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Prominent Alexandrian activist contests absentia conviction, trial date set

  /  April 12, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Mahienour El-Massry who was sentenced to serve two years in prison for violating the protest law, will have her first trial session on 20 May

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One dead, 73 arrested during Friday protests

  /  April 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Two killed in shootout with police, bomb explodes in 6 October City

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Police stop art festival in Alexandria, arrest organisers

  /  April 6, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Officers were sceptical about the event’s political motivations, event organiser says

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33 Morsi supporters sentenced to 6 years

  /  March 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Defendants charged with belonging to a “banned” organisation and violating the Protest Law

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Court sentences two to death for killing child

  /  March 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Death sentence of two men involved in deadly Sidi Gaber clashes referred to the Mufti

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Experiencing Alexandria: The city as text and context part II

  /  March 26, 2014  /  Tourism  /  1 Comment

I reflect on the city and how we see it, how we experience it and how we relate to it

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Cairo central distribution point joins postal workers strike

  /  March 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

New strikes come in response to arrest of five striking Postal Authority workers from their homes

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Experiencing Alexandria: The city as text and context

  /  March 19, 2014  /  Tourism  /  2 Comments

I reflect on the city. The city and how we see it, how we experience it and how we relate to it

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First week of university classes saw ‘tremendous’ amounts of rights violations: AFTE

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

Students express anxiety and fear over the presence of security forces in and around Egyptian campuses as protests continue

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Two army officers and five militants killed in Qaliubiya

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

Bomb disabled in Alexandria courts complex

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Human rights group condemns ‘attack’ on Kom Al-Deka detainees

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

Security forces allegedly fired tear gas into a dorm full of minors, attacked protesting parents

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Court upholds sentence in Sayed Belal murder case

  /  March 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Defendant had challenged the court verdict sentencing him to 15 years in prison

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‘Terrorist cell’ arrested in Alexandria: Ministry of Interior

  /  March 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Statement claims more than a dozen detained in Muslim Brotherhood-linked “militia”

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One dead, 19 injured in Friday clashes

  /  March 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

At least 10 were arrested in Alexandria for involvement in clashes between demonstrators and security forces

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Misdemeanour courts send 220 to prison for separate incidents in Alexandria

  /  February 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Prisoners referred to Homeland Security Prosecution for joining the Muslim Brotherhood

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Six police officials acquitted of charges of killing protesters in Alexandria

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

Final case dating back to the beginning of 25 January Revolution ends with acquittal

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Two more MB leaders referred to criminal court

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

The organisation was banned by court and designated a terrorist organisation by the government

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Court upholds charges for four Alexandria detainees

  /  February 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Lawyer says there is still room for appeal but it is a process that will take a very long time

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Homeland Security searches Radio Tram offices

  /  February 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

“We were treated well,” says Radio Tram Manager

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US announces EGP 1m in support of the Museum of Islamic Art and Dar al-Kutub

  /  February 12, 2014  /  Culture  /  5 Comments

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) will coordinate closely with Egyptian institutions to help restore the site.

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Auguste Perret’s Villa Aghion under threat in Alexandria

  /  February 11, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

This is the second time the villa has been under threat of demolition, after a partial attempt in 2009.

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‘Massive’ fire at Alexandria CSF camp

  /  February 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The fire, which was brought under control, was allegedly caused by an electrical short

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One killed, 35 injured in Friday protests

  /  February 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Attempted sit-in dispersed in Matariya, which saw high levels of violence on 25 January

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Participants of political flash mob sentenced to two years with hard labour

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

Defence laywer says sentence will be challenged

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Clashes spring up in Egypt on eve of revolution anniversary

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

Violence erupts across multiple governorates, leaves 8 dead, 59 injured, and 171 arrested

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In Pictures: Clashes in Alexandria

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

  AFP - Egyptian protesters and supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood scatter as a tear gas canister explodes next to them during clashes withEgyptian police in the northern port city of Alexandria on 23 January 2014. read the rest…

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One student killed during Alexandria University clashes

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

Clashes erupt after a student protest; MOI claims it only intervened after student’s death

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Pure beauty awaits in Egypt

  /  January 15, 2014  /  Tourism  /  1 Comment

Now is the perfect opportunity to explore many Egyptian wonders in a serene atmosphere

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Alexandria lawyers group accuses Homeland Security officers of torturing detainees

  /  January 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Association to Defend Alexandrian Detainees names five Homeland Security officers who allegedly tortured detainees in Alexandria Security Directorate

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Four dead, 169 arrested during Friday marches

  /  January 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Deadly clashes erupted in Suez and Alexandria days before the national referendum

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