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Al-Qaedal-linked Shebab rebels immediately claimed responsibility for huge blast at the perimeter of the central Mogadishu complex
Earlier this week, a bomb attack on an Egyptian tourist bus took place in Sinai, taking the lives of three South Korean tourists, and one Egyptian driver. More were wounded in the attack, which was claimed the following day by the Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis (ABM) group as part of an “economic war” against Egypt’s military-backed …
A fatal explosion in Sinai kills three Korean tourists and an Egyptian
The bombing marks the fifth time the Sinai pipeline has been attacked since the 3 July ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi, and the 19th such attack since Hosni Mubarak was deposed in February 2011.
Ministry of Interior reveals names of 12 suspects involved in the deadly attack
Daily News Egypt interviews Ahmed Ezz’s lawyer
Video of arrests released by Egyptian media can be considered defamation, say Press Syndicate lawyer
The Ministry of Antiquities says UNESCO will help Egypt both financially and technically in renovating the damaged Museum of Islamic art.
Ministry now monitoring social media, asking for help from citizens
Noncommissioned officer injured
Charges revolving around the “Marriott Cell” are unfounded, says Al Jazeera
Both ministries are cooperating to raise awareness abroad and help with renovation efforts.
Army spokesperson emphasises war on terrorism, blames Muslim Brotherhood for Tuesday’s assassinations
The report will be crucial in assessing the money needed to return the museum to its original condition.
Administrative Court postpones cabinet’s Muslim Brotherhood terrorism trial to 18 March
France “reaffirms its condemnation of terrorism, irrespective of the perpetrators or motives”
The UNESCO is sending a delegation to assess the funds it will allocate to restoring the museum, widely considered the oldest of its kind, to its original state after bombings in Cairo damaged it.
Interim President Adly Mansour says prosecution will review cases of detainees under investigation
NGOs accuse security apparatus of restricting freedoms under the pretext of the “war on terrorism”
Attacks leave six dead, dozens injured
Egyptian artists in Luxor for the film festival felt it was necessary to take a stand and denounce the bombings that took place in the capital, Cairo.
Police ramp up security measures ahead of third anniversary
AFP – Iraq has executed 26 men convicted of “terrorism”, the justice ministry said in a statement on Tuesday, despite widespread international condemnation of Iraq’s extensive use of the death penalty. “The justice ministry carried out the executions of 26 (men) convicted of crimes related to terrorism on Sunday,” the statement said, adding that all …
Security on “high alert” ahead of upcoming national referendum
Prosecutor orders 15 more days of detention for imprisoned journalists
Interrogations continue for a trio of journalists accused of terrorism
Three journalists working for the Qatar based satellite station to be held 15 days pending investigation
The State Department said Egypt’s leadership is tasked with creating a climate “inclusive for all parties and groups”
In March 2002, while coming back to the US from a weekend in Mexico, I was stopped and heavily interrogated at the US border. My only mistake appeared to be simple birthrights: name, age and religious affiliations. The incident has passed calmly but the learning was immense. The question I asked myself then was: When …
False narratives continue to play a dangerous role in the turmoil in Egypt. No group knows that better than the Muslim Brotherhood. Unsubstantiated claims of the group’s role in violence in Sinai and other parts of the country, along with rumours surrounding the Brotherhood’s links to foreign and domestic actors have made their way to …