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Morsi espionage trial postponed

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

Homeland Security General called to testify; defendants face charges of collaborating with foreign groups

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Badie and 14 others handed life imprisonment in Giza clashes trial

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

Defendants charged with murder and inciting violence

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Al-Beltagy, Hegazy handed 20 years

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

Former FJP leader and conservative preacher handed lengthy sentences for torturing policemen

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Will the Muslim Brotherhood resurface under new umbrella?

  /  September 7, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

By Marwa Al-A’sar Ever since the downfall of the Muslim Brotherhood, a looming question has been raised: will the group return to political life under a new umbrella? The Brotherhood has been facing the most read the rest…

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Journalist who shot ‘Helwan Brigades’ video arrested

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

Ministry of Interior says it located her ‘hiding place’ in an Alexandria apartment

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Police sergeant and seven alleged militants killed in separate incidents in Sinai

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

Insurgency and military operations against militants continue in North Sinai

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Minister warns of Brotherhood teams ready to kill and destroy

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Statements follow reconciliation initiative proposed by a Brotherhood figure recently released from prison

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Conscript killed, 3 injured in car crash in Al-Farafa district

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

State media says soldiers were chasing smugglers in the Western Desert

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Mourners chant ‘down with military rule’ during Seif El-Islam’s memorial

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Renowned lawyer’s two children, who were allowed to attend the memorial, were taken back to prison afterwards

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Egyptian government serves political Islam: EIPR

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Official Islamic scholars aim to face extremist thought, but state uses authoritarian grip against those defying religious discourse, says human rights organisation

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Former presidential spokesman referred to criminal court

  /  August 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Ali stands accused of harbouring a fugitive and joining a terrorist organisation

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Anti-Coup Alliance calls for partial strike

  /  August 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Escalation comes after the pro-Morsi alliance organised weekly protests throughout the past year

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Morsi espionage trial postponed, media gag lifted

  /  August 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Defendants accused of disclosing national secrets and funding terrorism

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The Suez Canal Project: Then and now

  /  August 16, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

Member of Public Front of the Suez Canal says $13bn target is exaggerated

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Clashes leave 2 dead in Giza

  /  August 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Freedom and Justice Party report three dead in Matariya clashes

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5 dead on sit-in dispersal anniversary

  /  August 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

1 policeman, 4 demonstrators dead and 114 arrested on Thursday’s anniversary

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Two die in Giza neighbourhood: FJP and police denies deaths

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

Protesters mark the one year anniversary of Rabaa amid high tensions

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Interior Ministry says HRW was told to postpone visit

  /  August 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

HRW top staff set to release report on Rabaa Al-Adaweya dispersal turned away by Egyptian authorities after being held overnight

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HRW to release report on Rabaa, despite denial of staff’s entry into Egypt

  /  August 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

This is the first time ever for HRW staff to be refused entry into Egypt, including during Mubarak’s regime

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Egypt denies Human Right Watch heads entry ahead of Rabaa report

  /  August 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Hundreds of people were killed during the dispersal of pro-Morsi protest last year

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Saudi and Egypt ‘at the core’ of Arab nation: Egypt Ambassador to KSA

  /  August 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi conducted a one-day visit to close regional ally Saudi Arabia on Sunday, during which Egypt’s ambassador to Riyadh said the two countries would aim to address numerous shared challenges “facing the read the rest…

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Top Egypt court dissolves FJP

  /  August 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

The court decision is final and is described by the Brotherhood as one which is “legally null”

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Al-Sisi visits strong backer Saudi Arabia

  /  August 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

The two had previously held talks inside a Saudi royal plane carrying the king, when it made a short stop in Cairo in June

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Media gag imposed on Sahel attack

and   /  August 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Gagging is on the rise, as opposed to what was expected after the 2011 revolution, says Gamila Ismail

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Brotherhood leaders’ trial postponed again

  /  August 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The top MB figures, facing trial for violence outside the MB’s headquarters last year, will have to appear in court again later this month

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Israeli troops leave Gaza as 72-hour ceasefire begins

  /  August 5, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  2 Comments

Operation Protective Edge “not over”; Israel prepares for indirect talks with Palestinians

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Al-Betagy, Hegazy torture trial postponed

  /  August 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Leading Muslim Brotherhood members accused of kidnapping and attempted murder

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Money talks

  /  July 27, 2014  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

By Philip Whitfield Sing along: Money, money, money must be funny in the rich man’s world. Money, money, money: always sunny in the rich man’s world. ABBA’s chart-topper. Here’s the 64-million-dollar question: Where will the read the rest…

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Made in Prison

  /  July 24, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  2 Comments

A dental student arrested during anti-coup protests at Al-Azhar University is making and selling handbags from prison

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Military reveals investigation findings of Al-Farafra attack

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

Attack executed by 20 armed men in vehicles equipped with explosives, says army spokesperson

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