Egypt

Turkey says it can't take putschist Egypt's statements seriously

A statement by Egypt, which condemned Turkey?s comments on the ?Kerdasa Trial? verdict, describing them as having ?caused disgust and condemnation,? received an extremely harsh response within hours, as Ankara voiced its conviction that ?taking the statement by Egypt seriously is out of the question.?

Egypt slams Turkish criticism of mass death sentences

Egypt's Foreign Ministry has hit back at Turkish criticism of mass death sentences ruled by an Egyptian court against 183 people for engaging in deadly violence two years ago.

In a statement headlined "Egypt denounces Turkish nonsense," the ministry said yesterday that the Turkish Foreign Ministry had not "considered the feelings of the martyrs' families and their right to justice."

26 killed as attacks rock Egypt's Sinai

Militants fired a barrage of rockets and set off a car bomb Jan. 29 killing at least 26 people, mostly soldiers, in Egypt's North Sinai province, where security forces are battling a raging Islamist insurgency.
      
The deadly assaults were swiftly claimed by the Egyptian affiliate of the Islamic State group that has captured chunks of territory in Syria and Iraq.

Mubarak's sons released from Egypt prison: prison officials

The sons of deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak were released from prison on Jan. 26, prison officials said, a day after the violent anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled the autocrat.
   
An Egyptian court last week ordered the release of Alaa and Gamal Mubarak pending their retrial in a corruption case.
   

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