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Report: 2 Dead, Hundreds
Detained in Egyptian Protests
Oct 3, 2020 5:30 AM CDT
Report: 2 Dead, Hundreds Detained in Egyptian Protests
Rare demonstrations on economical grievances have erupted over the last few weeks
- Egyptian authorities have arrested hundreds of people in their effort to clamp down on a spate of small but exceptionally rare protests across the country, a global watchdog and human rights lawyers said Friday. Riot police forcibly dispersed the limited demonstrations over economic grievances that erupted across several impoverished, rural...
Egypt's President Accused of
Fat-Shaming an Entire Country
Dec 26, 2018 8:17 AM CST
Egypt's President Accused of Fat-Shaming an Entire Country
Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi did ask his people to lose weight, but he says it's because they're 'family'
- Egypt's president is denying that he fat-shamed his own people after his recent calls for Egyptians to lose weight prompted a torrent of jokes online. In televised comments Wednesday, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said, "How can I shame my own family? Egyptians are my family. How can I watch...
UK: Bomb May
Nov 4, 2015 12:33 PM CST
UK: Bomb May Have Downed Russian Plane in Egypt
PM Cameron halts flights to Sinai Peninsula until security check is complete
- US officials have reported that the heat flash in the area where Metrojet Flight 9268 went down in Egypt may have been from a bomb—and the UK thinks that's an increasingly likely scenario, the AP reports. London is worried enough that it suspended flights to and from the...
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