Egypt's interior minister has warned that his forces can use deadly force to counter any assault against public facilities in a message coming just ahead of a planned protest by Islamist group, the Salafi Front, on November 28. Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim said Tuesday, forces will use "all means," including the use of firearms, in the face of "incitement ... by terrorist factions."
Egypt's top prosecution charged Saturday Muslim Brotherhood leader, and Former Morsi-era Minister, Mohamed Ali Bishr, with espionage with the United States and Norway.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi urged the United States and Europe on Thursday to help the Libyan army in its fight against Islamist militants now to save the country from requiring intervention on the scale of Iraq and Syria.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Thursday a presidential pardon for two of the three Al Jazeera journalists serving seven-year jail sentences in his country was being considered.
Any threat to police facilities â€świll be met with force and if necessary with live rounds,â€ť ministry of interior spokesman Hany Abdel Latif said in an interview on Sunday.