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Saudi Arabia officially abolished the use of flogging as a form of punishment, as well as the death penalty for juniors last week. An important news event that didn’t get the coverage it deserves. A heated argument has long raged through the corridors of the United Nations, between those who think...
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 Egyptian Social Democratic Party called upon governments, parliaments, and international organisations in Europe, the Middle East and around the world to support the Palestinians to gain their legitimate rights. The ESDP expressed its full support for the Palestinian people in their struggle to...
This year’s International Women’s Day is celebrated in light of the harsh conditions that Arab countries are going through where voices demanding gender equality and respect for women are drowned out by the horrors that nations in armed conflicts like Syria, Iraq, Libya, Yemen, and Palestine are...
The United Nations condemned the tragic death of Nadā, a twelve-year-old girl from Asyūṭ, who died while getting circumcised by a doctor.  The UN said in a statement that they are shocked by senseless deaths like these, which continue to happen in 2020 despite gainful advances to end this harmful...
His Excellency Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, Grand Mufti of Egypt and Head of the General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide, left to Geneva to participate in the activities of the conference: "Protecting the Youth from extremist and violent Ideologies". The conference will be held throughout the...
The Supreme Administrative Court has issued a final ruling banning a teacher from his profession after he was convicted of sexually harassing primary school children in Alexandria governorate. Women’s rights activists, such as Mājda ʿAdlī one of the founders of al-Nadīm center for Rehabilitation of...
Danny Danon, Israel’s UN representative, has called the New York Times to punish for the publication of an "anti-Semitic" cartoon, despite formal apologies from the newspaper and the drawing’s removal from NYT web-site. The political cartoon was published last Thursday in the international print...
Egypt's Tourism Minister Dr. Rāniyā al-Mashāṭ participated in a discussion session entitled “Global Initiatives for Empowering Women and Closing Gender Gaps in Job Opportunities” as a part of the World Economic Forum’s Sustainable Development Impact Summit held during the period from 23 to 24...
The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said that under direct instructions from Minister Riyāḍ Al-Mālkī, Chairman of the Permanent National Ministerial Committee, the ministry is to follow up on the inclusion of the State of Palestine to international treaties and charters.  ...

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