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Egypt, China set to launch strategic partnership

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

President Al-Sisi scheduled for China visit in December

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How does Sisi control the reins?

  /  November 20, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

Within the “1952” – or “army” – family, power is transferred from president to president when the regime arrives at a crisis. For this reason, a new president must confront the causes that led to read the rest…

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Cabinet to rule on electoral districts draft

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

Some parties believe districts made to garner “votes for the government” in upcoming parliamentary elections

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How is power transferred within the ‘1952 family’?

  /  November 7, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

Every dynasty across history is characterised and distinguished by certain attributes, and the ‘1952 family’ is no exception. One of the most important characteristics of any dynasty is the power-transferral method, and we will notice read the rest…

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Al-Sisi appoints Mubarak and Morsi regime ministers as advisors

  /  November 5, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Ahmed Gamal El-Din and Faiza Abu el-Naga to advise on security and terrorism

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Egypt government, Brotherhood to exchange accusations in Geneva

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

Government and Brotherhood looking to score political points, rights groups to show reality, says analyst

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Sisi’s plan: New print of the same edition?

  /  November 1, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

We must begin with the questions that concluded my last article: Is Al-Sisi building a vision? Can we predict this vision based on his current positions? What are the resemblances between this vision and that read the rest…

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Should Egypt be governed by majority rule or by rule of law?

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Mohammed Nosseir The term ‘majority’ could be a very pleasant one, used to refer to a segment of any given society. In reality, rulers and citizens tend to commit a number of mistakes based read the rest…

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$500m repaid to Qatar: CBE governor

  /  October 11, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Egypt will refund $2.5bn at beginning of November says Hisham Ramez

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Brotherhood says ‘justice is indivisible’ after Mubarak trial postponement

  /  September 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Group says there have been “judicial farces” in Egypt’s courts over past 15 months

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UPDATE: Court postpones Mubarak’s verdict to 29 November

, and   /  September 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Judge says panel needs more time to rule on case

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Court to decide Mubarak’s fate on Saturday

  /  September 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, former interior minister Habib Al-Adly, six close aides and fugitive businessman Hussein Salem also face court verdicts

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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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Human rights group collaborate to fight against Egyptian NGO law

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

HRW says independent organisations in Egypt face looming crackdown; Amnesty states Egyptian authorities want to put 40,000 NGOs under their thumb

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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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Mubarak awaits court ruling, due on 27 September

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

Mubarak’s interior minister Al-Adly described 25 January as a conspiracy and 30 June, a revolution

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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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Ban on Mubarak party members in upcoming elections overturned

  /  July 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Court cites lack of corruption evidence against National Democratic Party members to uphold decision

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Appeals court sets date for Shura Council defendants

  /  June 29, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Activists sentenced to 15 years for breaking Protest Law to have appeal 22 July

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Mubarak sons released on EGP 1M bail over illicit gains charges

  /  June 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Alaa and Gamal Mubarak to remain in custody, serving a four-year prison sentence for embezzlement

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Morsi-appointed prosecutor general sent to retirement

  /  June 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Former prosecutor general Talaat Abdallah is accused of planting bugs in his office

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12 smuggled artefacts to return from London

  /  June 17, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Ministry of Antiquities intensifying efforts to prevent smuggling and subsequent sale of artefacts abroad

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Sentence is revenge for 25 January revolution: Shura Council defendants

  /  June 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  68 Comments

Defendants sentenced to 15 years for breaking Protest Law, begin procedures for retrial

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Habib Al-Adly acquitted on money laundering and graft charges

  /  June 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Mubarak’s interior minister was initially sentenced to 12 years, but is acquitted in retrial

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Amnesty International, Human Rights watch urge Al-Sisi to address ‘rights crisis‘

  /  June 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  62 Comments

Statement tells new president not to “ignore worst situation in decades”

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Egypt’s Palm Hills real estate developer appoints new co-CEO

  /  June 9, 2014  /  Business  /  39 Comments

PHD posted a 9% rise in first-quarter net profit to EGP 49.7m ($7m) versus a year earlier.

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Mubarak retrial postponed to Wednesday

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

Former president to make fourth court appearance of the week

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Mubarak retrial postponed to Tuesday

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

Ousted president and his sons now don a blue suit to court, after being convicted of embezzlement in May

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Egypt: The youth win

  /  May 31, 2014  /  Opinion  /  101 Comments

By Sara Khorshid The pillars of Mubarak’s regime and the aged forces of Egypt’s counterrevolution were preparing to “impress the world” (as goes the rhetoric that is used in privately owned, pro-Mubarak media) by a historic turnout read the rest…

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Hamdeen Sabahy officially challenges preliminary results

  /  May 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  25 Comments

Al-Sisi praises the role of the judiciary, security forces and the media in the electoral process

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