Conspiracy theories

Report: Pandemic amped up anti-Semitism, forced it online
Middle East

Report: Pandemic amped up anti-Semitism, forced it online

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Coronavirus lockdowns last year shifted some anti-Semitic hatred online, where conspiracy theories blaming Jews for…
Conspiracy theories during coronavirus pandemic in Europe
World

Conspiracy theories during coronavirus pandemic in Europe

Shutdowns, travel restrictions, closed schools — the coronavirus pandemic has dramatically changed daily life for people across Europe. And there…
Egyptian doctor who helped develop new COVID-19 test says virus not man-made
Science

Egyptian doctor who helped develop new COVID-19 test says virus not man-made

Egyptian-American doctor Heba Mostafa said during an interview with Al-Masry Al-Youm that she completely rejected the idea that coronavirus is…
Conspiracy theorists claim TV show ‘Simpsons’ behind Syrian civil war
Egypt

Conspiracy theorists claim TV show ‘Simpsons’ behind Syrian civil war

The Simpsons was well known as a source of entertainment for generations worldwide, but in Egypt, a TV station has…
Thursday’s papers: Government joins in film outrage as conspiracy theories emerge
Egypt

Thursday’s papers: Government joins in film outrage as conspiracy theories emerge

Following protests outside the US Embassy in Cairo, reactions to the anti-Islam film that recently surfaced on the Internet continue to…
Parliament refuses to investigate MP for alleged insult against ElBaradei
Egypt

Parliament refuses to investigate MP for alleged insult against ElBaradei

The People’s Assembly on Monday turned down a request that independent MP Mostafa Bakry be referred to a parliamentary investigation…
US Embassy rejects accusations of trying to create chaos in Egypt
Egypt

US Embassy rejects accusations of trying to create chaos in Egypt

The US Embassy in Cairo on Wednesday said that Washington is not seeking to destabilize Egypt or prevent the achievement…
Administrator of SCAF Facebook page accuses AUC of conspiracy
Egypt

Administrator of SCAF Facebook page accuses AUC of conspiracy

The administrator of the ruling military council’s Facebook page accused the American University in Cairo (AUC) on Thursday of planning…
Monday’s papers: The ongoing obsession with foreign funding, foreign hands
Egypt

Monday’s papers: The ongoing obsession with foreign funding, foreign hands

Many of today’s papers are still fretting about foreign funding. Al-Shorouk columnist Salama Ahmed Salama asks why Islamic groups have…
‘The Agenda and I’ documentary examines revolution’s conspiracy theories
Cinema/TV

‘The Agenda and I’ documentary examines revolution’s conspiracy theories

Over the past week, accusations of foreign affiliations and “agendas” have resurfaced on Egypt’s political scene, following the accusation from…
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