Chairman of the Egyptian Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Combating Unit (EMLCU) Ahmed Saeed Khalil reviewed strenuous efforts exerted by Egypt to fight money laundering crimes and terrorism funding.
Two Egyptian girls found dead at Syria camp hosting ISIL families
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.
When Crisis Looms: Egypt’s Approach to Regional Security in the Middle East
Global threats now throw shadows onto tomorrow, with nations struggling to keep up with climate change, glorified warfare, and the realities of resource scarcity. Egypt in particular has not only inherited global traumas—such as a lack of water security, food shortages, and inflation—but continues to grapple with homegrown concerns of …
Nigeria pledges to strengthen military cooperation with Egypt despite violations in the name of counterterror
Egypt and Nigeria have pledged to strengthen military cooperation at the Second Meeting of the Egypt-Nigeria Joint Military Cooperation Committee.
Rights groups condemn EU move to jointly chair counterterrorism body with Egypt
A group of civil society and human rights organisations, including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, have jointly signed a statement calling on the European Union to withdraw its bid to co-chair the Global Counterterrorism Task Force (GCTF) with Egypt.
Egypt’s seat in counterterrorism forum slammed as ‘tone deaf’
The decision to award Egypt the role of co-chair of the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) has been sharply rebuked by the head of the Egyptian Revolutionary Council, Dr Maha Azzam. In a letter to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Azzam appealed for the decision to be reconsidered in …
EU-Egypt counterterror forum bid ‘affront’ to human rights: HRW
Human Rights Watch has urged the European Union not to launch a proposed joint bid with Egypt to lead a global counterterrorism body, deploring the country’s nation’s treatment of critics.
EU plans joint bid with Egypt to lead global counter-terrorism body
The European Union is planning a joint bid with Egypt for the leadership of an influential international organisation shaping global counter-terrorism policies.
Egypt’s president, French armed forces minister agree to intensify counterterrorism coordination
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi agreed with French Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly on Thursday on intensifying consultations and coordination during the coming period to counter terrorism.
Sisi ratifies amendments to Counterterrorism Law after parliamentary approval
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ratified three amendments to the Counterterrorism Law after being granted final approval from the House of Representatives earlier in November.