A group of residents from Koum al-Loufy, Minya, threw stones at Coptic Christians after Maundy Thursday prayers, an eyewitness told Mada Masr on Friday.
A Criminal Court in Alexandria has issued on Wednesday a 10-year prison verdict in absentia against Rights Lawyer Mohamed Ramadan, the sentence will be followed by a five-year house arrest and ban of using social media networks.
From the perspective of the Egyptian government, the Monday meeting between US President Donald Trump and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was a major victory.
A visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Egypt in early March was the latest example of how major European countries have once again relapsed to a decades-old foreign policy that favours pragmatism and hard interests over values and democracy when dealing with the most populous Arab nation.
Egypt and Sudan are scheduled to hold discussions in Khartoum in the first two weeks of April, according to a statement released on Tuesday by Egypt’s Foreign Ministry, two days after Sudan made moves on disputed territory on the Egypt-Sudan border.
“Listen only to me” – Even if he had tried, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi could not have described his authoritarian military reign better. Exactly one year since he demanded the people not believe the “enemies of the nation”, the margin for freedom of speech and expression has progressively …
As the Egyptian military struggles to contain the Islamic State (IS) affiliate in Sinai, Wilayat Sinai, its already forceful response is becoming more heavy-handed. Increased reliance on heavy weaponry and air power is contributing to a rise in civilian causalities and inflaming anti-government sentiment.
The Interior Ministry announced on Tuesday evening that it killed a young militant affiliated to the Muslim Brotherhood (MB), who is studying at Al-Azhar University when they attempted to arrest him, according to an official statement issued from the ministry.
On Feb. 24, hundreds of Christians escaped the city of el-Arish in the northern Sinai Peninsula to Ismailia governorate, 110 kilometers (68 miles) to the east of Cairo, after the Islamic State (IS) and its branch in Egypt, Wilayat Sinai, focused their operations on targeting them. This sparked questions about the …
An Egyptian court today sentenced six Israelis and three Egyptians to life in prison in an espionage case that dates back to 2013, the Anadolu Agency reported, citing an Egyptian source.