Sudan has criticised Egypt for voting against the lifting of sanctions imposed on Khartoum by UN Security Council Resolution 1591, Arabi21.com reported on Friday. The resolution bans the sale of weapons to the African state.
In a stormy day at the United Nations, Russia’s Ambassador to the UN accused Britain of supporting terrorist organisations, and directly linked their alleged support to the attacks on Coptic Christian churches earlier in the week.
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 …
Leaders of repressive governments, like Egypt’s and China’s, have long braced themselves for bilateral visits with American presidents and Cabinet officials, because they know they will be hearing about human rights and freedom of speech.
Trending hashtag exposes the horrific levels of sexual harassment incidents Egyptian girls and women encounter since early childhood.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has met on Monday with the United States (U.S.) President Donald Trump in the first visit of an Egyptian state head since 2009.
The Red Sea has been subjected to a rapidly altering security dynamic, reflecting Saudi Arabia’s increased regional power, the declining role of Egypt, and growing Saudi-Israeli cooperation.
On November 29, 2016, the Egyptian Parliament voted overwhelmingly to pass a draconian new NGO law.* The legislation, which President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has not yet signed, contravenes international human rights standards and Egypt’s own constitution. The pending law is even more repressive than Egypt’s existing NGO Law (84/2002). If ratified, …
The Irish government has stated it will send an independent medical expert to assess the health of Irish-Egyptian political detainee Ibrahim Halawa, who has been imprisoned in Egypt since August 2013, according to a report by the Irish Times.
A court in the Nile Delta handed 56 people lengthy prison sentences on Sunday for their involvement in human trafficking leading to the deaths of over 200 people off the coast of Rashid in September.