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Court postpones Al Jazeera trial to 8 March

  /  February 23, 2015  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Defence lawyers make their claims in next court hearing

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Al-Sisi meets UK House of Commons delegation

  /  February 11, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The delegation is following up on the Arab Spring report

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Infographic: Egypt’s Game of Seats

, and   /  February 7, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

  DNE’s special coverage of Egypt’s parliamentary elections

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Mehleb travels to Kuwait with delegation of ministers

  /  February 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Visit is expected to discuss potential collaboration between the two countries

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University professors to be dismissed over political activities

  /  January 17, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Government sees universities only as security threat, says activist professor

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2014 witnessed active climate for women

  /  January 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

State response, measures and women rights supported by Al-Sisi

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Demands from houses of worship

  /  January 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Special Year End 2014 Feature:  Daily News Egypt visited mosques and churches to learn of the demands of Coptic Christians, Salafis, and other sects that fall outside the state-endorsed Azharite vision of Islam. The demands read the rest…

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What students want

  /  January 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The year 2014 was a difficult one in Egyptian universities, seeing 20 students killed inside Cairo, Al-Azhar, Ain Shams and Alexandria Universities

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Civil society workers ask for freedom, end of threats

  /  January 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Following the ministry’s decision, 29 NGOs responded through a joint statement announcing their rejection of the law, as it “allows the administrative authority to severely interfere with the NGOs’ affairs, objecting and cancelling their decisions, and ignoring their independence”.

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Year End 2014: The people’s demands for 2015

  /  January 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Over the past weeks, Daily News Egypt has interviewed Egyptians from all walks of life and is reporting their expectations and demands for the year 2015, in an effort to contribute to an open debate read the rest…

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The return of the caliphate: between Islam and politics

  /  December 8, 2014  /  In Focus  /  2 Comments

ISIS is obsessed with the myth of the Mehdi, and is preparing for his reign, claim AUC professors

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Imams of mosques should ‘not even consider’ entering politics: Ministry

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

Endowments ministry warns imams of ‘decisive actions’ if they decide to run for office

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607 protesters died in Rabaa Al-Adaweya sit-in: Committee report

  /  November 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Committee holds government accountable for the number of casualties, issues recommendations

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How does Egyptian culture influence its politics?

  /  November 23, 2014  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

By Mohammed Nosseir Culture matters! And when it comes to Egyptian politics, it matters enormously. In the absence of a proper political structure, where the existing structure is often altered to better serve the ruler, read the rest…

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How are Egyptian politics manoeuvred and formed?

  /  November 8, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

When the melody plays, you are obliged to sing along!

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President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to Daily News Egypt: Egypt’s Blueprint for Stability, Investment and Growth

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

Growing confidence also rests on the structural reforms the government has already implemented – as well as on the many additional reforms still in the pipeline – to correct fundamental deficiencies in our economy.

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On selling out, censorship, and nostalgia: Rappers reflect on society

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

“Rap was originally founded to confront racism and police brutality. In Egypt we modify it to match our needs to protest oppression and economic turmoil,” says Romel B of 3adam El En7yaz group.

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The Neo-Jihadist phenomenon: Contesting old depictions

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

With the rise of Jihadist rhetoric in the Middle East, Egypt’s cinematic depictions of the terrorist character remain controversial

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Al-Sisi set for Russia visit

  /  August 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  28 Comments

The Egypt State Information Service says Al-Sisi responded to Putin’s invitation and will pay a short visit to Russia Tuesday

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Egypt’s foreign ministry orders complaint over US State Department comments

  /  August 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that the declarations made were lacking the basic rules of credibility and objectivity.

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Strict precautionary measures in Egyptian airports to combat Ebola

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

1,323 cases and 730 deaths in Central and West Africa

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El-Raml Police Station trial postponed

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

ANHRI calls for release of Mahienour El-Massry and all Protest Law detainees

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Judiciary responds to international criticism of Al Jazeera conviction

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

“Their rights and freedoms were never violated or infringed upon at any time,” says International Cooperation Department

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Egypt mourns emblematic figure of interfaith dialogue: A tribute to Dr Mahmoud Azab

  /  July 9, 2014  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

By Didier Leroy Dr Mahmoud Azab, interfaith dialogue counsellor for the Great Imam of Al-Azhar University (often considered the highest authority in Sunni Islam), passed away on 29 June in Cairo. The day before, Didier read the rest…

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Fighting near Tikrit as Iraq pushes counter-offensive

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

Armed US drones were flying over the city to provide protection for the advisers and other American personnel against the militants led by the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

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Iraq receives Russian jets as it takes fight to militants

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

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki on Thursday announced that Baghdad was buying more than a dozen of the warplanes from Russia in a deal that could be worth up to $500m

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Rebels hit back at ISIL in Syria border town: Monitor

  /  June 28, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  94 Comments

Al-Nusra and other rebel groups in Syria have been locked in fierce fighting with ISIL since January that has killed thousands of fighters.

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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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‘Appalled by the guilty verdicts’: UK Foreign Secretary

  /  June 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The international community comes down hard on Egypt over Al Jazeera trial

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Activist Ahmed Douma’s trial postponed

  /  June 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Delay for court to investigate confiscated material

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