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Rights group calls for investigation into death of detainee

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

Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights calls for legislative reform to combat torture

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Rocket explosions in Al- Arish, death toll rises to 8

  /  July 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

One security officer and 7 civilians were killed, including a child, Ministry of Interior

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MOI rejects claims of violence at Wadi El-Natrun Prison

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

Interior ministry claims prisoner made international call to satellite channel spreading “lies”

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Egypt arrests 4 over Alexandria bombing

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

Suspects are members of terrorist group trained to attack police facilities, says interior ministry

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Government body to implement new strategy to protect women against violence

  /  July 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The new tripartite strategy involves prevention, protection and intervention, and will include raising awareness, and the rehabilitation of those perpetrating violence as well as their victims.

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31 ‘terror cells’ uncovered during last month and a half: MOI

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

Some of those arrested were in possession of grenades, firearms, and improvised explosive devices.

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One CSF conscript killed in Helwan clashes

  /  July 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

A police officer was killed, while three were injured amid clashes on Thursday evening in Helwan, where protests in support of ousted president Mohamed Morsi were being held. According to a statement by the Ministry of Interior, read the rest…

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One dead as pro-Morsi protests dispersed across Cairo, Giza and Alexandria

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

Anti-Coup Alliance claims three dead during dispersals, MOI arrests 34 for incitement, organising protests

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Egyptian prisons ‘like hotels’: Interior ministry official

  /  July 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Rights groups have announced documented cases of torture, violence and sexual assault; ministry denies any form of violent practices on prisoners

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Attempt to smuggle pages of ‘Description de l’Égypte’ thwarted: Interior ministry

  /  July 2, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Ministry of Interior coordinated with Customs Authority to prevent smuggling some series of the book to an Arab country

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State to relocate vendors from downtown Cairo

  /  June 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Cairo governorate aiming to relocate street vendors within next four months

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Presidential palace blasts leave 2 policemen dead, others injured

  /  June 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Explosives experts killed during bomb disposal, following warning from militant group

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UPDATE: Two blasts at Presidential Palace: one policeman dead, others injured

  /  June 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Explosives expert killed during bomb disposal, following warning from militant group

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Security forces disperse protest, arrest 24

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

Political parties and NGOs condemn arrests and call for the cancellation of the Protest Law

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Friday update: 3 protesters killed, 20 wounded, dozens arrested

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

Demonstrators rallied against recent Muslim Brotherhood death sentences

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Lawsuit filed to end MOI search for Internet monitoring programs

  /  June 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Statement by rights groups and ‘concerned citizens’ says attempts to monitor web “unlawful and unconstitutional conduct”

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Al-Dostour Party supports lawsuit against Protest Law

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

Proceedings for the lawsuit against controversial law to take place on Tuesday

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Demonstrators rally against sexual harassment

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

Protesters gather outside the Opera House to address sexual assault, gender inequality

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Police sergeant killed in Maadi

  /  June 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ministry of Interior says one of its men was shot in the chest on Friday morning

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Seven local NGOs release letter demanding medical treatment for hunger striking detainee

  /  June 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  11 Comments

Groups say Egyptian government’s refusal to send Mohamed Soltan to hospital is contrary to UN laws

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Interior ministry arrests student accused of leaking exam answers

  /  June 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  9 Comments

Student allegedly used Facebook to transmit answers for matriculation exams

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Amnesty International warns of Egyptian authorities’ plans to monitor social media

and   /  June 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  13 Comments

Human rights watchdog says mass surveillance of social media would “deal a devastating blow to the rights to privacy and freedom of expression in Egypt”

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Government monitoring of social media ‘will not violate freedoms’: Interior minister

  /  June 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

New monitoring system contradicts 2014 constitution, says lawyer Amr Imam

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UAE sends military vehicles to help secure presidential elections

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

Gulf country’s move shows continued support for Egyptian roadmap

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Army and police prepare to secure presidential poll

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

Approximately 181,921 military personnel will coordinate with police to secure this week’s elections

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Police officer, attacker killed in Sharqeya shootout

  /  May 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Sharqeya continues to be flashpoint for attacks against police officers

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Cairo Court for Urgent Matters upholds legality of police presence on campuses

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

SAC calls for protests at Ain Shams, Cairo universities

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40 ‘terrorist cells’ apprehended: MOI

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

Mohamed Ibrahim says previous pardons will be reviewed in light of ongoing violence

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Clashes renew at Al-Azhar over student expulsions

  /  May 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

An eyewitness said the clashes erupted after disapproving students gathered outside the university to object the expulsion of their peers

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‘Trial of the century’ postponed

  /  May 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Court postpones Mubarak incitement case to 10 May to complete hearing case for one of the defendants

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