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.
The center urged to call the police to report any pharmacy that claims it has a coronavirus treatment.
Qatari Government used fake social media accounts to start an internet war against the Arab countries.
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.
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.
The center denied suspending the completion of the rest of the phases of the comprehensive health insurance system.
The fines imposed on the violators shall not exceed LE 250,000, or the equivalent of this value in foreign currency.
Addressing all elderly women in Egypt, Sisi said “Your son [he] is honest and sincere man.”
The ministry denied news about directing donations originally allocated to renovate the bombed National Cancer Institute to other state projects.
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.
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
The Cabinet's media Center denied Monday that 32 percent of the Egyptian monuments have been smuggled abroad since 2011.
The draft law also calls for establishing a watchdog to spot rumors, and issue statements to respond to them once they emerge and spread.
The Supreme Council for Media Regulation will impose a LE 250,000 fine on those who spread fake news or publish news without sources.
“This informative environment is fertile ground for the circulation and spread of rumours and fake news,” writes Wally.
For Brazil's right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, attacking critical press outlets almost daily on social media is not enough.
The cabinet’s media council denied the rumors widely circulated recently in fields of health, transportation, supply and subsidy, education, and employment.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi ratified an anti-cybrecrime law that allows authorities, through a judge, to order the blocking of websites that "constitute a threat" to the state.
The statements came 10 days after the president tackled the issue.
Social media accounts and blogs will be officially categorized as “media outlets”.