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Viral Video Lands Liverpool Striker Mohamed Salah in Hot Water

Viral Video Lands Liverpool Striker Mohamed Salah in Hot Water

Liverpool FC has referred a video allegedly depicting star player Mohamed Salah texting while driving to the Merseyside Police, The Independent reports. In the video, which was spread on Twitter, Salah appears to be using his phone while in his white Mercedes-Benz and surrounded by fans, whom he pointedly ignores. One fan can be heard […]

Egypt postpones trial of 292 defendants accused of targeting Sisi

Egypt postpones trial of 292 defendants accused of targeting Sisi

An Egyptian military court has adjourned until 15 August a trial held for 292 defendants who are accused of taking part in an attempt to assassinate President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and former Saudi crown prince Mohammad Bin Nayef. Prosecutors also charged the defendants with murdering three judges in the North Sinai city of Arish and […]

Egyptian diplomat accused of ‘attempting to overthrow the incumbent regime’

Egyptian diplomat accused of ‘attempting to overthrow the incumbent regime’

Some lawyers have filed a complaint against the Egyptian ambassador Maasoum Marzouk, accusing him of “attempting to overthrow the incumbent regime and deliberately inciting the public,” local media reported yesterday. Marzouk was also accused of “insulting the Egyptian judiciary,” which is being represented by Hanafi Jibali the president of the country’s Supreme Constitutional Court. The […]

Egypt to release 1,118 prisoners following presidential pardon

Egypt to release 1,118 prisoners following presidential pardon

Egyptian authorities today announced the release of 1,188 prisoners after a presidential pardon was issued for the second time in a week. It is unknown whether any of those released were being held on political grounds, however, the Ministry of the Interior said 395 inmates were to be released as a result of the pardon […]

Egypt mulls reducing civil servants’ working days

Egypt mulls reducing civil servants’ working days

Egypt is studying a proposal to reduce the number of working days civil servants work but said it will not reduce their working hours, the Anadolu Agency reported. The Information and Decision Support Centre (IDSC) said in a statement that the government’s Central Agency for Organisation and Management is studying the reduction of the number […]

Sudan, Egypt begin high level military talks

Sudan, Egypt begin high level military talks

The Sudan Defence Ministry announced the start of the fifth round of joint military talks with Egypt. The ministry said in a statement that the talks began on Sunday morning, without indicating how long they are due to continue. The Egyptian chief of staff, Lieutenant General Mohamed Farid Hegazy arrived in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, […]

Suicide bomber’s belt of explosives blew up before he got to Christian church service in Egypt

Suicide bomber’s belt of explosives blew up before he got to Christian church service in Egypt

Egyptian security forces have thwarted a suicide bomber as he attempted to position himself among members of a church congregation wearing a belt of explosives, during a religious celebration at a heavily guarded Christian church. The suicide bomber was attempting to enter the Church of the Virgin Mary in Mostorod, Shubra Al-Khaim, when tight security […]

Cairo court sentences 75 protesters to death

Cairo court sentences 75 protesters to death

An Egyptian court has sentenced 75 people to death for participating in a 2013 protest against the overthrow of the country’s democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi. Senior members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood organisation were among those ordered executed by the Cairo Criminal Court on Saturday for their involvement with the sit-in demonstration at Rabaa […]

Anger in Egypt over $400,000 citizenship

Anger in Egypt over $400,000 citizenship

The approval by Egypt’s parliament of rules to allow foreign nationals to gain citizenship after five years if they pay nearly $400,000 has sparked an angry response. Monday’s passing of an amendment to existing legislation creates a category of residence for investors in the country. Supporters said the move would benefit the Egyptian economy. Critics […]

Why African Teams Fell Short At the 2018 Russia World Cup – Again

Why African Teams Fell Short At the 2018 Russia World Cup – Again

At every World Cup tournament since 1986, at least one team from Africa has made it to the second round of the World Cup finals. That record unceremoniously ended in Russia 2018, after all five countries – Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Nigeria and Senegal – were knocked out in the preliminary round. There were high hopes […]

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