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Turkish news agency closes Cairo office

  /  June 2, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Anadolu staff members deny Al Jazeera report that Egyptian government forced closure

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7 minors sentenced in Al-Qubba Palace clashes case

  /  June 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Clashes erupted between protesters and police outside the Al-Qubba presidential palace in February 2013

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Ajnad Misr trial ‘halted’

  /  May 31, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

20 alleged members of extremist group Ajnad Misr were being tried for conducting at least 20 bomb attacks

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NCHR report condemns Sinai terrorism, Muslim Brotherhood

  /  May 31, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Despite condemning pre-trial detention and military trials, journalists say report “too gentle” on state authorities

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Egypt continues to defend courts despite ongoing criticisms

  /  May 30, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

International rights organisation FIDH welcomed the acquittal of 17 Al-Sabbagh witnesses, but say that “judicial harassment” is ongoing

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Port Said ‘prison clashes’ trial postponed to continue hearing witnesses

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

 “Masked men” among the groups of families fired gunshots at security forces, says witness

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3 policemen referred to trial over torture accusations

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

Detained man was allegedly beaten to death in police station

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Egypt’s judiciary unites opposing political currents in one trial

  /  May 23, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Mohamed Morsi, Alaa Abdel Fattah, Amr Hamzawy among 25 accused of ‘insulting judiciary’

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Should Al-Sisi cancel his visit to Germany?

  /  May 23, 2015  /  Egypt, In Focus  /  No Comments

Former foreign ministry official denounces “insulting” move after Bundestag President declared refusal to meet Egyptian president, while political party head disagrees

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Morsi’s Qatar espionage case postponed to 24 May

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

The defendants stand accused of spying and leaking information to Qatari intelligence

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Capital punishment and the question of fair trials

  /  May 19, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Growing need for social dialogue in Egyptian society over capital punishment, says anthropology professor Reem Saad

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‘Cruel and Inhuman’ – EU, other states issue cautious criticism of Morsi sentence

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

More comments issued as Erdogan is reported as calling for EU sanctions against Egypt

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3 bomb explosions cause Aswan power outage

  /  May 18, 2015  /  Egypt  /  No Comments

A further bomb was found in the same place and dismantled

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Hamas calls verdict on Palestinians in Morsi trial ‘shocking’, ‘sad’

  /  May 16, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

“Some were martyrs of resistance a long time ago,” says Hamas spokesperson

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Presidency mourns judges killed in armed North Sinai attack

  /  May 16, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Attack on judges should make them more determined to pursue justice, says Al-Sisi

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Islamist leader Essam Derbala arrested on terrorism charges

  /  May 13, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Derbala remained committed to Anti-Coup Alliance

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Court sentences 5 to death in Kerdasa police killings

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

Judge Nagy Shehata sentenced 183 of 188 defendants to death in February in same case

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Setting the stage: The 2012 Abbaseya clashes

  /  May 3, 2015  /  Egypt  /  No Comments

Although the political dispute between the State and the Islamists intensified after the ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi in July 2013, the May 2012 Abbaseya clashes count as the first main bloody confrontation between read the rest…

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Irish FM tells Shoukry of ‘disappointment’ on case of imprisoned national

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

19-year-old Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa has been detained in Egypt for over 600 days

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Mubarak calls on Egyptians to stand behind Al-Sisi

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

Former president spoke on satellite channel Sada Al-Balad on the commemoration of 33rd anniversary of Sinai Liberation day

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Morsi ‘tried not as an individual but as a regime’: Lawyer

  /  April 22, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Hoda Nasrallah of the prosecution comments on some of the legal irregularities in Tuesday’s verdict

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Egypt deplores reactions to ‘Presidential Palace’ verdict

  /  April 22, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

US, Turkey express “concern” over sentencing of former president Mohamed Morsi and12 other defendants to 20 years imprisonment

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Morsi verdict a ‘travesty of justice’: Amnesty International

  /  April 21, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The human rights watchdog strongly criticised the trial as well as the investigations

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2 children killed in Sheikh Zuweid

  /  April 21, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The victims were killed due to shelling in the area by unidentified forces

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Court upholds Abu Ismail’s prison sentence

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

Salafi preacher convicted of forging official documents to run in 2012 presidential elections

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Mohamed Soltan, 36 others imprisoned for life

  /  April 11, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Court ratifies 14 death sentences in “Operations Room” trial, defence to appeal

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Verdict on closure of HRW headquarters to be issued 19 May

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

Although HRW does not currently have offices in Egypt, the verdict would still serve to “undermine the group’s presence in Egypt”, says lawyer

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Employment, detention, and registration: On Syrian refugees in Egypt

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

Dozens still held in prison in Alexandria despite release order

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Global campaign marks 600 days in prison without trial for photojournalist Shawkan

and   /  April 6, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Former Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy leads intensive local and international battle to support Shawkan

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48 suspects referred to criminal court in Mayada Ashraf case

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

Prosecutor General accuses suspects of joining Muslim Brotherhood for non-peaceful purposes

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