Egypt

Egypt carried out ‘execution spree’ in past two months, Amnesty International says

The rights group confirmed 57 executions in October and November alone, nearly double the number of prisoners killed in all of 2019.

Al-Monitor Staff | Human rights | Dec 2, 2020
al-monitor People hold signs reading "Stop executions in Egypt" in front of the Egyptian consulate in Istanbul on March 2, 2019, during a demonstration against death penalties in Egypt after the recent execution of nine men. Photo by OZAN KOSE/AFP via Getty Images.

Egyptians await procession of royal mummies to their new home

Some 22 royal mummies will be transported in a major royal procession from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat.

Alaa Omran | Cultural heritage | Dec 2, 2020
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Egypt's military ties with Sudan linked to stance on Nile River Dam

Egypt seeks to consolidate military relations with Sudan in various military fields, with Cairo and Khartoum signing most recently a military cooperation agreement and conducting joint military exercises.

George Mikhail | Military Industry | Dec 1, 2020
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Despite tension, Turkey attracts more Egyptians than ever

Istanbul has been a hot destination for Egyptians for many years and the trend is only increasing despite the tensions between the two countries.

Azza Guergues | | Dec 1, 2020
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Israel's Netanyahu plans official visit to Egypt

The reported visit follows a string of normalization deals with Arab countries.

Al-Monitor Staff | | Nov 30, 2020
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