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Truth or dare

By Philip Whitfield Truth trumps fiction. According to some Muslim Brothers it’s time to dump Morsi and dump on General Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi. Remember this bit of Brotherhood balderdash? “We’re not seeking power. We just want to build this country.”It was mind-boggling mapping Morsi’s mendacious malarkey. Nowadays it’s caliginous charting the Brotherhood’s course. Did you …

Daily News Egypt

Foreign maids: a flourishing new market in Egypt

Every month, hundreds of immigrants, whether Nigerians, Indonesians or Filipinos, arrive in Cairo seeking employment as cleaners and babysitters. More and more families are hiring foreigners rather than Egyptians as maids despite the higher financial cost. Daily News Egypt explores the burgeoning community of foreign maids in the country and also seeks out the fate of traditional Egyptian housemaids vis-a-vis the new configuration of domestic help within Egypt.

Ethar Shalaby

Egyptians protest in Libya

Protesters demanded Egyptian authorities hand over Ahmed Qaddaf al-Dam, cousin of slain former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, to Libyan government

Hend Kortam

Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry announced the execution of four men and the whipping of another seven (File photo) AFP PHOTO / HASSAN AMMAR

Saudi Arabia beheads four, whips many more

Four people have been beheaded in Saudi Arabia for breaching Saudi Islamic law, while seven Egyptians were sentenced to lashes and jail-time. The punishments handed out in Saudi bring into question their commitment to human rights as defined within the UN charter

Luiz Sanchez

Rights organisation condemns assault on Egyptian doctors in Kuwait

The Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights (EOHR) condemned an attack on two Egyptian doctors working in Kuwait on Monday. According to the EOHR, the Egyptian government has failed to provide sufficient security for Egyptians working overseas by not properly investigating or seriously pursuing crimes against Egyptian migrant workers. The attack happened at Jahra Hospital, in …

Luiz Sanchez

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