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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.
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 military spokesman says extremists have attacked an army checkpoint in the troubled northern Sinai Peninsula, causing 15 casualties, including the killing of at least one officer.
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.
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.
Egyptian police killed six suspected Islamist militants in a shootout early on Saturday in the country’s south, the interior ministry said.
Egypt extended its nationwide state of emergency for three months starting from Oct. 15, the official gazette said on Tuesday.
The Islamic State group has announced the death of one of its leaders in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, where a security source said 15 jihadists were also killed separately.
With fruit and vegetables aplenty in the markets, public transport back on the roads and universities reopened, life is returning to El-Arish in North Sinai state where Egypt's army is at war with jihadists.
Egypt's military operations against an affiliate of the Islamic State group in North Sinai is threatening to spark a humanitarian crisis, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi extended for three months from Saturday a state of emergency for the fourth time since it was first declared last year, the official gazette said.
Amnesty International has said Egypt must cease use of cluster bombs "immediately" after the weapons had featured in an official video by the country's military on their recent operations in North Sinai.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday renamed the Abuja National Stadium after the late self-acclaimed President, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola (GCFR).
Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress under the auspices of the Progressive Governors Forum has promised to work in synergy with the leadership of the National Assembly to deepen democracy and provide democratic dividends to Nigerians.
The Governor of Ekiti State and Chairman, Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated Senator Ahmed Lawan and Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, over their emergence as the Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives respectively, during Tuesday’s inauguration of the ninth Assembly.
The Federal Government on Wednesday renamed the Abuja National stadium to MKO Abiola Stadium.
Withdrawal of legal services to persons charged with heinous crimes by the Benin branch of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), has stalled the trial of a former Chairman of the outlawed Community Development Association in Edo State, Monday Edegbe.
Mr Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, on Friday unveiled the 2019 National Democracy Day Exhibition with a call on Nigerians to reawaken their consciousness on the country’s rich heritage.
Reacting, the founder of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi, said he would protest the latest move by NBC against his media house.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office on Monday, June secured the conviction of Okhiemwen Roland Ekata aka (Zamani, Baron Wellington) before Justice A. A. Demi-Ajayi of the Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo State.
Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala says she is not under any pressure to perform at the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup in France.
Ongoing trade war between the United States (U.S.) and China over tariff hike could slash global economic output by 0.5 per cent next year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned yesterday. The warning is coming ahead the meeting of global finance leaders in Japan this weekend.