Egypt established a national council for combating terrorism today, giving it broad authority to set policies aimed at “fighting extremism”, a presidential decree stated.
US Republican Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham criticised the recent approval of Egypt’s contentious NGO law, deeming it “draconian legislation” that seeks to regulate the work of nongovernmental organizations, in a statement on Wednesday.
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In December 2016, the Islamic State (IS) bombed St. Peter and St. Paul Church in Cairo, killing 29, and in the aftermath declared that there will be more attacks on “infidels.” A week before Palm Sunday, a Christian feast celebrated the Sunday before Easter, a bomb was found and defused at …
Two Egyptian judges have been handed over to the disciplinary committee after being accused of engaging in politics.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will not allow the release of Hosni Mubarak from his current detention at a military hospital despite his recent acquittal, sources close to the deposed president said.
The European Union has agreed to extend a freeze on the assets on deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and his sons Gamal and Alaa, as well as 14 others, to 2020, according to a source.
Lawyers in Egypt held a nationwide one-day strike on Saturday to protest a jail sentence against eight of their colleagues, the Syndicate’s spokesperson said.
Egypt’s longtime dictator Hosni Mubarak, who was deposed in the 25 January revolution in 2011, filed a lawsuit on Thursday to unfreeze 61 million Egyptian Pounds ($3.36 million) of his assets.
As dozens of candidates gear up for the Egyptian Press Synidcate elections, the issue of imprisonment and investigations of journalists in cases of speech and publication remain a controversial issue.
The Supreme Judicial Council ordered on Monday a gag on publishing news related to judges and the judiciary on websites and digital outlets, according to state media.