Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will not allow the release of Hosni Mubarak from his current detention at a military hospital despite his recent acquittal, sources close to the deposed president said.
The European Union has agreed to extend a freeze on the assets on deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and his sons Gamal and Alaa, as well as 14 others, to 2020, according to a source.
Lawyers in Egypt held a nationwide one-day strike on Saturday to protest a jail sentence against eight of their colleagues, the Syndicate’s spokesperson said.
Egypt’s longtime dictator Hosni Mubarak, who was deposed in the 25 January revolution in 2011, filed a lawsuit on Thursday to unfreeze 61 million Egyptian Pounds ($3.36 million) of his assets.
As dozens of candidates gear up for the Egyptian Press Synidcate elections, the issue of imprisonment and investigations of journalists in cases of speech and publication remain a controversial issue.
The Supreme Judicial Council ordered on Monday a gag on publishing news related to judges and the judiciary on websites and digital outlets, according to state media.
Egyptian Interior Ministry security forces stormed into prison cells attacking and injuring hundreds of political prisoners at Borg al-Arab Prison in Alexandria during the week of November 13, 2016, Human Rights Watch said today. The attacks came after prisoners protested poor conditions and humiliating treatment. Egypt’s prosecutor general should order …
The chairperson of a leading news group in Egypt has denied belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood after authorities froze his company’s assets over alleged links to the banned group.
At around 2am on Saturday 9 April a large blue fishing boat carrying hundreds of African migrants and their children capsized just off the coast of Egypt.
The British government has criticized Egypt’s new NGO law, calling it “a step backwards.” This is the first intergovernmental response to the law since it was passed by Parliament on November 29.