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Appeals court sets date for Shura Council defendants

  /  June 29, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Activists sentenced to 15 years for breaking Protest Law to have appeal 22 July

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Sentence is revenge for 25 January revolution: Shura Council defendants

  /  June 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  30 Comments

Defendants sentenced to 15 years for breaking Protest Law, begin procedures for retrial

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Reporters Without Borders beseeches Al-Sisi to ensure freedoms enshrined in constitution

  /  June 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  59 Comments

It is the president’s responsibility to ensure journalists receive the protection they need, says media freedom watchdog

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Whose economic president?

  /  April 1, 2014  /  Opinion  /  26 Comments

The opportunity for presidential hopefuls to announce their intentions is now. So far, two have made themselves known, former Minister of Defence Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and Nasserist politician Hamdeen Sabahy. Perhaps others will announce their read the rest…

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I promise we can achieve stability, security and hope: Al-Sisi

and   /  March 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Al-Sisi resigns from armed forces; Sedki Sobhi promoted to General and expected to replace him

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Al-Sisi to run for presidency

  /  March 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  37 Comments

As per the constitution, defence minister must give up his position if he is to run for president

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In Pictures: Ultras White Knights members dispersed after interior ministry bars fans from match

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

Ministry of Interior barred audience from match “to ensure the safety and protection of the masses”

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Ultras White Knights members dispersed after interior ministry bars fans from match

  /  March 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Ministry of Interior barred audience from match “to ensure the safety and protection of the masses”

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SCAF’s new formation implements new constitution: military spokesman

  /  March 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Defence minister will now preside over the council instead of the president

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Retired general announces presidential bid

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

Former Chief of Staff Sami Anan becomes second hopeful to announce candidacy

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Al-Sisi discusses security and upcoming elections

  /  February 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  41 Comments

Army chief Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi says the people’s free will to decide next leader

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Al-Sisi meets Sudanese counterpart

  /  February 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Sudan’s Minister of National Defence voices support for ” the demands of the Egyptian people”

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Political players weigh Al-Sisi’s potential candidacy

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

Reactions to defence minister’s possible presidential bid are mixed along party lines

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‘We must restore the spirit of unity’: Muslim Brotherhood

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

Brotherhood statement calls on Egyptians to return to the goals of the 25 January Revolution

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Egyptians’ lives: Between reality and fantasy

  /  January 18, 2014  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

By Mohammed Nosseir Egyptians live two parallel lives: the life of reality that they struggle through daily and a fantasy existence of which they dream, a fantasy that they feel is quite close to reality, read the rest…

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NGOs highlight grave human rights violations since Morsi’s ouster

  /  January 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

NGOs’ Arms of Injustice report focus on unjust laws, interior ministry and judiciary practices

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Detention renewed for Ain Shams students

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

Nine students arrested while protesting still in custody

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Activists call for protests in memory of 2011 ‘cabinet clashes’

  /  December 14, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Victims’ lawyer calls for “unveiling” results of cabinet fact-finding committee

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Chatham House dissects Egyptian economy

  /  December 4, 2013  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Royal Institute of International Affairs examines interim government performance, post revolution economy political participation and IMF development

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State of Emergency will not be extended: Shawky

  /  October 23, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Extension would require a public referendum; end date is 14 November

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The right to say NO!

  /  October 21, 2013  /  Opinion  /  4 Comments

On 23 March 2011, under the rule of the Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) and two months after the 25 January Revolution, the then-cabinet of Essam Sharaf approved a protest law that criminalised strikes, read the rest…

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Students Against the Coup holds protests at Cairo University

  /  October 1, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Hundreds protest the military backed government

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Amnesty International decries violence in Egypt

  /  September 11, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Rights group calls for “impartial and independent investigation”

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Arab League should send fact-finding mission to Egypt: Arab rights groups

  /  August 31, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Arab civil society organistations blame “lack of political will” for human rights infringements

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Rafah border reopened five days after militant attack

  /  August 24, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Strict provisions outline which and when Palestinians can cross the Rafah border

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Press freedom at risk in Egypt: CPJ

  /  August 14, 2013  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Committee to Protect Journalists says press under attack

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EIPR calls on Mansour to stand against state security court

  /  August 5, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The initiative calls on interim president to not ratify a ruling against nine Copts and eight Muslims

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The Dark Tunnel

  /  July 31, 2013  /  Opinion  /  54 Comments

This should be a Happy Story If this revolution had a motto, it would be “Everything you ever wanted, in the worst possible way”. Conventional wisdom said that if there was ever a revolution against read the rest…

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Morsi’s supporters in Rabaa Al-Adaweya challenge Al-Sisi’s call

  /  July 26, 2013  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Pro-Morsi protesters say they will stand strong in the face of pro-army rallies

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How we create Gods

  /  July 20, 2013  /  Opinion  /  35 Comments

Three weeks have passed since the Egyptian army’s commander-in-chief Abdul Fatah Al-Sisi made his very impressive and deservingly historic speech announcing the ouster of Mohamed Morsi from the presidency. Those three weeks saw many developments: read the rest…

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