US Defence Secretary, Lloyd Austin, travelled to Egypt on Wednesday to tell Cairo it wanted to deepen security and other ties but was concerned about human rights in the country, where activists say government critics are regularly rounded up, Reuters reports.
Egypt: Women Abused Over Alleged ISIS Ties
Egyptian authorities have arbitrarily detained women and girls related to suspected members of the I…
Egypt agreed to supply arms to Ukraine after US talks: Report
Egypt was planning to manufacture rockets for Russia but then suspended that effort and decided to s…
Egypt secretly planned to supply rockets to Russia, leaked U.S. document says
President Abdel Fatah El-Sisi in February planned to produce 40,000 rockets for Russia and instructe…
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: Harsh Sentences Against Rights Activists
The Egyptian authorities should overturn the harsh prison sentences imposed on March 5, 2023, following an unfair mass trial of 29 men and women solely because of their peaceful activism, Human Rights Watch said today.
Two dead, 16 hurt in Egypt train accident: health ministry
Two people were killed and several others injured Tuesday in a train accident north of Cairo, Egypt’s health ministry said after the country’s latest rail tragedy.
Egypt: political prisoner Al-Morsi tortured to death
Egypt’s security agents have tortured Mohammad Al-Sayyed Al-Morsi to death in the Damietta detention centre. The Arabic language teacher, 52, was detained on 21 February and subjected to systematic torture in the centre run by the National Security Agency, said his family.
Egypt: Detained poet launches hunger strike in protest against ‘inhumane’ conditions
Egyptian poet Galal al-Behairy has launched a hunger strike to demand his release from prison, where he has been held for the past five years over a poem allegedly against the military.
Egypt reviews efforts to combat money laundering, terrorism funding
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.