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Al-Sisi becomes less popular, nobody can bet on how Egyptians can change in future: Khaled Ali

and   /  June 1, 2015  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Lawyer and left-leaning politician says the authorities’ crackdown on young revolutionaries aims to eventually take the teeth out of opposition to the regime

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7 minors sentenced in Al-Qubba Palace clashes case

  /  June 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Clashes erupted between protesters and police outside the Al-Qubba presidential palace in February 2013

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Court orders retrial of 120 alleged Muslim Brotherhood members

  /  June 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Defendants were charged with post Rabaa Al-Adaweya violence in Kafr El-Sheikh

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NCHR report condemns Sinai terrorism, Muslim Brotherhood

  /  May 31, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Despite condemning pre-trial detention and military trials, journalists say report “too gentle” on state authorities

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Muslim Brotherhood supports call for retribution

  /  May 31, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Almost 350,000 support Egypt Call

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Court places judicial guardianship over Pharmacists’ Syndicate

and   /  May 31, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The decision follows the syndicate’s General Assembly’s aim to overthrow the Medical Federation’s current administration

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Committee rejects Abu Trika’s appeal over assets freeze

  /  May 31, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Abu Trika’s assets were frozen following the committee’s decision to confiscate properties belonging to a company the former footballer had shares in

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Nationality for freedom: Mohamed Soltan released

  /  May 30, 2015  /  Egypt  /  No Comments

The 27-year-old son of prominent Muslim Brotherhood member Salah Soltan left to the US after surrendering Egyptian nationality

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Foreign ministry denounces Pakistani condemnation of Morsi’s death sentence

  /  May 26, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Shoukry met with Pakistan’s ambassador to Cairo to voice rejection of Pakistan’s statements

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Ministry of Solidarity bans 50 NGOs, replaces 27 board of directors

  /  May 26, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Decision “according to court orders for belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood”, says minister

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Former Muslim Brotherhood MP dies in prison

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

Former MP suffered from hepatic encephalopathy and did not receive appropriate medical treatment, says FJP

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More death sentences upheld in Egyptian courts

  /  May 24, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Defendant Anas Shahine accused of joining illegal group, financing its operations

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61 referred to military prosecution for planning to overthrow state

  /  May 24, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Detainees charged with killing, harbouring Muslim Brotherhood members

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Should Al-Sisi cancel his visit to Germany?

  /  May 23, 2015  /  Egypt, In Focus  /  No Comments

Former foreign ministry official denounces “insulting” move after Bundestag President declared refusal to meet Egyptian president, while political party head disagrees

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More protests worldwide denounce Morsi’s death sentence

  /  May 23, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

11 police officers injured in Turkey in clashes with protesters

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Abu Trika files lawsuit against decision to confiscate his assets

  /  May 19, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Government committee responsible for confiscation of Muslim Brotherhood properties issued a decision to freeze the player’s bank account

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Capital punishment and the question of fair trials

  /  May 19, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Growing need for social dialogue in Egyptian society over capital punishment, says anthropology professor Reem Saad

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Morsi verdict sparks further international condemnation

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

Protests ongoing in Turkey, Germany and UK add to international condemnations list

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Grand Mufti upholds Mansoura ‘terrorist leader’ death sentence

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

Family claim defendant was tortured into confession

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Brotherhood vows retaliation against latest execution

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

Families of deceased ‘Arab Sharkas’ grieve relatives outside morgue, organise popular funerals

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Egypt bans ultras in bid to break anti-government protests

  /  May 17, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By James M. Dorsey An Egyptian court has banned militant football fan groups or ultras as terrorist organisations in a bid to break the backbone of anti-government protests. The ruling pushes further underground groups that read the rest…

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Security forces on alert following Morsi verdict

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

Volatile Matariya neighbourhood witnessed minor demonstrations

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Hamas calls verdict on Palestinians in Morsi trial ‘shocking’, ‘sad’

  /  May 16, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

“Some were martyrs of resistance a long time ago,” says Hamas spokesperson

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Presidency mourns judges killed in armed North Sinai attack

  /  May 16, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Attack on judges should make them more determined to pursue justice, says Al-Sisi

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First death sentence handed to Morsi

  /  May 16, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Former president and 105 others referred to Grand Mufti, final verdict to be issued 2 June

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94 ‘middle-ranking’ Muslim Brotherhood leaders arrested: Interior ministry

  /  May 14, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Arrests occur across Egypt, statement says

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Leading Muslim Brotherhood figure dies in jail

  /  May 14, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Aqrab prison administration refused Farid Ismail treatment, Muslim Brotherhood statement says

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Islamist leader Essam Derbala arrested on terrorism charges

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

Derbala remained committed to Anti-Coup Alliance

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Abu Trika: Bridging Egyptian polarisation or signalling a shift in attitudes?

  /  May 12, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By James M. Dorsey Few are able to bridge Egypt’s deeply polarising divide between supporters and opponents of the Muslim Brotherhood, following the 2013 military coup that toppled president Mohammed Morsi. Mohammed Abu Trika, Egypt’s read the rest…

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Abu Trika’s appeal against freezing assets rejected

  /  May 11, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The governmental committee tasked to confiscate assets and properties of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood rejected the player’s appeal on the grounds that it is not based on correct evidence, state media reported.

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