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‘Prison Break’ trial postponed to 30 November

  /  October 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Former president Morsi’s four cases postponed with no verdict received on all of them

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Pope Tawadros visits Moscow

  /  October 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Pope met with senior officials, members of Russian Orthodox Church

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Armed forces creating ‘secure zone’ on Gaza border

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Residents told to leave homes as military seeks to destroy Gaza tunnels once and for all

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Interior ministry arrests 34 students across Egypt for ‘inciting violence’

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Ministry deactivates nine explosive devices found in different university campuses over two days

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Relatives of jailed activists hold sit-in at High Court

  /  October 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Activist Mona Seif joined her mother’s stance, with both also being on hunger strike for the past 56 days.

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Egyptian, Cypriot, Greek foreign ministers meet in Nicosia

  /  October 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Talks occur on security, energy and tourism ahead of 8 November meeting in Cairo

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Al-Sisi stresses importance of informed religious speech

  /  October 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ministry of Endowments reviews plan to renovate 732 mosques across Egypt

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US coalition members gather to counter ISIS propaganda

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Egypt stresses importance of fighting intellectual and religious basis of ISIS message

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5 Syrian refugees face deportation from Egypt

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

Amnesty International calls on Egyptian authorities to provide international protection

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More students arrested as academics condemn crackdown

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

Around 230 students arrested since the beginning of academic year, whereabouts of some remain unknown

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Presidential decree aims at military expansion: 6 April

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

Movement says tightening freedoms and security measures will not eradicate terrorism

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Shoukry meets British PM Cameron

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

UK expresses shared interest with Egypt to defeat terror, expresses concern for freedoms

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US ‘deeply troubled’ by recent sentencing of activists

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

Concern “extends” to preventative detention of Alaa Abdel Fattah

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Triple IED explosions in 10th of Ramadan City

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

The electricity transformers’ blow up occurred hours before military law is imposed

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US Embassy in Cairo warns of possible terrorist attacks in Maadi

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

US government cites “recent anonymous post on a Jihadist website”

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Reinforcements, special forces deployed to Sinai

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

Eights militants killed including perpetrator of Sheikh Zuweid bombing, says armed forces

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Human rights organisations launch civil society awareness campaign

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

EIPR will not register under the law proposed by the government

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Human rights organisations condemn protesters’ conviction

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Conviction based on shaky evidence

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Presenter’s ban painful blow to freedom of expression: ANHRI

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

TV presenter Mahmoud Saad banned from presenting his episode on Saturday

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Court places Pharmacists’ Syndicate under judicial guardianship

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Former syndicate leadership was controlled by Brotherhood, says lawyer

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State-owned, private newspaper editors vow to support government’s anti-terrorism rhetoric

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Initiative will allow authorities to censor and restrict critical opinions, say Journalists Against the Protest Law group

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Defence minister calls for combat readiness on Egypt-Libya border

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Move aims at countering terrorism, says Sedki Sobhi

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Shura Council trial postponed to 11 November

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

All detainees to be held in custody until upcoming trial

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Hamas responds to proposed Gaza buffer zone

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Hamas official says buffer zone supports Israeli blockade, harms Palestinians

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Armed forces strike militant targets after Sinai attacks

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

State media reports armed forces killed two militants behind Sheikh Zuweid bombing

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Presidential decree to pass crimes on ‘vital’ facilities to military court

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Decree goes against the constitution, says head of human rights group

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Upcoming Israel-Palestine peace talks postponed

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

Senior Hamas official cites “security measures”, says ceasefire will stand

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Students stage more protests against violations

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

Government turning campuses into military barracks, says SAC

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Criticism of proposals to create military buffer zone in response to Sinai attacks

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

Security measure involves displacing thousands of people living near Rafah border crossing

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Fighting continues in northern Lebanon’s city of Tripoli

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

At least 19 people killed

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