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Morsi espionage trial postponed, media gag lifted

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

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  /  1 Comment

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  /  3 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  /  No Comments

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  /  2 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

  /  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  /  1 Comment

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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Hamas ‘keen’ on Egyptian role in Gaza ceasefire talks

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Turkey, Qatar and Arab League presented with Hamas terms for ceasefire

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Gaza ceasefire talks underway in Doha, Egypt absent

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egypt’s foreign minister continues contacts with regional and international counterparts to reach solution to Gaza conflict

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Minya court acquits 91 arrested following Rabaa dispersal

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Defendants were accused of protesting without a permit and assaulting security forces

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Son of ousted president arrested in train station

  /  July 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Security forces allege Abdullah Morsi was trying to flee country

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18 arrested in pro-Morsi Friday clashes

  /  July 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  6 Comments

Pro-Morsi protesters march against Israeli offensive in Gaza

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Prosecution investigates alleged rape by police

  /  July 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Student says policeman sexually assaulted her after confronting him for harassment

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22 injured following pro-Morsi Friday protests

  /  July 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Anti-Coup Alliance promises “Day of Rage” in the first anniversary of the Republican Guards Clashes

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10 sentenced to death for blocking Qaliub road

  /  July 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Life sentences handed to Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide and 36 others

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Egypt has witnessed catastrophic decline in human rights: Amnesty International

  /  July 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  6 Comments

Rights group says rampant torture, arbitrary arrests, and detentions signal sharp decline in rights in the year following Morsi ouster

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Morsi’s son sentenced for drug use

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

Abdullah Morsi and his friend were arrested earlier this year after they were found in a car, reportedly in possession of hashish

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4 bombs explode, 1 killed on anniversary of Morsi ouster

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

One killed, one injured in Kerdasa, one injured in Abbasiya, two explosions in Imbaba

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Prisoner 41,138

  /  July 2, 2014  /  Opinion  /  4 Comments

By Amr Khalifa The sun beat down with an untethered ferocity on the cuts on her shoulders, and the fact that the shirt was torn was not helping. Her mobile phone barely had enough charge to read the rest…

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