Home Tags Egypt

Tag: Egypt

Egypt urged to investigate torture and mass arrests

The US and other Western countries urged Egypt to investigate alleged killings and torture by security forces and release journalists and others arrested for...

Mass arrests fuel human rights criticism in Egypt

Egypt is trying to deflect criticism of its human rights record and prison conditions ahead of a UN review in Geneva in the wake...

Sinai deaths top 80

Egyptian security forces killed 83 suspected Islamist militants in operations in central and North Sinai over the past month, the military said. It did...

Trump supports talks on disputed Blue Nile dam

US President Donald Trump spoke with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and voiced support for negotiations between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over a giant...

Sinai swears allegiance to new IS leader

Egypt’s Islamic State affiliate, Sinai Province, has sworn allegiance to the new leader following the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the affiliate said on...

Egypt, Russia hosting joint military exercise

-
Egypt and Russia are currently holding the first Arrow of Friendship air defence exercise, which began on 26 October and is set to conclude...

Egypt’s treatment of journalist “outrageous”

The US State Department’s senior Middle East diplomat said Egypt’s treatment of a prominent journalist and activist was “outrageous” and had been raised with...

Deputy defence minister representing SA at Munich Security Conference

-
The deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Thabang Makwetla, was scheduled to represent South Africa at the Munich Security Conference Core Group Meeting...

Britain lifts Egypt resort advisory

The British government removed its advisory against flying to Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh resort, the British embassy in Cairo said in a statement. “The announcement...

UN calls for release of blogger, lawyer and journalist

The UN human rights office called on Egypt to free a prominent blogger, lawyer and journalist allegedly mistreated in custody. They are among several...

COMPANY NEWS

Check before you speak, Minister!

-
South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...