The National Council for Human Rights and the Interior Ministry, on Thursday, signed a joint protocol of cooperation for organizing training sessions for policemen on human rights. Members of the council and representatives of the ministry sectors were in attendance at the council headquarters in Giza.
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Saudi Arabia’s state oil company Aramco will resume shipping oil products to Egypt some six months after suddenly bringing them to a halt, Egypt’s Petroleum Ministry said on Wednesday.
As the Egyptian military struggles to contain the Islamic State (IS) affiliate in Sinai, Wilayat Sinai, its already forceful response is becoming more heavy-handed. Increased reliance on heavy weaponry and air power is contributing to a rise in civilian causalities and inflaming anti-government sentiment.
As dozens of candidates gear up for the Egyptian Press Synidcate elections, the issue of imprisonment and investigations of journalists in cases of speech and publication remain a controversial issue.
In the past week, the parliament launched a campaign against two renowned press and media workers. First, parliamentary speaker Ali Abdul Aal slammed Egypt’s long-established Al-Ahram institution, sparking angry reactions from its chairperson and journalists. Second, Abdul Aal brought famous journalist Ibrahim Eissa to be investigated by the prosecution.
Egypt ranks third place among Arab countries on the Global Hunger Index for 2016 and in 59th place among 118 countries surveyed, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization And Statistics (CAPMAS).