The US Department of State issued a message on Wednesday warning citizens to consider the risks of traveling to Egypt due to the presence of IS and other militant groups in the country’s northern region. The cautionary statement highlighted the heavy security measures undertaken by the Egyptian government at major tourist sites …
Allies of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi are now reportedly calling for his replacement in next year’s elections signalling a shaky future for the former military commander.
A state of panic dominated Hurghada International Airport after a plane carrying 251 British passengers started to show signs of smoke from the tail section, while on a flight from Egypt to UK.
“Hurghada will be under electronic surveillance,” stated Governor of the Red Sea governorate Ahmed Abdallah, as he announced that last month’s agreement with the Telecommunications Ministry to install 420 surveillance cameras in the resort town would be supplemented and expedited.
The EU appears in danger of softening its stance on human rights violations in Egypt by resuming annual high-level meetings with the Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs and his delegation in Brussels next week, said Amnesty International.
Following clashes between security forces and residents of Al-Warraq island this week, which resulted in the death of a citizen and the injury of dozens from both sides, the retreat of security forces is likely to be temporary as government officials have asserted they had no plans of stopping the …
Egyptian security forces killed a prominent Daesh militant on Tuesday suspected of being involved in recent attacks in North Sinai, an Interior Ministry statement said.
An Emirati company has plans to develop the Al-Warraq Island in Cairo in which clashes have erupted in recent days, local newspaper have reported. According to Al-Masry Al-Youm and Al-Watan newspapers, the Emirati-Singaporean RSP Architects Planners & Engineers Company and the Cairo-based Cube Engineering Consultancy published on their websites drawings …
The Interior Ministry announced the killing of two members of armed militant group Hassm in Cairo’s Fifth Settlement on Tuesday, one day after the group published a statement marking a year since it became active.
Police forces arrested 10 Warraq Island residents on Sunday in connection to clashes that took place earlier the same day when security forces attempted to implement 700 demolition orders for buildings that “encroach on state lands,” according to an Interior Ministry statement.