At Least 31 Soldiers Killed in Sinai Attacks, National Mourning Declared

Three security personnel killed at a checkpoint in Al-Arish just hours after 28 soldiers die in a car bomb attack in Sheikh Zuweid

Boutros Ghaly: Sisi Cannot Be Judged Before 2 Years in Office

The former UN Secretary General and former honorary president of the National Council for Human Rights, Boutros Ghaly told Al-Masry Al-Youm that he cannot judge President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's performance until after at least two years in office.

Law for Building Churches Has to Wait for New Parliament

The bill for the building of churches, which the three major Churches in Egypt had drawn and officially handed to the government last week, looks destined to have to wait for the election of a new parliament to be passed.

 

New Freedoms in Tunisia Drive Support for ISIS

Nearly four years after the Arab Spring revolt, Tunisia remains its lone success as chaos engulfs much of the region. But that is not its only distinction: Tunisia has sent more foreign fighters than any other country to Iraq and Syria to join the extremist group that calls itself the Islamic State.

 

EU Human Rights Envoy Visits Egypt

European Union Special Envoy for Human Rights Stavros Lambrinidis arrived yesterday in Egypt for a series of meetings with Egyptian government officials. Lambrinidis met with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, during which meeting the minister emphasized Egypt’s interest in “maintaining human rights in political, economic and social aspects.”

 

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