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Court acquits Al-Adly and Nazif of profiteering

  /  February 24, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Former minister of interior to be released on 12 March, lawyer says

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Notes from America: The accidental hero

  /  February 22, 2015  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

By Ahmed Tharwat In his book “Presidential Leadership and the Creation of the American Era”, Joseph Nye of Harvard University divided American presidents into two groups. One is made up of “transformational” leaders – those read the rest…

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Ahmed Ezz expected to be rejected as parliament candidate

  /  February 21, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Ezz’s assets are freezed; fails to meet candidacy’s legal requirements

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A word of advice to Al-Sisi: Prompt reform to prevent chaos

  /  February 14, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Mohammed Nosseir President Al-Sisi ran a very successful election campaign, persuading millions of Egyptians to vote for him in order to save the country from the Muslim Brotherhood. So far, the president appears not read the rest…

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Mastermind behind forged 2010 vote runs in upcoming elections

  /  February 8, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Former political tycoon Ahmed Ezz will run in Menufiya

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Mubarak sons walk out of prison

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Gamal and Alaa were released pending retrial

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25 January celebrations ‘delayed’ to mourn Saudi king

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

Abdullah once called the 2011 revolutionaries “infiltrators who disrupt Egypt’s security and stability”

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Human rights situation in Egypt worst in 30 years: Gamal Eid

  /  January 22, 2015  /  interviews  /  No Comments

The “war on terrorism” will not improve Egypt’s image, says ANHRI head

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A Timeline of key events in 2014

  /  January 22, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

3 January: Clashes between pro-Morsi protestors and security forces leave 17 people dead and dozens injured in cities across Egypt, including Cairo, Giza, Ismailiya, and Fayoum. 14-15 January: Egyptians vote in a referendum on the read the rest…

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Al-Sisi celebrates Police Day, days ahead of 25 January anniversary

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

President announced killing of 208 militants in “fight against terrorism”

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‘We are the solution’ initiative is positive step, lacks organisation: Ayman Nour

  /  January 19, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Morsi’s reign was part of a counterrevolution that started after Mubarak’s ouster, says liberal politician and former presidential candidate

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Democratic Current to file new lawsuits against Mubarak

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

Group aims to present reports to prosecutor general Sunday

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Court to retry Mubarak, sons on charges of embezzlement

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

Ousted president might be released following court’s decision

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Mubarak to be released regardless of Court of Cassations’ verdict: Lawyer

  /  January 12, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Toppled president served sentence in presidential palaces case accumulatively

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What about Al-Sisi’s relations with politicians? (3)

  /  January 4, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

Leaders of the 1952 family start taking power through alliance with the Muslim Brotherhood. Naguib, Nasser and El-Sadat did this. Finally, the Supreme Council – Al-Sisi followed. Even Mubarak, who began to clash with political read the rest…

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Al-Adly’s lawyer to run for parliament in upcoming elections

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

Mohamed El-Gendy will run as individual in Sharabeya-Zawyea district

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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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Four released following detention after protesting Mubarak verdict

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

The Qasr Al-Nil Misdemeanour Court acquitted four detainees Wednesday, who were charged with protesting in the vicinity of Tahrir Square. The four protestors had been protesting against the Cairo Criminal Court’s decision to drop all read the rest…

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Al-Sisi ratifies electoral districts law amid concerns over fair democratic representation

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

Regulations do not weigh votes equally and will empower businessmen and Mubarak-era figures, says panel at CIHRS

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Egypt between mediocrity and suspension of disbelief

  /  December 11, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Wael Eskandar Very little has changed with regards to Egypt’s trajectory of descent into a social and political abyss ever since its security forces dispersed the Islamist sit-ins using great force and even much read the rest…

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Mubarak’s acquittal has nothing to do with recovering funds: Justice Minister

  /  December 10, 2014  /  interviews  /  2 Comments

Reconciliation with Mubarak-era businessmen is in the benefit of the state, says Saber

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On law, justice, and dissent: legal experts deconstruct Mubarak’s trial in panel discussion

  /  December 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Prosecution given unsatisfactory evidence by the Ministry of Interior in cases related to killing protesters, says expert

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The re-writing of history in the Mubarak verdict

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

Court claims Muslim Brotherhood responsible for shooting at police, demonstrators, during 25 January Revolution

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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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Will Mubarak’s acquittal push Al-Sisi in a specific direction?

  /  December 7, 2014  /  Opinion  /  2 Comments

The vast majority of people were struck with the impression that the judgment acquitting Mubarak was not simply a court ruling issued by an independent judge acquitting Mubarak from specific crimes, but instead served to read the rest…

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Steel tycoon tax evasion trial postponed to February 2015

  /  December 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Ahmed Ezz to appear in court over unpaid EGP 10m in taxes

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President intervenes to reinstate suspended radio presenter

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

Aida Seoudy suspended after criticisms of demonstrator deaths in protests against Mubarak ruling, ANHRI calls incident violation of freedoms

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Cabinet approves amendments on bribery-related criminal procedures

  /  December 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Changes come following acquittal of Mubarak, his sons and businessman on charges of wasting public funds

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Prosecution appeals Mubarak trial verdict

  /  December 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The prosecution tasked a team with studying the reasoning behind the verdict right after it was issued

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ACA calls for million man march after Mubarak verdict

  /  December 1, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Alliance urges all Egyptians to continue mobilising in the streets

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