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Child sentencing laws should be amended: NCCM

  /  February 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Sentencing restrictions should not apply in cases of ‘heinous’ crimes, says the Secretary General of the council

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Court orders retrial in Port Said “football massacre”

  /  February 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Aswat Masriya – Egypt’s Court of Cassation accepted on Thursday appeals by the prosecution and defendants in the 2012 Port Said football massacre case and ordered a retrial. The court rejected the appeals of eight read the rest…

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NMT launches project to transship containers via water barges

  /  February 2, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

New transportation service to start in two weeks, expected to save between three to five hours

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Ultras Ahlawy member released

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

Attempts to fabricate the events of Port Said will fail, the group says

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Ultras Ahlawy member arrested

  /  January 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ahmed Idrees is arrested for “assaulting Al-Masry fans”

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Port Said trial postponed to February

  /  December 18, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Thirteen defendants, previously tried in absentia, appear for retrial in “Port Said Massacre” case

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MOI confiscates 1500 imitation firearms bound for Port Said

  /  December 16, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The firearms imported from Turkey can be converted to fire live ammunition, says interior ministry

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Mass protester killings going unanswered: HRW, Amnesty International, 11 NGOs

  /  December 10, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Statement recommends establishing an “effective independent fact-finding committee” to investigate unlawful killings

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Cassation Court postpones Port Said trial

  /  December 5, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

48 defendants appeal their initial sentence to the Cassation Court

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US, EU condemn violence in Egypt

  /  October 9, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Spokespeople denounce ongoing violence that have killed dozens

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One conscript dead, another injured in Port Said attack

  /  October 8, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Suspects are still at large after drive-by shooting

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Security forces guarding Port Said church injured in attack

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Police in front of a church near the Suez Canal city are attacked in drive-by shooting

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One army conscript dead, three soldiers injured in Port Said

  /  August 31, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The attack follows clashes between residents and pro-Morsi protesters leaving one dead and 25 injured.

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Governorates plagued with clashes

  /  August 17, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Dozens killed in clashes throughout governorates on Morsi supporters’ “Friday of Rage”

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Sectarian attacks ensue in Upper Egypt

  /  August 12, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Bishop of Minya and the Maspero Youth Union reject reconciliation meeting

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Port Said and Mahalla see deadly clashes

  /  July 28, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Clashes in cities leave dozens injured

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Port Said church attacked

  /  July 9, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Masked gunmen open fire on a church in Port Said on Monday night

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Protesters shut down Mogamma, launch civil disobedience movement

  /  July 1, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Civil disobedience movement’s kick off in Port Said and Menufiya, demanding the president’s ouster

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Protesters across the nation respond to Tamarod’s calls

  /  July 1, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Hundreds of thousands take to the streets demanding regime change and calling for early presidential elections

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Anti-Morsi protests throughout country

  /  June 29, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Thousands of people rallied against President Morsi on Friday in several governorates.

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Mass resignations at Al-Wasat party

  /  June 29, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The resignation stated that the party leaders infringed the party’s principles

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Explosion rocks Port Said, killing journalist

  /  June 29, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The source of the explosion is believed to be a butane gas cylinder, although the circumstances of its detonation are under investigation

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Anti-Morsi protests in several governorates across Egypt

  /  June 21, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Widespread opposition protests gather “as mobilisation for 30 June”

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Families of Port Said martyrs receive compensation

  /  May 14, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ministry of Youth issues EGP 100,000 per family

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Port Said raises security alert

  /  May 14, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

An officer and outlaw die during a security operation

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EOHR demands investigation into allegations of torture

  /  May 7, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights claims a prisoner was tortured twice by police

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Tourism in the news: Renovated Nasser museum opens in Port Said

  /  May 2, 2013  /  Tourism  /  No Comments

Nasser Museum hopes to become a major tourist attraction.

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Human rights group: Deaths and injuries in Port Said intentional

  /  April 24, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  28 Comments

Mousawa Centre for Human Rights releases a fact-finding report on January’s events in Port Said

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11 detainees in Port Said prison clashes case released

  /  April 20, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

8 remain in custody for one more month, case pending

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Al-Tanbura launches its third album

  /  April 14, 2013  /  Culture  /  No Comments

The band, known for preserving traditional protest songs from Port Said, launches an album full of political commentary

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