Further information has been released about suspects arrested in connection to the attack on St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church and Palm Sunday’s terror attacks on churches in Alexandria and Tanta.
Egypt has referred 48 people to the country’s military judiciary for suspected involvement in three deadly church bombings and accused them of joining the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group.
Partners For Transparency (PFT) indicated in its monthly report that media outlets revealed the occurrence of 68 corruption incidents in Egypt during April, according to PFT’s statement.
Dostour Party member referred to trial, Bread and Freedom Party member arrested for insulting president
The Port Said prosecution referred Dostour Party member Ahmed Hefny to court on Tuesday, four days after he was arrested and held pending investigations for a number of charges, including insulting the president, misuse of social media and belonging to an outlawed organization, according to lawyer and party member Tarek …
The National Security Prosecution decided on Sunday to detain three suspects for 15 days pending investigations on accusations of involvement in the Palm Sunday terrorist attacks on two churches in Tanta and Alexandria, which killed at least 45.
Police forces announced Sunday the arrest of 13 alleged militants on two separate farms in Beheira and Alexandria. The suspects reportedly possessed large amounts of weapons and explosives.
A 19-year-old prisoner in Egypt’s Borg al-Arab prison died from a brain tumour on Thursday after authorities refused to release him for medical treatment.
Egypt’s Armed Forces will completely restore the two churches targeted by suicide bombings on Palm Sunday, announced the Armed Forces spokesperson on Thursday.
Egypt’s interior ministry said Mahmoud Hasan Mubarak Abdullah had carried out an IS-claimed attack that killed 17 people outside Saint Mark’s church in Alexandria on Palm Sunday.
In a stormy day at the United Nations, Russia’s Ambassador to the UN accused Britain of supporting terrorist organisations, and directly linked their alleged support to the attacks on Coptic Christian churches earlier in the week.