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Egypt army kills 18 terrorists in North Sinai

CAIRO: The Egyptian army has fended off a militant attack on a post in Egypt’s North Sinai Province, killing 18 militants. The army announced on Tuesday that it killed the terrorists as its forces thwarted a major terrorist attack on a military outpost in the Bir al-Abed area of the …

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Egyptian military began preparations for major operation in Libya: expert

Egyptian military expert, General Mahfouz Marzouq, considered that the size of the military maneuvers conducted by the Egyptian forces and the development of landing operations, indicates that Cairo is seriously preparing for a military operation in Libya. On Monday, the Libyan Parliament announced that it was allowing the Egyptian forces …

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Egypt, France, Germany, Jordan warn Israel on annexation

BERLIN: Egypt, France, Germany and Jordan on Tuesday warned Israel against annexing parts of the Palestinian territories, saying that doing so could have consequences for bilateral relations. In a statement distributed by the German Foreign Ministry, the countries, including Israel’s two leading partners in the Middle East, said their foreign …

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Egypt arrests 11 accused of ‘fabricating’ content for Al Jazeera

Egyptian security forces arrested almost a dozen people on accusations of fabricating content for the Al Jazeera news network, the interior ministry said in a statement. The ministry said on Friday that the 11 individuals arrested were suspected of collaborating with members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group to create content …

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Amnesty reports chilling details of Egypt press crackdown

Journalism in Egypt has effectively become a crime over the past four years, as authorities clamp down on media outlets and muzzle dissent, Amnesty International said in a report released Sunday. As the number of coronavirus infections in Egypt continues to rise, the government is strengthening its control over information, …

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Egyptian policeman killed, three wounded in attack on terrorists

An Egyptian police officer has been killed and three others have been wounded during a raid on the hideout of a Daesh-affiliated armed group in the capital Cairo. The Egyptian Interior Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that the casualties took place in the al-Amiyira district in eastern Cairo, …

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Egyptian army officers said to be infected with coronavirus: Report

CAIRO: Egyptian media sources said that several army officers have been infected with the new coronavirus, Covid-19, but the Egyptian government has not announced it, Egypt Watch reported on Sunday. Egypt closed schools and universities for two weeks on Sunday to prevent the spread of the virus as the number …

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Egypt jails Coptic rights activist on charges of ‘terrorism’

CAIRO: An Egyptian prosecutor ordered on Monday for Coptic rights activist Ramy Kamel to be held under provisional detention on charges of joining a terrorist organisation and spreading false news, his lawyer said. Kamel is a prominent Coptic Christian activist and founder of the Maspero Youth Union, a human rights …

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