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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.

ERC makes international demand for release of Egypt’s ill Morsi

The ousted President of Egypt, Mohammed Morsi, who is struggling from ill health and languishing in an Egyptian prison, should be immediately released from detention, said the head of an Egyptian political and civil rights organisation.

Egypt’s role in the push to cut off Qatar

After four years of Egyptian-Qatari skirmishes since the ousting of former President Mohammed Morsi for his affiliation with the Muslim Brotherhood, Cairo has now decided to respond to Qatar’s harassment by following in the footsteps of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain and sever diplomatic ties with Qatar.

Presidential Team initiative calls on government to secure free, fair elections

For the sake of guaranteeing a democratic and appropriate political atmosphere for the upcoming presidential elections in 2018, the “Presidential Team” initiative called on the current government to follow a number of rules to reach a free and fair electoral atmosphere.

Specter of death penalty haunts Egypt’s Brotherhood

Egypt’s highest court for the first time has upheld the death penalty against a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, prompting fears that it won’t be the last time.

Germany/Egypt: Agreement Risks Complicity in Abuses

The German parliament should reject a proposed security agreement with the Egyptian Interior Ministry, Human Rights Watch said today. The agreement, which is scheduled for a vote on April 28, 2017, lacks human rights protections and would be with a security agency whose officers have committed torture, enforced disappearances, and …

Egypt’s Coming Revolt of the Poor

The military establishment, which fully controls the economic reform plan, has selectively implemented the loan’s conditions. While it enthusiastically reduces subsidies to impoverished civilians, it has expanded its domination of many economic sectors and reaped huge profits at the expense of the private sector.