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El-Serify put under “probationary measures” over hunger strike

  /  August 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Hunger striking Karima El-Serify to be put under “probationary methods”, which family and friends say is a way to pressure her to end hunger strike

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NGO law will comply with constitution and international standards: Ministry of Social Solidarity

  /  August 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Ministry says NGO law will be issued by the next parliament

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17 Morsi supporters sentenced to life imprisonment

  /  August 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Supporters charged in absentia for alleged role in Manial riots

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Former Mubarak industry minister sentenced to 15 years

  /  August 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Rashid Mohamed Rashid and his daughter, who were referred to criminal court in March, were facing charges of smuggling EGP 500m to Cyprus

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Police arrest 6 Morsi supporters at Alexandria demonstration

  /  August 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Dispersals of demonstrations continue as forces continue to crack-down on dissenting voices

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Gaza fighting resumes as truce collapses

  /  August 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Israel recalls its negotiators from Cairo and resumes airstrikes on Gaza Strip, Al-Qassam Brigades say Israel has opened “the gates of hell” onto itself

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30 arrested in North Sinai operation

  /  August 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Tunnels in Sinai destroyed by armed forces bringing total to 1696

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State Department rebuts Egypt’s Ferguson comments, says situation ‘not comparable’

  /  August 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

US deals “openly and honestly” with its issues and encourages others to do the same, says State Department deputy spokeswoman

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Interior ministry to investigate Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis video

  /  August 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The video is part of psychological warfare executed by terrorist groups, says i

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Alaa Abdel Fattah launches hunger strike

  /  August 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Prominent activist vows he will “no longer play the role they’ve written for me”

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Update: Gaza ceasefire, talks collapse

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Israel recalls delegations from Cairo: Official

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Al-Sisi ‘continuing democratic transition’: US State Department deputy spokeswoman

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Remarks come despite US being “deeply disturbed” by HRW report on Rabaa dispersal

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Suspects in Mortada Mansour assassination attempt arrested

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ultras White Knights group says members’ homes were raided; Ministry of Interior denied allegations

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Israel, Hamas ready for any outcome of Gaza talks

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Gaza talks continue in Cairo as ceasefire expiry draws near

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Police officer sentenced to 15 years for shooting unarmed lawyer in prison

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Police brutality continues to be a problem in Egypt

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Rabaa 1-year anniversary sees increasing detentions

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Daqahleya police arrest two people for distributing video footage of the Rabaa Al-Adaweya and Nahda dispersals. Abdeen Court denies anniversary protesters’ appeal

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Egypt calls for restraint in Ferguson

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  7 Comments

Foreign ministry reflects UN Secretary General’s call for respect for the right to peaceful assembly

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Ministry of Endowments vows to confront extremism, atheism

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Endowments and culture ministers say confronting terrorist organisations is common goal

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Kefaya to organise protest in front of High Court

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Mubarak should be tried for his crimes over 30 year rule, says Kefaya general coordinator

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Egyptians in Libyan-Tunisian border evacuated

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

500 more Egyptians slated to leave Egypt Monday after fleeing Libyan-Tunisian border area, while poorer Egyptians remain

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Leftist and liberal parties form parliamentary coalition

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The coalition’s main aim is to counter religious fascism says Al-Tagammu party attorney

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119 Muslim Brotherhood members to be tried on 6 September

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Defendants stand accused of breaking into a police station during Rabaa Al-Adaweya sit-in in 2013

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Egypt, Norway to co-host Gaza conference

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

“Keeping a population trapped and starved provides no security for Gaza’s neighbours”, says Norwegian foreign minister

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138 protests on sit-in dispersal anniversary: Democracy Index

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

200 people were arrested and 30 explosive devices were defused over the three days

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One policeman killed, another injured

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Attack on checkpoint in Gharbeya at dawn is latest in series of recurrent attacks on security forces

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11 Muslim Brotherhood members acquitted in Minya

  /  August 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The verdict was issued following the anniversary of Rabaa Al- Adawaya sit-in dispersal

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14 August will remain ‘immortal memory’ of 114 dead policemen: Interior minister

  /  August 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

It is believed that over 1,000 protesters died during the dispersal of two pro-Morsi encampments on that day last year

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Al-Sisi meets with US Congressman Darrell Issa

  /  August 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

US Congressman Darrell Issa holds talks with Al-Sisi over regional developments and events, including Gaza conflict and “terrorism”

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Morsi espionage trial postponed, media gag lifted

  /  August 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Defendants accused of disclosing national secrets and funding terrorism

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Border security is a ‘sacred mission’: Defence minister

  /  August 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

More arrested as security campaign in Sinai continues

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