In the wake of the 2013 military coup, students affiliated with – and sympathetic to – the Muslim Brotherhood demonstrated in public universities to demand the return of the deposed President Mohamed Morsi. Their demonstrations turned universities into a new battleground between security forces and students as Egypt’s new rulers …
Starting this month, security at Egypt’s airports will enter a new phase as a private security company prepares to send in their security guards to partially take over security at Cairo International Airport and Sharm el-Sheikh Airport.
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi issued a decree, revealed Sunday, that allows army, police and intelligence to establish security companies.
An unknown team of hackers released a bundle of files on Sunday revealing that the Defense Ministry has an active contract with a notorious Italian surveillance company.
Disappearances, deaths, and arrests of students in Egypt’s universities have escalated towards the end of the academic year, as documented in the Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression’s (AFTE) monthly reports on students’ rights.
Terrorist attacks on power plants in Egypt have escalated since the ousting of Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood on July 3, 2013. Explosions took place April 15 targeting an electricity tower that provides electricity to the Egyptian Media Production City, home to the studios of many satellite stations. As a result, TV channels …
Despite a postponement in the start of classes and a preemptive arrest campaign designed to forestall protest, Egypt’s university campuses saw significant demonstrations during the first week of classes in October 2014.
CAIRO, Oct 13 (Aswat Masriya) – A private security company hired by the ministry of higher education to secure a group of universities lost 30 thousand Egyptian pounds during the first two days of the academic year, the company’s CEO said.
Students chanted protests against the army and police as the new academic year in Egypt got off to a testy beginning
At Cairo University’s campus, new, black steel walls have gone up. A private security firm has put up surveillance cameras. Guards have bomb-detection devices. Just outside, heavily armed riot police have permanent positions.