Hamas, Israel moving closer to deal to secure release of captives, pause Gaza attacks: Officials to NYT

Sun, 28 Jan 2024 - 12:44 GMT

Officials have told the New York Times that negotiators are nearing an agreement between Hamas and Israel for a pause in the Israeli attacks in exchange for the release of the remaining captives in Gaza.

Cairo criminal court removes business tycoon Safwan Thabet from terror list

Wed, 08 Feb 2023 - 08:47 GMT

This comes two weeks after the Egyptian Public Prosecution released Thabet and his son, Seif El-Din late in January, after years in pretrial detention over accusations of funding terrorist entities.

Egypt’s Public Prosecution releases businessman Safwan Thabet, his son

Sat, 21 Jan 2023 - 07:36 GMT

The Egyptian Public Prosecution released the businessman Safwan Thabet and his son, Seif El-Din. They were facing accusations of “funding terrorist entities.”

Egypt releases amount of poultry feed

Sun, 27 Nov 2022 - 09:55 GMT

Since last month, the country has suffered a shortage in feed nationwide, which led some of the workers in farms to execute chicks.

Photos: Egyptian authorities release new group of 30 pretrial detainees

Fri, 25 Nov 2022 - 11:04 GMT

Tarek El-Khouly, a member of the Presidential Pardon Committee, published photos on his social media pages for the release of the new batch,

New batch of pre-trial detainees to be released in Egypt

Thu, 20 Oct 2022 - 10:31 GMT

The Presidential Pardon Committee thanked the Presidency, the Attorney General and the Ministry of Interior for the decisions to release those are being held in pretrial detention pending cases of freedom of opinion.

Release of pretrial detainees gives momentum to Egypt's National Dialogue: Coordinator

Fri, 16 Sep 2022 - 09:29 GMT

In remarks during his TV program “Masr Jadida” on ETC, Rashwan said the prosecution’s decisions encourage further parties of different orientations to conduct the dialogue.

Another 46 pretrial detainees released from Egyptian prisons including lawyer Haitham Mohamedin

Thu, 15 Sep 2022 - 02:03 GMT

The detainees, released as per a decision by the Public Prosecution, include renowned lawyer Haitham Mohamedin, said Awadi on Facebook.

Egyptian authorities order releasing Al Jazeera journalist detained since 2020

Thu, 15 Sep 2022 - 09:33 GMT

Nagdi has been detained since 2020 on charges including spreading false news.

Egyptian authorities to release 33 pretrial detainees ‘within hours’: MP Khouly

Fri, 09 Sep 2022 - 11:20 GMT

Egyptian authorities are prepared to release 33 pretrial detainees “within hours” after finalizing their release procedures, Member of the House of Representatives Tarek El-Khouly said on Friday.

Two Egyptian students who were kidnapped in South Africa released

Sat, 11 Jun 2022 - 10:24 GMT

Two students Moamen Haitham Kamel Gaber and Fadi Saeed Al Hadi Mohamed Mahmoud were kidnapped at dawn on Saturday, May 14, 2022.

New group of prisoners released in Egypt as per presidential pardon

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 04:00 GMT

The newly-released prisoners are Kholoud Saeed, Hussein Khamis, Shebel Mabrouk, Abdel Rahman Moka, Alaa Essam Ramadan, Mohamed Mohy El-Din Mohamed.

Egyptian authorities succeed in releasing 20 sailors held in Yemen

Mon, 02 May 2022 - 02:05 GMT

Their release was carried out upon President Abdel-Fatah El-Sisi’s directions to the concerned agencies to exert all necessary efforts to set the sailors free.

Egypt’s Sisi to pardon number of imprisoned debtors ahead of Eid Al-Fitr celebration

Sun, 17 Apr 2022 - 03:47 GMT

The meeting has tackled the government’s efforts to eliminate the phenomenon of debtors, in light of the presidential initiative “Egypt without Debtors,” Rady said.

645 prisoners released on occasion of Eid El Fitr celebrations

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 12:44 GMT

As per the criteria for releasing the inmates, the convict should serve a minimum part of their prison term as well as good behavior.

475 prisoners in Egypt released per presidential, conditional pardon

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 09:48 GMT

A total of 167 prisoners were released per a presidential pardon, while 308 others were granted a conditional release, the Interior Ministry said.

In Pics: More than 5K prisoners released on Eid al-Fitr occasion

Sun, 24 May 2020 - 01:59 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi issued Saturday a presidential pardon for 3,157 prisoners.

528 prisoners released on Sinai Liberation anniversary

Thu, 14 May 2020 - 06:17 GMT

A total of 228 were pardoned as per the presidential decree, while 300 other inmates were released on parole.

More than 4K inmates released on Sinai Liberation anniversary

Sat, 25 Apr 2020 - 02:43 GMT

A total of 3,778 were pardoned as per a presidential decree, while 233 other inmates were released on parole.

Egypt's State Security Prosecution releases 15 detained politicians

Thu, 19 Mar 2020 - 02:37 GMT

The released detainees were accused of spreading false news and joining a banned group.