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Minister warns of Brotherhood teams ready to kill and destroy

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Statements follow reconciliation initiative proposed by a Brotherhood figure recently released from prison

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Social Justice Coalition members increase to 27

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The coalition intends to run in parliamentary elections under the slogan “25 January-30 June”

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Iran keen on seeing Egypt revive international and regional role

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

Egyptian media delegation meets with Iran’s deputy foreign minister

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Cairo University to ban politically affiliated student groups

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

NGO describes Cairo University ban and recent arrest of Alexandrian professor “violation of academic freedom”

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6 militants killed, 10 arrested in Rafah

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  8 Comments

Security forces also destroy a number of tunnels

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Hunger striking detainees receive Ministry of Interior threats: Freedom of the Brave

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Ministry of Interior denies detainees in Ains Shams police station entered hunger strike

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CIHRS appeals to President Al-Sisi ‘to prevent disaster’

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

NGO registration deadline extended for 45 days, as demanded by rights groups

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Conscript killed, 3 injured in car crash in Al-Farafa district

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

State media says soldiers were chasing smugglers in the Western Desert

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Police officer detained for sexually assaulting handicapped girl

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

Forensic report did not find evidence of the incident

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NGO registration deadline extended, as demanded by rights groups

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Rights groups given 45 day extension to ministry registration or face legal investigation

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6 detained in clashes between Ahrar members, security forces

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Ahrar movement organises protest in memory of its members’ casualties last August

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Mourners chant ‘down with military rule’ during Seif El-Islam’s memorial

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Renowned lawyer’s two children, who were allowed to attend the memorial, were taken back to prison afterwards

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Perpetrator of store fires in Shubra arrested

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Crime was an act of revenge by one of the store tenants, investigations indicate

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Egyptian government serves political Islam: EIPR

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Official Islamic scholars aim to face extremist thought, but state uses authoritarian grip against those defying religious discourse, says human rights organisation

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Egyptian security investigates Sinai beheadings

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Security official says “unsure” whether beheading video is in Egypt or not

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State Commissioner to rule on legality of Rabaa sign

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Legal adviser at ‘Popular Front against the Brotherhoodisation of Egypt’ files a law suit against Rabaa’s hand gesture as “sign for violence”

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11 killed in microbus accident

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Five people are being treated for serious burns following microbus fuel tank explosion

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Human rights group collaborate to fight against Egyptian NGO law

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

HRW says independent organisations in Egypt face looming crackdown; Amnesty states Egyptian authorities want to put 40,000 NGOs under their thumb

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Report to be handed to Al-Sisi about Al-Torgoman area: Syndicate leader

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

New head of street vendors syndicate ready to cooperate with the government to reach a compromise about the situation of street vendors

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Shoukry looks to increase cooperation on Europe tour

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Egyptian foreign minister begins four day tour of European capitals

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Ultras White Knights members detained after protest

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

At least 30 Ultras White Knights members handed 15 days preventative detention, says group leader

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Shoukry meets with Omani Foreign Minister

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Discussions included the coming Arab foreign ministers meeting

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Egyptian businessman to request investigation into Dutch journalist

  /  August 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Businessman in the Netherlands working with Egyptian embassy to file a request to the Dutch authorities to investigate Rena Netjes over spreading “lies” about Egypt

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Withdrawal of Al-Wasat Party from Anti-Coup Alliance receives mixed reactions

  /  August 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Former Brotherhood member says withdrawal is political manoeuvre to form a new anti regime entity

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US to send 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt

  /  August 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Kerry describes Egypt as “strategic partner” on regional issues in phone call with Egyptian counterpart

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‘Helwan Brigades’ are Muslim Brotherhood members: Interior ministry

  /  August 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Group announced in a video released in August solidarity with the Brotherhood, but denied being members

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Police officer accused of sexually assaulting mentally handicapped girl investigated: Interior ministry

  /  August 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

In other case, 3 police officers accused of tampering with a corpse, suspended for 3 months

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Badie handed life in prison; 6 others given death penalty in Istiqama Mosque Trial

  /  August 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Headquarters trial – where Badie and deputies Khairat El-Shater and Mohamed Bayoumi are charged with inciting the killing of protesters – postponed to 8 September

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Militants claim to behead 4 in Sinai

  /  August 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis claims to have beheaded four men it claims gave information to Mossad

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Egypt’s NGOs under threat: rights groups

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

Civil society groups say their attempts to register have been refused or ignored

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