One police officer and other three criminals were killed, Monday in exchange of gunfire in Egypt’s Damietta according to Ministry of interior.
Egypt’s police forces have placed the Damietta governorate on high security alert while they investigate several abductions that have raised concerns throughout the region.
Egyptian police killed Mohamed Adel Balboula, who was believed to be a member of the armed Islamist Hassm movement, in a firefight in the Damietta village of Basarta, according to an Interior Ministry statement published on Friday. Balboula was a suspect in the investigation into the death of police guard Masoud Abdallah al-Amir, …
Four policemen, including a police colonel, were injured while defusing a bomb planted by unknown perpetrators in the area between the irrigation department and the police club in Damietta on Sunday.
A political prisoner named Ibrahim Salem Hashish, 58, died Friday in Al-Azhar hospital in Damietta, with his family accusing security and health officials of medical negligence by refusing to release him.
Egyptian police have set fire to the homes of anti-government activists in a village near the northern port city of Domyat, just days after the United States condemned the country’s human rights record, eyewitnesses have told The New Arab.
Journalist against Torture Observatory (JATO) documented 32 cases of journalists being prevented from covering events in a report on violations in February.
At this point, not much is known about Safa Ibrahim Hassan. There has been little about her in the news. Her grieving family has been released from detention without fanfare.
The young French researcher who was deported from Egypt says she still has not received any explanation from the Egyptian government as to why she was arrested and forcefully deported on July 3 during her research in Damietta.
A young French student from a Parisian university was deported from Egypt last Friday after being arrested by security forces, in apparent relation to her research on the 6 April youth movement.