CAIRO- 17 June 2021: Egyptian chief of the General Intelligence Services (GIS) Major General Abbas Kamel arrives in Libyan city of Benghazi to meets with general commander of the Libyan National Army Khalifa Haftar, few hours after meeting with Prime Minister-designate of the new Government of National Unity (GNU), Abdel …
Facebook messages from the Italian student killed in Cairo in 2016 show his concerns about studying in the country.
As the first Israeli missile landed on the besieged Gaza Strip, marking the start of an 11-day military offensive, Egypt saw a “tremendous opportunity” to assert itself politically in the region and, as many analysts say, to prove itself to the new US administration.
A senior Hamas official has said Israel must halt its “aggression” in both the Gaza Strip and Jerusalem as Egypt’s intelligence chief met the Palestinian group’s leaders in the besieged coastal enclave to try to bolster a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel.
Jawhar bin Mubarak, a former adviser to the Tunisian prime minister, has accused the Egyptian intelligence services of creating rumours targeting Parliament Speaker Rached Ghannouchi, in a post published on his Facebook account.
A former employee of the German government has been convicted of spying for Egypt.
Egyptian and Israeli intelligence and trade officials held a meeting in Cairo described as “historic” on Tuesday, in a bid to boost economic, security, and tourism ties, as well as scale up the fight against “radical Islamic terrorism”.
The audio-chat app Clubhouse has reportedly drawn the ire of pro-government figures in Egypt, and an analyst has taken to Twitter to warn Egyptians to remain vigilant in the conversations they are having.
Germany has begun the trial of an Egyptian man known as Amin K accused of spying on dissidents whilst working in German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s press office.
Italian prosecutors in Rome announced on Thursday that they plan to seek charges against four Egyptian security officers over the torture and death of Italian student Giulio Regeni, in a major breakthrough following a lengthy investigation.