Good morning and Happy Sunday. Our news for today comes via Facebook. Everyone aged 11 years and over who lives, works or is educated in the London postcode area E1 is strongly encouraged to take a COVID-19 PCR test when … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 02.05.2021: Surge testing in Tower Hamlets, tombs discovered in Egypt, and more.
Good morning. Today’s news comes from Twitter. In tragic news this morning, a three-year-old child is reported to have died in a shooting on a street in the American town of Hartford. The child was in a car that was … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 11.04.2021: Child shot dead in US drive-by, other stories
Good morning. This day’s news comes from our Twitter list HEM Newsbreakers. Egyptians getting ready for the start of the fasting month of Ramadan on the 12th April (Monday next week) have began reclaiming seasonal traditions affected by the current … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 10.04.2021: Breaking fasts, climbing bridges
Good morning everyone. Today our news is brought to you via the HEM Journalism Portal on Twitter, our self-curated list of journalism resources. International media freedom bodies have criticised authorities in Egypt for violating the concept of a free press … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 23.01.2021: Today’s development in the world of journalism
Today’s News Digest is from Facebook. The Egyptian human rights advocate Hafez Abu Seada has died after contracting coronavirus, Middle East Monitor has reported. Abu Seada, who was also a lawyer and the chairman and co-founder of the Egyptian Organisation … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 29.11.2020: Egyptian human rights advocate loses life to corona; other stories
Cairo, Egypt VIJAY SHAH via MARIAM NABBOUT/stepFEED A woman in Egypt is seeking a divorce from her ‘abusive’ husband after he made her wake up to fetch him a glass of water, according to Arab news site magazine … Continue reading DRY THROAT? Egyptian woman quits abusive marriage over been woken up for a glass of water
A court in the Egyptian capital Cairo has dismissed all charges pending against the country’s former president, Hosni Mubarak, the New York Times reports. Despite observers expecting Mubarak to be sentenced for a lengthy amount of time in prison, there is now the possibility that he may be released since his detention after the 2011 revolution which began the ‘Arab Spring‘, which spread onwards to Tunisia and Syria. That revolution, which saw thousands of protesters converge on Cairo’s Tahrir Square, in the centre of the city, saw widespread human rights violations by the Mubarak government and local police and the ousting of the president after several decades in power , followed by … Continue reading HOSNI MUBARAK: Egyptian court dismisses case against controversial ex-president