A letter written by a detainee in one of Egypt’s notorious detention centres in Fayoum and smuggled out of an underground cell has provided detailed information on 12 torture tactics used by Egyptian national security guards.
Egypt’s representative at United Nations voted on Friday in support of Israel’s bid for membership of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), Israeli media reported.
Egypt on Monday signaled its support for recent Russian airstrikes in Syria, saying the strikes were intended to combat “terrorism” in the war-ravaged country.
The United Nations Organization for Arts (UNARTS) office in the Middle East has nominated Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi for the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize “for his efforts in spreading peace, saving Egyptians from imminent danger in June 30.”
A leading member of Egypt’s outlawed Gamaa Islamiya group has died in prison amid a spate of recent deaths among jailed opponents of the country’s ruling regime.