leading member of […]

Egypt and China celebrate 60 years of diplomatic relations in Luxor

Egypt and China celebrate 60 years of diplomatic relations in Luxor

Celebrating the 60th anniversary of Egyptian-Chinese diplomatic relations, a grand scale performance, including some of the most renowned artists and troupes from both countries, will be staged on Thursday 21 January at Luxor Temple, Egypt. Egyptian newspaper, Al-Ahram reported that among the remarkable guests from China is internationally acclaimed pianist Lang Lang and soprano Ying […]

“Al-Araby Al-Jadeed” banned in Egypt, UAE, and Saudi Arabia

“Al-Araby Al-Jadeed” banned in Egypt, UAE, and Saudi Arabia

Egypt became the third Arab country to ban Qatari website”Al-Araby Al-Jadeed” website operated from London, after Saudi Arabia and UAE. Saudi Arabia and UAE had previously announced they’d be banning and blocking the website accusing it of “spreading lies and distorting facts in news dealing with affairs in the two countries.” “Al-Araby Al-Jadeed” announced on […]

Egypt and Ethiopia attempt settling Renaissance Dam project

Egypt and Ethiopia attempt settling Renaissance Dam project

Egypt and Ethiopia signed a deal in Sudan called “Khartoum Document” in the presence of foreign and irrigation ministers of the three countries to try to reach a final resolution regarding Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam, on Tuesday 29th December. The document includes information on the new international company that will conduct studies on Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam, […]

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