Category Archives: Legal & Judicial

Rights Group: Egypt Exerts Growing Control Over Local Media

Egypt's privately-owned media are increasingly dominated by businessmen linked to the government and its intelligence agencies, a rights group said this week.Reporters Without Borders, known by the French acronym RSF, said in a Tuesday report that "the...

Rights Group: Egypt Exerts Growing Control Over Local Media

Egypt's privately-owned media are increasingly dominated by businessmen linked to the government and its intelligence agencies, a rights group said this week.Reporters Without Borders, known by the French acronym RSF, said in a Tuesday report that "the...

Egypt Blocks Website of Leading Rights Group

A leading Egyptian rights group says authorities have blocked its website in a "new attack" on free speech.The government in May began blocking hundreds of websites, including leading news sites, as part of a wider crackdown on dissent. It has

KABBARA PRESIDES OVER MEETING BY LEBANESE, EGYPTIAN LABOR COMMITTEE

Labor Minister, Mohammad Kabbara, on Monday chaired a meeting by the Lebanese-Egyptian Joint Committee for Labor Affairs at his ministerial office. The implementation of the executive protocol between both countries topped discussions. Both sides agree...

SAUDI KING ORDERS REOPENING OF QATAR BORDER TO PILGRIMS

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered the reopening of the border with Qatar to facilitate the annual hajj pilgrimage, state media said Thursday, in the first signs of a thaw after the region's worst diplomatic crisis in years. The Salwa

SAUDI KING ORDERS REOPENING OF QATAR BORDER TO PILGRIMS

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered the reopening of the border with Qatar to facilitate the annual hajj pilgrimage, state media said Thursday, in the first signs of a thaw after the region's worst diplomatic crisis in years. The Salwa

TANZANIA TO BENEFIT FROM REVITALIZED TIES WITH EGYPT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, who arrived in the country Monday for a two-day working visit to cement the long-standing friendship the two nations have enjoyed since the era of the late Mwalimu Julius Nyerere and Gamal Abdel Nasser has

EMIRATES AIMS TO SPONSOR PSG UNTIL 2019

Dubai's Emirates airline confirmed Thursday it would sponsor the shirts of Qatar-owned Paris Saint-Germain until 2019, despite a regional crisis which has seen the UAE cut ties with Doha. Emirates' announcement comes less than a week after Brazilian fo...