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Cassation Court upholds final death sentences in Port Said stadium massacre case

The Egyptian Cassation Court upheld on Monday death sentences that had previously been handed to 10 defendants in the Port Said stadium massacre case of 2012, which lead to the death of 74 football fans.

Alexandria police accused of torturing man to death

The family of Mahmoud Saeed Shehata, who died in custody on Tuesday, has accused Alexandria police of torturing him to death. Shehata was arrested on Monday for suspected involvement in the robbery of documents from the administrative prosecution office in Alexandria.

Egypt establishes highly-trained special navy forces brigade in Red Sea

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi inaugurated on Thursday the southern navy leadership, which is based in the Red Sea and consists of a special navy forces brigade. The step is viewed as a measure that would foster military efficiency between the Egyptian Armed Forces and navy based in the Red Sea.

Egypt’s approach to threats in Sinai: What’s really going on?

The killing of 12 army personnel in an attack that targeted a checkpoint in Sinai was as shocking as similar attacks that took place in other parts of the peninsula for it proved that the threat is far from over and raised questions about when it possibly could be.

Egypt seeks to crack down on killings by police

The involvement of Egyptian police officers in three murder cases in 2016 — in addition to a long list of accusations of bribery, verbal and physical abuse and harassment — have people comparing the current regime to that of ousted President Hosni Mubarak.