The Egyptian Interior Ministry shocked the public Aug. 22 by announcing it had arrested 12 people who had formed an organ trafficking network in Giza governorate, south of Cairo. The revelation sparked the public’s fear of a rise in such trafficking in the country, as did media reports this week …
Heaps of unidentified human bones and remains were found by locals on several sites on a desert road near Egypt’s southern province of Asyut, reported Egyptian media earlier this week.
The South Giza prosecution renewed Tuesday the detaining of 16 suspects accused of organ trafficking in Abu Al-Nomrous, Giza, for 15 days pending investigation state media reported.
A German journalist who produced a video report on organ trafficking in Egypt that aired on German TV last week has found himself facing criticism from Egypt’s Health Ministry for “harming Egyptian medical tourism, as part of a systematic campaign to harm the country’s national security.”
The man accused of killing a number of tourists at a Red Sea resort in July was committed to to mental institution for a period of 45 days on Monday on the orders of the State Security Prosecution, according to a statement the defendant’s lawyer published on Monday.
Egypt’s government announced yesterday the launch of a national “family planning” strategy to control the growth of the country’s high population growth rates, the state-run newspaper Al-Ahram reportered, quoating the Egyoptian Health Minister, Ahmed Emad Al-Din.
When Hala Fawzi, a resident of the Nile island of al-Warraq, left home to buy food, she never expected that she would return to find her home reduced to a pile of rubble. “My four children were inside the house. The neighbors saved them before security forces began the demolitions,” she …
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.
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.