The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack on vehicles carrying Coptic Christians to a monastery in Upper Egypt’s Minya governorate in a statement released on Saturday.
Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs SamehShoukry affirmed to his Polish counterpart on Friday, during a phone call between the two,Egypt’s commitment to cooperate with the Polish authorities to conduct investigations to clarify the circumstances of a Polish tourist’s death in Hurghada, Egypt, according to a press statement.
Egypt’s Forensic Authority started on Wednesday the autopsy of a 27-year-old Polish tourist who died earlier this month in a Red Sea hospital in Marsa Alam, according to the state-owned Al-Ahram.
The head of Shibin el-Kom court, Samuel George, was killed in the explosion at Mar Guirgis church in the Delta city of Tanta on Sunday morning, state-run TV reported.
Egypt’s State Council Commissioner Authority (SCCA) recommended the revoking of a prior administrative order to close Al-Nadeem Center for Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence, in a report on Saturday.
Prosecutor General Nabil Sadek on Sunday dropped investigations against Mona Mina, the Doctors Syndicate’s undersecretary, due to lack of significance, according to state-run media outlet EGY News.
Partners for Transparency (PFT) recorded 66 corruption cases in January 2017 that were all monitored by different concerned bodies.
Egypt on Thursday closed the offices of a prominent human rights group that helps victims of violence and torture, the organisation and a police official said.
The forensic report on the death of Senior Judge Wael Shalaby confirmed that he had committed suicide inside his cell, Egypt’s public prosecution said on Thursday.
A 10-year-old girl died on Tuesday of wounds suffered in a Cairo church bombing claimed by the Islamic State group this month, bringing the death toll to 26, plus one suicide bomber.