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Egypt tries to silence its critics in the United States by jailing their relatives

Five of Soltan’s relatives were forcibly taken by security forces from their homes last month, and his imprisoned father was interrogated. That came after Soltan filed a lawsuit in the United States against former Egyptian prime minister Hazem el-Beblawi, accusing him of overseeing the torture Soltan endured in prison.

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Egypt asks UN Security Council to intervene in GERD dispute, Sisi says Egypt committed to diplomatic solution

Egypt remains committed to diplomacy to resolve disagreements over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Saturday in a speech that came after he inspected Egyptian troops in the country’s Western Military Region.

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Italian FM sends letter to Shoukry requesting legal residences of 5 Egyptian security officials to start Regeni trial in absentia

Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Luigi Di Maio sent a letter to Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Wednesday to request the legal residences of five Egyptian security officials suspected of involvement in the 2016 murder of doctoral student Giulio Regeni in order to inform them of their indictment, according to …

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