Category Archives: egypt

22 Oct
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Egypt. A court sentences 11 people to death for ‘terrorism’

22 October  2017: an Egyptian criminal court has confirmed death sentences for 11 men and handed down life sentences to 14 others over charges including attempted murder of policemen. The court ruling by Judge Mohammed Nagy Shehata — known for ...

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11 Oct
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Egypt. 74 people sentenced to death in 2017, according AOHR in UK

11 October 2017 : a report by the UK based Arab Organisation for Human Rights on human rights violations in Egypt during the third quarter of 2017 said that Egyptian courts have issued death sentences against 74 people. Former leader of ...

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10 Oct
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Egypt. 8 sentenced to death over violence-related charges

10 October 2017: an Egyptian court has sentenced eight defendants to death over storming a police station in a city just south of Cairo in 2013. The ruling by the Cairo Criminal Court also sentenced 50 others to life in ...

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10 Oct
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Somalia/Egypt. President El-Sisi, Somali Counterpart Discuss Bilateral Ties Via Phone

10 October 2017: President AbdulFattah El-Sisi on Monday received a telephone call from Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (Faramajo), who expressed his appreciation for the historic relations between the two countries, praising Egypt’s role in supporting Somalia to achieve stability. ...

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08 Oct
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Egypt. Court sentences 13 of ‘Soldiers of Egypt’ to death

7 October 2017: Thirteen convicts out of 44 were sentenced to death  over charges of killing police personnel in a case dubbed in the media as “Soldiers of Egypt Cell.” This is the court’s initial verdict and will be referred ...

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20 Sep
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Egypt. Combating terrorism, a priority on the agenda of the president’s visit to the United Nations

20 September 2017: combating terrorism at the regional and international level is the top priority on the agenda of the current visit of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to the United Nations. According to a report prepared by State Information Service, ...

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17 Sep
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Egypt. A court sentences 9 to death for killing bodyguard of former central bank governor

17 September 2017: a criminal court in Giza sentenced nine people to death for killing the bodyguard of then-governor of the Central Bank of Egypt Hesham Ramez in February 2013. The court found the defendants guilty of premeditated murder as ...

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16 Sep
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Egypt. A court issues preliminary death sentence against 7 members of Matrouh ‘Libya terrorist cell’

16 September 2017: a Cairo Criminal Court sentenced seven members of what is known in the media as the “Libya terrorist cell” to death on a number of terror-related charges. The court’s preliminary verdict is scheduled to be referred to ...

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16 Sep
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Egypt. Court upholds life sentence handed down to Morsi and confirmed 3 death sentences

16 September 2017: a life sentence given to Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Morsi has been upheld, a move that apparently shows the government in Cairo has no intention of easing a crackdown on the followers of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. ...

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15 Sep
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Egypt. 3 sentenced to death for attacking checkpoint in Alexandria

11 September 2017: three terrorists were sentenced to death, two others jailed for ten years in prison over charges of killing a police officer, and injuring five others after attacking a police checkpoint in Alexandria in 2016. Alexandria criminal court ...

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