CAIRO, Sept 8 – Egypt’s public prosecutor left for Rome on Thursday to present his Italian counterpart with the latest findings in the investigation into the killing of Italian student Giulio Regeni, state news agency MENA said. Regeni, who was doing postgraduate research into Egyptian trade unions, was last seen by his friends on Jan.
Arbitrary detentions, torture, repression of the press and a failing economy have made Egypt a tinderbox By Janine di Giovanni Photographs by Vinciane Jacquet The day I arrived in Egypt in April, President Abdel-Fattah El Sisi had just given two Red Sea islands, Tiran and Sanafir, to King Salman of Saudi Arabia, who was visiting Cairo to announce billions
By Steve Scherer ROME, April 9 – Italy recalled its ambassador to Egypt for consultations on Friday after Egyptian investigators in Rome failed to provide evidence needed to solve the mystery of the murder of an Italian student in Cairo. Ambassador Maurizio Massari was called to the capital for “an urgent evaluation” of what steps to
ROME, March 16 – Egypt will spare no effort to find and punish those who tortured and killed an Italian student in Cairo, the country’s president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi said an interview published on Wednesday. Giulio Regeni, 28, a Cambridge University researcher, was found in a ditch on the outskirts of Cairo on Feb. 3. His body