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UN rights experts condemn retaliatory arrests of activists in Egypt

New York: A group of UN independent human rights experts have called on Egyptian authorities to “immediately and unconditionally” release activists arrested, apparently in retaliation, for discussing human rights issues with foreign ambassadors.

Egyptian police kill 2 terrorists in North Sinai

Cairo/Xinhua: The Egyptian police killed on Tuesday two terrorists in the restive North Sinai Province, the interior ministry said on Wednesday.

Egyptian army says 77 terrorists killed in North Sinai

Cairo/Xinhua: The Egyptian army announced on Sunday that its forces have recently killed 77 terrorists in the country's restive North Sinai Province.

Imprisoned rights defenders in Egypt at ‘grave risk’ of COVID-19, warn UN experts

New York: A group of independent UN rights experts have raised alarm over “grave and unnecessary” risks faced by imprisoned human rights defenders in Egypt due to lengthy pre-trial detention.

Egypt reports 346 new COVID-19 cases as tally nears 10,000

Cairo/Xinhua/UNI: Egypt on Monday reported 346 new COVID-19 infections, as the tally of coronavirus infections in the country nears 10,000.

Egypt, Sudan vow to boost mutual relations

CAIRO/Xinhua: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and Chairman of Sudan's Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan underlined on Saturday the need to consolidate bilateral relations.

Egypt: Ex-President Hosni Mubarak dies 

Cairo/UNI: Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak passed away after prolonged illness, state-run TV reported on Tuesday. He was 94.

Egypt's police kill 17 terrorists in North Sinai

Cairo/Xinhua/UNI: Egyptian police forces killed 17 terrorists during a shootout in the country's restive North Sinai Province, Egyptian Ministry of Interior said on Tuesday.

Egyptian army kills 10 terrorists in North Sinai province

Cairo/Xinhua/UNI: Egypt's army announced that it killed 10 terrorists as its forces thwarted a major terror attack on a military checkpoint in North Sinai province.

Pompeo will meet with representatives of EU, Egypt, Turkey, Germany, UAE in Berlin

Washington/Sputnik: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with representatives of the European Union, Egypt, Turkey, Germany and the United Arab Emirates on the sidelines of the conference on Libyan settlement in Berlin, the US State Department said.

Egypt inaugurates largest military base in Red Sea region

Cairo/Xinhua: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inaugurated on Wednesday Bernice military base, the largest base in the Red Sea region.

Egypt: ‘Credible evidence’ that ‘brutal’ prison conditions prompted Morsi’s death, thousands more at risk

New York/IBNS: A group of independent UN human rights experts said on Friday that there was “credible evidence” that inadequate prison conditions in which former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi was held may have led “directly” to his death in June, and thousands of other detainees may be at “severe risk”.

UN human rights office urges Egypt to immediately release detained protestors

New York: Authorities in Egypt are being urged by the UN human rights office, OHCHR,  to immediately release scores of citizens who have been arrested in connection with recent anti-government demonstrations in several cities.

Suicide bomber killed as Egyptian forces foil terror attack in Sinai

Cairo, Oct 10 (Xinhua/UNI) A suicide bomber was killed on Thursday as Egyptian security forces thwarted a terrorist attack on a checkpoint in Arish, North Sinai province, Egyptian Interior Ministry said in a statement.

Egypt: 19 people die as explosion hits Cairo city

Cairo, Aug 5 (IBNS): At least 19 people died in an explosion after several cars collided in Egypt's Cairo city on Sunday, media reports said.