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Interior ministry arrests eight leading MB figures

The Ministry of Interior released on Friday a statement that explained details of a police raid that targeted suspects allegedly affiliated to the Muslim Brotherhood, who were reportedly involved in the execution and planning of military operations against state institutions in Cairo.

NCHR, Interior Ministry sign protocol to train 300 policemen on human rights

The National Council for Human Rights and the Interior Ministry, on Thursday, signed a joint protocol of cooperation for organizing training sessions for policemen on human rights. Members of the council and representatives of the ministry sectors were in attendance at the council headquarters in Giza.

How Egypt’s Activists Became ‘Generation Jail’

Sisi’s crackdown on the opposition far exceeds the darkest period of repression during the Mubarak era. Human rights groups claim that as many as 60,000 political prisoners now languish in Egypt’s jails. (At the end of Mubarak’s rule, the figure was between 5,000 and 10,000.) Egypt’s prisons are filled to …

Three high-ranking police officers killed in IED explosions in Al-Arish

Over the course of the last two days, three high-ranking police officers were killed in the vicinity of the [third] suburb of Al-Arish city in North Sinai after being targeted by ‘improvised explosive devices’ (IED) that hit their convoys, according to statements issued by the Ministry of Interior.

Update: Islamic State claims responsibility for explosive killing 2 police officers in Sinai

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for planting an improvised explosive device alongside a road in Arish that killed two officers and injured four on Thursday evening. Islamic State-affiliated news agency A’maq reported on Friday that Islamic State militants planted the IED in Bahr Street in the North Sinai city of Arish.

Police kill young militant affiliated to Muslim Brotherhood

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.