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News leaks allege government’s ‘dissatisfaction’ with Gulf countries

  /  February 8, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Despite publically strong ties with GCC, speakers in the leaks argue relations should be based on self-interest

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New joint command erected in Sinai to counter terrorism

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

Al-Sisi promotes and appoints Lieutenant General Osama Askar to head the new command

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This is why you agreed to support me in fighting terrorism: Al-Sisi

  /  January 31, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Sinai attacks will not be last, says president following series of operations in North Sinai

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Police Day and human rights

  /  January 25, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

How can the January revolution die if its main cause still lives?

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Leak allegedly reveals government using media to shape public opinion

  /  January 20, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Officials purportedly pick media personnel to convince people that Al-Sisi is targeted

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Morsi still defiant in first speech of espionage trial

  /  January 19, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Former president accuses SCAF of killing protestors in 2011 uprising

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What about Al-Sisi’s relations with politicians? (3)

  /  January 4, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

Leaders of the 1952 family start taking power through alliance with the Muslim Brotherhood. Naguib, Nasser and El-Sadat did this. Finally, the Supreme Council – Al-Sisi followed. Even Mubarak, who began to clash with political read the rest…

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Three parties withdraw from Egyptian Front Coalition

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

Parties cited “unclear criteria” of selecting members as reason for withdrawal

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Mubarak’s former prime minister to compete in upcoming elections

  /  December 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Ahmed Shafiq is head of Egyptian Patriotic Movement Party and will compete in Cairo district

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The camera and the gun: Khaled Abol Naga

  /  November 30, 2014  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

By Amr Khalifa In Egypt, the Al-Sisi regime wants opposition pens dry and artist’s mouths shut. Many Egyptian viewers expected Khaled Abol Naga to be more reticent after recently saying “we may soon need to read the rest…

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More Mubarak-era politicians to run for parliamentary elections

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

Kamal El-Ganzouri served as country’s prime minister from 1996 to 1999

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Cabinet to rule on electoral districts draft

  /  November 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Some parties believe districts made to garner “votes for the government” in upcoming parliamentary elections

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Supreme Constitutional Court overturns clemency ban

  /  November 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

By Sharif Paget The Supreme Constitutional Court (SCC) ruled unconstitutional a decree issued by the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) preventing judges from lessening sentences in cases related to unlicensed firearms.  In 2012, read the rest…

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HRW urges UN to condemn Egypt’s human rights record

  /  November 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

International rights group highlight Egypt’s human rights issues ahead of UN review

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Egypt government, Brotherhood to exchange accusations in Geneva

  /  November 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Government and Brotherhood looking to score political points, rights groups to show reality, says analyst

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Searing saw: Sinai

  /  October 29, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Amr Khalifa “Egypt is undergoing an existential battle.” That booming sound you heard was tantamount to a declaration of war by Egypt’s president Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi. “There will be blood…there will be a price read the rest…

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Hamas responds to proposed Gaza buffer zone

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Hamas official says buffer zone supports Israeli blockade, harms Palestinians

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Activist Douma’s trial postponed

  /  October 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Political activist remains in prison despite request for hospitalisation

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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  /  76 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  /  137 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  /  116 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  /  132 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  /  137 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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