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In Pictures: Families of Sinai attack victims attend military funeral at Almaza military airport in Cairo

  /  January 31, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

  Militant group ‘State of Sinai’ claimed the most recent North Sinai attack that took place Thursday evening, targeting military and interior ministry facilities, in a Friday statement providing details about the implementation of the attack. High profile officials read the rest…

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Court confirms Al-Qassam Brigades ‘terrorist group’ designation

  /  January 31, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Lawsuits argued group “attacked” state institutions

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Student shot in anti-government Sharqeya protest

  /  January 31, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Violence continues as more local militant groups operate against government

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28 January 2011: Egypt’s Bastille Day

and   /  January 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

  28 January 2011 marked a turning point in Egyptian history. On that day, anti-Mubarak demonstrations escalated their protests, engaging in violent confrontations with police forces all over the country. Protesters surrounded police stations, and read the rest…

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Court denies prosecution appeal on Ramsis bathhouse verdict

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Defendants were charged with participating and organising same-sex “orgies”

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Court rules ‘lack of jurisdiction’ in designating Hamas and Ultras ‘terrorists’

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Lawsuits argued groups “attacked” state institutions

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The Republic of Matariya

  /  January 26, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Cairo neighbourhood witnessed deadliest clashes in third and fourth anniversaries of revolution

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Revolution anniversary death toll reaches 11: Ministry official

  /  January 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ain Shams and Matariya witnessed heavy clashes between riot police and thousands of protesters

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Police disperse anti-government protest in Alexandria, 1 killed: Interior ministry

  /  January 25, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

State media report clashes in Menufiya between locals and Brotherhood protesters

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Tahrir Square closed in anticipation of protests

  /  January 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Anti-Coup Alliance warn police of attacking protesters, army tightens security

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6 April, Brotherhood, SAC, Salafi Front, Al-Jamaa Al-Islamiya to participate in 25 January demonstrations

  /  January 24, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

On the 2011 revolution’s anniversary last year, 108 were killed, according to the independent statistics database Wiki Thawra

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Religious institutions: a pillar of Egypt’s new security state?

  /  January 21, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

What are top religious institutions doing to support Al-Sisi and his government?

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Al-Sisi celebrates Police Day, days ahead of 25 January anniversary

  /  January 20, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

President announced killing of 208 militants in “fight against terrorism”

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‘We are the solution’ initiative is positive step, lacks organisation: Ayman Nour

  /  January 19, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Morsi’s reign was part of a counterrevolution that started after Mubarak’s ouster, says liberal politician and former presidential candidate

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More students sentenced as 25 January anniversary approaches

  /  January 19, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

33 Al-Azhar students receive 1 year imprisonment; 6 female students to spend 15 days in detention pending investigations

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Democratic Current to file new lawsuits against Mubarak

  /  January 18, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Group aims to present reports to prosecutor general Sunday

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Mahalla strike suspended as workers return to factory

  /  January 17, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Administration to pay late profit shares

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Verdict to designate Al-Qassam Brigades as terrorist organisation postponed to 31 January

  /  January 17, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Lawsuit argued group participated in “terrorist operations” in Egypt

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Mahalla textile workers’ strike enters 2nd day

  /  January 14, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Strikers demand “restructuring administration” amid possibility of escalation

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Prosecution appeals Ramsis bathhouse verdict

  /  January 13, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Defendants were charged with participating and organising same-sex “orgies”

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Court to retry Mubarak, sons on charges of embezzlement

  /  January 13, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ousted president might be released following court’s decision

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26 Ramsis bathhouse defendants acquitted

  /  January 12, 2015  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Defendants’ lawyer vows to file lawsuit against journalist who reported and filmed the arrests

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Religious Endowments minister vows to ‘renew religious discourse’

  /  January 11, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Initiative comes after Al-Sisi’s speech to “revolutionise” Islamic teachings, sparking some critical reactions

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Metro fare will not increase: Transport officials

  /  January 11, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Reports of fare raise are “rumours targeting country’s stability”, says transportation minister

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6 female students arrested after exam in Mansoura University: Student observatory

  /  January 7, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Prosecution ordered detainees spend 15 days in preventive detention

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Port Said ‘football massacre’ victims’ families protest upcoming Al-Masry game

  /  January 6, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

74 Al-Ahly supporters were killed following football match in 2012

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Mass trial for Al-Fatah Mosque clashes postponed to February

  /  January 6, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

494 are accused of attempted murder, thuggery and destroying public property, trial includes high ranking Muslim Brotherhood members

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Ramses bath house trial verdict postponed to 12 January

  /  January 5, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Defence questions legality of arrests, accuses police of allowing media to film arrests

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2 arrested for inciting violence via Facebook: Interior ministry

  /  January 5, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Pages allegedly claimed responsibility for Sunday attack on police personnel in Giza

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Possible rise in metro ticket price sparks controversy

  /  January 4, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Campaign warns of “uprising of the poor” to protest the price hike

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