Wednesday , 28 June 2017

Recent News

Parties announce joint protests against parliament debate on Tiran and Sanafir handover

Several political groupings and oppositional parties organized a press conference on Sunday to reject Parliament’s debate and upcoming vote on a maritime border agreement with Saudi Arabia, slated to involve the handover of the two Red Sea islands of Tiran and Sanafir.

Egypt’s Sisi a ‘traitor’ for handing over islands to Saudi Arabia

A leading Egyptian rights lawyer widely expected to run in next year’s presidential election has called President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi a “traitor” over his government’s decision to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.

Parliamentary ’25–30 bloc’ demands records of maritime demarcation agreement with Saudi Arabia

The members of parliament “25–30 bloc” called on the government to hand over the records of the meetings of the National Committee for Demarcating the Maritime Borders with Saudi Arabia.

Egypt demands Interpol to help extradition of wanted figures in Qatar

Egyptian authorities have renewed requests to Interpol to extradite 400 wanted terrorists, including the 26 in Qatar who were recently designated as terrorists by Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE and Bahrain.

Security forces arrest 48 fugitives in North Sinai

Security forces arrested 48 wanted criminals on Sunday in North Sinai. They were arrested in a security operation by the entrances and exits of the North Sinai governorate. The operations targeted wanted criminals who have received judicial verdicts, according to a statement issued by the North Sinai Security Directorate.