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‘Dangerous terrorist’ arrested as military campaign in North Sinai continues

  /  August 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Military destroys tunnel openings in Rafah as part of ongoing campaign to restore security

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Anti-Coup Alliance calls for partial strike

  /  August 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Escalation comes after the pro-Morsi alliance organised weekly protests throughout the past year

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Suspects in Mortada Mansour assassination attempt arrested

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ultras White Knights group says members’ homes were raided; Ministry of Interior denied allegations

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Police officer sentenced to 15 years for shooting unarmed lawyer in prison

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Police brutality continues to be a problem in Egypt

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One policeman killed, another injured

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Attack on checkpoint in Gharbeya at dawn is latest in series of recurrent attacks on security forces

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Police arrest Facebook page administrator for using ‘inciting language’

  /  August 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The language incites to disturb public peace in the country and the page uses slogans belonging to the Brotherhood, says MOI

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A year behind bars: Mahmoud ‘Shawkan’ Abou Zied

  /  August 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

One year ago Egypt witnessed the bloodiest day in its recent history. On 14 August 2013 police forces moved to disperse two protest camps in support of the ousted president Mohamed Morsi. Human Rights Watch read the rest…

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Mubarak awaits court ruling, due on 27 September

  /  August 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Mubarak’s interior minister Al-Adly described 25 January as a conspiracy and 30 June, a revolution

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Interior Ministry says HRW was told to postpone visit

  /  August 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

HRW top staff set to release report on Rabaa Al-Adaweya dispersal turned away by Egyptian authorities after being held overnight

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Members of ‘Ansar Al-Sharia in Egypt’ militant group referred to trial

  /  August 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Prosecution says the group founder sent some members to Syria for training

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Final death sentences handed to 12 for policeman’s death in Kerdasa

  /  August 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The policeman was shot dead during a massive security operation in the village

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Rights group calls for investigation into death of detainee

  /  July 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  7 Comments

Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights calls for legislative reform to combat torture

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One CSF conscript killed in Helwan clashes

  /  July 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

A police officer was killed, while three were injured amid clashes on Thursday evening in Helwan, where protests in support of ousted president Mohamed Morsi were being held. According to a statement by the Ministry of Interior, read the rest…

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Criminal incidents will not deter gov’t from uprooting terrorism: Mehleb

  /  July 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The cabinet began its weekly meeting by taking a minute to mourn the deaths caused by recent bombings

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NGO ‘shocked’ at continued detention of anti-Protest Law demonstrators

  /  June 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Case involves trial of 24 people charged with breaching Protest Law

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4 police officers killed in Sinai

  /  June 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Second attack raises Saturday’s death toll to 6

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Aswan violence unrelated to previous violence: Interior Ministry

  /  June 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Two people were killed last week but the ministry spokesperson says things have now calmed down

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NGO condemns assault on Al-Watan photographer

  /  June 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Ministry of Interior spokesman says legal procedures were taken, investigations underway

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Libya votes in poll hoping to end post-Gaddafi chaos

  /  June 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Voters in Tripoli and Benghazi took advantage of a public holiday called for the election, trickling in to cast their ballots.

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Ramadan TV series: Political power and control

  /  June 24, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Two private TV channels decide to ban a TV series criticising a police officer, after showing promos

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Police officer shot dead in Sohag

  /  June 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Interior ministry says officer killed in campaign to arrest members of cell allegedly responsible for a number of crimes

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Al-Sisi calls on Egyptians to ‘line up’ for the country

  /  June 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The president and interior minister give speeches in the graduation ceremony of policemen from the Police Academy

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24 Morsi supporters referred to criminal court in Mansoura

  /  June 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Defendants are accused of acting against the state following the Rabaa Al-Adaweya and Al-Nahda sit-in dispersals

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Seoudi under state custody, not nationalised: Supply minister

and   /  June 16, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Seoudi and Zad supermarkets to reopen their doors for customers in two to three days, says Egyptian Company for Wholesale Trade’s chairman

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Activists’ trial in Alexandria postponed until 21 June

  /  June 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Trial of 10 activists for burning Freedom and Justice Party headquarters postponed until 21 June

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Freight train derails, injures 5

  /  June 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Accident occurred in the Nile Delta governorate of Beheira

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Demonstrators rally against sexual harassment

  /  June 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Protesters gather outside the Opera House to address sexual assault, gender inequality

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Police sergeant killed in Maadi

  /  June 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ministry of Interior says one of its men was shot in the chest on Friday morning

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Al-Sisi and UK national security adviser discuss terrorism

  /  June 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Egyptian president and UK official address security and threats of terrorism, Al-Sisi receives letter from the British PM

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Checkpoint blasts kill 15 in northern Iraq: official

  /  June 9, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  31 Comments

AFP – A roadside bomb followed by a suicide bomber detonating an explosives-rigged truck at a police checkpoint in northern Iraq killed 15 people on Monday, a local official said. The official, Shallal Abdul Baban, read the rest…

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