|ARAB WEST REPORT|
Egypt's President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi said on Monday that he does not mind criticism, stressing that it is his job to placate disgruntled youths, a day after a cartoonist was arrested for what critics suggest was retaliation for caricatures mocking the former army chief.
The Egyptian presidency condemned "with the harshest words" Friday's "terrorist" incidents in several locations in Paris, according to a Friday statement.
Close to a year after Seymour Hersh advised Egyptian investigative journalist Hūssām Bahgat to "keep on going" and to publish stories without fear of reprisal, Bahgat was summoned by military intelligence and faced the all-too-familiar charge of "publishing false news that harms national interests."
Al-Nūr Party’s assistant head of legal affairs, Tal`at Marzūq, said he will appeal against the Supreme Electoral Commission’s (SEC) decision announcing the “For the love of Egypt” list as the winner of parliamentary elections in West Delta at the court of cassation.
Researchers in Egypt using advanced scanning techniques to study the Pyramids said this week that they had detected “thermal anomalies” within the Great Pyramid of Giza that could indicate the presence of an undiscovered tomb.