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Ajnad Misr claims Alf Maskan explosion and other attacks

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Explosion occurred on morning of fourth anniversary of 25 January Revolution

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Notes from America: The day Egypt lost its virginity

  /  January 25, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Ahmed Tharwat This is the story of Jihan and Rasha; two young activists whose lives were shattered forever. The story of the forced virginity test that was performed on young Egyptian women activists by read the rest…

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Leak allegedly reveals government using media to shape public opinion

  /  January 20, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Officials purportedly pick media personnel to convince people that Al-Sisi is targeted

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250 referred to military court in Minya

  /  January 18, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Charges include torching a post office and joining a ‘terrorist’ group

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6 female students arrested after exam in Mansoura University: Student observatory

  /  January 7, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Prosecution ordered detainees spend 15 days in preventive detention

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Lawsuit targets army officials claiming HIV, Hepatitis C cure

  /  January 5, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Poor and helpless patients put high hopes on ‘army scam invention’, says lawyer

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North Sinai mortar attack injures 2 policemen day after IED kills army sergeant

  /  January 5, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Latest disturbance comes amongst almost daily violence in restive region

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NGOs’ reports slam judicial, security and economic system of 2014

  /  January 4, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

“Decisions that affect the entire populations are made in a legislative vacuum, without transparency and in the absence of accountability mechanisms,” says EIPR

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7 Mansoura University students referred to military trial

  /  January 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Students face charges of protesting and violence

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Presidential pardon for Protest Law detainees expected: Human rights advocates

  /  January 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Expected on list include Ahmed Douma, Mohamed Soltan, Sanaa Seif, Yara Sallam

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Court allows re-trial for police personnel convicted in military courts

  /  December 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Police were never subject to military trials in first place, experts say

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New militant video allegedly shows masked gunmen running North Sinai checkpoint

and   /  December 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The footage also includes images of executions of alleged “army collaborators”

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Egypt closes Salloum border amid Libya security woes

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

Border guards detain 151 illegal migrants attempting to enter Libya

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NGO requests permission to appeal constitutionality of presidential decree on vital facilities

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

Hundreds have been referred to military courts since the decree was issued in late October

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Five ‘State of Sinai’ militants killed in Sharqeya raid: Ministry of Interior

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

The suspects allegedly planned to carry out major terrorist attacks in coming days

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Al-Sisi appoints new Director of Intelligence Agency

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

Previous head of the National Security Authority appointed as new director of the General Intelligence Service

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Egypt’s miltary confirms 10 Apaches delivered by US

  /  December 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Military expert says Egypt’s pursuing ‘multiple alternative sources for military cooperation’

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On-campus violations against students continue: AFTE

  /  December 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Two students from Alexandria University refered to military courts, says student observatory

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Another 300 Muslim Brotherhood figures referred to military courts

  /  December 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Number of civilians referred to military courts increases amid concerns from political groups

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10 fighters killed in Sinai air raid

  /  December 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Security sources reported that a vehicle was destroyed, suspected to have been used in launching the attack

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Muslim Brotherhood faces pressure in Jordan

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

King Abdulla says group “hijacked the Arab Spring”, Brotherhood deputy leader to face military trial later this month

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Is Tamarod still relevant?

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

The group’s request to establish a political party was rejected by Supreme Electoral Commission on 3 December

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Leaked recordings allege Morsi was illegally detained in navy base

  /  December 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

Top generals purportedly discuss ways to cover up evidence and falsify information

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Non-commissioned border guard officers granted right to arrest civilians

  /  December 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Civilians can be tried in military courts if found guilty of attacking “vital” state facilities

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Grand Mufti, former Canterbury Archbishop set to speak against radicalism

  /  December 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egyptian Revolutionary Council wants invitation revoked because of Mufti’s support for Egyptian government

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At least 2 dead in violent dispersal of Tahrir Square demonstrations

  /  November 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  8 Comments

Thousands gathered around iconic square to protest Cairo Criminal Court’s dismissal of Mubarak charges

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Thousands gather in Tahrir Square to protest Mubarak’s verdict

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

Security forces dispersed demonstrators with water cannons and teargas; many protesters arrested

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Egypt repays Qatari deposit worth $2.5bn: CBE governor

  /  November 29, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

Governor also downplays negative effects on foreign currency reserves

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Egypt, UAE militaries in 3rd joint training this year

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

“Righteous Arrows” exercise aims to “support and strengthen” cooperation

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11 militants killed in North Sinai: Armed forces

  /  November 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Police officer killed in Al-Arish, security forces still tracking down perpetrators

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