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Students Against the Coup threatens more road blocks

  /  November 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The movement says it will no longer accept the “continuation of crimes being carried out against female students”

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Egypt welcomes ‘great success’ of Bahrain elections

  /  November 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Bahrain held parliamentary and municipal elections Saturday, opposition boycotted the vote

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Al-Sisi and Italian counterpart discuss cooperation

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

The Egyptian president started his three stop Europe tour with talks in Italy

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South Sudanese president invites Al-Sisi for official visit

  /  November 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Salva Kiir held closed talks with his Egyptian counterpart Saturday, with both countries signing several agreements on future cooperation

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Security forces disperse Mohamed Mahmoud protest

  /  November 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Undercover agents wearing Guy Fawkes masks infiltrated protests and then suddenly began to arrest people

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SAC to march from universities on 3rd anniversary of Mohamed Mahmoud clashes

  /  November 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The student movement vows to launch a “new revolutionary wave led by students”

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Rafah-Gaza buffer zone to expand to 1km

  /  November 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Decision comes after the armed forces discovered tunnels over 800 metres long

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Saudi, Emirati, and Bahraini ambassadors to return to Qatar

  /  November 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Decision follows a meeting of Gulf leaders in Riyadh, who reached an agreement seeking unity of GCC states

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Fishermen held in attack on navy released

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

Arrests took place at sea after unidentified “hostile vessels” opened fire on Egyptian navy

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Police detonate car bomb in Al-Arish, North Sinai

  /  November 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Armed forces arrest 18, including the alleged perpetrator of July’s Al-Farafra attack

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1 dead after explosion on Cairo’s Ring Road

  /  November 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Bomb on motorcycle detonated unexpectedly, killing a militant: MENA

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International journalists show solidarity with Egyptian colleagues

  /  November 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Hundreds of Egyptian journalists reject recent pledge by major newspaper editors to support government’s rhetoric

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President appoints new deans to 7 university faculties

  /  November 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Decisions in line with legal amendments made by the president, allowing him to appoint university staff

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Egypt renews support for Libya’s ‘legitimate institutions’

  /  November 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Announcement comes days after top Libyan court orders dissolution of Libya’s parliament

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Israeli troops injured by gunfire from Sinai

, and   /  October 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

2 soldiers injured and evacuated to Israeli hospital for treatment

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ANHRI condemns cut-off on live talk show

  /  October 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The ministries of Housing and Education both say they had no involvement in the decision to take the show off the air

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Police forces return to Al-Azhar University

, and   /  October 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Demonstrations at university organised in response to the death of Alexandria University student Omar Al-Sharif

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Alexandria student dies after sustaining birdshot injuries

and   /  October 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The student was struck in the head during clashes in Alexandria University last week

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University professors gain government assurances on new law

  /  October 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

9 March movement vows to continue working to “defend the independence of universities and academic freedoms”

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Egypt and Israel admit goods to Gaza

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

Egypt transferred food supplies, while Israel transferred construction material

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Shoukry meets Ashton and successor

  /  October 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egyptian foreign minister discussed regional issues with Italian counterpart who is set to replace Ashton as EU High Representative in weeks

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US Court accepts Egyptian national’s guilty plea for US embassy bombings

  /  October 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

1998 bombings targeted two US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, killing 224 people

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Shoukry discusses Gaza ceasefire and reconstruction with top OCHA official

  /  September 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The two sides also discussed the humanitarian conditions inside Syria and Iraq “amid the rising influence of terrorist organisations there”

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Students Against the Coup protest Al-Sisi’s visit to Cairo University

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

Students organised a protest in Tahrir Square, ahead of scheduled visit

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UK keen on expanding partnerships to help Egypt

  /  September 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

British PM urges Al-Sisi to “ensure human rights are respected in Egypt in the fight against extremism”

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Number of hunger strikers in and out of prisons reaches 143: ANHRI

  /  September 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Dozens have recently started hunger strikes to call for release of political prisoners and for abolishing the infamous Protest Law

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Amnesty calls on Egypt to release protesters arrested for challenging Protest Law

  /  September 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The international human rights watchdog says testimonies and available information suggest that the charges are “almost certainly baseless”

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Police sergeant, passerby killed in drive-by shooting

  /  September 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Explosion in a separate incident left several police personnel injured, in the continued targeting of security personnel

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Egypt and Norway discuss region and agree on future cooperation

  /  September 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Foreign ministers discuss bilateral ties and situations in Gaza and Libya

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Norwegian foreign minister in Cairo for Gaza talks

  /  September 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Visit comes after date for the conference on Gaza reconstruction, to be co-hosted by Norway and Egypt, has been set

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