Banners in Cairo Urge Men to Prevent Women from Wearing Tight Clothes

Banners have appeared in Cairo streets urging men to prevent their daughters, wives, and sisters from wearing revealing and tight outfits. The banners were spotted after multiple social media users in Egypt launched a campaign called “Man up and don’t let your daughters wear tight clothes” on Facebook. Banners were reportedly seen in other governorates […]
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Egypt Confiscates Assets of 16 Muslim Brotherhood Members, Seizes Control of Alef Bookstores Among Others

An Egyptian governmental committee established to seize and manage the funds of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) confiscates the assets of 16 Brotherhood members, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported. Among those whose assets were confiscated are the children of Brotherhood spiritual leader Sheikh Youssef El-Qaradawi, who currently resides in Qatar. The committee also announced the confiscation of the Cairo […]
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State-Run Newspaper Akhbar Al Youm to Take Over Daily News Egypt

Daily News Egypt, Egypt’s only daily independent newspaper, to be taken by state-run newspaper Akhbar Al Youm. Earlier in December 2016, the government committee froze assets of Mostafa Sakr, chairman of Business News, for ‘Brotherhood connections’. Sake owns the English-language newspaper Daily News Egypt and the Arabic-language Boursa News. The company denied belonging to any […]
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Egypt Celebrates the 7th Edition of the Annual Handicrafts Festival

The annual festival for handicrafts celebrates the handicrafts heritage of Egypt featuring performances and workshops from 18 to 24 August at the Beit El-Sennary complex in Cairo’s Sayeda Zeinab. The festival titled Mein Fat Admio Tah – translated as he who forsakes his past is lost – brings together Egypt’s artists to showcase their work in […]
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