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Since late 2018, Italian prosecutors have called for Egypt to hand over five intelligence and police service officials or to at least help Italy prosecute them in absentia.

The Egyptian Prosecution has reportedly requested assistance from its Italian counterparts in investigating the abduction, torture and slaying of Italian student Giulio Regeni.

Mega arms deal with Egyptian regime exposes Italy's 'hypocrisy'

Gaia Caramazza

Mega arms deal with Egyptian regime exposes Italy's 'hypocrisy'

In-depth: Activists say Italy's $1.2 billion sale of warships to Egypt is a betrayal of murdered student Giuliu Regeni and thousands of Egyptian political prisoners, and vow to sue Rome

Italy pressed on Egypt arms sale amid torture-murder case

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Italy pressed on Egypt arms sale amid torture-murder case

A special parliamentary commission is investigating the abduction, torture and slaying of Giulio Regeni.

Italy approves warship sale to Egypt despite student murder

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Italy approves warship sale to Egypt despite student murder

Italy has approved the sale of two warships to Egypt, and could offer further arms deals, despite the gruesome 2016 murder of Italian researcher ...

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Egypt court upholds detention of student critical of Sisi

An Egyptian court has upheld the detention of a student who had returned home from the University of Bologna in Italy.

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Amnesty calls for immediate release of 'tortured' Egypt researcher

Patrick Zaky, a researcher for the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, was allegedly tortured by electrocution while being interrogated.

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt announces new commission to investigate Giulio Regeni murder

Egypt's prosecutor general has announced a new commission to investigate the brutal murder of Italian student Giulio Regeni.

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Egypt 'covered up' murder of Giulio Regeni, Italy says

Giulio Regeni, a 28-year-old doctoral researcher at Britain's Cambridge University, disappeared in Cairo in January 2016.

Egyptians are living in poverty underwritten by western institutions

Lyndon Peters

Egyptians are living in poverty underwritten by western institutions

Comment: Understanding poverty in Egypt requires looking beyond Sisi and the military, and considering the harmful role of international ...

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt slammed for rights abuses during UN review

Several countries raised the death of former President Mohamed Morsi during Egypt's human rights review at the United Nations.

British students urged to leave Egypt after two arrested

The New Arab

British students urged to leave Egypt after two arrested

Since anti-government protests erupted last month several foreigners have been detained, released and deported amid an unprecedented crackdown ...

Why Rabaa martyrs will forever haunt the Sisi regime

Sam Hamad

Why Rabaa martyrs will forever haunt the Sisi regime

Comment: The world may have never cared about the martyrs of Rabaa massacre, but remembering their sacrifice will preserve the cause of Egyptian ...

Mohamed Morsi didn't 'die' - he was killed

Mohamad Elmasry

Mohamed Morsi didn't 'die' - he was killed

Comment: Morsi will be remembered, tragically, for the message that was delivered by Arab despots after his electoral victory - that democracy ...

Egyptian police killed Italian student for 'spying': report

The New Arab & agencies

Egyptian police killed Italian student for 'spying': report

New evidence from an overheard conversation suggests that Egyptian police beat and killed Italian doctoral student Giulio Regini in ...

Hossam el-Hamalawy

Egypt's dirty war (part II): Surveillance for all

Comment: Sisi's brutal crackdown off and online uses the 'War on terror' to justify violence, and has instilled a climate of fear among the population, writes Hossam el-Hamalawy.

Malia Bouattia

Abul-Kasem is freed, but Egypt's authoritarian crackdown persists

Comment: British teenager Mohammed Fathi Abul-Kasem has been released, but it's time the UK government spoke out against its authoritarian ...

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Egypt refuses to accuse police over Italian student's murder

Egypt refuses to accuse police officers suspected by Italy of involvement in the grisly murder of Giulio Regeni in 2016.

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Italy summons Egypt ambassador over Regeni killing

Italy's foreign ministry summoned on Friday the Egyptian ambassador to Rome to prompt authorities in Cairo to "act rapidly" in investigating the ...

Italy to prosecute Egypt agents for <em>Giulio</em> <em>Regeni</em> murder

The New Arab & agencies

Italy to prosecute Egypt agents for Giulio Regeni murder

Italy raised the pressure on Thursday on Egypt for concrete answers to the brutal torture and murder of an Italian researcher nearly two years ...

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Egypt's Sisi to attend Libya peace conference in Italy

Libya's key political players will meet with global leaders in Palermo on Monday in the latest bid by major powers to kickstart a long-stalled ...

Booking your winter-sun getaway? Remember, Egypt's a police state

James Brownsell

Booking your winter-sun getaway? Remember, Egypt's a police state

Comment: Hundreds killed, tens of thousands locked up. There's a side to Egypt not shown in glossy magazine holiday adverts, writes James ...

Italy urges Egypt's Sisi to solve <em>Regeni</em> case

The New Arab & agencies

Italy urges Egypt's Sisi to solve Regeni case

Regeni, a graduate Cambridge University student who researched trade unions in Egypt, was 28 when he disappeared in Cairo on 25 ...

Egypt's Sisi: 'Strong will' to find Regeni's killers

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt's Sisi: 'Strong will' to find Regeni's killers

In a sign of easing relations, Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio visited Cairo on Wednesday and met with Sisi.

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