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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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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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Paralympic weightlifters bring home four world records

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Sports  /  2 Comments

Egyptian team ranked second at the Dubai 2014 IPC Power lifting World Championships, winning four gold, six silver, and two bronze medals

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IED goes off across the street from Dokki Police Station

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

Blast injures noncommissioned police officer, conscript

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IED goes off across the street from Dokki Police station

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Blast injures noncommissioned police officer, conscript

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US Secretary of Defence speaks to Sobhi for first time since appointment

  /  April 14, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Hagel congratulates new Egyptian Minister of Defence, discusses bilateral relations

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EU contributes €57m to improve Egypt’s water systems

  /  April 12, 2014  /  Business, Economy  /  2 Comments

Projects are expected to bring water to more than 1.5 million people and improve water services for seven million people

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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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Egyptian Sumo player honoured during Arabic-Japanese friendship week

  /  April 9, 2014  /  Sports  /  3 Comments

“The Egyptian player is the first Arab to be honoured on such an occasion”, Egyptian ambassador in Japan says

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9 student unions at Cairo University criticise security situation on campus

  /  April 8, 2014  /  Politics  /  4 Comments

“Having security on campus will move the clashes inside,” says student leader

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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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Current government ‘a regime worse than Mubarak’: Alaa Abdel Fattah

  /  April 5, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

NCHR member Mohamed Abdel Kouddous calls on Hamdeen Sabahy not to participate in “staged presidential election”

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6 April fronts coordinating joint protests on movement’s sixth anniversary

  /  April 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

The movement will announce details in a press conference on Thursday, says 6 April Democratic Front spokesman

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This time, it’s a moment of defeat: Abdel Fattah

  /  April 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

“This is not just about me. It’s almost as if it’s a war on a whole generation,” says prominent activist Alaa Abdel Fattah

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New defence minister vows to stabilise national security

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

“Let us salute the great, brave hero Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and all members of the armed forces who daily risk their lives for Egypt,” Defence Minister Sedki Sobhi says

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Students organised 1,427 protests in fall semester: Democracy Meter

  /  March 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

87% of student demands are political

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Death of Al-Dostour journalist stirs controversy over journalist safety

  /  March 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Interior ministry will provide Press Syndicate with 100 bulletproof vests, says syndicate head

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Explosion in Sohag kills 10, injures 37

  /  March 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Blast was in house used to store black market diesel and gas

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Egypt abstains from calling Crimea referendum invalid

  /  March 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Contradiction sometimes exists between people’s will and legal frameworks governing them, says Egypt’s permanent representative to the UN

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Clashes erupt between protesting students and security forces

  /  March 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Eight rioters at Zagazig University arrested, according to Ministry of Interior

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Students Against the Coup to protest mass death sentences Wednesday, anticipates clashes

  /  March 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Engineering student union warns students to steer clear of Cairo University during protests

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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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AFTE blames government policy for university tension

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

Human rights organisation proposes 13 recommendations to protect students’ rights and freedoms

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1,044 protests in February: Democracy Meter

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

Protesters included doctors, teachers, security workers and others

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Clashes erupt between SAC and security forces in a number of universities

  /  March 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Two students reported dead from fatal birdshot wounds in Beni Suef University: AFTE Student Observatory

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In Pictures: Clashes erupt between SAC and security forces in Al-Azhar University

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

Clashes erupted Wednesday between students affiliated with the group Students Against the Coup and security forces during protests at a number of universities, including Al-Azhar, Alexandria, Cairo, and Beni Suef. Two students died of fatal read the rest…

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Foreign ministry announces official stance on GERD

  /  March 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  8 Comments

Egypt seeking agreement to ensure Ethiopia’s developmental needs, interests of Sudan, and Egypt’s water security, says ministry

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Security forces raid press conference on Rabaa dispersal organised by Anti-Coup Alliance

  /  March 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Two of the event organisers were arrested, one is still detained in an undisclosed location, says Anti Coup Alliance Spokesman

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Two police officers shot dead in Qena

  /  March 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Three suspects in custody after raid in Upper Egypt

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