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Volatile Matariya braces for more protests

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Main road closed, as plain-clothed police officers patrol tense streets, after interior minister tells forces to be “direct and decisive”

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Interior minister tours Matariya as volatile district braces for another night of dissent

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Main road closed and reports of plain-clothed police officers patrolling streets after the interior minister visits to tell forces to be “direct and decisive”

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Popular Alliance claim authorities banned Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh funeral

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Al-Sabbagh’s death brings former presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabbahi back to forefront of political scene

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Women to protest at site of Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh killing

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Organisers are certain bullet came from government and “refuse to be silenced”

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Foreign governments, UN ‘deeply disturbed’ by deadly 25 January clashes

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Foreign ministry refutes criticism from UN, United States, Britain, and Turkey

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Ongoing investigations into Al-Sabbagh’s death as interior ministry denies accusations

  /  January 26, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Testimonies point to violations by police that resulted in Al-Sabbagh’s death

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Accusations, denials over abuses of authority by security forces on 25 January anniversary

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

Rights groups issue condemnation of heavy-handed state response on 25 January Revolution anniversary

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Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh died near Tahrir of birdshot to the back: Forensic Authority

  /  January 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Socialist Popular Alliance, activists blame police for ‘excessive’ use of force

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6 April, Brotherhood, SAC, Salafi Front, Al-Jamaa Al-Islamiya to participate in 25 January demonstrations

  /  January 24, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

On the 2011 revolution’s anniversary last year, 108 were killed, according to the independent statistics database Wiki Thawra

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More students sentenced as 25 January anniversary approaches

  /  January 19, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

33 Al-Azhar students receive 1 year imprisonment; 6 female students to spend 15 days in detention pending investigations

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2 policemen face criminal court over sexual assault charges

  /  January 18, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Suspects accused of kidnapping and assaulting woman in police car

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Presidential pardon for some prisoners on 25 January anniversary

  /  January 14, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Conditions do not apply to ‘popular’ detained Protest Law activists

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‘We are perfectly equipped for waging war’: Ajnad Misr video

  /  January 12, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Militant leader says “30 June helped us convince people that the only way out is through Jihad”

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Egypt warns foreign journalists to fact check following Amal Clooney story

  /  January 6, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Guardian article led to confusion over threat of arrest to high-profile Al Jazeera trial lawyer

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NGO to submit 200 names for presidential pardon request in protest cases

  /  January 5, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Students most likely to be pardoned and released, say experts

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American woman reported dead in Gharbeya

  /  January 4, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Media reports “mysterious death circumstances”

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Governor reshuffle to take place in January: Al-Sisi

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

President also discussed latest economy and security developments with editors of state-owned newspapers

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1,191 reported sexual harassment cases in 100 days: Report

  /  December 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

82.3% of eye witnesses to the harassment do not interfere or help the victim, says Harassmap

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4 fishermen released in Damietta following navy patrol attack investigations

  /  December 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Armed forces to provide financial compensation for damages to boats and fishing equipment, says fishermen’s spokesperson

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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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Police arrests 14 alleged Muslim Brotherhood members

  /  December 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Defendants charged with plotting against security personnel and judges

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EGP 1.5bn total funds for the white taxi project

  /  December 22, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Alex Bank promised to exempt white taxi owners from repaying interest rates that were supposed to be paid for three installments that go back to 2011

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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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Football fans to return to Egyptian stadiums

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

Games have been played behind closed doors since 2012 Port Said massacre

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2 policemen detained pending investigations on rape charges

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

The incident allegedly took place in Shubra Al-Kheima over a week ago

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Over 10,000 people arrested for ‘rioting’ and ‘terrorism’ in 2014

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

Brotherhood “down to last bits”, says assistant to Minister of Interior

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Ajnad Misr reacts to US terrorist designation

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

Designation is a “blessing”, says group media spokesman

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40 Police Academy students expelled over ‘Brotherhood affiliations’

  /  December 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Students were enrolled in academy during Morsi’s reign, says Interior Ministry spokesman

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714 protests in Egypt in November, Islamists’ revolution and Mubarak verdict major triggers: Democracy Index

  /  December 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Report warns of ‘angry’ movements and ‘violent’ state strategy next 25 January anniversary

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Ministerial chamber to investigate embassy shutdowns: Tourism ministry official

  /  December 10, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Ministry seeking assistance from foreign and interior ministries to solve issues regarding embassy shutdowns in Cairo

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