Egypt’s Ministry of Interior released 712 prisoners on Thursday, Sept. 11, according to a statement from the ministry, on the occasion of Eid al-Adha celebrations (Muslims’ Grand Feast).
Sixteen suspected members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood (MB) were apprehended by security forces on Tuesday, over cooperating and plotting with their fugitive leaders to carry out “hostile attacks,” against police and armed forces, according to the Ministry of Interior.
The Egyptian state security prosecutor’s office has again extended the detention of activist Ramy Shaath, the son of a former Palestinian foreign minister, on suspicion of having terrorist ties, an accusation his family denies.
Egyptian opposition prisoner, Jumaa Mohammed Hassan, died on Friday morning hours after the Egyptian security forces suddenly raided his cell, Arab21.com reported.
The Egyptian Ministry of Interior announced on Aug. 8 that it had killed 17 people it said were suspects in the Aug. 4 bombing near the National Cancer Institute (NCI), one of the largest cancer treatment hospitals located on the Nile River near central historic Cairo.
Egyptian security forces have killed 11 suspected militants in a gun battle during a raid on their hideout in Al-Arish, the capital of North Sinai province, the ministry of interior said on Tuesday, reports Reuters.
Seventeen members of a terrorist cell were killed across two hideouts in Egypt in raids carried out by security forces on Thursday in response to the bombing of the National Cancer Institute in Cairo.
Egypt’s ministry of interior has identified the terrorist who was involved in the National Cancer Institute explosion, killing nearly 22 civilian last Sunday night.
Egypt’s Ministry of Interior has revealed that the vehicle which caused a large explosion in the surroundings of the Cairo Cancer Institute was packed with explosives.
Egypt’s interior ministry has accused anti-regime movement Hasm of responsibility for Monday’s explosion in central Cairo that killed 19 people, which was initially blamed on a car crash.