Egypt: Presidential polls set for March

The Egyptian National Election Authority (NEA) Monday set March 28-29 for the presidential polls that incumbent leader Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is expected to dominate after his likely main challenger Ahmed Shafiq threw in the towel on Sunday. The commission led Read more

Egyptian regime promoting radicalization, UN High Commissioner

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Raad al-Hussein has raised eyebrows over Egypt’s policies to combat extremism as he highlighted that “a state of emergency, the massive numbers of detentions, reports of torture and continued arbitrary arrest – Read more

Concern Mounts in Egypt, Sudan over Ethiopia’s Giant Dam on Nile

Egypt and Sudan continue to express concern over the potential reduction of their share of the Nile water as Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project is about halfway complete and is expected to be operating by July 2017. Egypt has long Read more