Egypt shuts more private TV channels

Egypt has shut down more private television channels and arrested dozens of opposition members in the latest crackdown on media and the Muslim Brotherhood ahead of next month’s crucial parliamentary elections. Tensions are rising as the balloting nears and although … read more

Australian yet to be charged in Egypt

An Australian man being detained in Cairo should be notified within the next fortnight whether or not he’ll be charged with an offence, authorities say. Safaa Al Awadi was detained reportedly for insulting religion and denying the tenets of faith … read more