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Shura council appoints new Supreme Council of the Press

The Shura Council ratified new members of the Supreme Council of the Press on Tuesday, according to state-owned MENA news agency. The new formation of the council includes the head of the Shura Council, Ahmed Fahmy, 16 senior staff editors of state-owned newspapers, and four chief editors of party-owned newspapers which are: Al-Wafd Party, the …

Rana Muhammad Taha

New chairmen of the boards announced for state newspapers

The Shura Council’s general committee has appointed new heads for the country’s state-owned newspapers. The Islamist-dominated assembly appointed current head of the Press Syndicate Mamdouh Al-Waali as head of Al-Ahram and Ahmed Sameh Saadallah the head of the board of Al-Akhbar Al-Youm. Shaker Gamal Eddin, who was already appointed editor-in-chief of the MENA last month, …

Basil El-Dabh

New Egyptian ambassador in Tel Aviv

Egypt has appointed a new ambassador to Israel. Atef Salem el-Ahl is currently serving in the Egyptian consulate in the Israeli resort town of Eilat. The appointment is standard operating procedure as a number of embassies change leadership at the end of a four year cycle. El-Ahl’s appointment has pleased Israeli and international spectators who have …

Daily News Egypt

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