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Woes of an ordinary journalist
Who added my name to these lists? And why?
10 December 2019
19 min read
COVID-19 drive-thru testing rollout blurs lines between public, private sectors
| The prime minister visited the company’s first drive-through site the day it opened, on June 15.
30 July 2020
21 min read
Lax procedures, higher costs: Burying the dead amid the coronavirus
| Healthcare workers and families who buried relatives say the measures are rarely followed in full
16 July 2020
22 min read
Here’s how the government wants us to coexist with COVID-19
| The government made an about-face in strategy on April 23.
20 May 2020
17 min read
PCR testing to identify COVID-19 cases: What is Egypt’s policy?
| The availability of testing appears to vary across government sectors, the medical community
28 April 2020
11 min read
Making ventilators in Egypt: tough, but not impossible
Mostafa Mohie, Rana Mamdouh and Sara Seif Eddin
| "The number of ventilators is insufficient for Egypt's population under normal circumstances"
11 April 2020
13 min read
What does the coronavirus pandemic tell us about Egypt’s healthcare system?
| After this crisis, the state must reevaluate the healthcare budget and wages for doctors and nurses
9 April 2020
4 min read
Public prosecutor granted greater powers to freeze funds unrelated to terror activity
9 January 2020
8 min read
Prosecution takes up political line in interrogation of several Coalition for Hope defendants, hands down 15-day detention orders
27 June 2019
freedom of expression
7 min read
Petition against Supreme Media Regulatory Council bylaws gathers steam
11 December 2018
6 min read
Ministers’ objections prompt government to propose amendments to salaries law
12 June 2018
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