AJ Impact

Sustainable fashion: Good for the world, but worth the price?

Some sustainable fashion brands are betting helping shoppers track a garment's 'story' can justify higher prices.

Sustainable fashion: Good for the world, but worth the price?

Middle East

Egypt arrest of Palestinian official's son 'linked to activism'

Egyptian security forces arrested Ramy Shaath on July 5 and accused him of 'assisting a terrorist group', family says.

Egypt arrest of Palestinian official's son 'linked to activism'

Middle East

UN postpones anti-torture conference in Cairo after outcry

Spokesman says the body will consult NGOs and national rights groups before deciding where and when event will be held.

UN postpones anti-torture conference in Cairo after outcry

Egypt

Egypt: Criticism of Baron Empain Palace restoration 'fake news'

The Baron Empain Palace was built in 1907 by Belgian industrialist Edouard Empain and is a Cairo landmark.

Egypt: Criticism of Baron Empain Palace restoration 'fake news'

Middle East

'Rabaa massacre': Calls for justice remain six years on

Rights groups keep demanding probe into deadly crackdown on Egyptians protesting against Mohamed Morsi's overthrow.

'Rabaa massacre': Calls for justice remain six years on

Egypt

Egypt calls deadly Cairo car blast 'terrorist incident'

Government says car bomb was cause of blast outside Cairo's main cancer hospital, killing at least 20.

Egypt calls deadly Cairo car blast 'terrorist incident'

Middle East

Egypt car crash sets off deadly explosion outside Cairo hospital

At least 19 people were killed and 30 others injured in explosion outside Egyptian capital's National Cancer Institute.

Egypt car crash sets off deadly explosion outside Cairo hospital

Egypt

Egypt must end rights abuses of political prisoners: Amnesty

Egyptian political prisoners on hunger strike demand medical care, family visits, end of human rights abuses.

Egypt must end rights abuses of political prisoners: Amnesty

Sudan

Sudan's Hemeti meets el-Sisi before resumption of power talks

Meeting in Cairo comes as doctors linked to protesters say five people shot dead in rally in central Sudanese town.

Sudan's Hemeti meets el-Sisi before resumption of power talks

AJ Impact

Israel will start exporting natural gas to Egypt this year

An agreement between the two countries and a US-based oil and gas exploration firm is said to be valued at $15bn.

Israel will start exporting natural gas to Egypt this year

Middle East

Egypt minister's alleged threat to critics sparks outrage

Nabila Makram makes a throat-slitting gesture while speaking about expatriate Egyptians criticising the country.

Egypt minister's alleged threat to critics sparks outrage

Egypt

Passengers scramble to rebook after BA suspends Cairo flights

Travellers say Cairo flights being rebooked on Egypt Air 'strange' in light of security concern raised by suspension.

Passengers scramble to rebook after BA suspends Cairo flights

Egypt

British Airways, Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo

Two airlines cite unspecified security concerns but give no details about what may have prompted the move.

British Airways, Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo

Science & Technology

Farouk El-Baz, the Egyptian behind the Moon landings

Egyptian-born Farouk El-Baz was part of NASA's Apollo 11 ground crew at just 31 years old.

Profile: Farouk El-Baz, the Egyptian behind the Moon landings

Egypt

Two killed in suicide bombing in Egypt's North Sinai

Suicide attack follows discovery of four headless bodies in the conflict-wracked peninsula a day earlier.

Two killed in suicide bombing in Egypt's North Sinai