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On International Right to Know Day, Egypt continues to grapple with freedom of information

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

With the right to information guaranteed in the constitution, future of laws and implementation remains uncertain

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Constituent Assembly bans formation of political parties on religious grounds

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

“The committee amended Article 54, which pertains to the establishment of political parties, banning the formation or activities of a party that are based on religious grounds,” Salmawy said.

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Tamarod joins calls for a mixed political system in the new constitution

  /  September 21, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  11 Comments

Group says constitutional committee should create a parliamentary-presidential system of governance

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One dead, 34 injured nationwide during Friday’s pro-Morsi rallies

  /  September 21, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Pro-Morsi groups see small-scale clashes and turnout for Friday demonstrations

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The Grand Mufti and Al-Nour Party oppose proposed amendments to Sharia-related articles in the constitution

  /  September 18, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Controversy surrounds the 50-strong constitutional committee as its members discuss amending articles that pertain to Sharia in the suspended 2012 constitution

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Presidential decree forms Supreme Electoral Committee

  /  September 11, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

President Mansour forms the Supreme Electoral Committee in anticipation of a constitutional referendum

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Case of suspected fatal torture by police reported

  /  September 11, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Many questions remain unanswered over a new case of police brutality

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Supreme Press Council moves to amend constitutional articles on freedom of speech

  /  September 11, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Supreme Press Council and the Press Syndicate rush to change a constitution that they say limits the freedom and independence of the press

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Hesham Qandil’s advisor released on bail

  /  September 7, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Omar Al-Zuhair, advisor to the former prime minister, is released on bail pending investigation

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Fahmy joins a diplomatic forum on the Middle East in Paris

  /  September 7, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

FM Nabil Fahmy to meet with US Secretary of State John Kerry and French FM Laurent Fabius to discuss Palestine, Syria and Egypt

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Interior Minister sacks head of the Prisons Authority

  /  September 4, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Interior Minister reshuffles the Ministry’s leadership amid accusations of misconduct and negligence

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Al Azhar Grand Imam meets Arab Parliament delegation

  /  September 4, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Al Azhar Grand Imam Al-Tayeb and Arab Parliament President Al Jarwan discuss promoting stability and unity in the region

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FM Nabil Fahmy meets unofficial group of ‘Egyptian ambassadors’

  /  September 4, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

A group dedicated to “popular diplomacy” seeks help from the Foreign Ministry

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Al-Beltagy detained for 15 days

  /  August 31, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  20 Comments

Muslim Brotherhood leader faces a myriad of charges following his arrest on Thursday

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Morsi supporters call for civil disobedience and mass rallies on Friday

  /  August 28, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  39 Comments

The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy announces plans for mass protests and civil disobedience with the call of “regaining the January 25th Revolution”

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Prosecutor general renews detention for 888 pro-Morsi protesters

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

Protesters apprehended during the dispersal of the Rabaa Al-Adaweya and Al-Nahda Square sit-ins face another 15 days of detention

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Turkey and Qatar urge Egypt to return to the ballot box, release Morsi

  /  August 24, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  4 Comments

FMs Davutoğlu and Al-Attiyah say that “legitimacy must return to Egypt”

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Rafah border reopened five days after militant attack

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

Strict provisions outline which and when Palestinians can cross the Rafah border

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No reconciliation with terrorists: NCW

  /  August 21, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

National Council for Women voices its support for police and armed forces crack down on Muslim Brotherhood

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Foreign minister meets with EU envoy and UN official in Cairo

and   /  August 21, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Fahmy discusses situation in Egypt with EU envoy as EU-Egypt relations come under review, tells UN official that Egypt is angered by outside world “disregarding truth” of situation

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Foreign minister meets with EU envoy in Cairo

  /  August 21, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Fahmy discusses situation in Egypt with EU envoy as EU-Egypt relations come under review

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Human rights groups call for accountability for Wednesday’s violence

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

Amnesty International and Alkarama demand investigation of “unwarranted lethal force”

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Al-Dostour Party defends ElBaradei, NSF spokesperson resigns

  /  August 16, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Al-Dostour Party calls attacks on ElBaradei “a smear campaign,” as NSF spokesperson resigns over security crackdown on Morsi supporters

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Health Ministry raises death toll of Wednesday’s clashes to 638

  /  August 16, 2013  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Ministry spokesman says 288 of the dead were killed in Rabaa Al-Adaweya

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Security Council calls for maximum restraint in Egypt

  /  August 16, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  10 Comments

UNSC holds a closed emergency meeting to discuss the situation in Egypt

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11 arrested for Saturday violence in Minya

  /  August 7, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Prosecutor General charges 11 suspects following attacks in Bani Ahmed

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Protesters clash with residents in Rabaa Al-Adaweya

  /  August 7, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Residents face violence after attempting to remove a blockade belonging to the Rabaa sit-in

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Morsi supporters fail to extend sit-ins

  /  August 3, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Morsi supporters clash with police and civilians as they attempt to extend protests, interior ministry offers safe exit to law-abiding Morsi supporters

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Tamarod attacks Third Square for ‘fragmenting Egyptian people

  /  July 31, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Tamarod accuses Third Square of having Islamist tendencies, criticises its stance on the military

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Brotherhood holds forces behind 30 June responsible for Saturday clashes

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

127 dead and 4,500 injured, 700 of which suffered gunshot wounds and 3,500 injured due to tear gas in violence on Saturday

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