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 …
US officials are discussing whether to withhold a portion of US assistance to Egypt to protest Egyptian passage of a law that imposes restrictions on non-governmental organisations, a senior administration official said on Wednesday.
Egypt’s prosecutors have renewed the pre-trial detention of the daughter of prominent Islamic scholar Yusuf Al-Qaradawi and his son-in-law for 15 more days on the accusation that she belongs to the “terrorist” Muslim Brotherhood group.
Staggering and confused from the heat and the rapid capitulation of the Egyptian army during the short lived Six Day War, Ibrahim El Sayed was dumbfounded when the Israeli soldier who was to capture him as a prisoner of war spoke to him flawlessly in an Egyptian Arabic accent.
Egypt has received the fourth batch of high-tech French Rafale fighter jets—which consists of two aircraft—financed by a French government loan. Egypt has received 11 of the Rafale fighters so far.
Egypt established a national council for combating terrorism today, giving it broad authority to set policies aimed at “fighting extremism”, a presidential decree stated.
An Egyptian criminal court on Tuesday sentenced 43 activists to life in prison in connection with violence in 2011 following the removal of former President Hosni Mubarak in a popular uprising, judicial sources said.
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi asserted on Monday that the two main challenges facing Egypt are terrorism and overpopulation, during discussions in the National Youth Conference in Alexandria.
Terrorists appear to be shifting their tactics in Egypt, not only aiming for highly visible civilian targets but also taking on higher-risk attacks.
Egyptian General Ahmed Shafik is likely to stand as a candidate in the next presidential election, the National Movement Party revealed on Friday. According to a report on Alarab-news.com website, he decided to stand having served and fought for the state for many years.