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Egyptian security forces have detained nearly 10,000 suspected militants, rioters and others wanted in violent attacks over the past 12 months in a crackdown a senior interior ministry official said Saturday targets those attempting to curtail Egypt...
Just before midnight, the police navigated down the narrow alleys of an old downtown Cairo district and descended on a rundown bathhouse. They dragged out dozens of nearly naked men, who covered their faces as they struggled to hold up towels, and...
A security official says three Egyptians, including two with British citizenship, were detained after a man told police he overheard them discussing ways to destabilize the country. The Egyptian official said Sunday that a brother and sister, and...
When a group of activists is arrested in Egypt, the call for help goes most often to lawyer Ragia Omran. She then starts a long trek through police stations and prosecutors’ offices, trying to get their release or at least some respect for...
Egyptian airport officials say authorities have enacted new rules that ban their countrymen from travelling to Turkey without a permit, a move intended to stem militant recruitment. They say Egyptians aged 18-40 now need to apply for security...
Friday demonstrations called for by the the government’s Islamist opposition have so far claimed the lives of three army officers as well as three protesters, news reports and government officials have revealed.   The Health Ministry said...
Two senior Egyptian army officers were killed early Friday morning as security forces arrested more than 100 Islamists ahead of planned anti-government demonstrations. The officers were killed in separate shooting incidents by unidentified...
Egypt's lawyers union has criticized an Egyptian judge for "disparaging" and "terrorizing" the defense team of a prominent activist on trial over a 2011 protest. Judge Mohammed Shehata gained international notoriety for...
Egypt's most dangerous militant group on Friday posted its first video message since pledging allegiance to Islamic State, with footage purporting to show that the group was behind one of the most deadly attacks on Egyptian security forces in...
President Barack Obama on Sunday gave voice to the conundrum at the heart of his Syria policy, acknowledging that the US-led military campaign against the Islamic State group and al-Qaida's affiliate in Syria is helping Syrian dictator Bashar...