By: Middle East Affairs On Sunday, the armed force said in an announcement: "Egyptian troops and security powers have killed no less than 52 suspected militants as of late, as experts push ahead with a task to squash Islamic State." It should be noted that the deaths brings to in excess of
By: Middle East Affairs CAIRO - Egypt's president el sissi zealously defended his economic policies on Sunday, saying he was left with no choice but to embrace painful austerity measures to revive an economy mauled by years of political turmoil and violence. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was speaking at a youth conference a day
(Arab News) CAIRO, LONDON: The appointment of two more female ministers this month to the new Egyptian Cabinet means women now fill eight out of 34 positions, the highest number in the modern history of Egypt. Hala Zayed is the new health minister while Yasmine Fouad takes over as environment minister.
CAIRO (Reuters) - A group of Egyptian lawmakers on Sunday criticised recent fiscal reforms enacted by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's government, especially subsidy cuts to fuel and electricity. The 25-30 Alliance, a bloc of a small number of opposition MPs, demanded in a statement that Sisi cancel what it called "errant
By Middle East Affairs Egypt’s President Abdel-Fatah El-Sisi said that the austerity cuts across Egypt were for the good of the country, and he stands behind the widespread arrests of dissent. In Egypt, the costs of electricity and piped drinking water has been raised by the government as part of an economic