The Global Firepower Index (GFI) ranked Egypt’s military as the 12th most powerful worldwide ahead of Isreal, Vietnam and Brazil, in a list of 126 countries with the most powerful militaries in the world for 2016.
Egypt ranks third place among Arab countries on the Global Hunger Index for 2016 and in 59th place among 118 countries surveyed, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization And Statistics (CAPMAS).
Egypt’s Foreign Ministry yesterday demanded an open investigation into the death of an Egyptian inmate in an Italian prison last week, Egypt’s foreign ministry said in a statement on Sunday.
In the wake of the 2013 military coup, students affiliated with – and sympathetic to – the Muslim Brotherhood demonstrated in public universities to demand the return of the deposed President Mohamed Morsi. Their demonstrations turned universities into a new battleground between security forces and students as Egypt’s new rulers …
Middle Eastern countries have been ranked among the largest importers of weapons over the past five years, which have seen the highest level of arms sales globally since the Cold War.
Cairo- Egyptian experts said that ISIS has activated its cells in the Nile valley away from the peninsula of Sinai, where it targeted security officers over the past three years. These warnings came with the release of a local study highlighting the flow of huge financial sums to fund terrorist …
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.
Egypt imported US$5.3 billion worth of arms in 2015, more than any other developing country, according to a report released this month by Congressional Research Service, a public policy research arm of the United States Congress.
Al-Sisi calls for an intensive security presence all over Egypt during meeting with high-ranking officials
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi held on Saturday morning a meeting with Prime Minister Sherif Ismail, Minister of Defence Sedki Sobhi, Foreign Minister Samih Shoukry, and the head of Al-Mukhabarat (Egyptian intelligence), according to a statement issued by the presidency.
Egypt’s Grand Mufti Ahmed Al-Tayyeb recently survived an assassination attempt, Minister of Culture Hilmi Nimnim has revealed.