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Update: Clashes between protesters, police leave 2 dead in Matariya

  /  November 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Police arrest 12; blast in downtown, with no injuries

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Egypt authorities must end Sinai home demolitions: Amnesty

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

Ongoing wave of home demolitions and forced evictions amid media blackout must stop, group says

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Clashes between protesters, police leave 1 dead in Matariya: Health ministry

  /  November 28, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Salafi Front reports five deaths in the district

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2 army officers killed, 3 conscripts injured in drive-by shootings

  /  November 28, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Security forces gear as several Islamist movements vow to stage “Muslim Youth Uprising”

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89 Muslim Brotherhood members arrested: Interior ministry

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

Police says it arrested Brotherhood members ahead of planned protests

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78 Alexandria minors sentenced to prison-time

  /  November 27, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Court sentences minors between 13-17 years to jail for alleged membership to Muslim Brotherhood

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Egypt authorities must combat FGM: HRW

  /  November 27, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

“Lack of investigations, prosecutions, and convictions fosters FGM,” group says

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Brotherhood to remain peaceful, denies statements by unknown individuals

  /  November 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Group asserts commitment to “overthrowing junta”

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Calls for 28 November protest ‘humiliation of Quran’: Mufti

  /  November 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Questioning basics of Islam fuel extremism, say Shawqy Allam

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Cabinet approves ‘terrorist entities’ draft law

  /  November 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Draft law details offences that could result in a group being listed as a terrorist group

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Court claims no jurisdiction over religiously affiliated parties

  /  November 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Verdict in Alexandria issued after fourth trial session for case

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UN adopts resolutions presented by Egypt

  /  November 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egypt’s foreign ministry accuses countries voting against resolution of being in favour of “Israel’s illegal practices”

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Al-Sisi, Hollande hold counter terrorism talks

  /  November 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egyptian President affirms support for Libya’s “people and army”, Palestinians and Iraqis in France visit

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Courts sentence alleged Muslim Brotherhood members

  /  November 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

A group of 15 on trial in Beheira handed life prison sentences, after being tried in absentia

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607 protesters died in Rabaa Al-Adaweya sit-in: Committee report

  /  November 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Committee holds government accountable for the number of casualties, issues recommendations

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Special forces, explosive experts to be deployed 28 November: Interior ministry

  /  November 26, 2014  /  Politics  /  3 Comments

A number of Salafi preachers and activists have been arrested for “inciting violence”

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Egypt opens Rafah border crossing to admit Palestinians into Gaza

  /  November 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Egypt has closed the border crossing for a month, after deadly attacks in the Sinai Peninsula claimed the lives of 30 Egyptian security personnel

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First hearing challenging Protest law 14 December

  /  November 25, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The law has garnered much criticism since its 2013 issue

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Airports secure to face emergency on 28 November: Aviation minister

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

The Salafi Front is calling for mass protests on Friday

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UPDATE: Building collapse in Cairo kills 18 people

  /  November 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

8 people injured in building collapse, prosecution says illegal addition of two storeys made building unstable

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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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90% of houses within 500 metres of Gaza border evacuated in Rafah: Official

  /  November 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

More than EGP 100m have been disbursed to the displaced families so far, according to North Sinai Governorate Office

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Al-Sisi meets Pope Francis

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

Pope calls on Egypt to uphold rights in constitution as path to “inter-religious dialogue”

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Building collapse in Cairo kills at least 15 people

  /  November 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Unstable housing structures remain a problem for Egypt

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7 die in road accidents across Egypt on Monday

  /  November 24, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Those responsible for the accidents will be subject to the new traffic laws, says police official

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5 members of Salafi Front arrested in Cairo ahead of 28 November protests

  /  November 24, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Suspects were planning to “stage protests and incite violence”, says interior ministry

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What happened to Egypt’s NGOs?

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

Civil society groups continue to operate after registration deadline, despite challenges

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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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Military court upholds Al-Jamaa Al-Islamiya leaders’ sentence

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

Five found guilty of breaching military zone by a military court in September

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Egypt’s Islamist movements divided over calls for 28 November uprising

  /  November 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Muslim Brotherhood announced its support but did not officially state whether it would participate

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