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Police Day and human rights

  /  January 25, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

How can the January revolution die if its main cause still lives?

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Revolution Dishonoured

  /  January 23, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

To understand today’s pungent pain you must absorb the degree of yesterday’s hope

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Religious institutions: a pillar of Egypt’s new security state?

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

What are top religious institutions doing to support Al-Sisi and his government?

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Leak allegedly reveals government using media to shape public opinion

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

Officials purportedly pick media personnel to convince people that Al-Sisi is targeted

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Egyptian judiciary violates human rights: German official

  /  January 17, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Christoph Strässer discusses the Protest Law, freedom of speech and the NGOs law as part of fighting terrorism, says Germany is accused of targeting Egypt

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Muslim Brotherhood defence lawyer requests merging 2 trials

  /  January 13, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Lawyer Kamal Mandour wants one ruling for espionage and prison break trials for overlapping charges

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Morsi presidential palace trial verdict postponed

  /  January 8, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Verdict to be announced on 21 April, says Cairo Criminal Court

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Once again, what about Al-Sisi’s relations with politicians?

  /  January 3, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

A week after dissolving political parties, particularly on 16 January 1953, Abdel Nasser announced the establishment of the “Freedom Authority”, making it a direct subsidiary of the ruling “revolution council” at the time. It was read the rest…

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2013 tourism crises continued into 2014: Experts

  /  January 3, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

2014 inherited same crises faced by sector as 2013, including active labour migration and low occupancy

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Police disperse Friday marches, arrest protesters

  /  January 2, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The Anti-Coup Alliance calls for pre-25 January protests under the slogan ‘together for liberation’

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Morsi’s espionage case adjourned to 4 January

  /  December 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Cairo Criminal Court adjourned the trial of former president Mohamed Morsi and 35 other members of the Muslim Brotherhood to 4 January. They face. charges of leaking documents that could harm Egypt’s national security. The read the rest…

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Last presidential visit to China in 2012 witnessed signing of seven agreements

  /  December 23, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

China said in 2013 that it would give Egypt a $24.7m non-refundable grant

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Militants kill police conscript in Alexandria drive-by shooting

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

Military officer shot multiple times in Cairo previous day

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Presidential decree appoints board of trustees for ‘Long Live Egypt’ Fund

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

Other decrees raised military pensions by 15%, approved foreign loans to enhance electricity

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Drive-by shooting injures army officer

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

Officer now hospitalised after militants attacked him

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439 to face military court for violence following Rabaa dispersal

  /  December 13, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Egyptian prosecution retroactively applies law to try civilians in military judiciary

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DP World plans to acquire 10% of goods traded globally

  /  December 13, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

Discussions are underway to expand operations at Ain Sokhna Port

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One killed, 13 arrested in Friday protests across Egypt

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

Minor protests also took place in Maadi, New Cairo, Ain Shams, and Helwan

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Alleged SCAF leaks referred to military prosecution in Morsi trail

  /  December 9, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Next session of ousted president’s trial will resume on Wednesday

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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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7 given life sentences for Muslim Brotherhood affiliation

  /  December 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The defendants were handed the sentences in absentia

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The return of the caliphate: between Islam and politics

  /  December 8, 2014  /  In Focus  /  2 Comments

ISIS is obsessed with the myth of the Mehdi, and is preparing for his reign, claim AUC professors

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Militant football fans reassert their key role in protest with storming of Cairo stadium

  /  December 7, 2014  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

By James M. Dorsey Militant, street battle-hardened football fans stormed a Cairo stadium in advance of the second leg of crowned Al-Ahly SC’s African Confederation Cup final against Ivory Coast’s Séwé Sport in a reassertion read the rest…

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Defence in Morsi espionage trial denies Muslim Brotherhood-US collaboration

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

Morsi is charged with collaborating with “foreign elements”

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4 Muslim Brotherhood members handed death sentences in ‘headquarters trial’

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

Court to rule on remaining defendants on 28 February

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Leaked recordings allege Morsi was illegally detained in navy base

  /  December 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

Top generals purportedly discuss ways to cover up evidence and falsify information

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Interpol declares high alert for arrest of Yusuf al-Qaradawi

  /  December 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  9 Comments

Qaradawi was stripped of Egyptian citizenship in the 1960s, charged alongside Morsi for prison break

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Morsi’s defence presents alleged SCAF phone leaks in espionage trial

  /  December 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Prosecutor general to launch an investigation into the recordings

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Investigative detention of Brotherhood leader extended

  /  December 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Mohamed Ali Beshr is under investigation for collaborating with US and inciting violence

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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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