September 2022 marked one year since the Egyptian government launched the national human rights strategy, but authorities took few if any steps to ease the wholesale campaign of repression against critics or repeal any of the numerous laws that are routinely used to curtail basic freedoms. While authorities released hundreds …
Daesh, have claimed responsibility for an attack on a police checkpoint in Ismailia Governorate, eastern Egypt that killed four people and injured 12 others, Anadolu news agency reported.
Suspected Islamic militants attacked a police checkpoint on Friday in Egypt’s Suez Canal city of Ismailia, killing at least four people, including three police officers, officials and state-run media said.
Residents of Egypt’s restive North Sinai region have gathered to protest feared plans by the army to expel them from their homes as a military offensive against an Islamic State group (IS) offshoot continues.
The Egyptian authorities have failed to protect vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers from pervasive sexual violence, including by failing to investigate rape and sexual assault, Human Rights Watch said today.
Seven members of the Egyptian army were killed in the Sinai Peninsula on Saturday morning in an attack by the “Wilayat Sina” branch of the Islamic State militant group.
The bodies of two Egyptian girls have been discovered at the al-Hol detention camp hosting people linked to ISIS (ISIL) in northeastern Syria, according to local Kurdish security forces that administer the facility.
One Egyptian soldier and two tribal fighters assisting the Egyptian army were killed in an attack by an Islamic State-affiliated group in the restive Sinai Peninsula on Friday.
An Egyptian army officer was killed Friday in an attack by Islamic State-affiliated militants in the north of Sinai province, military sources told The New Arab’s Arabic-language sister site.
Islamic State (IS) group militants killed one of the most prominent tribal leaders cooperating with the Egyptian army in the country’s Sinai Peninsula on Monday morning, local sources said.