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Time for Brazil

  /  June 11, 2014  /  Sports  /  1 Comment

On Thursday, brace yourselves, because the football feast will start at the nation where football has been always at its best: Brazil.

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Out of the shadows: Young players set to shine at 2014 World Cup

  /  May 14, 2014  /  Sports  /  3 Comments

In less than a month, all eyes across the globe will be on Brazil for the World Cup. Every four years, football addicts worldwide share new tactics, squad lists, expectations and hopes. Amid all the read the rest…

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The Rise of the Minnows

  /  April 9, 2014  /  Opinion, Sports  /  40 Comments

Egyptian football has been deeply affected by the political and social events that stormed the country since the 25 January 2011 Revolution, especially by the Port Said massacre, which occurred on 1 February 2012, where read the rest…

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Diables Rouges

  /  April 3, 2014  /  Opinion, Sports  /  19 Comments

World football fans are familiar with the names of Eden Hazard, Jan Vertonghen, Romelu Lukaku, Marouane Fellaini, Vincent Kompany, Thibaut Courtois and Simon Mignolet. Wwhat gathers this set of quality footballers are their Belgian passports. read the rest…

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Interior ministry between honesty and deception

  /  March 20, 2014  /  Opinion  /  3 Comments

“It is a scenario everybody has become bored with for its repetitiveness. Football in Egypt has returned as an empty theater show for the sake of the Egyptian police, as if the decisions of the read the rest…

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Morsi ‘prison break’ trial adjourned to 22 February

  /  January 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  9 Comments

Former president, 130 others tried for prison break on incident’s third year anniversary

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Update: Senior interior ministry official assassinated

  /  January 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

General Mohamed Al-Saied shot dead close to his residence on Al-Haram street

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Interior Ministry senior official assassinated

  /  January 28, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

General Mohamed Al-Saied was shot dead on Al-Haram street

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Update: At least 49 killed, 247 wounded and over 1000 arrested in 25 January anniversary

and   /  January 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Lawyer: Security apparatus are becoming more vicious; ministers of interior, justice and Prosecutor General meet

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Revolution anniversary marked by celebrations and deadly clashes

, and   /  January 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  55 Comments

Government supporters rally in Tahrir as security forces disperse downtown protests nearby

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In Pictures: Protesters and police clash in Downtown Cairo

  /  January 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Downtown Cairo witnessed clashes between police forces and protesters on the third anniversary of the 25 January Revolution after police forces dispersed a protest organised by the Revolutionary Front outside the Press Syndicate. The Front read the rest…

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Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis claims responsibility for Friday bombings

  /  January 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Four bombings on Friday left six dead

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Four dead and 76 injured in security directorate explosion

  /  January 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis claims responsibility for attack

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Four dead and 76 injured in security directorate explosion

  /  January 24, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis claims responsibility for the attack

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In Pictures: Al-Talbiya Explosion

  /  January 24, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

A homemade improvised explosive device (IED) exploded inside a billboard along Al-Ahram Street, eastern Giza on Friday morning. The explosion left no casualties, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Interior. The explosion read the rest…

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Friday’s third explosion leaves no casualties

  /  January 24, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

IED explodes inside a billboard in eastern Giza

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Dokki explosion kills one policeman

  /  January 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Second blast of the day

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Law and sports: the who, what, and why

  /  January 22, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Boards’ membership and TV rights cause problems between football clubs and state

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Al-Ahly and Ismaily retain groups’ top spots, Zamalek draws with Haras Al-Hedood

  /  January 22, 2014  /  Sports  /  1 Comment

Egyptian Football league suspended again until 28 January

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Mansour to announce election schedule within the month: Presidential political adviser

  /  January 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Higazy says a “practical apology” is required from the Brotherhood to reengage in politics

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Ultras Ahlawy member released

  /  January 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Attempts to fabricate the events of Port Said will fail, the group says

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Trial of activists Maher and Douma adjourned to 10 February

  /  January 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Request to release the defendants was refused, says Douma’s lawyer

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Ultras Ahlawy member arrested

  /  January 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ahmed Idrees is arrested for “assaulting Al-Masry fans”

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Abu Zeid denies resignation after feud with Al-Ahly club board

  /  January 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

El-Beblawi blocks sports minister’s decision to disband Al-Ahly club board

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Prosecutor General comments on interrogations of detained AJE journalists

  /  January 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Restricting freedom of speech unlawful unless it affects national security: Prosecutor General

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Observatory NGOs announce preliminary turnout rates

  /  January 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

36 to 38% of eligible voters cast their votes over two days, according to the Ibn Khaldun Center for Development and Human Rights Studies

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Alexandria lawyers group accuses Homeland Security officers of torturing detainees

  /  January 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Association to Defend Alexandrian Detainees names five Homeland Security officers who allegedly tortured detainees in Alexandria Security Directorate

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Al-Ahly defeats ENPPI for Group A’s pole position

  /  January 15, 2014  /  Sports  /  1 Comment

Omar Gamal to White Knights, Gedo back to Red Devils

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Abu Trika Africa’s best player for the fourth time

  /  January 15, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

The retired “El Magico” competed with fellow Egyptian Ahmed Fathi and Nigerian Sunday Mba for the honourary prize; Al-Ahly chosen as best club

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What would follow a No vote?

  /  January 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Some experts say decision in Mansour’s hands, others point to presidential decree re-arranging roadmap

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