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Who is responsible for the disbanding of the national partnership?

  /  April 22, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

I have no problem with replacing the 30 June alliance term with the national partnership. Recently, I have used the term 30 June alliance to refer to the alliance formed between the old state supporters, read the rest…

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Too hoarse race

  /  April 22, 2014  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

By Philip Whitfield Too cute? You try. Two’s company, three’s a crowd (corny); Spin doctors (better); Whispering campaign (true); Rope a dope (scurrilous). What’s being spoon-fed? Battle lines drawn, littered through copy with adjectival innuendo: read the rest…

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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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Incarcerated 6 April leader calls for international review of Protest Law conviction

  /  April 22, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Demand is “satirical response” to interim president Adly Mansour’s statement that the Protest Law is in line with international standards

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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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Palestinians play down threat to dismantle Authority

  /  April 22, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Palestinian negotiators had warned that they may hand responsibility for governing the occupied territories back to Israel if peace talks remain stalled,

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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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North Korea ‘may be close to nuclear test’ warns Seoul

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

North Korea has conducted three nuclear tests – in 2006, 2009 and 2013 – all at the Punggye-ri site in the northeast of the country

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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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MERS death toll hits 81 in Saudi

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

Health minister sacked

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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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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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Bodylicious: Homemade body butters and scrubs

  /  April 22, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

All of the ingredients in Bodylicious products are 100% Egyptian and natural

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Ted Baker opens its first store in Egypt

  /  April 22, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

Festive opening included a fashion show of the current collections

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Egypt, Saudi Arabia, to sign 2 new agreements to facilitate trade

  /  April 21, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

The agreements will help both countries fight smuggling, says president of Egyptian Customs Authority

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Energy subsidies reform to take effect in July: PM

  /  April 21, 2014  /  Business, Energy  /  No Comments

Mehleb says interim government has yet to decide whether it will increase fuel and diesel prices

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Clashes erupt at SAC protest at Al-Azhar dorms

  /  April 21, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Student group had been protesting SCU Eight weeks long semester concludes the school year and upset students

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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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Saudi sentences five to death over 2003 Qaeda attacks

  /  April 21, 2014  /  Region  /  1 Comment

Dozens of Saudis and expats were killed and wounded that year in car bombings

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Biden heads to Ukraine as Russia accuses Kiev of violating accord

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

Russia accused Ukraine of flouting an international accord meant to diffuse the crisis over its separatist east

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Jihadist group in Libya releases video of sobbing hostage

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

The hostage, Mohamed ben Sheikh, is shown crying during the five minute video as he calls on Tunisia’s president to help rescue him

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Syria calls presidential elections for 3 June

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

AFP- Syria said Monday it will hold presidential elections expected to return President Bashar Al-Assad to office on 3 June, despite a civil war that has killed more than 150,000 people. Underlining the ongoing violence read the rest…

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Egypt vote turns into Sisi, Sabahy contest

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

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

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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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