Egypt

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Pandemic hits mental health of women and young people hardest, survey finds
Survey also finds adults aged 18-24 and women more concerned about personal finances than other groups

Jon Henley

23, Nov, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Cop27 is in Egypt next year … but will anyone be allowed to protest?
Green experts and human rights activists are concerned the hardline Cairo regime will suppress any civil society action

Ruth Michaelson in Istanbul and Fiona Harvey

21, Nov, 2021 @8:15 AM

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More than 500 people stung by scorpions flushed out by storms in Egypt
Storms forced scorpions from their hiding places into many houses across the province of Aswan

Staff and agencies

16, Nov, 2021 @1:34 AM

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You Have Not Yet Been Defeated by Alaa Abd el-Fattah review – a message to the world from an Egyptian prison
The jailed activist’s writings, some of them smuggled out of his cell, keep the spirit of the 2011 revolution alive

Rachel Aspden

12, Nov, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Suez Canal to raise fees, heaping pressure on global supply chains
With shipping industry still recovering from Ever Given crisis, transit tolls are increasing by 6%

Graeme Wearden

05, Nov, 2021 @3:48 PM

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Mummy’s older than we thought: new find could rewrite history
Discovery of nobleman Khuwy shows that Egyptians were using advanced embalming methods 1,000 years before assumed date

Dalya Alberge

24, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Thief broadcasts his face to thousands after snatching journalist’s phone during live report
In widely shared footage of the incident, the man can be seen snatching the reporter’s phone during a live broadcast in Egypt

Samantha Lock and agencies

21, Oct, 2021 @5:32 AM

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Egypt detains artist robot Ai-Da before historic pyramid show
Sculpture and its futuristic creator held for 10 days, prompting denials that she is a spy

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

20, Oct, 2021 @5:33 PM

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Woman wins right to sue Egyptian hotel in English courts over husband’s death
Lawyers hail judgment as landmark case for English nationals injured or killed abroad

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

20, Oct, 2021 @1:41 PM

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Court suspends Giulio Regeni murder and kidnapping trial
Decision follows hours of deliberation over whether it is fair for four Egyptian security officials to be tried in absentia

Ruth Michaelson

14, Oct, 2021 @8:41 PM

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Giulio Regeni: trial of Egyptian security agents charged over death begins in Rome
The accused, all members of the National Security Agency, are being tried in absentia after the researcher’s kidnap and killing in Cairo

Ruth Michaelson in Rome

14, Oct, 2021 @9:36 AM

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UK journalist wins £80k damages after being hired ‘to smear’ UAE and Egypt critics
Exclusive: Jane Cahane duped into joining website which turned out to be propaganda vehicle, high court hears

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

11, Oct, 2021 @9:51 AM

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