The ousted President of Egypt, Mohammed Morsi, who is struggling from ill health and languishing in an Egyptian prison, should be immediately released from detention, said the head of an Egyptian political and civil rights organisation.
Egypt has called for the United Nations Security Council to launch an inquiry into reports that Qatar paid a ransom of more than $US 1 billion to “a terrorist group” in Iraq to release members of the Qatari royal family who had been kidnapped in 2015.
The undersigned civil society organisations express our serious concern over the recent escalation of restrictions on civil society and the public vilification of human rights defenders in Egypt. We call on the Egyptian authorities to uphold their international obligations and ensure that civil society and human rights defenders can work …
51 accused in Rabea operations room case placed on terror list despite 21 having received acquittals
Eight months after the initial ruling was passed, 51 individuals said to be associated with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group were officially placed on Egypt’s terror list for a three-year period on Saturday. All were accused in the Rabea operations room case, and 21 of them were acquitted of terror …
Egypt officially notified the UN Security Council of its air strikes on extremist strongholds in Libya on Saturday, citing Article 51 of the UN charter – the right to self-defense after armed attacks occur.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has accused Egypt of backing the rebels currently at war with Khartoum, with analysts pointing to a possible link to Libyan general Khalifa Haftar.
Ethiopia has announced its complete support for Sudan’s claims of sovereignty over the border territory of Halayeb and Shalateen, the Arab News Network reported a senior official saying.
“The army is a killing machine.” – These were words chosen by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to address his soldiers as minister of defense. In a video leaked nearly three years ago, he explained why the army is incapable of fighting terrorism, why it should not partake in it …
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi asserted on Saturday the importance of lifting the arms embargo on the Libyan National Army, speaking during his meeting with the head of the Libyan National Army, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, according to a press statement.
The rift between Sudan and Egypt is growing with the neighbouring countries continuing their disagreements over their maritime borders.