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Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in restive northern Sinai Peninsula, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday, urging other nations to halt military assistance.
Egypt's parliament on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved constitutional amendments allowing general-turned-president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in power until 2030, state media reported.
Human rights organisations have criticised Malaysian authorities for detaining four Egyptians critical of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi with the intention of returning them to Egypt.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sharply criticised his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi after the recent execution of nine people in Egypt, saying he refused to talk to "someone like him".
A suicide bomber detonated an explosive device in the heart of ancient Islamic Cairo, killing three policemen who were chasing him through its narrow alleyways, medical and security sources said on Tuesday.
Egypt’s army said Saturday seven suspected jihadists were “eliminated” and 15 soldiers killed or wounded in an attack in the Sinai Peninsula, where troops are fighting the Islamic State group.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame, who led an active, reformist tenure as African Union chair, on Sunday passes the baton to Egypt, seen as more likely to focus on security issues than expanding the powers of the body.
The Muslim Brotherhood has called for the establishment of a united Egyptian opposition group abroad to help regain control of the country after a military coup in July 2013 put Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in power.
Egypt said at least seven troops, including an officer, were killed in clashes with armed fighters in recent operations in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula.
The Egyptian government has demanded that CBS should not air an interview with President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi that he gave to the US network's investigative news programme, "60 Minutes".
Egypt's interior ministry has said at least 40 fighters have been killed on Saturday in response to an attack on a tourist bus in which four people killed the night before.
Two former Egyptian presidents have appeared in the same Cairo courtroom with Hosni Mubarak testifying in the retrial of his successor Mohamed Morsi on mass jailbreak charges.
An Egyptian court on Sunday upheld death sentences for nine people convicted of the murder of a top prosecutor in a car bombing three years ago, a judiciary source said.
Egypt team director Ihab Leheta has revealed Mohamed Salah hasn’t joined up with the national team because he received an extended break after a long season with Liverpool.
President Muhammadu Buhari in a handshake with The newly elected Senate President Senator Lawan Ahmed accompanied by the Deputy Senate President Senator Ovie Omo-Agege at the Residence State House in Abuja.
Former Abia State governor and senator representing Abia North Senatorial District, Dr. Orji Kalu, has called on the political class to adhere to the tenets of democracy for the sake of nation building.
Prof. Attahiru Jega, former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has called for a review of extant laws to further deepen democracy in Nigeria.
The Federal Ministry of Education on Tuesday ordered universities and other tertiary institutions in the country to exempt blind and deaf people from the post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter resumed teaching Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in his hometown of Plains, Georgia, on Sunday after recovering from hip surgery, a spokeswoman for the Carter Center said.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that beneficiaries of the Presidential Amnesty Programme who had been trained in various skills and empowered in their respective trade areas would become the backbone of Nigeria’s economy.
Enyimba have moved closer to winning their record eighth Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) title after they defeated FC Ifeanyi Ubah 3-1 on Monday at the Agege Stadium, Lagos in a Championship playoffs tie.
The sixth Nasarawa State House of Assembly has re-elected Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi (APC-Umaisha/Ugya constituency) as Speaker.
Leighton Baines has been offered a 12-month extension at Everton but Ashley Williams will leave the club when his contract expires at the end of the month.