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7 high profile militants killed in Suez security raid

  /  September 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Operation comes in response to repeated militant attacks on security forces

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Egyptian prosecutor calls in Interpol to arrest MB figure leaving Qatar

  /  September 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Interpol previously collaborated with Egyptian security forces to arrest fleeing Brotherhood members

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Anti-Coup Alliance condemns Kerry’s Cairo visit

  /  September 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The aim of the visit it to secure “Zionist-American” interests, the Alliance says

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Qatar to expel 7 Brotherhood members

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

The Qatari authorities decided on Friday to expel seven Muslim Brotherhood members who had earlier fled Egypt to Qatar, press reports said Saturday. The Brotherhood members include Islamist preacher Wagdy Ghoneim and senior member of read the rest…

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Prosecutor sends 3 to court over “terrorism” charges

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

Defendants facing charges of possessing firearms and inciting violence

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647 protests in August, 370 against military rule: IDC

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

Muslim Brotherhood led 414 protests for political and social reasons, says IDC report

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More antiquities intended for smuggling detected, others to be returned soon: Tourism Police

  /  September 10, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Heavier legal price for those who ‘encroach on tourists’ even if victim drops charges, says assistant interior minister

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Anti-Coup Alliance condemns military trial verdict for 5 civilians

  /  September 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Five Building and Development Party leaders sentenced to one year in prison for passing through prohibited military zone

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Criminal acts distort the image of Islam: Grand Mufti’s consultant

  /  September 9, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Ibrahim Nigm criticises foreign media rhetoric on religion

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Al-Beltagy, Hegazy handed 20 years

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

Former FJP leader and conservative preacher handed lengthy sentences for torturing policemen

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Will the Muslim Brotherhood resurface under new umbrella?

  /  September 7, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

By Marwa Al-A’sar Ever since the downfall of the Muslim Brotherhood, a looming question has been raised: will the group return to political life under a new umbrella? The Brotherhood has been facing the most read the rest…

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Al-Tayar Al-Sha’aby collects signatures to form party

  /  September 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Hamdeen Sabahy will be a main figure in the party, but not its chairman, says spokesman

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Ministry of Endowments warns against politically-affiliated religious NGOs

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

The ministry says Al-Azhar to supervise Friday sermons along a common theme

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Morsi accused in Qatari espionage case

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

Ousted president and officials being charged with embezzlement, treason and espionage

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31 arrested in Friday protests

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

Protesters were calling for a new wave of mass demonstrations, says state media

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Lessons from the presidential elections: Egypt’s media and the upcoming parliamentary campaign

  /  September 3, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Mohamed Selim Better late than never. As every decision in Egypt is always overdue, regardless of the consequences and constitutional prerogatives, the parliamentary elections will eventually take place. The constitution stipulates, according to Article read the rest…

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Journalist who shot ‘Helwan Brigades’ video arrested

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

Ministry of Interior says it located her ‘hiding place’ in an Alexandria apartment

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Al-Jamaa Al-Islamiya’s political wing faces possible dissolution over terrorism charges

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

Political Parties Affairs Committee forwards case to prosecution for investigation

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Egyptian businessman to request investigation into Dutch journalist

  /  August 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Businessman in the Netherlands working with Egyptian embassy to file a request to the Dutch authorities to investigate Rena Netjes over spreading “lies” about Egypt

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‘Helwan Brigades’ are Muslim Brotherhood members: Interior ministry

  /  August 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Group announced in a video released in August solidarity with the Brotherhood, but denied being members

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Badie handed life in prison; 6 others given death penalty in Istiqama Mosque Trial

  /  August 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Headquarters trial – where Badie and deputies Khairat El-Shater and Mohamed Bayoumi are charged with inciting the killing of protesters – postponed to 8 September

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Building and Development party condemns dissolution of Islamist parties

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Islamist leaders fear removing Islamist parties from politics might give way to a new wave of fundamentalism

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US holds Egypt, UAE responsible for Libyan airstrikes

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

Libyan and Egyptian Foreign Ministers deny any interference

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Court hands 5 preliminary death sentences

  /  August 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The defendants are charged with murdering a police officer

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Anti-Coup Alliance calls for partial strike

  /  August 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Escalation comes after the pro-Morsi alliance organised weekly protests throughout the past year

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Egypt is witnessing less freedom of expression than under Mubarak or Morsi : John R. Bradley

  /  August 23, 2014  /  interviews  /  2 Comments

Daily News Egypt interviewed Bradley to discuss Egypt’s internal political situation and its foreign affairs, ranging from human rights abuses to the recent geopolitical developments in the region.

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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  /  3 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  /  3 Comments

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  /  2 Comments

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

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