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3 suspects detained in relation to Palm Sunday terror attacks

The National Security Prosecution decided on Sunday to detain three suspects for 15 days pending investigations on accusations of involvement in the Palm Sunday terrorist attacks on two churches in Tanta and Alexandria, which killed at least 45.

63% of Egyptians agree that Emergency Law should be imposed: Baseera poll

A survey carried out by The Egyptian Center For Public Opinion Research (Baseera) revealed that 63 percent of Egyptians believe that the adoption of the three-month state of emergency will help combat terrorism, whereas 17 percent believe it won’t be effective.

Cairo takes urgent measures to combat terrorism after church bombings

Terrorism struck Egypt once again on April 9, on Palm Sunday, when two bombings targeted St. George’s Church in Tanta and Saint Mark’s Church in Alexandria, killing 48 people and injuring dozens. In the aftermath, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi took a series of urgent measures. He declared a three-month …

Declaration of state of emergency stirs fears among citizens

Egyptian cabinet approved a three-month state of emergency in the country that was ordered only one day ago by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi in an official speech, which stirred fears among citizens regarding the destiny of freedom and rights under its enforcement.

Police kill believed militant in Damietta town where residents accuse police of illegal searches

Egyptian police killed Mohamed Adel Balboula, who was believed to be a member of the armed Islamist Hassm movement, in a firefight in the Damietta village of Basarta, according to an Interior Ministry statement published on Friday. Balboula was a suspect in the investigation into the death of police guard Masoud Abdallah al-Amir, …

Presidential term will not exceed eight years for any ruler: Sisi to FOX TV

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi asserted on Thursday that he will only run for the upcoming presidential election in 2018 if the Egyptians are seeking this, during a televised interview with the US based TV channel FOX news, noting that dictatorship has no longer a place in Egypt.