Latest in Highlight
The ministry blamed the Muslim Brotherhood—classified by Egypt as a terrorist organisation—for “creating a state of chaos”.
The 23 defendants were charged with “the formation of an illegal militant group, the murder of former Security Chief, Nabil Farrag, attacking police and army forces, Christians, and local churches”.
Instead, defiant residents have posted pictures of Morsi, describing him as “the legitimate president”.
Defendants facing trial for the deadly violence that occurred in August and left around a dozen policemen dead in the Giza village
By Nervana Mahmoud Quick glances at the events that lead to the 30 June protests and the subsequent army take-over on 3 July are enough for any observer to understand that Sisi’s success resulted mainly in his ability to garner a wide coalition against the Muslim Brotherhood. This support included a wide section of the …
Over 100 people had already been arrested in security operations in the Giza village
Prosecution orders the detention of 23 detainees
Several of the detained are charged with first degree murder
On Friday, mourners gathered to pay their respect to security chief Nabil Farrag whose funeral was held by the Unknown Soldier Memorial in Nasr City. Farrag was killed when Egyptian security forces stormed Kerdasa in the latest where security personnel faced-off with Islamist militants. Defense Minister Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi, Prime Minsiter Hazem El-Beblawi and Interior …
Muslim Brotherhood: “Civilians are being terrorised”
A security operation in Kerdasa, Giza Governorate was launched in the early hours of Thursday by police in cooperation with the armed forces. The Giza Deputy Director of Security, Nabil Farag, was shot dead at the beginning of the operation when security forces were reportedly heavily shot at by armed groups So far, the ministry reported the arrests of 48 wanted persons who possessed a large quantity of “automatic weapons” and “hand grenades.”
Ministry of Interior spokesperson: “We will not retreat before cleansing Kerdasa of terror spots”