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Anonymous sources stated to al-Watan that security forces arrested a new cell that is accused of espionage for a foreign country.
Despite the public positions of the Egyptian State which completely opposes reconciliation with the Muslim Brotherhood, meetings have been held in prisons most likely to formulate a new deal between the group and the State to change the approach of the relations that has always been characterized...
This report by Arab-West Report explains the context of the massive destruction of churches and Christian institutions in Egypt in August 2013.
  On March 15, 2011, the Minister of Interior Affairs, Mansūr al-'Īsawī, decided to cancel the State Security and the establishment of a new department in the Ministry called "National Security department."   This department will be concerned with national security and cooperating with state's...
Some Copts from the village of al-Hamām in Assiut accuse a Muslim family, al- Suwayfī, of stealing their plot of land. At the same time, they criticize officials from the village’s police station of delaying procedures to obtain their land back.
Four Christian and two Muslim suspects, who were arrested in sectarian-inspired incidents that occurred in Alexandria, are still being held by the State Security Department despite having been acquitted by the court.
Majdī Khalīl discusses the forced disappearance of Coptic girls. The phenomenon is not new, however it being announced more frequently. Khalīl discusses the reasons why Coptic families are more often daring to announce the disappearance of their girls, and the reasons behind the increase of the...
The author criticizes the practices of state security apparatuses, for failing to effectively enforce the law and refer lawbreakers to justice.
Nādir Shukrī tells the story of the arrest of Christian youth without charges following the alleged kidnapping of a Christian girl.
A discussion about shortcomings in the administration of justice in Egypt that allow unscrupulous people to get away with crime.
An investigative report into the arrest of seven young men in the al-Marj district and the demonstrations that followed.
The author notes the impending release of seven Copts still detained by State Security Investigations, despite being found not guilty of the charges of premeditated murder, carrying arms, and abduction.
Pope Shenouda urged Copts to take preventive and cautious measures during their phone callsbecause State Security Investigation monitors them.
Sectarian tension erupted in Assuit’s peaceful village of Bahīj after Yūsuf Fathī Ni‘nā‘, a Copt, declared his Islam amidst strong opposition from his family.
Fu’ād ‘Alām talks about the relations between security services and the Muslim Brotherhood. He denies the torture to death of Kamāl al- Sinānīrī and blames the leadership of the Brotherhood for concocting a fake crisis about his file out of self-protection.
The author discusses Egypt’s security apparatuses and argues that, while people in Egypt are living in a police state, security bodies are naïve in their attempts to ensure the country’s security. They only focus on futile measures.
The author tackles the recent statement presented by the Muslim Brotherhood’s members of parliament to the speaker demanding a break in relations with Israel after the killing of two Egyptian soldiers on the Egyptian-Israeli border.
Claims that the police are continuing to hold those detained during the Alexandria riots, despite their having been proven innocent. A case is presented of a young Christian man who cares for his blind siblings who has been imprisoned without any legal right.
The author argues that terrorism is a complicated phenomena which is difficult to eradicate since its motives and causes still exist.
The article carry some of the confessions given by suspects in last year’s bombings in different areas of downtown Cairo, which killed a number of tourists and Egyptians and wounded dozens others.


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