Crime

Egypt: Lawyers say police arrested hundreds over protests

Sep 23, 2019

Egyptian rights lawyers say security forces have rounded up hundreds of people following small but rare anti-government protests

Activist: Egyptian authorities arrest brother to silence me

Sep 20, 2019

The US-based Egyptian activist whose Facebook page helped ignite the 2011 uprising that brought down longtime dictator Hosni Mubarak has said that authorities arrested his brother in Cairo to silence him.

The Latest: Aid ship rescues 36 migrants at Malta's request

Sep 19, 2019

A rescue ship run by two non-profit groups has pulled 36 people from an overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean Sea based on a request from Maltese authorities

Egypt's el-Sissi dismisses corruption allegations

Sep 14, 2019

Egypt's president has dismissed corruption allegations made by a businessman-in-exile about the country's military as "sheer lies and defamation."

Teen Egyptian girl's case puts legal system under spotlight

Sep 14, 2019

The prosecution of a 15-year-old girl who killed a bus driver after he allegedly tried to rape her has reignited debate over the treatment of women in Egypt's legal system, including the practice of virginity tests and blaming victims of sexual violence

Iranian female soccer fan dies after setting herself on fire

Sep 10, 2019

After learning she could go to prison for trying to enter a soccer stadium, Iranian dies after setting herself on fire

Egypt court sentences 11 Islamists to life for prison breaks

Sep 7, 2019

An Egyptian court has sentenced 11 people including the head of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, Mohammed Badie, to life in prison after a retrial on charges related to prison breaks at the height of the 2011 uprising

Rights groups: Egyptian-Palestinian activist must be freed

Aug 30, 2019

Three human rights groups are urging Egyptian authorities to immediately release Egyptian-Palestinian activist Rami Shaath, who was arrested last month for alleged ties to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood

British teen pleads not guilty over false rape report

Aug 27, 2019

A 19 year-old British woman has pleaded not guilty in a Cyprus court to a public mischief charge for making what prosecutors say was a false claim that she was raped by 12 Israelis at a holiday resort on the east Mediterranean island nation

Israeli, US militaries simulate ship hijacking amid tensions

Aug 20, 2019

Israel's military says it has conducted a joint exercise with U.S. Special Forces simulating the retaking of a hijacked ship

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