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Egyptian authorities accused of ‘covering up’ protester deaths: Amnesty

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

More than two dozen people were killed in protests marking the 2011 uprising, says human rights watchdog

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Student shot in anti-government Sharqeya protest

  /  January 31, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Violence continues as more local militant groups operate against government

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Government tells foreign journalists to ‘be more accurate’

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt feels the negative coverage it is receiving internationally is unfair considering the security situation

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Volatile Matariya braces for more protests

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Main road closed, as plain-clothed police officers patrol tense streets, after interior minister tells forces to be “direct and decisive”

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Interior minister tours Matariya as volatile district braces for another night of dissent

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Main road closed and reports of plain-clothed police officers patrolling streets after the interior minister visits to tell forces to be “direct and decisive”

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Protests continue for 3rd day in Egypt

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Unconfirmed reports on deaths in Matariya and Helwan

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Foreign governments, UN ‘deeply disturbed’ by deadly 25 January clashes

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Foreign ministry refutes criticism from UN, United States, Britain, and Turkey

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Revolutionary groups vow escalation as death toll increases

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Human Rights Watch demands that prosecutors investigate excessive use of force; student protesters say yesterday was an “accomplishment”

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Presidential pardon for jailed activists fails to materialise

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

All that came were statements, nothing in reality, says human rights lawyer

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Tahrir and Abdel Moneim Riyadh squares, 4 years on

  /  January 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

A flashpoint of protests during the 25 January Revolution, the squares are now silent

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Where is the Egyptian revolution?

  /  January 24, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Demands increase on each anniversary, as do calls against every new regime

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Interior minister warns of ‘spreading cancer’ ahead of revolution anniversary

  /  January 17, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Brotherhood trying to attract groups to carry out riots, says Mohamed Ibrahim

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Egyptian judiciary violates human rights: German official

  /  January 17, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Christoph Strässer discusses the Protest Law, freedom of speech and the NGOs law as part of fighting terrorism, says Germany is accused of targeting Egypt

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Brotherhood, SAC call for escalation ahead of 25 January

  /  January 10, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Groups call for protests under slogan “Together We Revolt”

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Several deaths in Friday protests

  /  January 10, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

A shooting on Central Security vehicle leaves 5 injured

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7 Mansoura University students referred to military trial

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

Students face charges of protesting and violence

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Police disperse Friday marches, arrest protesters

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

The Anti-Coup Alliance calls for pre-25 January protests under the slogan ‘together for liberation’

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78 minors convicted for unlicenced protests released on parole

  /  December 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The Alexandria Juvenile Misdemeanour Appeal Court released 78 imprisoned minors convicted for illegally protesting and joining a banned organisation. In November, a first degree court had sentenced the minors, aged between 15 and 17, to read the rest…

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ANHRI demands transparency on American analyst’s deportation

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

Former diplomat was due to speak at Egyptian Council of Foreign Affairs conference, but was denied entry at airport

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Man dies after alleged MB supporters’ shooting

  /  December 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Demonstration took place Monday evening in Alexandria, included alleged Muslim Brotherhood supporters

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The re-writing of history in the Mubarak verdict

  /  December 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Court claims Muslim Brotherhood responsible for shooting at police, demonstrators, during 25 January Revolution

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Human rights group criticises investigation into celebrity protesters

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

Actor Khaled Abol Naga and singer Mohammed Attia have been accused of ‘incitement against the military’

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Bahraini king congratulates Mubarak on favourable court verdict

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

The Gulf monarchy itself subdued an Arab Spring-inspired rebellion in 2011

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224 arrested in Friday protests: Interior ministry

  /  November 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Officials provide conflicting figures on the numbers of protester deaths

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Clashes between protesters, police leave 1 dead in Matariya: Health ministry

  /  November 28, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Salafi Front reports five deaths in the district

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2 army officers killed, 3 conscripts injured in drive-by shootings

  /  November 28, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Security forces gear as several Islamist movements vow to stage “Muslim Youth Uprising”

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Courts sentence alleged Muslim Brotherhood members

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

A group of 15 on trial in Beheira handed life prison sentences, after being tried in absentia

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Egypt welcomes ‘great success’ of Bahrain elections

  /  November 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Bahrain held parliamentary and municipal elections Saturday, opposition boycotted the vote

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Muslim Brotherhood expresses support for 28 November protests

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

Demonstrations set for 28 November will protest “secular attempts to weaken the Islamic identity and Sharia”, says Salafi Front

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Student arrested in possession of weapons

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

Ain Shams student allegedly used weapons during marches

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