Category Archives: Legal and Judicial Affairs

In Egypt, Verdict Expected in Trial of Al-Jazeera Journalists [press release]

An Egyptian court is scheduled to issue a verdict on Thursday in the retrial of Al-Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fadel Fahmy, Baher Mohamed, and Peter Greste, according to news reports. Greste is being tried in absentia. A court in February ordered …

Woman Killed, Children Injured After Shelling of Their House – Sources

A woman was killed and two children were injured when their house in North Sinai was hit by a shell from an unknown source on Sunday, medical sources said.

The shell struck the house after clashes between security forces and …

Six Sentenced to Death By Egypt Court, Defendants Tried in Absentia

Six people were served death sentences on Sunday by a Cairo Court after being tried in absentia and convicted for several charges, including attempted murder.

They were tried for the break-in of the headquarters of a political party, located in …

Police Conscript Killed By Unidentified Sniper in North Sinai – Sources

A conscript was killed in North Sinai on Saturday after an unidentified sniper shot him in the head from a long distance, security sources said.

The conscript worked in the police station of Sheikh Zuweid, a town which, like many …

Security Casualties of Sinai Attacks Rise to 60 – Security Source

The casualties from attacks on security checkpoints and facilities in North Sinai on Wednesday rose to 60 security personnel, ranging from deaths to injuries, a security source said.

The attacks were followed by clashes with militants. So far over 30 …