Journalists

1.2K foreign reporters enjoy full freedom in Egypt, are not 'enemies or spies': Head of State Info Service

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 - 10:36 GMT

There are 1,200 foreign reporters in Egypt who are all “dear colleagues and are not enemies or spies,” head of the State Information Service (SIS) Diaa Rashwan said Monday in a meeting at the parliament.

Amnesty International urges Ethiopia to end arbitrary detentions of Tigrayans, activists in Addis Ababa

Sat, 17 Jul 2021 - 07:45 GMT

AI said police in the Ethiopian capital have arbitrarily detained dozens of Tigrayans without due process on 28 June, calling the arrests “ethnically motivated.”

Mahmoud Riad first journalist dies from COVID-19 in Egypt

Mon, 27 Apr 2020 - 04:14 GMT

Three weeks ago, he and his family were tested positive for the disease and quarantined in al-Agoza hospital, in Giza.

Journalists Syndicate donates EGP 100,000 to Tahya Misr Fund

Sat, 11 Apr 2020 - 10:57 GMT

The council pleaded with all members of the syndicate and fellow journalists to donate and transfer money to the balance.

LE 250K penalty for violating code of media honor

Sun, 29 Sep 2019 - 01:49 GMT

The Supreme Council for Media Regulation set on Sept. 29 a penalty of LE 250,000 for journalists and media workers who violate the code of media honor.

The Need for Media literacy: Where Egypt stands?

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 - 09:17 GMT

Titled “Media Information Literacy and Sustainable Development,” the Alexandria Media Forum explored means of supporting critical thinking among media practitioners and consumers in a sustainable way by creating thoroughly fact-checked and credible conten

Diaa Rashwan elected press syndicate head

Sat, 16 Mar 2019 - 08:19 GMT

Diaa Rashwan was elected Chairman of the Syndicate of Journalists in the elections held on Friday.

Erdogan's claims baseless: Egypt's Foreign Ministry Spox

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 - 11:34 GMT

"Erdogan's recent remarks on Egypt and its political leadership reflect his hatred and show his continuous willingness to embrace terrorist group of the Brotherhood"

Egyptian, Saudi journalists call for promoting media cooperation

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 - 09:17 GMT

Egyptian and Saudi journalists called for promoting media cooperation to face the various kinds of challenges in the Arab world.

Official abandons Medical Syndicates Union's meetings over reporters' assault

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 - 08:36 GMT

Heikal condemned the attack on journalists, saying it was "the sword" that broke the camel's back.

AMWAJ: Water Solutions for Peace

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 - 03:03 GMT

Home to a population of close to half a billion people, the Mediterranean region is deemed one of the most water-scarce areas in the world.

Macron to go ahead with plan to move press out of Elysee palace

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 - 10:20 GMT

French President Emmanuel Macron will go ahead with plans to move the presidential press room away from the Elysee palace.

Metro Company cancels discounted tickets for journalists, security personnel

Mon, 10 Sep 2018 - 10:20 GMT

Only students and the disabled would enjoy that advantage.

Myanmar court accepts testimony of policeman who said Reuters reporters framed

Wed, 02 May 2018 - 10:00 GMT

A judge in Myanmar declared on Wednesday that a witness who said two Reuters reporters accused of possessing state secrets were framed by police was credible.

Outrage after bloody day for Afghan journalists

Wed, 02 May 2018 - 01:20 GMT

Condemnation poured in from across the world Tuesday after 10 journalists were among dozens killed in attacks in Afghanistan.

Coordination in full swing with foreign media for election: SIS

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 - 06:23 GMT

SIS released a statement on Monday saying that coordination with foreign media outlets and reporters registered to cover the presidential poll is in full swing.

Wide criticism for Turkish court's life sentences to 6 journalists

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 - 10:19 GMT

A Turkish court on Friday sentenced six journalists, including two prominent brothers, to life in jail for aiding plotters of a 2016 failed coup

Turkey orders 13 detained for online opposition to Syria offensive

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 - 11:47 GMT

Turkish authorities on Friday ordered the detention of 13 people for supporting the national medical association online, the newspaper Hurriyet reported.

Turkish courts reject jailed journalists' request to be released

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 - 10:14 GMT

Turkish penal courts decided to keep two jailed journalists in detention, state-run news agency Anadolu said on Thursday.

Turkey court resumes trial of opposition newspaper staff

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 - 11:30 GMT

The controversial trial of staff from Turkey’s main opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet (Republic) accused of terrorist links resumed Monday.

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