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Police arrests 14 alleged Muslim Brotherhood members

  /  December 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Defendants charged with plotting against security personnel and judges

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Drive-by shootings of security personnel ‘difficult to prevent’: Analyst

  /  December 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

“This happens every week,” says analyst Mohamed Qadri Saeed

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Al-Azhar to give lectures to counter ‘extremist ideologies’

  /  December 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Lectures are part Al-Azhar’s efforts to combat extremism, says Secretary General of Al-Azhar’s Islamic Research Academy

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Four released following detention after protesting Mubarak verdict

  /  December 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Qasr Al-Nil Misdemeanour Court acquitted four detainees Wednesday, who were charged with protesting in the vicinity of Tahrir Square. The four protestors had been protesting against the Cairo Criminal Court’s decision to drop all read the rest…

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Badie’s police station storming trial adjourned to 14 January

  /  December 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

In separate case, Boulaq clashes trial adjourned to 11 January

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New militant video allegedly shows masked gunmen running North Sinai checkpoint

and   /  December 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The footage also includes images of executions of alleged “army collaborators”

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25 Ultras Ahlawy members arrested following basketball match break-in

  /  December 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Hardcore supporters of Al-Ahly club protest against alleged collaboration between club chairman, Egyptian Basketball Federation and police to bar fans

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Government institution to pay fees for female candidates in parliamentary election

  /  December 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

At least 70 seats for women, Al-Sisi to appoint 14 women, 48 will run individually, says Mervat Al-Tallawy

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Relations with Egypt should be established on intact ground: Turkish official

  /  December 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Turkey has repeatedly expressed opposition to current Egyptian government

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Militants kill police conscript in Alexandria drive-by shooting

  /  December 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Military officer shot multiple times in Cairo previous day

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Suspect charged with ‘threatening diplomats’ in Egypt referred to court

  /  December 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Embassies recently froze their activities over unspecified ‘security threats’

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Mehleb’s visit to Al-Azhar Grand Imam reaffirms state’s support of institution

  /  December 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The visit comes in context of recent escalation of criticism against institution

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Egypt closes Salloum border amid Libya security woes

  /  December 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Border guards detain 151 illegal migrants attempting to enter Libya

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Presidential decree appoints board of trustees for ‘Long Live Egypt’ Fund

  /  December 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Other decrees raised military pensions by 15%, approved foreign loans to enhance electricity

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Al-Sisi ratifies electoral districts law amid concerns over fair democratic representation

  /  December 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Regulations do not weigh votes equally and will empower businessmen and Mubarak-era figures, says panel at CIHRS

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Disputed report in Turkish media takes aim at both Egypt and Erdogan foe

  /  December 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Daily Sabah alleges that Egyptian police raided a Gülen-affiliated school in Cairo, removed Turkish flags

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Detained Al Jazeera journalists send Christmas Greetings and plea for help

  /  December 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

I’m a desperate Canadian citizen that needs the government to stand by me, says Fahmy

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Militants bomb Sinai gas pipeline for 27th time

  /  December 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt’s gas exports to Jordan dropped dramatically in 2014 due to militant attacks

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Drive-by shooting injures army officer

  /  December 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Officer now hospitalised after militants attacked him

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Al-Sisi ratifies electoral districts law

  /  December 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

President Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi ratified Monday the electoral districts law after its cabinet approval earlier this month. Under the new law, Egypt is divided into 237 constituencies assigned for individual nominees, and into four constituencies read the rest…

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NGO requests permission to appeal constitutionality of presidential decree on vital facilities

  /  December 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Hundreds have been referred to military courts since the decree was issued in late October

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Appeals court adjourns FGM victim case to 26 January

  /  December 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

A previous verdict acquitted the accused doctor and father

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Shoukry reaffirms trilateral cooperation between Egypt, Greece, and Cyprus

  /  December 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The summit’s objective was to develop a tripartite partnership in various fields including “promoting peace, stability, security and prosperity in the Eastern Mediterranean in all fields (political, economic, trade, culture, tourism)”.

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Bassem Youssef to be fined EGP 100m

  /  December 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

“I’m not a part of this dispute”, surgeon-turned satirist tweets

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Cairo University allows 38 suspended students to return

  /  December 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Students re-admitted on condition of “parents’ guarantees of not protesting”

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Five ‘State of Sinai’ militants killed in Sharqeya raid: Ministry of Interior

  /  December 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The suspects allegedly planned to carry out major terrorist attacks in coming days

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EIPR to register under ‘flawed’ NGO law, will continue work to replace it

  /  December 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

CIHRS says it will not register under an “undemocratic law”

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Three parties withdraw from Egyptian Front Coalition

  /  December 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Parties cited “unclear criteria” of selecting members as reason for withdrawal

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Football fans to return to Egyptian stadiums

  /  December 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Games have been played behind closed doors since 2012 Port Said massacre

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Two policemen detained pending investigations on rape charges

  /  December 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The incident allegedly took place in Shubra Al-Kheima over a week ago

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