At least 13 people were killed from the tribe of Al-Tarabin, including Salim Abu Lafi, a prominent leader of the tribe, in the recent clashes that occurred in the south of Rafah last week between the Al-Tarabin tribe and the extremist group Sinai Province––previously known as Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis—which joined …
In a new development of the situation in Sinai, Al-Sawarka tribe announced its participation in the fight against Sinai Province, according to a statement issued by Al-Sawarka on Monday.
Clashes renewed on Friday between tribesmen and terrorist elements of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdes (the “Islamic State” militant groups of northern Sinai) in southern Rafah city, killing 6 people from both sides.
On International Women’s Day, here is Mada Masr’s A-Z of the experiences and challenges Egyptian women have faced this year.
In a horrific incident in 2013, a microbus driver harassed a girl, then ran her over multiple times when she refused to move until her family arrived to deal with him, killing her. Nobody stopped him, and he got off for being a juvenile.
In the past two days, three residents from Rafah city have been kidnapped by militants who are believed to be members of the militant group “Sinai Province”, a resident from Rafah city told Daily News Egypt on Sunday.
In front of a house located in the vicinity of the Kinya area in North Sinai’s Sheikh Zuwayed, a masked man sits next to his companions, each of whom are holding a weapon. The man proudly speaks about their “Death Squad,” the name they have given to their armed civilian …
Beni Suef prosecution ordered the detention of 18 people for four days following sectarian clashes that took place in one of the governorate’s villages on Friday.
Asmaa Aly, the wife of prominent detained rights lawyer Malek Adly, denounced once more the conditions of her husband’s imprisonment, stating that he has spent 65 consecutive days in solitary confinement.
A mob of 300 Muslim men reportedly burned seven Christian homes in provincial Egypt after rumours spread that a Christian man had an affair with a Muslim woman, according to the local Coptic church. Coptic Pope Tawadros II called for restraint after the incident in Karam village in Minya province, …