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President El Sisi Presides Over National Defense Council Meeting

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi presided Sunday over a meeting of the National Defense Council (NDC). The meeting was attended by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Prime Minister, the Ministers of Defense, Foreign Affairs, Interior and Finance, as well as the Chief of Staff of the Armed …

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North Sinai parliamentary election candidates ‘in the line of fire’

Following the murder of Al-Nour Party candidate Mostafa Abdel Rahman, the only Islamist candidate in parliamentary elections in North Sinai, other candidates of the region are wary of participating in elections.

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Suffocating cells: how detainees fare in Cairo’s police stations

Images of detainees crammed into a police cell and literally piled ontop of each other in Cairo have gone viral in Egypt, causing public outcry at the conditions of detainees in the country. A source from the security services told Egyptian news outlet Masrawy that the pictures recently spread on social networking …

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