Blue Whale

Dar al-Iftaa warns of ‘Momo Challenge’

Sat, 02 Mar 2019 - 11:37 GMT

“This game encourages children to harm themselves and may lead to suicide,” Dar al-Iftaa said.

PUBG addictive game leaves users depressed due to temporary suspension

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 - 02:59 GMT

Tweets about PUBG’s temporary suspension over technical error have been trending, collecting hilarious comments from addictive gamers.

Platforms that allow access to Blue Whale banned: NTRA

Wed, 06 Jun 2018 - 01:09 GMT

All websites and platforms that allow access to suicide-encouraging games, like the Blue Whale, are banned in Egypt.

Rare blue whale spotted in Egypt's Taba

Thu, 31 May 2018 - 01:00 GMT

A blue whale was spotted off Eilat coast Tuesday, in a seemingly unprecedented phenomenon, and was spotted in the Egyptian city of Taba the following day.

Blocking Blue Whale in Egypt 'almost impossible': NTRA

Fri, 04 May 2018 - 10:22 GMT

NTRA representative Hossam Abdel Mawla said complete blocking of suicide-encouraging games deemed "impossible".

Why banning Blue Whale game is not easy

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 - 02:05 GMT

The NTRA assured that banning all websites and platforms that allow access to suicide-encouraging games like the Blue Whale is not an easy task.

Attorney General orders banning Blue Whale in Egypt

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 - 07:49 GMT

Attorney General Nabil Sadek ordered Saturday the National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) to ban all websites allow playing Blue Whale challenge

'Blue Whale' survivor tells the game suicide instructions

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 - 08:01 GMT

One of the victims of the Blue Whale game, who survived an assassination attempt, revealed details of what had happened to him and how his family helped him get rid of the game trap.

‘Blue Whale’ kills another child; awareness campaigns questioned

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 - 05:29 GMT

Beheira Governorate has seen another case of an Egyptian teenager committing suicide after playing deadly “Blue Whale”

More Blue Whale-linked deaths reported in Egypt

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 - 08:55 GMT

The deadly online games “Blue Whale” and “Mariam” continue claiming the lives of more victims, with seemingly no end in sight.

Dar al-Ifta prohibits ‘Blue Whale’ game

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 - 01:56 GMT

Egyptian Dar al-Ifta issued an advisory opinion regarding the suicidal Blue Whale game.

Blocking ‘Blue Whale’ game is not that easy: Expert

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 - 06:22 GMT

Head of Egyptian Federation for Electronic Games said blocking any site or game needs high technical capabilities

‘Blue Whale’ game claims life of Egyptian teenager

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 - 07:57 GMT

The horrifyingly dangerous game “Blue Whale” has claimed the life of former Egyptian MP Hamdy al-Fakharany’s son.