Public Prosecutor Hesham Barakat referred on Tuesday 30 reports that had been filed against satirist Bassem Youssef to Cairo Appeal Prosecution for investigation.
A survey conducted by the Egyptian Center for Public Opinion Research, also known as Baseera, has revealed that 62 percent of Egyptians approve of an anti-terrorism act while 57 percent agree to another draft law dealing with political demonstrations.
Egypt detained more than 1,500 refugees from Syria, including Palestinians and 250 children, before forcing most to leave the country, Human Rights Watch said in a report Monday.
The “Complete Your Favour” campaign, formed to support Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s potential candidacy for the Egyptian presidency, has called on Egyptians to gather in Tahrir Square on the anniversary of the Mohamed Mahmoud clashes.
The General Department for Public Funds Crime Investigations announced on Sunday that it is designating an operation room to receive complaints from citizens on incidents of bribery.
While announcing the ouster of former President Mohamed Morsi, General Commander of the Armed Forces Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi promptly announced a “roadmap” that the state was to commit to after Morsi’s departure. Al-Sisi also announced the suspension of the 2012 constitution.
Russian Ministers of Defence Sergei Shoigu and Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov will arrive in Egypt on Wednesday for a two-day visit according to Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Russian ministry confirmed that military cooperation will be discussed.
Supreme State Security prosecutors have ordered the arrest of 27 defandants to be held for 15 days pending investigation on charges of attacking the Warraq church and attempting to assassinate Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim in Nasr City. Fifteen defenants denied the accusations during interrogations. The rest would be questioned later, …