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Thaer Mansour


Thaer Mansour is a journalist based in Cairo, reporting for The New Arab on politics, culture and social affairs from the Egyptian capital.

A 24-year-old Egyptian woman has been in a coma after she had allegedly escaped an abduction attempt by an Uber driver in Cairo.

26 February, 2024

Mada Masr has been one of the remaining free voices over the past decade, running investigative reports disclosing alleged state irregularities.

19 February, 2024

Israel's war on Gaza has so far killed 28,473 Palestinians and wounded 68,146 since last October, according to official figures.

13 February, 2024

Detained since 2022, the three female journalists were reportedly subjected to enforced disappearance, and then later faced with terrorism-related charges.

08 February, 2024

Ahmed Tantawi, along with another presidential hopeful, Gamila Ismail, withdrew from the race after failing to garner the legally required endorsements.

07 February, 2024

Photos and video clips have recently gone viral depicting Egypt's side of the crossing being fortified and barbed wires being installed.

07 February, 2024

It will take a joint archeological mission three years to restore the granite blocks of the outer surface of the Menkarue pyramid funded by Janapan.

31 January, 2024

"The ICC has no jurisdiction in Egypt, and its arrest warrants cannot be carried out in Egypt against any heads of state," an international law expert noted.

23 January, 2024

The long-awaited El-Dabaa nuclear power plant, which will operate with a 120-megawatt capacity for each of its four reactors, costs US$28.75 billion.

22 January, 2024

The IMF visit coincided with a new report by Moody’s, revising its outlook on Egypt from “stable” to "negative."

21 January, 2024