When Hala Fawzi, a resident of the Nile island of al-Warraq, left home to buy food, she never expected that she would return to find her home reduced to a pile of rubble. “My four children were inside the house. The neighbors saved them before security forces began the demolitions,” she …
Mahmoud Muhammad and his family were not home when Egyptian security forces knocked on the door of their flat in Cairo’s Nasr City on June 30. An hour later, security forces returned in full riot gear and forcefully entered the flat, sniffer dogs in tow. The Egyptian officers questioned other …
Egypt established a national council for combating terrorism today, giving it broad authority to set policies aimed at “fighting extremism”, a presidential decree stated.
The Egyptian interior ministry announced on Wednesday that four suspects accused of being involved in an attack on security forces in the Giza town of Badrashin earlier this month were killed in an armed exchange.
President of Al-Azhar University Mohammed Al-Mahrasawy said on Monday that 17 Azhar expatriate students were released following arrest for security check, during a press conference.
Famous Egyptian lawyer and politician said in the first letter leaked from his cell at the infamous Scorpion Prison that while he is locked up, he pities his jailer, Huffington Post reported yesterday.
The Egyptian authorities have carried out 54 extrajudicial killings against suspects over the accusation that they belong to anti-coup movements.
The Ministry of the Interior’s Prisons Sector released 493 prison inmates on Sunday as part of Presidential Decree No. 280/2017, pardoning convicts for the July 23 revolution anniversary.
Egyptian security forces have killed eight suspected militants belonging to the Hasm movement in what officials said was a training camp in a southern desert region, the interior ministry said on Sunday.
On June 7, the Court of Cassation, Egypt’s highest court, issued a ruling reaffirming the death penalty for six young men from Mansoura who have been in jail since 2014. This is part of a surge in executions over the past few years. Executions increased from 15 in 2014 to 22 in …