The Egyptian government has added the names of 81 human rights defenders to its “terrorism list”, drawing condemnation from Egyptian human rights groups who are calling the decision “arbitrary and retaliatory” while warning that it will be used as a tool to silence dissidents.
Egypt has assumed the co-leadership of an influential global body shaping counter-terrorism policies despite condemnation of its appointment over Cairo’s “abuse of international counterterrorism norms”.
The Egyptian military court of appeals has upheld the life sentences and hard labour for 254 Egyptians and commuted the sentences of 24 who have been accused of joining the terror groups Hasm and Lewa El Thawra.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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.