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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  /  4 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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Fear, violence and hardship part of everyday life in volatile North Sinai town

  /  November 22, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Residents of Al-Arish are caught in the fight between militants and the military

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Military court sentences 20 civilians for armed forces assault

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

One of the defendants refused lawyer, citing he did not recognise legitimacy of military trials

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The fading faces of opposition media under Al-Sisi’s Egypt

  /  November 16, 2014  /  In Focus  /  2 Comments

Egyptian media formed Al-Sisi’s personality cult and is constantly emphasising the fight against “terrorism”

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Fishermen held in attack on navy released

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

Arrests took place at sea after unidentified “hostile vessels” opened fire on Egyptian navy

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Egyptian and US army officials discuss military relations

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

10 apache helicopters to be delivered to Egypt this month

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Egyptian navy boat attacked north of Damietta port

  /  November 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

3 hostile vessels were destroyed, 20 people arrested

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Militants arrested in Sinai as counterinsurgency operations continue

  /  November 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

“Nothing has improved, there are still killings and incidents every day”, official says

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Traffickers of military and police uniforms arrested: Interior Ministry

  /  November 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Azbakia Police Station investigation department in Cairo arrested a group of men for possessing large quantities of military and police uniforms with the intent of selling them, according to a statement released Sunday by read the rest…

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Egypt calls for ‘return of the Libyan capital’

  /  October 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Libyan government orders military to retake Tripoli, calls for civil disobedience in capital

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Better than Syria?

  /  October 8, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

It was back in the late 1980s when I, a young teenager then, visited my Syrian side of the family. In the garden of a family member’s villa, a group of us, all teenagers, gathered read the rest…

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The military and the state: The role of the armed forces in post-30 June Egypt

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

“After June 30, Sisi had one of two options: to succeed or to succeed. He doesn’t have the luxury of failure, in light of the existing political and security threats,” Magda Ghoneim told Daily News Egypt.

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Sobhi meets French counterpart to exchange views on regional security

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

Defence ministers and Egyptian chief of staff discussed cooperation in various fields and latest developments

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Egypt redirects US military relationships

and   /  September 14, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Government’s anti-terrorism statements believed to be for “media consumption”, expert says

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2 militants killed in military raid North Sinai

  /  September 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egyptian military carries out extensive raids to counter militant groups in Sinai

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Egypt and Norway discuss region and agree on future cooperation

  /  September 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Foreign ministers discuss bilateral ties and situations in Gaza and Libya

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‘Crying need for financial support’ in Gaza: UNRWA Commissioner General

  /  September 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Krähenbühl says “Palestinians are not statistics”

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US approves Apache deal and military cooperation with Egypt

  /  September 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Region also needs to work together and improve economic and social procedures to combat extremism, says President Al-Sisi

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US to send 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt

  /  August 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Kerry describes Egypt as “strategic partner” on regional issues in phone call with Egyptian counterpart

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