Egyptian authorities have arbitrarily detained women and girls related to suspected members of the Islamic State (ISIS) affiliate in North Sinai, some for months or years, Human Rights Watch and the Sinai Foundation for Human Rights said today.
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.
Explosion kills three children in Egypt’s North Sinai
Three children were killed Sunday evening in an explosion in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, tribal sources told The New Arab’s sister site.
World Report 2023: Rights Trends in Egypt
September 2022 marked one year since the Egyptian government launched the national human rights strategy, but authorities took few if any steps to ease the wholesale campaign of repression against critics or repeal any of the numerous laws that are routinely used to curtail basic freedoms. While authorities released hundreds …
Daesh claims responsibility for Egypt police checkpoint attack
Daesh, have claimed responsibility for an attack on a police checkpoint in Ismailia Governorate, eastern Egypt that killed four people and injured 12 others, Anadolu news agency reported.
Egypt: Militants attack police in Suez Canal city, 4 killed
Suspected Islamic militants attacked a police checkpoint on Friday in Egypt’s Suez Canal city of Ismailia, killing at least four people, including three police officers, officials and state-run media said.
Sinai residents fear plans to expel them from restive region
Residents of Egypt’s restive North Sinai region have gathered to protest feared plans by the army to expel them from their homes as a military offensive against an Islamic State group (IS) offshoot continues.
IS militants kill seven Egyptian troops in Suez Canal attack
Seven members of the Egyptian army were killed in the Sinai Peninsula on Saturday morning in an attack by the “Wilayat Sina” branch of the Islamic State militant group.
Two Egyptian girls found dead at Syria camp hosting ISIL families
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.
Egypt: IS attack kills one soldier, two tribal fighters
One Egyptian soldier and two tribal fighters assisting the Egyptian army were killed in an attack by an Islamic State-affiliated group in the restive Sinai Peninsula on Friday.