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Egyptian journalist and TV host Ibrahim Eissa said that "the notion of the Caliphate is a commodity, which is shaped and sold by the merchants of illusion," such as Ayman Al-Zawahiri, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, and Turkish President Erdoğan. "Egypt and all the Arab countries and peoples were ...
Egyptian journalists. Egypt's state security prosecutor has summoned the former editor of a local newspaper and eight of its reporters for questioning over their coverage of the presidential election, the general secretary of the journalists syndicate said Thursday. The summons follows a complaint by ...

(April 11, 2018 / MEMRI) Egyptian journalist Dr. Hoda Zakariya, a lecturer on political sociology, said that while “there was some persecution of the Jews by Hitler,” the scope of the Holocaust is a “well-known historical rumor.” Speaking on the Egyptian DMC TV channel on Feb. 7, she complained that if you “made the ...
Egyptian journalist Dr. Hoda Zakariya, a lecturer on political sociology, said that while “there was some persecution of the Jews by Hitler,” the scope of the Holocaust is a “well-known historical rumor.” Speaking on the Egyptian DMC TV channel on February 7, she complained that if you “made the mistake” ...
Five members of the council of the Egyptian Journalists Syndicate issued a statement Wednesday denouncing the “raid on press freedom” and the detention of the editor-in-chief of Masr Al-Arabiya, Adel Sabry, over “null accusations.” In their statement, Gamal Abdelrehim, Mohamed Kharaga, Amr Badr, ...
"Masr al-Arabia's editor-in-chief was arrested because the website is one of few independent news outlets in Egypt," Kotb al-Arabi, an Egyptian journalist and media analyst, told Al Jazeera. "Sabry was detained because the website's coverage of the elections was critical and didn't toe the official narrative," ...

“These steps are unprecedented in the history of Egypt, making Sisi's oppression worse than that of [Hosni] Mubarak or even [Gamal Abdel] Nasser,” who were the former presidents of Egypt, according to Walid el-Sheikh, an Egyptian journalist based in Berlin. Zawba compares today's Egypt with countries ...
According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, 20 Egyptian journalists were behind bars as of December last year. Egypt is described as one of “the world's biggest prisons for journalists”, by the press freedom group Reporters Without Borders, ranking 161 out of a total of 180 countries on their annual ...
It's jailed dozens of Egyptian journalists. Even a state TV host was taken into custody because he mentioned the wife of an army officer who was having trouble making ends meet, and he was charged with insulting the police. So, Audie, most people are very careful about what they say. But I spoke with an ...
According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, 20 Egyptian journalists are behind bars as of December last year. Egypt is described as one of “the world's biggest prisons for journalists”, by the press freedom group Reporters Without Borders, ranking 161 out of a total of 180 countries on their annual ...
An Egyptian writer has called on Liverpool sensation Mohamed Salah to shave his beard because it "puts him in one basket with extremists.... and terrorists." Salah Montaser made the recommendation in state-run Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram (h/t Associated Press) on Sunday, and his comments drew fierce criticism on ...
An Egyptian journalist launched a new campaign titled 'My Arm is A Red Line' in attempts to raises awareness about the risks of some medical consequences that might occur in breast cancer patients. Inspired by her personal experience, Journalist Maha Nour, who is a breast cancer patient, narrated her ...
In the first years after the revolution, Egyptian journalists enjoyed a moment of freedom. But they closed ranks in 2012 after the Muslim Brotherhood was voted into office. Like much of the elite, journalists largely opposed the Islamist group. So the press broadly supported the coup in 2013 that brought Mr ...
The ongoing crackdown has seen security forces arrest Egyptian reporter Mai El-Sabagh and cameraman Ahmed Mustafa, in Alexandria last month on charges of filming without an authorisation. Sabagh's fiance wrote in a Facebook post that the two journalists who work for Raseef22, a Lebanon-based ...
A prominent Egyptian journalist has been released on bail after he was arrested on allegations of insulting the police, news agency AFP reports. Khairy Ramadan was detained on Sunday after he allegedly discussed low salaries paid to policemen on his show called Egypt Today on the public broadcaster ...
A prominent Egyptian journalist has been released on bail after he was arrested on allegations of insulting the police, news agency AFP reports. Khairy Ramadan was detained on Sunday after he allegedly discussed low salaries paid to policemen on his show called Egypt Today on the public broadcaster ...
CAIRO, (CAJ News) – MEDIA rights groups are worried about the whereabouts of a journalist arrested after published allegations of the military's involvement in the Egyptian revolution in 2011. Journalist Moataz Wadnan and three of his relatives were arrested on Friday at a check point in the suburb of ...

JOHANNESBURG - An Egyptian reporter Moataz Wadnan, who was detained after conducting an interview with a political figure, has gone missing while in custody, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). Wadnan, who reports for the Huffington Post Arabi based in Instanbul, was arrested ...
New York, February 20, 2017--The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned about the detention and subsequent disappearance of Egyptian journalist Moataz Wadnan, and today called on the country's authorities to make public what they know about his whereabouts. Police on February 16 arrested ...
(MENAFN) After being arrested last year for posting an internet meme critical of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, an Egyptian female journalist has been sentenced to five years in jail over "cannabis possession." A Cairo criminal court handed down the lengthy sentence to Asmaa Zidan on Saturday for ...
Egyptian journalist and TV host Ibrahim Eissa said recently that the Palestinians who carried out the 1972 Munich Olympics attack on Israeli athletes were terrorists. "When people storm the Olympic games and the Olympic village, and kidnap athletes – even if they are Israelis – they cannot be called ...
Families are piecing together clues on the whereabouts of two young Egyptian journalists who went missing on Sunday in the capital Cairo. ... Two young Egyptian journalists who disappeared on Sunday are feared detained at a notorious Cairo security headquarters where torture is reportedly rife. Hassan ...
Human rights activists have demanded that Abbas's Twitter account be restored. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images. Twitter has faced criticism after the account of a prominent Egyptian journalist and campaigner was suspended. Wael Abbas wrote on Facebook that Twitter had sent “an email saying ...
File photo: An Egyptian journalist works at the editorial room of Al-Masry Al-Youm daily newspaper next to copies of Egypt's most prominent newspapers running black background front pages with Arabic that reads, “no to dictatorship, tomorrow free newspapers will obscure to protest the freedom's ...
CAIRO (AP) — The Dubai government media office says two Egyptian freelance journalists who were arrested while reporting on the historic Alexandria tramway "have no connection" with Emirati-owned Al-Bayan news outlet. The office made the statement in an email Sunday, two days after May al-Sabbagh and Ahmed ...
JOHANNESBURG - An Egyptian reporter Moataz Wadnan, who was detained after conducting an interview with a political figure, has gone missing while in custody, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). Wadnan, who reports for the Huffington Post Arabi based in Instanbul, was arrested ...
New York, February 20, 2017--The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned about the detention and subsequent disappearance of Egyptian journalist Moataz Wadnan, and today called on the country's authorities to make public what they know about his whereabouts. Police on February 16 arrested ...
And Egyptian journalists, including Haytham Abo Khail, have questioned whether the reports were accurate. In addition to "doubts and questions" ... An Egyptian journalist has been arrested on charges that she incited the abduction of children, news site Arabi21 reports. Reham Saeed, host of the TV show ...
The honorary president of the festival Egyptian star Laila Elwy suggested this dedication and the Egyptian journalist and festival head, Gamal Zayda accepted it. The festival chose the famed Egyptian actress Rania Youssef to be one of the festival's jury members. Expressing her pride for that choice, ...
The Egyptian journalist and festival head, Gamal Zayda, announced that the poster was designed by the great artist Essam el-Mallah. The festival management aims through this poster to highlight all the characteristics of Sharm El-Sheikh, this unique city that is open to the whole world politically, ...
Egyptian journalist Wael Abbas holds a special distinction: Over the years, he's experienced censorship at the hands of four of Silicon Valley's top companies. Although more extreme, his story isn't so different from that of the many individuals who, following a single misstep or mistake at the hands of a ...
Egyptian journalist and TV host Ibrahim Eissa said recently that the Palestinians who carried out the 1972 Munich Olympics attack on Israeli athletes were terrorists. "When people storm the Olympic games and the Olympic village, and kidnap athletes – even if they are Israelis – they cannot be called ...
Families are piecing together clues on the whereabouts of two young Egyptian journalists who went missing on Sunday in the capital Cairo. ... Two young Egyptian journalists who disappeared on Sunday are feared detained at a notorious Cairo security headquarters where torture is reportedly rife. Hassan ...
Egyptian journalist and “Photocopy” scriptwriter, Haitham Dabbour, previously stated in an interview with Egypt Today that he chose to present a love story between an elderly couple because these types of love stories, “have not been well-presented in Egyptian cinema.” The script was nominated for the ...
Egyptian journalist Nehal El-Sherif has held nearly every role in journalism, working her way through different facets of news production, from translation and layout to on-the-ground reporting during the “Arab Spring” uprisings. “It was print in the beginning, then a news agency and sometimes taking photos ...
Hundreds of Egyptian journalists work at partisan newspapers, but few are recognised by the syndicate and other state-owned press institutions, leading to a situation where they do not have insurance, pensions, or services, contrary to journalists who are under the syndicate's umbrella. Since 2011, several ...
Unlike most Arab countries, there is no fear of being followed or attacked,” Egyptian journalist Mujahid al-Mulayji told Anadolu Agency. Al-Jazeera Istanbul bureau chief Abdul Azim Mohammed said that Istanbul has become the capital of the Arab Spring and Turkey is a safe haven for Arabs who are ...
Egyptian journalist and film critic Yasmine Zohdi, as well as producer and director Mohamad El-Hadidi, were selected among 250 others to participate in this year's Berlinale Talents, an initiative of the 68th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival, which will take place between 15 and 25 February.
Al-Ahram's veteran journalist and former CEO Ibrahim Nafea died on Monday at the age of 84 in a hospital at Dubai. Nafea was born in Suez in 1934 and earned a Bachelor's degree in law in 1956 from Ain Shams university. Nafea started his career as a reporter at Reuters news agency. He then worked as ...
Cairo: Prominent Egyptian journalist Ebrahim Nafae, who was the editor of the leading semi-official newspaper Al Ahram for more than two decades, died early Monday in a Dubai hospital, state media and his family said. He was 83. He was suffering from cancer and underwent surgery in Dubai, Egypt's ...
Twitter faces backlash after suspending prominent Egyptian journalist Wael Abbas ... Abbas who was born in 1974 is an internationally renowned Egyptian journalist, blogger, and human rights activist. He helped shed the light on violence against women in Egypt by reporting an incident of mob harassment ...
Twitter is rolling out new rules aimed at stifling the activities of neo-Nazis and hate groups, but it is also coming under fire for suspending the account of a well-known Egyptian journalist. Over the past year, neo-Nazi and alt-right groups have gained prominence online, in part because of the rise of Donald ...
Egyptian journalists say operating amid a range of implicit and explicit restrictions has done irreparable damage to the profession, as well as curbed their ability to report on serious political and human rights issues across the country. "The government intent is to bring fear to the arena," said Amr Khalifa, ...
As the presidential elections approach, the emperors of talk shows are returning to the Egyptian screens, raising questions on whether or not the regime is open to criticism or using the shows to embellish its image. YouTube/AP Archive. Egyptian journalist Ibrahim Eissa seen in a still from a video uploaded ...
Egyptian journalist Wael Abbas has had his Twitter account suspended, drawing condemnation from activists and journalists and prompting speculation about why he was shut down. The award-winning journalist is known for his coverage of human rights abuses in Egypt, including his documentation of ...
Twitter has faced criticism after the account of a prominent Egyptian journalist and campaigner was suspended. Wael Abbas wrote on Facebook that Twitter had sent “an email saying my account is suspended for an allotted time, which they did not specify, and for reasons they did not specify too”.
Egyptian human rights activists and journalists are demanding answers after the closure of Wael Abbas's Twitter account, where he has for years documented police brutality and other abuses in the country. In a recent post on his Facebook page, Abbas on Sunday said that Twitter had sent him an email ...
In response to the announcement of U.S. President Donald Trump recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel,[1] journalist Ashraf Sadeq wrote an article in the Egyptian government daily Al-Ahram in which he called upon all terror organizations, including ISIS and the Houthis, who "bomb women, ...
Following the December 6, 2017 announcement by U.S. President Donald Trump recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel,[1] the Egyptian daily Al-Masry Al-Youm published an article by senior journalist Muhammad Amin, formerly chairman of the board of the newspaper, in which he criticizes the ...
In her July 24, 2017 column in the Egyptian daily Al-Masri Al-Yawm, journalist Sahar Al-Ga'ara, who often addresses the issue of extremism in Egypt, harshly condemned Egyptian media channels for providing a platform to extremist elements that incite to violence, especially against women and Copts.


 

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