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Egypt warns of impacts of latest developments at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Egypt warned against the impacts of escalation at Al-Aqsa Mosque after the Israeli security intrusion, which resulted in a number of Palestinian injuries and an attack on Imam of Al-Aqsa Mosque Ekrima Sabri, according to an official statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday.

EU: Egypt’s dark human rights record must not be swept beneath carpet

The EU appears in danger of softening its stance on human rights violations in Egypt by resuming annual high-level meetings with the Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs and his delegation in Brussels next week, said Amnesty International.

Egypt: Morsy’s Isolation Violates Rights

Egyptian authorities have unlawfully prevented former President Mohamed Morsy from contacting or receiving visits from his family and lawyers in the years since the military forcibly removed him from power in July 2013, Human Rights Watch said today. On June 4, 2017, Egyptian authorities allowed Morsy to receive visits from …

Egypt on the edge: how Europe can avoid another crisis in Egypt

Europe’s current policy towards Egypt is dominated by immediate migration concerns and commercial opportunities. But this short-sighted approach offers few benefits and overlooks the dangers of Egypt’s current direction.

Why is Egypt involved in the latest GCC crisis?

In a move that is sure to have far-reaching consequences, three Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries – Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain – and Egypt announced on Monday that they would sever diplomatic ties with Qatar. The acting countries, who were later joined by a few of …

Passport to salvation: Egypt’s human traffickers find new loophole

After 489 people drowned off the Libyan coast on September 15 2014, Hassan Abdel Qader had to think of a safer way to achieve his dream of going to Europe, avoiding what is now known as “death boats” in the Mediterranean.