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.
With less than three weeks until Egypt hosts the UN annual conference on climate change (Cop27) in Sharm el-Sheikh, residents say the South Sinai city and its surrounding areas have turned into what looks like “a war zone” with security measures allegedly aimed at securing the event.
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.
South Sudanese students are protesting in Egypt against deteriorating conditions at the university campus and after being asked by universities to pay for their accommodation.
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.
Egypt church fires resurface matters of rights, restrictions and discrimination against the country’s Christian minority
The series of church fires erupting in Egypt in a matter of eight days brought to the surface the restrictions imposed on Christians to have equal rights with the Muslim majority and build new worship premises flexibly.
I suffer from heart problems, so I left the sit-in at Rabaa al-Adawiya Square at around dawn in need of rest on the morning of 14 August 2013. My apartment was just a five-minute drive away.
Videos have emerged appearing to show pro-government paramilitary forces in Egypt’s war-torn North Sinai killing alleged militants, including one minor, after arresting them.