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Egypt appoints controversial UAE hired gun as elections monitor

By¬†James¬†M.¬†Dorsey Egyptian-general-turned-president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi‚Äôs efforts to lend legitimacy to parliamentary elections scheduled for this spring have gotten off to a murky start with the appointment of a controversial, reportedly United Arab Emirates-backed, human rights NGO as one of five foreign election monitors. The appointment of Norway-based Global Network for Rights and Development (GNRD) alongside¬†four …

Daily News Egypt


In Pictures: Families of Sinai attack victims attend military funeral at Almaza military airport in Cairo

  Militant group ‚ÄėState of Sinai‚Äô claimed the most recent North Sinai attack that took place¬†Thursday¬†evening, targeting military and interior ministry facilities, in a¬†Friday¬†statement providing details about the implementation of the attack. High profile officials gathered at the Almaza military airport¬†Friday¬†to attend the funeral of a number of the¬†deceased. Daily New Egypt documented some moments …

Adham Youssef

Voices from the Muslim Brotherhood

The Brotherhood was officially designated a terrorist organisation in a December 2013 cabinet decree, and the decision was upheld, by court order, in February 2014.

Aya Nader

Year End 2014: What has the president accomplished so far?

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi made several economic promises to Egyptians prior to his election. Daily News Egypt reviews the goals set and analyses how far along they are from realisation. Prior to election, then-political candidate Al-Sisi cited ‚Äúnational security‚ÄĚ concerns for not sharing his detailed vision. Al-Sisi stated that only the broad lines of his …

Sara Aggour