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Egypt boosts ties with Gulf countries amid Iranian threats

The attacks on four ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and two oil pumping stations in Saudi Arabia have raised many questions over Iran’s threats to the region, a matter that may cast a shadow over Egypt’s navigation in the Red Sea and the Suez Canal. Meanwhile, …

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Egypt: Threats to Human Rights Watch Staff

On May 28, 2019, Human Rights Watch released a report, “‘If You Are Afraid for Your Lives, Leave Sinai!’: Egyptian Security Forces and ISIS-Affiliate Abuses in North Sinai,” which details the serious abuses, including war crimes, Egyptian government forces and ISIS-affiliated militants have carried out in North Sinai.

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‘Most Wanted’ Terrorist Hesham Ashmawi Extradited to Egypt from Libya

Hesham Ashmawi, one of Egypt’s most wanted terrorists, was extradited to Egypt from Libya on Tuesday night following a meeting earlier in the day between Libyan National Army (LNA) General Khalifa Haftar and Egypt’s General Intelligence Service (GIS) chief General Abbas Kamel.

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