Egypt’s military agreed to inform Russia about its talks with the US even after Washington warned Cairo not to cooperate with the Kremlin over Libya, according to a letter sent by Libya’s eastern commander Khalifa Haftar to Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu.
Egypt: Human rights groups warn of ‘torture and abuse’ at Badr prison complex
Human rights groups said on Monday that collective punishment is taking place at Egypt’s Badr prison…
Egypt jails activists for years on ‘terrorism’: rights groups
A special Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced four veteran human rights activists to prison terms up …
Egypt: Release Prison Population Figures
The Egyptian authorities should increase transparency by making essential figures about the country’…
Egypt model prison rife with abuses, inmates’ families and activists say
A new prison, which Egypt touted as a model for reform and which holds some of its most prominent pr…
India/ Egypt: Ongoing human rights crisis in both countries must be addressed
The Indian and Egyptian authorities must address the ongoing human rights and impunity crises in the…
Egypt and Iran maintain contacts of ‘a special nature’
An informed source in Cairo told the Saudi Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper on Tuesday that communication channels exist between Egypt and Iran, but in “circles of a special nature”.
Qatari investments at last? Egypt looks to break inflows paralysis with sweetener of port operation contracts, tax breaks
While the Qatari investment is still pending finalization, if completed, it would deliver a huge influx of long-discussed money from Doha in a portfolio of state assets at a time when Egypt desperately needs to create a margin to stall the effects of the economic crisis and allow it more …
Alaa Abdel Fattah’s sister to address Human Rights Council as alarm sounded over prison suicide attempts
The sister of imprisoned Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah will appear before the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on Wednesday to campaign for her brother’s release, as a human rights group warned that inmates at Egypt’s recently constructed Badr prison were suffering “horrific abuses”, with many attempting suicide.
All options on table for defending our rights in Nile waters, Egypt FM
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed that Egypt has the right to defend the capabilities and interests of its people, and that Egypt takes strong standings and takes into account all considerations and relations.
Why Does the Global Spyware Industry Continue to Thrive? Trends, Explanations, and Responses
In a striking example, researchers from the Citizen Lab discovered that Egyptian operators were “simultaneously” using Pegasus and Predator spyware to hack the phone of opposition politician Ayman Nour.