The public prosecution ordered on Wednesday for lawyer Khaled Ali to be released on LE1,000 bail while investigations into charges of committing an “indecent act” are ongoing.
A delegation of the French Directorate General for Civil Aviation started inspecting the security measures at Cairo Airport on Tuesday to secure flights from Cairo to Paris.
Prominent lawyer and founder of the Bread and Freedom Party Khaled Ali was questioned by the prosecution on Tuesday and held overnight at Dokki police station pending further investigations.
High Court upholds earlier verdict against 4 police officers in death by torture case, after 8 years
Egypt’s Court of Cassation on Tuesday rejected the appeal of four police officers against a court ruling sentencing them to three years in prison for torturing a detainee to death in Sayeda Zeinab police station.
Security forces dispersed a sit-in held by workers demanding full-time contracts, as per a previous court ruling, at the privately owned Tourah Cement Company in southern Cairo on Monday. They detained 22 workers during the dispersal, arresting 10 more that evening and issuing warrants for an additional three.
Egyptian Army Chief-of-Staff, Mahmoud Hegazy, met in Cairo with the UK Chief of Defence Intelligence, Air Marshal Philip Colin Osborn, who is currently on an official visit to Egypt.
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.
After 489 people drowned off the Libyan coast on September 15 2014, Hassan Abdel Qader had to think of a safer way to achieve his dream of going to Europe, avoiding what is now known as “death boats” in the Mediterranean.
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.
Cairo Criminal court handed out five-year prison terms to 15 defendants and life sentences to three others, including Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie, on Monday in the Rabea operations room retrial. The court also acquitted 21 others, in a ruling that is less severe than that handed out in …