New York, July 27 (IBNS): Galal El Behairy has been held in detention since February after penning a song critical of Egypt’s policies, prompting United Nations human rights experts on Thursday to urge the government to release him immediately.
New York, July 25 (IBNS): Intense diplomatic efforts by the United Nations and Egypt have helped avoid another Israeli-Palestinian war in Gaza that appeared just “minutes away” over the past weekend, a senior UN official said on Tuesday.
New York, July 4 (IBNS): The UN human rights office is urging Egypt to free a prominent married couple that has been arbitrarily detained for more than a year.
New York, Jan 6 (JEN): The United Nations human rights wing on Friday expressed deep shock that 20 people were reported to have been executed in Egypt since last week, amid concerns that due process and fair trial guarantees did not appear to have been followed.
Luxor, Jan 5 (IBNS): At least one person was killed as a hot air balloon crashed in Egyptian city of Luxor, media reports said on Friday.
Cairo, Dec 30 (IBNS): At least 11 people were killed in a recent attack orchestrated by the Islamic State in Egypt's capital city Cairo.
Cairo, Dec 29 (IBNS): At least four people were killed in a gun attack at a church in Egypt's Helwan area on Friday media reports said.
Cairo, Nov 25 (IBNS): Reacting to the deadly terrorist attack in Egypt, which killed 235 people, President Abdul Fatah al-Sisi has said the country will respond forcefully, media reports said.
Egypt, Nov 24 (IBNS): At least 230 people were killed as militants launched gun and bomb attack on a mosque in Egypt's North Sinai province, media reports said on Friday.
Cairo, Nov 24 (IBNS): In a bomb and gun attack at a mosque in Egypt's North Sinai province has left several people killed on Friday, media reports said.
New York, Sept 13(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General AntÃ³nio Guterres condemned the terrorist attack that took place on Monday on a police convoy near el-Arish in northern Sinai in Egypt.
Dubai, Jun 5 (IBNS): The United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia have severed all diplomatic ties with Qatar while accusing the latter nation of sponsoring terrorism, reports said.
Cairo, May 27 (IBNS): Militant group the Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed the attack which killed at least 29 Coptic Christians in Egypt on the eve of Ramadan, reports said.
Egypt, May 27 (IBNS): Militant group ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack on a bus in Egypt which killed at least 29 people and wounded about 25 others. The bus was carrying Coptic Christians.
Cairo, May 26 (IBNS): Gunmen attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians in central Egypt that left at least 26 people killed on Friday, media reports said.