North Sinai Attacks Death Toll Rises to 26 - Security Source
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Twenty five people were killed and 36 others were injured following a string of attacks on North Sinai's town of al-Arish Thursday evening, a security source in North Sinai said.
Sisi Says Egypt Paying the Price for Fighting Terrorism - MENA
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Friday that Egypt is "paying the price" for fighting terrorism and extremism, in reference to Thursday's deadly attacks in Sinai, state-run MENA reported.
Sinai Attacks Toll Soared Due to Ammunition Store Explosion - Army Source
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -The toll of dead and injured in the deadly North Sinai attacks rose due to the explosion of an army ammunition store by mortar shrapnels, an army source said on Friday.
President, Sisi Hold Talks
[The Herald]Addis Ababa -PRESIDENT Mugabe on Thursday met Egyptian leader Abdul Fattah al-Sisi who paid a courtesy call on him at his hotel.
Young Egyptian Charity Worker Severely Tortured in Azouli Military Prison Reappears After Middle East Eye Story
[Alkarama]On 27 January 2015, Alkarama sent an urgent appeal to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture (SRT) regarding the case of Abdelrahman Mahmoud Omar Kamal, a 23-year-old civil engineer and charity worker arrested by the Homeland Security on 22 September 2014 and secretly detained and tortured for 119 days. He is still detained and at high risk of ill-treatment, while his family was only allowed to see him once.
Rights Commissioner Disregards Violent Acts By Terrorist MB in Egypt
[Egypt Online]The Arab Republic of Egypt is expressing its astonishment at a statement issued by the High Commissioner for Human Rights. The statement addressed in an incomplete manner the events that took place in Egypt on January 25, 2015 and included demands that were met through the measures adopted by the Egyptian government and the measures of the judicial investigation. The commissioner was supposed to be aware of all these measures given the high potentials they enjoy.
Cabinet Mourns Victims of N. Sinai Terrorist Attack
[Egypt Online]Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab has mourned the victims of the terrorist attack that targeted a number of security and residential places in Arish, Sheikh Zuwied, and Rafah in North Sinai governorate on Thursday evening.
Us Condemns North Sinai Attacks - Statement
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -The United States denounced on Thursday the North Sinai deadly attacks, which left at least 29 killed and dozens injured, State Department Spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in a statement.
Egypt's PM Mourns Victims of North Sinai Attacks - Statement
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Egypt's Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb mourned on Friday victims of the North Sinai deadly attacks which left at least 29 killed and 50 injured late Thursday.
Policeman Shot in Egypt's Minya
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -A policeman sustained gunshot wounds to his head on Thursday after four unknown assailants opened fire at him in upper Egypt's Minya governorate, security and medical sources said.
Liberia Tightens Ties With China, Egypt
[New Dawn]On the margins of the 24th Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the Liberian delegation on Monday, January 26, 2015 held productive discussions with representatives of the governments of China and Egypt, respectively.
FM - Egyptian-Ethiopian Relations Historical
[Egypt Online]On the sidelines of his participation in the preparatory meetings of the 24th African Summit in Addis Ababa, Foreign Ministry Sameh Shoukry discussed the Nile water issue and Renaissance Dam with his Ethiopian counterpart.
10 Mortars, Carbomb Hit North Sinai Security Directorate - State Television
[Aswat Masriya]Ten mortars and a carbomb hit the North Sinai security directorate Thursday evening, in a string of attacks on the governorate, Egypt's state television reported.
Sinai Attack Due to 'Success of Military Operations in Sinai' - Army Spokesman
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -"Terrorist" elements launched today's attacks against security installations in North Sinai as a result of the armed forces' recent "successful blows" against them, the army spokesman said Thursday night.
Egypt's SCAF Vows to Ramp Up Operations After Sinai Attacks - Statement
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Egypt's Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) emphasised on Friday intensifying operations against all "terrorist" elements nationwide in cooperation with police forces, in a statement.
32 Killed in Attacks in Egypt
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Cairo -At least 32 people died, including civilians, and dozens injured in multiple attacks across Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Thursday.
One Injured in Alexandria Blast - Security Source
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -One person was injured on Friday when an improvised explosive device targeting security forces exploded in Alexandria, a security source said.
Thousand Saudi Businessmen Participate in Economic Conference
[Egypt Online]Egyptian Businessmen Association highlighted that 1000 Saudi businessmen will participate in the economic conference in Sharm El-Sheikh, thus refuting MB claims about the reluctance of Saudi investors to invest in Egypt after the death of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, the big supporter of Egypt in the Arab region.
Human Rights in Sharp Decline
[HRW]New York -Egypt's new leaders have systematically reversed the fragile gains of the country's 2011 uprising, jailing tens of thousands and squeezing the last remaining spaces for freedom of expression and assembly, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2015.
Socialist Party Suspends Participation in Elections Until Demands Are Met - Statement
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -The Socialist Popular Alliance Party (SPAP) decided to suspend participation in the upcoming parliamentary elections, until five "urgent" demands are met, it said on Wednesday.