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1 dead at Ibrahimeya hospital in Sharqeya, amid claims of mass phosphate poisoning

  /  April 25, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Hospital received 500 patients suffering from poisoning between Thursday and Saturday, Health Ministry official reports

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4 killed, 1 injured in Beni Suef explosion

  /  April 25, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Interior Ministry reported casualties are allegedly Muslim Brotherhood members

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1 injured in North Cairo bomb blasts

  /  April 24, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Bomb explodes in Helmeyet El-Zeitoun in Northern Cairo

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11 Beheira residents receive 15-year prison sentences

  /  April 24, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Young men were arrested in at a residence during Ramadan, detainee support initiative says

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Sudan ‘pauses’ fishermen’s trial

  /  April 24, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Families of fishermen are very worried, but they’re waiting to see what Egypt will do, says fisherman

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Arab military chiefs discuss ‘joint military force’

  /  April 23, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Military leaders meet to discuss Arab Summit decision for joint armed force

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1 dead in North Sinai shelling

  /  April 23, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Source of shelling remains unidentified

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Rights groups call on Turkey to recognise Armenian genocide

  /  April 23, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Turkey should, after 100 years, recognise “the extent of atrocities committed against the Armenian people”, Arab and Amazigh rights groups say

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Health ministry denies phosphate contamination in water

  /  April 22, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Statement comes after a boat with 500 tonnes of phosphate stones sank in Nile

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Student given 5 years imprisonment by military court

  /  April 22, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

President’s decree on military tribunals applied retroactively to event which allegedly occurred six months before

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Operation ‘Decisive Storm’ completed, ‘Restoring Hope’ begins

  /  April 22, 2015  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Saudi-led coalition concludes operation, conflict in Yemen continues

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Morsi ‘tried not as an individual but as a regime’: Lawyer

  /  April 22, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Hoda Nasrallah of the prosecution comments on some of the legal irregularities in Tuesday’s verdict

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Controversial police officer shot dead

  /  April 22, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Victim was high ranked in homeland security apparatus, and had a notorious reputation for his alleged involvement in torture cases

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African free trade to launch from Egypt: Trade minister

  /  April 22, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Cairo University hosts conference to strengthen Egypt’s strategic, economic and societal ties with Africa

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Media tycoon Sawiris defends Al Jazeera journalist Fahmy before court

  /  April 22, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Court postpones retrial of Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed to 28 April

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In Pictures:Morsi handed 20 years in prison for inciting, demonstrating violence

, and   /  April 21, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

All 15 defendants were acquitted of killing protesters in the Presidential Palace case

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Prison-sentenced Morsi awaits next verdict on 16 May

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

Former president stands trial in four more cases

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Egypt’s family planning programmes have 200% return rate: Study

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

Economic research estimates government can save EGP 43m using family planning

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Islamist entities decry ‘politicisation’ in Morsi verdict

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

Morsi handed first prison sentence since July 2013, supporters assert him as “legitimate president”

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BDS movement launched in Egypt

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

Amid popular support from political parties, student and labour movements, campaign aims to “redirect political struggle to Palestinian cause”

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Banning countries from religious competition could ‘heighten tension’: Analyst

and   /  April 21, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Religious endowments ministry excluded Iran, Turkey and Qatar from International Quran Recital Competition due to “no relations” with Egypt

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ECSR lawyer submits appeal against Shura Council trial verdict

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

The verdict sentenced 22 persons to between three to five years in prison over protesting

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Morsi verdict a ‘travesty of justice’: Amnesty International

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

The human rights watchdog strongly criticised the trial as well as the investigations

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Al-Sisi, Greek defence minister share concerns about Libya

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

President Al-Sisi met with Kammenos to discuss Libya and other regional issues

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Iran’s deputy FM expects Yemen ceasefire ‘in coming hours’

  /  April 21, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Iranian representative expressed optimism concerning ceasefire and ensuing negotiations

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Canada to provide Mohamed Fahmy new passport

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

Egyptian authorities had taken journalist’s passport and he was imprisoned for a year on terrorism charges

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Al-Masry Al-Youm reporters referred to investigations

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

Interior Ministry shares a responsibility for material published, says Press Syndicate Head

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2 children killed in Sheikh Zuweid

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

The victims were killed due to shelling in the area by unidentified forces

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Egyptian PM Mehleb off to Indonesia to attend Asian-African Conference

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

Conference and side events held in commemoration of 60th anniversary of original anti-colonial Asian-African conference in 1955

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Morsi handed 20 years in prison for inciting, demonstrating violence

, and   /  April 21, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

All 15 defendants were acquitted of killing protesters in the Presidential Palace case

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