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Morsi Challenged

, , , and   /  July 1, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  27 Comments

Thousands fill squares across the country, and surround the presidential palace, joined in outcry against the Muslim Brotherhood and President Mohamed Morsi

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Foreigners in flight ahead of mass demonstrations

  /  June 30, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Following embassy warnings and fears of an escalation in violence, foreigners flocked to the airports amid fears of disruption to flight schedules.

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President Morsi’s one year in power

  /  June 30, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Mohamed Morsi: One Year in Power 30 June marks the one-year anniversary since Mohamed Morsi assumed Egypt’s presidency. The past year has been marred in controversy and hamstrung by political deadlocks, all amid wider social read the rest…

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Explosion rocks Port Said, killing journalist

  /  June 29, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The source of the explosion is believed to be a butane gas cylinder, although the circumstances of its detonation are under investigation

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Islamists gather in support of president’s legitimacy

  /  June 28, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Protesters blame opposition groups for not cooperating with presidency

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Trade Unions call for 30 June revolution

  /  June 25, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Drawing parallels with the months leading up to the ouster of the former President, trade unions call for another revolution

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Mubarak-era PM to be released

  /  June 25, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Pending a retrial, Mubarak-era Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif is being released from Tora prison as legal detention period expires

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Authorities arrest eight after Shi’a lynching incident

  /  June 25, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Morsi draws criticism for not fighting Shi’a prejudice from NGOs as well as foreign nations

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UN Arab group meeting calls for action in Syria

  /  June 24, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egyptian permanent representative to the United Nations in New York says world must act to deliver aid to Syrians and end the fighting

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Rights group condemns lawsuits against free speech

  /  June 24, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Lawsuits against media and opposition groups must stop says Arab Network for Human Rights Information

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Thai embassy: committee established to investigate recent incident

  /  June 23, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

The Thailand ambassador explains what will happen next to the embassy’s first secretary

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EIPR: State of Egypt’s food security ‘worrying’

  /  June 21, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

The number of Egyptians suffering from under-nutrition has risen as a result of deteriorating economic climate

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Presidency launches online campaign to defend first year

  /  June 21, 2013  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

The new campaign aims at highlighting government projects transparently

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Five Syrians accused of ‘terrorising’ EgyptAir flight

  /  June 20, 2013  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Accused said to be requesting asylum in Scotland

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Ethiopia unveils IPoE report

  /  June 20, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Roundtable discussions to be held on further recommendations made by the International Panel of Experts

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Catherine Ashton talks Syria, Egypt

  /  June 20, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

In meeting with foreign minister, Catherine Ashton highlights European Union role in aid to Egypt

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Al-Nour opposes planned pro- and anti-Morsi demos

  /  June 19, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Islamist groups plan demonstrations to support President Morsi and denounce violence, Al Nour will abstain

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Foreign minister in Ethiopia to discuss dam

  /  June 17, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Mohamed Kamel Amr meets Ethiopian counterpart to discuss construction of Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

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Assault complaint against Thai diplomat

  /  June 16, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Thai diplomat accused of assaulting an Egyptian woman at a hotel bar

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Egyptian imprisoned on suspicion of espionage

  /  June 15, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

An Egyptian male, whose identity is unknown, is detained pending trial into allegations of espionage for Israel’s Mossad

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Antiquities ministry forms National Committee on heritage sites

  /  June 13, 2013  /  Tourism  /  1 Comment

The committee plans on meeting monthly to improve conditions of existing World Heritage Sites and to put forward new candidates

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NCW submits bill on violence against women

  /  June 12, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The bill distinguishes between rape and sexual assault for prosecutors and judiciary to better apply fitting punishments

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EU special envoy meets political currents ahead of Ashton visit

  /  June 12, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The European Union Special Representative for the Southern Mediterranean region holds talks with various political figures regarding the current situation in Egypt

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Nile University students clash with Zewail security

  /  May 30, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  18 Comments

Zewail Science City continues to disregard court order

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AUC New Cairo campus closed on power shortages

  /  May 30, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Tahrir campus classes to continue

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UN World Food Programme struggles to feed Syrians

  /  May 29, 2013  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Ongoing civil war hampers efforts to provide food for millions of Syrians

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Admin Court postpones Sadat lawsuit

  /  May 29, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Roqia Sadat opposes the appointment of Osama Rushdie to the National Council for Human Rights

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Egypt reacts to Ethiopia dam announcement

  /  May 29, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Egyptian government is proceeding with caution in addressing construction of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam

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Prosecutor general’s request to recuse bench denied

  /  May 28, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Tala’at Abdullah made to pay EGP 12,000 for his request to recuse the bench

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Ethiopian Dam announcement unexpected

  /  May 28, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  13 Comments

Sudan’s ambassador to Cairo says Arab League intervention a possibility

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