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ISIL jihadists open new front in Baghdad push

  /  April 6, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

Group inspired by Al-Qaeda

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Salam from the Bundestag

  /  April 5, 2014  /  interviews  /  2 Comments

Cemile Giousouf, the first Turkish Muslim member of Germany’s parliament, speaks to Daily News Egypt

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Turkish PM in fight against shadow enemy

  /  March 29, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Out on the campaign trail ahead of Sunday’s local elections, there are few doubts about who Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has in mind when he vows to “liquidate” his foes.

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BREAKING: Ukraine parliament appoints speaker interim president

  /  February 23, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

AFP - Ukrainian lawmakers on Sunday appointed parliament speaker Oleksandr Turchynov interim president, a day after they voted to oust President Viktor Yanukovych following three months of protests. Deputies voted by an overwhelming margin for Turchynov read the rest…

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Update: British parliamentarians meet Al-Sisi, the Pope, among other top officials

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

Top Egyptian officials discuss developments inside Egypt and regional ones with the British delegation

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British parliamentarians meet Mansour, El-Beblawi and Fahmy

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

Top Egyptian officials discuss developments inside Egypt and regional ones with the British delegation

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British Parliamentary delegation meets interior minister

  /  January 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The delegation also met with the Foreign Ministry assistant for European Affairs

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Vote Yes to the constitution: ETUF

  /  December 24, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Labour union urges members to vote “yes” despite the removal of workers’ quota

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Al-Tayar Al-Sha’aby calls for Yes vote in constitutional referendum, supports Sabahy for Presidency

  /  December 21, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Coalition calling on President Mansour to call for presidential elections immediately after referendum

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Former Judge Al-Khodeiry arrested

  /  November 26, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Former MP being charged for involvement in torture of a lawyer in Tahrir Square during 25 January Revolution

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Egyptian Women aim for 100 parliamentary seats

  /  November 24, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Campaign to raise EGP 30m to increase female parliamentary representation

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Parliamentary elections to be held in Feb/March: Foreign Minister

  /  November 8, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Reuters – Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy said on Friday that parliamentary elections would be held “between February and March”, to be followed by a presidential vote in “early summer.” The elections will replace the read the rest…

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Committee to Protect the Democratic Path holds first round of societal dialogue over draft Protest Law

  /  October 22, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Conferees agree that the law must be issued from an elected parliament

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Ahmed Mekki summoned to Court

  /  September 24, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Arrest warrant issued to former Minister of Justice to testify in court

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Ashton: We want Egypt to succeed

  /  September 12, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

EU foreign policy head addresses concerns over growing polarisation in Egypt in speech to EU

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Snippets from a fun society

  /  September 2, 2013  /  Opinion  /  2 Comments

On June 26th, four days before June 30th, I was driving home to Heliopolis passing by Ghamra, when the following took place in 60 seconds: The driver of the car in front of me suddenly read the rest…

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Constituent Assembly’s female representation shows poor quantity, good quality: women’s rights activists

  /  September 2, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Prominent columnist and journalist Farida El Shoubashy said that the number of seats allocated for female members is not sufficient, but the five members chosen are “heavy-weight.”

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Tamarod likely to form political party

  /  August 26, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Grassroots campaign says becoming a party is “the next step”

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Tamarod launches new political awareness campaign

  /  July 20, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The campaign aims to educate Egyptians about their legal rights, and how the constitutional process will work

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Rights group coalition calls for women’s representation in new constitution

  /  July 17, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  138 Comments

The coalition released a joint statement calling on the president and government to takes steps ensure justice for women

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Press conference on post-30 June plans

  /  June 29, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Activists and groups present their vision for new elections and greater accountability

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Key court ruling puts Kuwait democracy on the line

  /  June 14, 2013  /  Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

Sunday’s verdict could restrict the emir’s authority in issuing legislation and lead to parliament being dissolved for the second time in a year.

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Political figures react to SCC ruling

  /  June 2, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The Supreme Constitutional Court ruled the Shura Council and Constituent Assembly were formed illegally

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SCC deems Shura Council and Constituent Assembly unconstitutional

  /  June 2, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

The Council will remain until parliamentary elections

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Lebanon parliament extends mandate as Syria war rages

  /  May 31, 2013  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

The term of the mandate of the legislature will be modified on an exceptional basis to end on November 2014 rather than this June as scheduled

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A country afraid of its parliament

  /  May 28, 2013  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

There is not one political faction that wants to hold parliamentary elections nowadays, except maybe the Salafis. Elections were expected to be held in the next few months, right after the Islamic holy month of read the rest…

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Op-Ed Review: Tamarod, electricity and Shura Council

  /  May 26, 2013  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

One columnist analyses the Tamarod campaign and sees what the Muslim Brotherhood can learn from it, another addresses the recurring blackouts and who to blame, while the third explains why the Shura council is a read the rest…

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Judges’ Club boycotts Justice Conference

  /  May 15, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

Shura Council designates 25 May session for discussion of controversial amendments to the judiciary law

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Court to rule on Shura Council next month

  /  May 12, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The court said the verdict regarding the legality of the Shura Council and Constituent Assembly, a case that began last year, will be announced on 2 June

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NSF protests against governor of Giza

  /  April 27, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Schedules further protests against Prosecutor General and Minister of Higher Education

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