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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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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  /  1 Comment

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  /  2 Comments

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  /  4 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  /  1 Comment

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  /  1 Comment

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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