With news being circulated regarding the rescue of the missing police officer Mohamed al-Haies, who had been taken hostage for 11 days by militants following clashes with police forces in the al-Wahat al-Baheira area, many questions are being raised regarding how the rescue operation was conducted.
Egypt’s security forces have arrested 12 suspected militants in the Egyptian city of Fayoum, south of Cairo, who belong to Hasm movement, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Interior (MoI).
Images of the body of an Egyptian man found two days after he was arrested marked by what appears to be evidence of torture emerged on social media on Tuesday.
Egyptian security forces have killed eight suspected militants belonging to the Hasm movement in what officials said was a training camp in a southern desert region, the interior ministry said on Sunday.
A military court in Cairo sentenced 35 Egyptians to death by hanging and 54 to life in prison on charges of storming and burning a police station, killing a low-ranking police officer and attempting to kill two senior officers.
A police conscript was killed in an ambush and another injured on Tuesday during clashes between militants and police that erupted in Fayoum, according to state media.
A letter written by a detainee in one of Egypt’s notorious detention centres in Fayoum and smuggled out of an underground cell has provided detailed information on 12 torture tactics used by Egyptian national security guards. The leaked letter, obtained by Rassd news site, has been dubbed “a letter from …
Two men, named as Mohamed Khames and Salem Sayed, were killed Friday morning in Fayoum as police stormed their home, while eyewitnesses claim they were unarmed.
A second prisoner died Monday in the Abshawi police station in Fayoum, due to a lack of medical care, marking the second case of death in police custody since Saturday.
On 6 August, President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi stood by the banks of the new $8bn Suez Canal channel, and spoke to world leaders, television cameras, and the Egyptian people. President Al-Sisi spoke of how the nation constructed its “gift to the world for the sake of humanity”, working while the “powers …