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Police arrest 6 Morsi supporters at Alexandria demonstration

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

Dispersals of demonstrations continue as forces continue to crack-down on dissenting voices

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State Department rebuts Egypt’s Ferguson comments, says situation ‘not comparable’

  /  August 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

US deals “openly and honestly” with its issues and encourages others to do the same, says State Department deputy spokeswoman

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Interior ministry to investigate Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis video

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

The video is part of psychological warfare executed by terrorist groups, says i

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119 Muslim Brotherhood members to be tried on 6 September

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Defendants stand accused of breaking into a police station during Rabaa Al-Adaweya sit-in in 2013

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138 protests on sit-in dispersal anniversary: Democracy Index

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

200 people were arrested and 30 explosive devices were defused over the three days

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11 Muslim Brotherhood members acquitted in Minya

  /  August 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The verdict was issued following the anniversary of Rabaa Al- Adawaya sit-in dispersal

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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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Muslim Brotherhood denies army’s accusations of violence

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

Four protesters killed and 193 people arrested on first anniversary of Rabaa Al-Adaweya dispersal

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Egypt arrests 6 ‘terrorist cells’ over bombing of electricity towers

  /  August 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Sabotage acts mean weakness of MB, says interior ministry

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Police clash with pro-Morsi protesters in Matariya district

  /  August 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Victim’s families claim they were pressured not to accuse police of the deaths

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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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Police arrest Facebook page administrator for using ‘inciting language’

  /  August 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The language incites to disturb public peace in the country and the page uses slogans belonging to the Brotherhood, says MOI

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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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Egypt has considerable problems in its penal institutions: Nasser Amin

  /  August 14, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

NCHR member Nasser Amin speaks to the Daily News Egypt about human rights issues in Egypt

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A year behind bars: Mahmoud ‘Shawkan’ Abou Zied

  /  August 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

One year ago Egypt witnessed the bloodiest day in its recent history. On 14 August 2013 police forces moved to disperse two protest camps in support of the ousted president Mohamed Morsi. Human Rights Watch read the rest…

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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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Egypt’s history education ‘hyper-nationalistic’: EIPR study

  /  August 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights argues that widely feared “Islamisation” of education under the Brotherhood is largely over exaggerated

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HRW Rabaa report receives mixed reactions

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

SIS criticises report for ignoring Brotherhood’s “terrorist operations”

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Brotherhood affiliated groups condemn FJP ban

  /  August 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

by Adham Youssef The pro-Morsi Anti-Coup Alliance condemned Sunday the ban on the Muslim Brotherhood’s political wing, the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), describing it as an unlawful and void decision. The alliance said in read the rest…

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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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Former interior minister testifies in court over 25 January protester killings

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

by Youssef Aziz The Cairo Criminal Court on Saturday heard testimony from former interior minister Habib Al-Adly  defending himself in a trial over his involvement in the killing of protesters during the 25 January Revolution. read the rest…

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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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Obama calls for release of Al Jazeera journalists

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

US President says Greste, Fahmy and Mohamed “should be released”

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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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Connections between Muslim Brotherhood and Islamic State: Ministry of Religious Endowments

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

Both groups use “vandalism, destruction and murder”, according to a new statement

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The Gaza Diktat

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Opinion  /  2 Comments

The Versailles Treaty directly led to World War II. It came, infamously, to be known by the German side as the “Diktat”. It is an insidious notion in politics: the dictation of terms by one read the rest…

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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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Al-Sisi ‘illegitimate tyrant’: Erdogan

  /  July 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  10 Comments

Turkish prime minister criticises Egyptian president over Gaza

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The Un-united Arab Republic of Egypt

  /  July 16, 2014  /  Opinion  /  3 Comments

By Amr Khalifa “United we stand, divided we fall,” a wise man once said. Apparently, Egyptians have not heard of the man – Aesop, an ancient Greek storyteller. The tumult Egypt has experienced for the read the rest…

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