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Army observes spirit of Ramadan

  /  July 9, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The armed forces issued a statement asking the people to “elevate their behaviour to Ramadan principles” and to maintain peace

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Al-Nour Party proposes ‘national reconciliation commission’

  /  July 9, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  178 Comments

Salafi party issues statement denouncing constitutional decree and roadmap, proposes alternative

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Presidential adviser blames SCC decision for political tension

  /  June 9, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Pakinam Al-Sharkawy defends President Mohamed Morsi’s November constitutional decree

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SJC to respond to Judiciary Law amendments

  /  May 27, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Supreme Judicial Council says it will prepare a formal response to amendments to the Judiciary Law one day ahead of meeting with Judges’ Club

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A Year in Review: Constitutional mazes

  /  December 31, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics, Year End 2012  /  No Comments

For the past two years whoever has been in power in Egypt has taken it upon themselves to issue constitutional decrees in order to right the wrongs of previous decrees. Predictably, this plunged the country into constitutional chaos.

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Opposition condemns second decree

  /  December 9, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Morsy’s second declaration not seen as a compromise

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Cases against decree passed on

  /  December 5, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Another judicial district will examine cases against constitutional declaration

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Opposition lays out demands

  /  December 5, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

National Rescue Front to continue sit-ins until demands are met

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Chaos in State Council as court postpones decree decision

  /  December 4, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Brotherhood supporters pleased with the postponement, opposition lawyers outraged

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No changes to constitutional decree

  /  November 27, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Protection from legal review applies only to “acts of sovereignty”

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Shura Council endorses Morsy decree

  /  November 25, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Islamist-dominated upper house of parliament decries state of polarisation

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Marches converge on Tahrir Square

  /  November 23, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Protesters express anger toward Morsy’s decree

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The constitutionality of Morsy’s decision to reverse SCAF’s constitutional decree

  /  August 13, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Morsy regained presidential powers which the constitutional decree had barred from

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Order breaks down over law: Constituent Assembly ruling postponed to Thursday (video)

  /  July 17, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Amid chanting and protesting by Muslim Brotherhood members who took over two halls, the court postponed the case calling for the dissolution of the assembly tasked with writing Egypt’s next constitution

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