Jehan Sadat obituary

Champion of social justice and women’s rights in Egypt before and after the assassination of her husband, President Anwar Sadat Jehan Sadat, who has died aged 88 of cancer, spent most of her life promoting social justice and women’s rights in Egypt. She continued to campaign decades after her husband, […]

Egypt Denies Times Report That Officials Sexually Abused Women

The government rejected the accounts of women who said they were sexually assaulted by Egyptian security and justice officials during searches. The post Egypt Denies Times Report That Officials Sexually Abused Women appeared first on https://www.nytimes.com

Ever Given released from Suez canal after compensation agreed

Giant cargo ship that caused week-long blockage sails for Mediterranean Suez Canal authorities have released the cargo ship that blocked the waterway for nearly a week in March. The Ever Given was seen leaving the canal after its Japanese owner, Shoei Kisen Kaisha Ltd, agreed compensation with the canal authorities […]

Stripped, Groped and Violated: Egyptian Women Describe Abuse by the State

Speaking publicly for the first time, these Egyptian women say they were sexually abused during invasive searches and medical exams by government authorities. The post Stripped, Groped and Violated: Egyptian Women Describe Abuse by the State appeared first on https://www.nytimes.com

Giulio Regeni’s last messages before his death in Egypt counter spy claims

Facebook messages from the Italian student killed in Cairo in 2016 show his concerns about studying in the country The Facebook messages written by the Cambridge student Giulio Regeni in the weeks leading up to his murder give the lie to any notion he was a spy or political agitator. […]

Ever Given remains grounded in Egypt as compensation battle rages

Ship cannot sail out of Egyptian waters as authorities detain crew and cargo until owners pay for blockages Lemons, bamboo shoots and tofu sit in the sweltering heat, alongside goods from Lenovo, Ikea, Dixons Carphone and dozens of other brands – including barbecues, sun loungers, swimwear, lawnmowers and camping equipment […]

From bamboo to barbecues: the cargo caught up in Ever Given legal battle

Ship cannot sail out of Egyptian waters as authorities detain crew and cargo until owners pay for blockages Lemons, bamboo shoots and tofu sit in the sweltering heat, alongside goods from Lenovo, Ikea, Dixons Carphone and dozens of other brands – including barbecues, sun loungers, swimwear, lawnmowers and camping equipment […]