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Security forces disperse student protest at Al-Azhar University: SAC

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Two protests were organised by male and female students on Wednesday by Students Against the Coup group (SAC) at Al-Azhar University. Sarah Youssef, SAC female spokesman, said Central Security Forces based in front of the read the rest…

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Abu Ismail sentenced to 7 years

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Salafi preacher convicted of forging official documents in order to run as a candidate in the 2012 presidential elections

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Al-Dostour Party backs Sabahy for president

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

“I vow to cancel the Protest Law and grant amnesty to all nonviolent detainees harmed by this law,” Hamdeen Sabahy says

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Egyptian FM meets with Russian envoy

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Nabil Fahmy and Russian counterparts discuss bilateral relations, security situation

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Haniyeh calls for permanent opening of Rafah crossing

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The border crossing has been closed since 1 April; humanitarian cases are still cut off inside the strip without access to assistance

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51 referred to criminal court for Helwan violence

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Prosecution refers 51 suspects to criminal court on charges that include murder and vandalism

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Sexual violence against Egypt women goes unpunished: Report

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Sexual assaults on women protesters were reported during demonstrations after the 2011 fall of Hosni Mubarak, and then under the military junta which ruled Egypt after him and again during protests against president Mohamed Morsi, they said in a report.

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120 sent to prison for 6 October clashes

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The court acquitted six defendants taking part in violence on October War’s 40th anniversary

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Fahmy presses Arab League chief on activating terrorism convention

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Foreign minister and Arab League Secretary General discuss terrorism and regional issues

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Explosion in Sinai injures police officer

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Armed forces and police step up security campaign in volatile North Sinai

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Al-Sisi campaign collects 500,000 signatures of support

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Presidential hopeful’s legal advisor announces criteria adopted when submitting documents for presidential elections

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IED injures 3 in Giza neighbourhood

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

This is the second explosion of the day in Greater Cairo

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Journalists in Egypt ‘have become a target from all sides’: Rights groups

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Two rights groups release statements condemning ongoing attacks on journalists

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2 American delegations in Egypt to discuss ‘security issues’

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Army spokesman announces Sobhy’s meeting with unofficial delegation

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President refers anti-terror legislation back to cabinet amid mounting criticism

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Presidential decision to subject the draft to societal dialogue is futile, says human rights lawyer

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Injury of journalists raises questions on job safety

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Press Syndicate calls for silent protest to demonstrate journalists’ anger at the “deliberate attacks”

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One student dead, two journalists wounded at Cairo University

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Reports indicate live ammunition was used during dispersal; Ministry of Interior denies claims

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Arab youth environmental conference kicks off in Hurghada

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Red Sea to become a green governorate, says governor

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IED goes off across the street from Dokki Police Station

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Blast injures noncommissioned police officer, conscript

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Court ruling prohibits Brotherhood from running in elections

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Primary Alexandria Court forbids SEC from accepting the nomination of members of the Muslim Brotherhood in upcoming polls

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Catherine Ashton voices praise for EU election monitoring, concern for Minya 529

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

EU High Representative delivers varying messages on Egypt before Foreign Affairs Council meeting

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Man shot dead inside police station

  /  April 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The suspect is currently detained and is facing investigation

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Cairo University SAC march dispersal leaves 2 critically wounded, 1 reported dead

  /  April 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

AFTE outlined ongoing security violations Sunday, as journalist was shot dead during separate clashes

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Al-Sisi becomes first candidate to submit documents for presidential elections

  /  April 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Former military chief says Egypt needs between EGP 3tn and 4tn to recover economically

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AFTE outlines ongoing security violations as journalist critically wounded during clashes

  /  April 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

At least one person was shot and killed Monday at a Cairo University SAC march

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Morsi trial postponed to 19 April

  /  April 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Former president completes third of five consecutive days in court for different cases

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Algeria presidential campaign winds up with recriminations

  /  April 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

AFP-  Final campaign rallies were held for Algeria’s presidential election on Sunday after the incumbent Abdelaziz Bouteflika and his only real rival Ali Benflis waged a war of words. The 77-year-old Bouteflika, despite ailing health read the rest…

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Canadian FM scheduled to visit Cairo

  /  April 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Security, economic, and regional issues are on the agenda of the minister’s first bilateral visit to Cairo

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Egypt and EU sign agreement for EU Election Observer Mission

  /  April 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

EU head of delegation signs Memoranda of Understanding with PEC and foreign ministry

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Cairo court officially rules Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis a terrorist organisation

  /  April 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

Sinai-based militant group has claimed responsibility for a string of violence

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