An Egyptian court today sentenced six Israelis and three Egyptians to life in prison in an espionage case that dates back to 2013, the Anadolu Agency reported, citing an Egyptian source.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has said that the government will offer all of the support to the National Security sector to boost its capabilities against current challenges, at the top of which is terrorism.
Egyptian intelligence has hired two US public relations firms in Washington to boost its image, the first such engagements by the country’s powerful security apparatus to be made public.
The National Security Agency in Suez, in cooperation the Criminal Investigations and Public Security Departments of the Suez Security arrested on Saturday a terrorist cell affiliated with the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organization, before it traveled to Libya to receive training to carry out terrorist acts in Egypt.
Police forces on Friday killed four militants during a security operation that aimed at arresting them. According to a statement issued on the Ministry of Interior’s Facebook page, they were attacked during a meeting in Giza governorate where they planned to carry out terrorist attacks.
Parliament refers critical journalist Ibrahim Eissa to prosecution, speaker comes under fire for comments
Egypt’s parliament referred journalist Ibrahim Eissa to prosecution on Tuesday, as several MPs and the speaker of the house also came under fire from the country’s main state-owned media institution for attacks on journalists that criticize the state.
The Director of Egypt’s Military Intelligence Services, General Mohamed Faraj Al-Shahat, has accused “some countries” of supporting terrorist attacks inside the country, Moheet.com has reported. He made his comments during a speech to the armed forces on Thursday, but did not name the countries involved.
Activist Amr Mohamed Mahmoud, known as Amr Sokrat, was forcibly disappeared on Wednesday night after being arrested during a raid on a cafe in downtown Cairo.
Promoting Sudanese sovereignty over Hala’ib Triangle is “unfounded and meaningless”: Egypt’s former foreign minister
Recent statements of Sudanese president Omar Hassan Ahmad Al-Bashir, stipulating that his country will resort to the UN Security Council if Egypt refused negotiations regarding the Hala’ib Triangle, renewed controversy on the real identity of the triangle.
In a Sunday interview with Al Arabiya, Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir declared he will resort to the UN Security Council if the Egyptians refuse to negotiate over the disputed Halayeb triangle.