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Presidential decree creates new police rank with power of arrest

  /  December 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi issued a decree creating a new police rank: “Associate Security Officer”

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Egypt’s Grand Mufti condemns Sydney hostage crisis

  /  December 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

“Act of terror does not fall under the teachings of Islam, which calls for co-existence and peace”

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Verdict on banning of Utras groups adjourned to 29 December

  /  December 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Lawsuit filed by Mortada Mansour, Zamalek club chairman, calling ultras “terrorist groups”

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Misr Al-Qawia Party calls for dialogue, criticises current penal institutions

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

Party presented short- and long-term recommendations to end ‘political turmoil’

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On law, justice, and dissent: legal experts deconstruct Mubarak’s trial in panel discussion

  /  December 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Prosecution given unsatisfactory evidence by the Ministry of Interior in cases related to killing protesters, says expert

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CIHRS director calls on government to revise Protest Law

  /  December 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

NGO discusses risks of protesting in Egypt before European Parliament

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From the stars to planet Earth: Eric Garner, Ferguson, and injustice in America

  /  December 4, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

We all bear the burdens of the crimes and sufferings of both our ancestors and our neighbors, and the people that will one day populate the surface and caves of Mars are the same ones bearing the cultural traumas of our dark and bloody roots.

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‘Al-Fatah Mosque clashes’ trial adjourned

  /  December 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Defendants were “unable to attend” the trial, say state media

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Rabaa ‘operations room’ trial adjourned

  /  December 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Activist Mohamed Soltan’s hunger strike continues

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Al-Sisi decree establishes ‘forbidden’ areas along Egypt’s borders

  /  November 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Law intended to stabilise “sensitive regions, where people could have hostile intentions”, says analyst

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At least 2 dead in violent dispersal of Tahrir Square demonstrations

  /  November 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  8 Comments

Thousands gathered around iconic square to protest Cairo Criminal Court’s dismissal of Mubarak charges

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Thousands gather in Tahrir Square to protest Mubarak’s verdict

  /  November 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Security forces dispersed demonstrators with water cannons and teargas; many protesters arrested

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Update: Clashes between protesters, police leave 2 dead in Matariya

  /  November 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Police arrest 12; blast in downtown, with no injuries

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5 members of Salafi Front arrested in Cairo ahead of 28 November protests

  /  November 24, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Suspects were planning to “stage protests and incite violence”, says interior ministry

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Man killed while planting bomb on railway tracks: Interior ministry

  /  November 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Security forces allegedly found three more bombs on the Cairo-Aswan line

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Fear, violence and hardship part of everyday life in volatile North Sinai town

  /  November 22, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Residents of Al-Arish are caught in the fight between militants and the military

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Flash protest in Mohamed Mahmoud Street in downtown Cairo

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

Timing and location were highly symbolic, as the protest took place two days before the anniversary of the Mohamed Mahmoud Street clashes of 2011

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Police forces disperse Azhar University protests

  /  November 17, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Police security forces broke into the Al-Azhar University girls department to disperse a protest organised by Students against the Coup (SAC) on Monday. Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE) reported the police forces read the rest…

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Cairo University students react to security measures on campus

  /  November 17, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Students say security measures are necessary but criticise enforcement

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Student dies in police custody

  /  November 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Muslim Brotherhood statement claims student was tortured to death

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Police detonate car bomb in Al-Arish, North Sinai

  /  November 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Armed forces arrest 18, including the alleged perpetrator of July’s Al-Farafra attack

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1 dead after explosion on Cairo’s Ring Road

  /  November 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Bomb on motorcycle detonated unexpectedly, killing a militant: MENA

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Police raid 3 gun-manufacturing workshops in Assiut

  /  November 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The sites contained illegally assembled shotguns, rifles, and other firearms

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Traffickers of military and police uniforms arrested: Interior Ministry

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

The Azbakia Police Station investigation department in Cairo arrested a group of men for possessing large quantities of military and police uniforms with the intent of selling them, according to a statement released Sunday by read the rest…

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Prisoner at large in Kafr Al-Sheikh police station escape

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

Police caught three of four detainees who ran off following stampede

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Suez lawyers to escalate strike if demands not met

  /  November 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Head of syndicate to meet prime minister and interior minister to discuss crisis

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Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis denies pledging allegiance to ISIS

  /  November 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

An unsubstantiated statement affirming Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis’s loyalty to ISIS went viral on international news outlets

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Suez lawyers strike over police assault claim

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

Lawyers were attacked by riot police inside court, says Lawyers Syndicate head

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Gag on media freedom victory for terrorism: Egyptian journalists

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

Hundreds of Egyptian journalists have signed an online statement released Sunday rejecting a recent agreement between the editors in chief of several major Egyptian newspapers, in which they vowed to support the government’s anti-terrorism rhetoric. read the rest…

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Egyptian singer moves to Sweden seeking ‘safe city residency’

  /  October 29, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Due to “continuous censorship of his music”, Ramy Essam leaves Egypt for two years but he is not seeking asylum

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