Italy came a step closer on Wednesday to pressing charges against the four Egyptian security officials thought to have tortured and killed Italian researcher Giulio Regeni in 2016.
Egyptian authorities have planted informants among the volunteers of presidential hopeful Ahmed Tantawi, a well-placed source told The New Arab, while campaign venues nationwide will be under strict surveillance ahead of a presidential election unlikely to be neither fair nor free and likely to produce a new term for President …
An Egyptian man has been “forcibly disappeared” after posting a video on Facebook in which he criticised the economic situation under President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi just months ahead of the presidential election, a rights group has confirmed.
Egyptian authorities have detained at least 73 people volunteering for a challenger to incumbent President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi in the December election, a rights group said Tuesday. Seven remained in detention as of Monday.
US military assistance to Egypt is facing increased scrutiny following allegations that Sen. Bob Menendez used his influence in Congress to secretly aid the government of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
No substantial progress has been achieved during the latest round of negotiations held over the weekend between Egypt and Sudan on the one hand and Ethiopia on the other in Addis Ababa about the long contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).
The top lawmaker on the US Senate’s powerful Foreign Relations Committee on Monday brushed aside calls from members of his own party to resign as he faces federal corruption charges involving alleged favors for the government of Egypt.
The Egyptian presidential elections will be held outside Egypt on December 1-3 and inside Egypt on December 10-12, the head of the National Elections Authority Walid Hamza announced during the National Elections Authority’s press conference on Monday.
An Egyptian human rights group has called for the release of the mother of a political prisoner who was arrested after a raid on her home in Cairo last week.
An opposition Egyptian presidential candidate was targeted with spyware a number of times in recent months, with Egyptian authorities likely behind the hacking attempts, security researchers say.