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Ministry of Interior, Al-Azhar students clash through the night

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

During what witnesses are calling the most violent university clash yet, security forces break into faculty buildings and students light tyres on fire

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Political activists released on bail

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

Abu Zeid was arrested while giving a literacy class in an informal neighbourhood

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Egypt could see US military aid return

  /  April 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Kerry set to certify Egypt’s commitment to relationship with US and obligations under Israel peace treaty, unable to certify democratic progress

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Sabahy meets Al-Dostour Party figures

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

They discussed coordinating support after the party announced earlier this month that it is backing the presidential candidate

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Female sit-in held outside presidential palace against the Protest Law

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

Female protesters decry prison verdicts maintained to prominent activists

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Bomb kills Brigadier General; Lieutenant dies in shoot out

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

Two others wounded in Giza attack

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Syrians arrested while attempting to illegally emigrate

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

Arrested group include 2 underage Egyptians, 18 Syrians

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More video evidence presented as Al Jazeera trial resumes

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

Journalists briefly dismissed from Tora prison courtroom for interacting with defendants

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Decision to refer Presidential Elections Law to SCC due 29 April

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

Constitutional expert believes it is near impossible for the law to be reconsidered

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Morsi and Brotherhood leaders appear in court for espionage trial

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

Trial of Brotherhood leadership for espionage is postponed to next week

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Port Said Massacre retrial hearing postponed

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

The retrial of 11 defendants will resume on 18 June

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Popular Socialist Alliance calls for immediate release of detained members

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

Alliance condemns military, government’s crackdown on peaceful protest, activists

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At least 17 drown in Sham El Neseem celebrations

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

The victims drowned in several separate incidents

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Anti-harassment campaign intervened in 17 harassment cases during Easter

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

I Saw Harassment calls for swift issuance of legal text criminalising sexual harassment

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Al Jazeera trial resumes

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

Sixth court session for Al Jazeera journalists underway at Tora Prison

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Window closes on presidential candidacy applications; Al-Sisi and Sabahy alone in race

  /  April 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Supreme Electoral Commission approves requests by six international NGOs to monitor upcoming elections and is still processing requests by local ones

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Detained 6 April members go on hunger strike

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

NGOs also to hold protest against detention of journalist in Washington DC

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Two police officers, conscript killed in two separate attacks

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

Bomb in Lebanon Square kills one, shootout in Suez kills two

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Aswan reconciliation committee promises compensation

  /  April 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Head of reconciliation committee says two feuding tribes on the path to peace

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Fahmy and Fatah discuss negotiations and Palestinian reconciliation

  /  April 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Foreign minister meets Fatah member ahead of renewed Palestinian reconciliation efforts

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Egypt vote turns into Sisi, Sabahy contest

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

Former army chief Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi is the front-runner in the 26-27 May vote,

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Presidential pardons in commemoration of Sinai Liberation Day

  /  April 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Release order for those who served more than half their time in prison

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Death sentence for child molester and murderer in Zagazig

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

The defendant molested, robbed and killed his seven-year-old neighbour

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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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