Fake News

Mada Masr officials to be investigated over alleged false news

Sun, 15 Oct 2023 - 05:34 GMT

Officials at the “Mada Masr” news website will be investigated by the Bureau of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation over alleged false news.

Nabd news application hacked by anonymous people, published fake news

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 - 06:03 GMT

Nabd news application in Egypt suspended after getting hacked, Friday by anonymous people who published fake new through it.

Cabinet denies halting navigation in Suez Canal due to ship collision

Fri, 29 Jan 2021 - 12:02 GMT

The cabinet said in a report Friday that it has contacted the Suez Canal Authority, which totally dismissed such reports and stressed that navigation movement in the international waterway is regular and no collision whatsoever has occurred.

Facebook removes Muslim Brotherhood-run network spreads fake news in Egypt

Fri, 06 Nov 2020 - 03:38 GMT

Terrorist Muslim Brotherhood web trolls have been attempting to stage mass protests across Egypt through sowing discord and spreading fake news and lies about key state figures.

Egypt’s Grand Mufti: Al Jazeera Fabricated 2650 videos over 10 days

Sat, 03 Oct 2020 - 06:02 GMT

In an interview with “Nadhra” talk show on Sada al-Balad T.V., the Mufti added that the Observatory issued more than 500 reports about suspicious fatwas (Islamic decisions) and the Dar al-Iftaa is working on rectifying them.

Al Jazeera fabricates video on alleged protests in Egypt: AFP

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 - 03:17 GMT

The fabricated video also went viral on pro-Muslim Brotherhood trolls’ accounts on social media platforms and their channels.

How does the Muslim Brotherhood fabricate its lies through electronic committees?

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 10:36 GMT

The terrorist Brotherhood uses social media as a means to raise a sense of public alert, broadcast lies and rumors against the Egyptian state, and incite violence through fake accounts.

Egyptian Cabinet denies providing any coronavirus drugs

Fri, 10 Apr 2020 - 11:38 GMT

The center urged to call the police to report any pharmacy that claims it has a coronavirus treatment.

Qatar uses fake accounts to escalate against Arab countries: Oxford Institute

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 - 09:21 GMT

Qatari Government used fake social media accounts to start an internet war against the Arab countries.

MP proposes forming government working groups to face rumors

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 - 02:54 GMT

A Parliament member on Monday proposed forming a working group from each body, a ministry, and an institution, to respond to rumors and lies circulated by terrorist groups who seek distorting the Egyptian state.

Private Youm7 news website warns of fake Facebook page

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 - 11:27 GMT

Egypt's privately-owned Youm7 news website has warned of a fake Facebook page that exploits the name of the 11-year old newspaper to disseminate hostile videos and posts.

Cabinet denies laying off employees, selling historic buildings

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 - 01:39 GMT

The center denied suspending the completion of the rest of the phases of the comprehensive health insurance system.

Publishers of Fake News in Egypt Can be Fined up to LE 250,000

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 - 11:36 GMT

The fines imposed on the violators shall not exceed LE 250,000, or the equivalent of this value in foreign currency.

Sisi denies social media claims in Youth Conference

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 - 06:54 GMT

Addressing all elderly women in Egypt, Sisi said “Your son [he] is honest and sincere man.”

State denies misdirecting Cancer Institute contributions

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 - 12:17 GMT

The ministry denied news about directing donations originally allocated to renovate the bombed National Cancer Institute to other state projects.

Gov't denies rumors in finance, tourism, education, business

Tue, 04 Jun 2019 - 10:07 GMT

ATM machines spitting white paper instead of money, the issuance of new LE 500 and LE 1000 currency banknotes, insulin disappearing from hospitals and pharmacies were among the rumors.

The Need for Media literacy: Where Egypt stands?

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 - 09:17 GMT

Titled “Media Information Literacy and Sustainable Development,” the Alexandria Media Forum explored means of supporting critical thinking among media practitioners and consumers in a sustainable way by creating thoroughly fact-checked and credible conten

Government denies smuggling 32% of Egyptian monuments abroad

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 - 09:41 GMT

The Cabinet's media Center denied Monday that 32 percent of the Egyptian monuments have been smuggled abroad since 2011.

New draft law to impose tougher penalties for spreading rumors

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 - 10:14 GMT

The draft law also calls for establishing a watchdog to spot rumors, and issue statements to respond to them once they emerge and spread.

Fabrication of news to be punished by a fine of LE 250,000

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 - 01:19 GMT

The Supreme Council for Media Regulation will impose a LE 250,000 fine on those who spread fake news or publish news without sources.