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Saudi Arabia’s latest decision to permit women to live independently without a male guardian opens the door for many Egyptian women to pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia by themselves.  However, experts confirmed to Akhbār al-Yawm that according to Egyptian law, women younger than 40 years are obliged to...
UNESCO announced that an Egyptian team from the University of Alexandria won the international competition to rebuild the al-Nūrī Mosque Complex in Mosul, Iraq.  The team was led by Professor of Architecture Dr. Ṣalāḥ al-Harīdī and included eight other Egyptian architects.
International condemnation for the vicious, oppressive campaign against the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) continues to roll in after the arrest of three of its leaders.  Foreign governments, the United Nations, and dozens of local and international organizations demanded the...
Eight human rights organizations repeated their demands for the immediate release of Coptic activist Rāmī Kāmil and the dropping of the trumped-up charges against him after an entire year since his arrest.  They also called for the end of mistreating Egyptian human rights defenders and especially...
A tragic scene emerged from the Mamluk [al-Mamālīk] Cemetery after the demolition of dozens of tombs to make way for the Paradise [al-Firdaws] Axis [a highway project to connect al-Firdaws Square on Ṣalāḥ Sālim Street to al-Mushīr Axis].  Pictures and videos circulating on social media show...
World Refugee Day has been celebrated annually on June 20 since 2001. This year Egypt’s Supreme Higher Committee for Human Rights cooperated with the Foreign Affairs Ministry’s Department for Immigration, Refugees and Combating Human Trafficking, to review national efforts to support issues...
The Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and the executive director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, praised Egypt for providing substantial support for women to face the consequences of coronavirus. Mlambo-Ngcuka said that she is pleased with the existing cooperation between the...
The Israeli Center for Near East Policy Research reviewed more than one hundred text books that are used in Palestinian schools. The writer Nurit Yohanan pointed out that the results clearly demonstrate that the upcoming generations of Palestinians are taught to hate Israel. The school curricula of...
The Kemet Boutros Ghali [Buṭrus-Ghālī] Foundation for Peace and Knowledge expressed its surprise for the reluctance of British authorities to take decisive position urgently to stop the decision to sell some Egyptian artifacts in the auction. The foundation considered it not only as a crime against...
Hiba Hajras, a member of the National Council for Women and Rapporteur of the Committee on Women with Disabilities, met with the wife of Pakistani President and First Lady Samina Alvi on the sidelines of a high-level global meeting to discuss planning for a World Report on Technology for Persons...

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