Category: Egypt

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Ahmed Shafiq’s whereabouts unkown after Egypt arrival

The whereabouts of Egyptian ex-prime minister and presidential hopeful Ahmed Shafik remain unclear after his reported arrival in Egypt on Saturday evening. According to his lawyer, Shafik was arrested in the United Arab Emirates earlier on Saturday and deported to Cairo after he recently announced plans to run for president in the 2018 elections. Upon…

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Ahmed Shafiq heads to Egypt after UAE ‘deportation’

Former Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq is heading to Cairo after leaving the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according the Emirati state news agency. The report by WAM on Saturday came shortly after Shafiq’s lawyer said on Facebook that her client had been arrested at his home in the UAE and would be deported to Egypt. Dina Adly…