At the beginning of President Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi’s second term, security and army experts highlighted long-term challenges that would likely dominate the president’s priorities.
While Egyptian officials argue that a new bill requiring restaurant and shop owners to install cameras will hinder terrorism and boost security, critics counter that the true targets are opponents of the government.
A prominent Egyptian opposition leader has been arrested, three security sources said, the latest development in what rights groups say is a campaign by the Egyptian government to silence critics.
Forty-four suspects have been arrested in multi-pronged cybercrime-related cases, according to the Ministry of Interior.
A prominent Egyptian blogger known for his work exposing police brutality announced his own arrest on social media before armed Egyptian forces took him away blindfolded at dawn on Wednesday.
As the current regime in Egypt asserts its control over more spheres of politics and society, it is realizing the importance of spreading military morals as an ideology for all aspects of life, especially media and culture production. In addition to using the security apparatuses, the regime is also using civilian …
An Egyptian police captain from a special forces unit was killed by an improvised explosive device planted on the side of the road on Friday, and a top security official was injured at Safa checkpoint, according to security sources.
Egypt deployed security forces outside metro stations on Sunday, witnesses said, a day after more than 20 people were detained following rare protests at several metro stations by dozens of commuters angry at fare hikes, Reuters reports.
Following the decision to raise the prices of metro tickets to EGP 3, 5, or 7, depending on the length of the journey, dozens of citizens protested at Cairo metro stations.
Activist Amal Fathy detained after posting Facebook video criticizing Egypt’s political crackdown, sexual harassment
Activist Amal Fathy was arrested by security forces in the early hours of Friday morning, along with her husband — head of the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms Mohamed Lotfy — and their three-year-old son.