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Sudan warns of unspecified measures over mistreatment of citizens in Egypt


November 15, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – The chairman of the Foreign Relations subcommittee in the Sudanese parliament Mohamed Mustafa al-Daw said that Khartoum is awaiting clarifications from Egyptian authorities about the alleged mistreatment of its nationals in Cairo recently by police and security forces. There were frequent complaints by Sudanese travelers who arrived from Cairo who claimed that they were subjected to street stops by police and even saw their money seized in the process. The Consul General of Sudan in Cairo Khalid al-Sheikh said that they submitted a memo to the Egyptian Foreign Ministry inquiring about the recent surge of harassment of Sudanese citizens.

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Egypt Sentences Morsi to Death

VOA NewsMay 16, 2015 6:03 AMAn Egyptian court has sentenced former President Mohamed Morsi and more than 100 other defendants to death for a 2011 mass prison break. The sentences were handed down Saturday in Cairo. The Grand Mufti, Egypt's top religious authority, will make the final decision on the rulings on June 2.The former president is also facing espionage charges.

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Who is bombing Egypt’s electricity towers?

Terrorist attacks on power plants in Egypt have escalated since the ousting of Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood on July 3, 2013. Explosions took place April 15 targeting an electricity tower that provides electricity to the Egyptian Media Production City, home to the studios of many satellite stations. As a result, TV channels stopped broadcasting for almost 45 minutes.

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Report: Egypt Preparing Large Assault Against ISIS in Libya Despite Opposition

Egypt is getting ready to launch a large air and ground attack against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) in eastern Libya DebkaFile reports, quoting military and intelligence sources. The Obama administration is reportedly opposed to the operation. “Egypt is massing large-scale ground and air forces in the Western Desert along the Libyan border, in preparation for a military campaign to capture eastern Libya — Cyrenaica — from the Islamist State of Syria and Iraq — ISIS — occupation,” reports DebkaFile. “The substantial naval and marine forces assembling at Egypt’s Mediterranean ports indicate the possible launching of the offensive by dropping Egyptian marines on the Libyan coast around Derna (pop: 100,000), which ISIS has made its provincial capital,” it added. “They may be accompanied by simultaneous landings of paratroops from the air.”Some officials have warned that ISIS may use Libya to launch attacks against Europe.

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