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Al-Sisi meets Hashemite king, discusses ‘war on terrorism’

  /  February 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The two heads of state discuss concerted efforts to “counter terrorism”

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Britain to support Egyptian parliament

  /  February 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Britain approves of Egyptian policy: UK Ambassador

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Egypt funds first of several dams in South Sudan

  /  February 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Small dams will not affect Egypt’s water share, says expert

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2 prisoners allegedly die of torture in Matariya Police Station

  /  February 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Families accuse security forces of torturing relatives to death, interior ministry claims deceased suffered circulatory collapse

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9-year-old child to face military court in Fayoum

  /  February 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Alongside father, the minor is charged with attacking public facilities and security forces

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Parliamentary elections’ procedures fail to abide by deadlines, causing delays

  /  February 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

“Cancelling elections now saves the state a waste of EGP 1bn,” says former State Council president

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Billions of spending on electoral campaigns face ghost of court ruling

  /  February 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Candidates spending on elections may reach EGP 10bn, Sunday ruling potentially halts elections until amendments completed

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Military court to issue a verdict on 9 defendants in March

  /  February 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The prosecution added anonymous names to the case, defendants’ lawyer says

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Parliamentary elections pending Constitutional Court decision to proceed or stop

  /  February 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Judges to rule on constitutionality of parliamentary laws Sunday

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Over 2,140 more Egyptians return from Libya

  /  February 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Cabinet approves committee to deal with victims of terrorism in Libya

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Nazif cleared in Al-Ahram corruption case

  /  February 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Mubarak-era prime minister repaid over EGP 1m for value of gifts received from Al-Ahram institution

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TV journalists detained for airing alleged government leaks

  /  February 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The leaks belittle Gulf countries and urge media personnel to incite citizens

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Leading militant receives 2nd death sentence

  /  February 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

9 defendants referred to Mufti for inciting against police and army

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8 militants killed, 12 injured in North Sinai

  /  February 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Sinai-based group claims series of attacks over past month targeting checkpoints, military vehicles and personnel

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Rights groups express concern over Shura Council verdict

  /  February 24, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Danger that “violations on fair trials” impose on freedoms, forms a “threat” to Egypt’s human rights system, rights groups says

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President approves ‘terrorist entities’ law

  /  February 24, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

New law becomes effective as of Wednesday, according to article 10 of the law

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Militants distribute threatening leaflets in North Sinai: Residents

  /  February 24, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Leafleting has been ongoing for months, where militants call on people to join them

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Egypt’s face of justice: Court considers labelling 6 April ‘terrorist organisation’

  /  February 24, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Judicial system a joke, movement will not respect court verdicts, says spokesperson

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New leaks prove regime is waging war against Islamic identity: Salafi Front

  /  February 24, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

“The state is run by the gangs of the coup,” statement says

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Government should strictly define ‘security reasons’: AFTE

  /  February 24, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Term is commonly used to postpone trial sessions

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Egypt rebuts ‘nonsense’ reports of potential war crimes in Libya airstrikes

  /  February 24, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

Amnesty International documents killings of civilians, whom it claims Egypt failed to secure

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Shoukry begins international tour to strengthen foreign relations

  /  February 24, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Foreign ministry intensifies efforts to support Economic Summit

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Egypt’s face of justice: Trial of 80 protesters arrested on 25 January anniversary

  /  February 24, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

“Judges who hate the revolution have orders to take its icons down,” says lawyer

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International, local entities condemn activists’ prison sentences

  /  February 24, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

US administration calls on Egypt to review protest law and related verdicts

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Interior Minister urges using machine guns against protesters in new leaks

  /  February 24, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Leaks of statements belittling Gulf States and Morsi’s military confinement declared genuine by top British forensic speech laboratory

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Morsi’s ‘prison break’ trial adjourned to 25 February

  /  February 23, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Defence argues defendants were forced to walk out of prison

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Suspended student to sue Misr International University

  /  February 23, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Political parties stand in support of students suspended for “insulting the university”

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Farmers protest, calling on Al-Sisi to put local people over big profit

  /  February 23, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

They accuse the government of evicting families and making international deals that harm local business

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In Pictures: Activist Alaa Abdel Fattah received 5-year sentence in Shura Council trial

  /  February 23, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The five-year prison sentence of prominent activist Alaa Abdel Fattah raised questions over the state’s stance towards the 25 January Revolution. On Monday, the Cairo Criminal Court sentenced Abdel Fattah to five years in prison, read the rest…

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Where does the state stand on the 25 January Revolution?

  /  February 23, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Activist and revolutionary-icon Alaa Abdel Fattah received 5-year sentence in Shura Council trial

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