The Interior Ministry announced on Tuesday evening that it killed a young militant affiliated to the Muslim Brotherhood (MB), who is studying at Al-Azhar University when they attempted to arrest him, according to an official statement issued from the ministry.
An Egyptian court today sentenced six Israelis and three Egyptians to life in prison in an espionage case that dates back to 2013, the Anadolu Agency reported, citing an Egyptian source.
Egypt’s Public Prosecutor Nabil Sadek referred the defendants in the State Council bribery case to criminal trial on Sunday, according to a statement by the prosecution.
Transparency International said on Wednesday that “Corruption levels in Egypt are still high in the absence of a real political will to fight it”, in its Corruption Perception Index 2016.
The Administrative Control Authority (ACA) arrested on Saturday finance ministry official while receiving bribe, state TV announced.
Prosecutors in Cairo have referred an alleged civil defamation claim against internationally renowned Muslim scholar Sheikh Yusuf Al-Qaradawi to the Higher State Security Prosecution Service, which is a judicial branch concerned with cases related to national security.
The father of former Secretary General of the State Council Wael Shalaby questioned the death of his son in custody, allegedly saying he was likely killed and did not commit suicide.
State Security Prosecution ordered the detention of photographer Reem Qotb for 15 days pending investigations into links to the Qatari-based Al Jazeera network.
Egypt’s supreme state security prosecution on Wednesday ordered senior official at State Council and two others detained for four days pending investigations over corruption charges.
The Egyptian and Syrian governments have been cooperating to send Egyptian extremists captured in the war-torn country back home to face prosecution.