Egypt bans dozens of independent news websites

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Spread the loveTweet Apparently, the recent spate of bans took journalists by surprise despite Egypt’s penchant for censorship. Some of the journalists whose websites were blocked believe the government is…


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Dilemma for Uber and Rival: Egypt’s Demand for Data on Riders

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Spread the loveTweet In a meeting with Careem’s chief executive, Mudassir Sheikha, Egyptian military intelligence offered preferential treatment in return for access to the company’s customer and driver data. That…


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5 Arab States Break Ties With Qatar, Complicating U.S. Coalition-Building

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Spread the loveTweet The severing of all connections by Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen created an immediate crisis for Qatar. Qatari diplomats were given 48…


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Egypt blocks Al Jazeera and other sites for ‘supporting terrorism’

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Spread the loveTweet The Brotherhood used to be the most influential religio-political organization in Egypt until its fall from power in 2013. It’s what caused bad blood between the two…


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Balancing Act for Pope in Egypt: Outreach to Muslims, and Speaking Out for Christians

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Spread the loveTweetFrancis will lend his support to Egypt’s roughly 250,000 Catholics and insist on the protection of minority rights, including those of its nearly 10 million Coptic Christians, in…


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Balancing Act for Pope in Egypt: Outreach to Muslims, and Speaking Out for Christians

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Spread the loveTweetFrancis will lend his support to Egypt’s roughly 250,000 Catholics and insist on the protection of minority rights, including those of its nearly 10 million Coptic Christians, in…


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Video Appears to Show Egyptian Soldiers Killing Unarmed Men in Sinai

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Spread the loveTweetPhoto An image from a video, released on Thursday through a Muslim Brotherhood channel, appears to show Egyptian soldiers summarily executing unarmed detainees in the Sinai Peninsula. Credit…


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