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Rights group calls for investigation into death of detainee

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

Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights calls for legislative reform to combat torture

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One CSF conscript killed in Helwan clashes

  /  July 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

A police officer was killed, while three were injured amid clashes on Thursday evening in Helwan, where protests in support of ousted president Mohamed Morsi were being held. According to a statement by the Ministry of Interior, read the rest…

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Criminal incidents will not deter gov’t from uprooting terrorism: Mehleb

  /  July 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The cabinet began its weekly meeting by taking a minute to mourn the deaths caused by recent bombings

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NGO ‘shocked’ at continued detention of anti-Protest Law demonstrators

  /  June 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Case involves trial of 24 people charged with breaching Protest Law

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4 police officers killed in Sinai

  /  June 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Second attack raises Saturday’s death toll to 6

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Aswan violence unrelated to previous violence: Interior Ministry

  /  June 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Two people were killed last week but the ministry spokesperson says things have now calmed down

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NGO condemns assault on Al-Watan photographer

  /  June 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Ministry of Interior spokesman says legal procedures were taken, investigations underway

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Libya votes in poll hoping to end post-Gaddafi chaos

  /  June 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Voters in Tripoli and Benghazi took advantage of a public holiday called for the election, trickling in to cast their ballots.

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Ramadan TV series: Political power and control

  /  June 24, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Two private TV channels decide to ban a TV series criticising a police officer, after showing promos

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Police officer shot dead in Sohag

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

Interior ministry says officer killed in campaign to arrest members of cell allegedly responsible for a number of crimes

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Al-Sisi calls on Egyptians to ‘line up’ for the country

  /  June 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The president and interior minister give speeches in the graduation ceremony of policemen from the Police Academy

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24 Morsi supporters referred to criminal court in Mansoura

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

Defendants are accused of acting against the state following the Rabaa Al-Adaweya and Al-Nahda sit-in dispersals

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Seoudi under state custody, not nationalised: Supply minister

and   /  June 16, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Seoudi and Zad supermarkets to reopen their doors for customers in two to three days, says Egyptian Company for Wholesale Trade’s chairman

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Activists’ trial in Alexandria postponed until 21 June

  /  June 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Trial of 10 activists for burning Freedom and Justice Party headquarters postponed until 21 June

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Freight train derails, injures 5

  /  June 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Accident occurred in the Nile Delta governorate of Beheira

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Demonstrators rally against sexual harassment

  /  June 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Protesters gather outside the Opera House to address sexual assault, gender inequality

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Police sergeant killed in Maadi

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

Ministry of Interior says one of its men was shot in the chest on Friday morning

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Al-Sisi and UK national security adviser discuss terrorism

  /  June 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Egyptian president and UK official address security and threats of terrorism, Al-Sisi receives letter from the British PM

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Checkpoint blasts kill 15 in northern Iraq: official

  /  June 9, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  18 Comments

AFP – A roadside bomb followed by a suicide bomber detonating an explosives-rigged truck at a police checkpoint in northern Iraq killed 15 people on Monday, a local official said. The official, Shallal Abdul Baban, read the rest…

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Abu Zaabal police van guilty verdicts overturned

and   /  June 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Court’s move could be good for the victims, says lawyer

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Alexandria activist released on bail

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

No charges pressed against him, says ANHRI lawyer

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Turkish police crackdown on protests condemned

  /  June 1, 2014  /  Politics, World  /  1 Comment

Police clashed with protesters in Istanbul, firing tear gas and water cannon at people clustered on side streets, defying a government ban on demonstrations on the iconic Taksim Square – the epicentre of last year’s turmoil.

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3 injured in attack on Qaliubiya security checkpoint

  /  May 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The attack was carried out by unknown perpetrators who subsequently fled the scene

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Elections underway with heavy security presence, arrests

  /  May 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Interior ministry lists arrests of “dangerous elements” planning to disrupt elections; army declares “combat readiness”

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IEDs injure two children in Giza neighbourhood

  /  May 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The two children accidentally triggered the explosive devices while playing

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Clashes renew at Al-Azhar over student expulsions

  /  May 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

An eyewitness said the clashes erupted after disapproving students gathered outside the university to object the expulsion of their peers

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Aswan tribes commit to peace following bloody clashes that killed 26

  /  May 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Arab Bani Hilal tribe and Nubian Daboudya tribes assess financial losses, property damage ahead of reconcilliation ceremony

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Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis claims responsibility for Sinai bombings

  /  May 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Police ramping up presence in Sinai, says interior ministry

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Two police officers, conscript killed in two separate attacks

  /  April 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Bomb in Lebanon Square kills one, shootout in Suez kills two

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120 sent to prison for 6 October clashes

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The court acquitted six defendants taking part in violence on October War’s 40th anniversary

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