German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has urged Egyptians to reject violence and seek peaceful solutions to their political crisis. Westerwelle made the comments during a visit to Cairo on Thursday.
Authorities have confirmed the arrest of prominent human rights attorney Ibrahim Metwally for spreading fake news. Metwally was helping the family of Giulio Regeni, an Italian student who was abducted and killed in 2016.
Egyptian men need to regain their civilized views of women and cast off the Wahhabi thinking that prevents equality in the country, writes Egyptian author and veteran liberal activist Alaa al-Aswany.
Al-Azhar has opened booths in Cairo metro stations to offer guidance and counter extremism. Egyptians have welcomed the presence of the renowned Sunni Islam institution, though some are uncomfortable, reports Mat Nashed.
Citing progress in the investigation into the 2016 torture and murder of an Italian scholar, Rome is sending its ambassador back to Cairo. The foreign ministry insists pressure for justice will be maintained.
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