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2014 was escalating year for protests in Egypt: ANHRI 

  /  March 4, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Despite numerous freedom restricting legislations, 2014 witnessed an escalation in protests in Egypt, reports human rights organisation

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Can the security strategy performance for confronting extremism be improved?

  /  March 4, 2015  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

The higher strata of the middle class, with society’s higher authority, insist on supporting the security strategy for confronting terrorism and extremism. On the one hand, they fear that using any other strategy may detract read the rest…

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Egypt to push for removing ‘terrorist’ websites

  /  February 18, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Removing internet content impossible, digital security expert

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Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh killer in custody: Prosecution

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

Defendant’s identity to be revealed within days, says prosecutor

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Prosecution releases 18 Zamalek fans, detains 3

  /  February 11, 2015  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Club and football association presidents will be summoned to investigations, says lawyer

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Political parties blame Muslim Brotherhood, security forces for fans killings

and   /  February 10, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Security forces excessive use of power, political parties and groups claim

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Prosecution detains 18 Zamalek fans, orders ultras leaders arrest

  /  February 10, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Forensic medicine authority announce 19 killed in match violence

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Bereaved families, supporters blame security forces and club president for deaths

  /  February 9, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Authorities fail to hold security forces accountable, say families

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Narratives of the Air Defence tragedy

  /  February 9, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Ultras group accuse security forces and club president, state orders fan arrest

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HRW demands Egypt hold police accountable for abuses in custody

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

Former finance ministry advisor tortured in custody, says lawyer and relatives

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Security forces responsible for Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh’s death: HRW

  /  February 2, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Analysis of video footage strongly indicates that a masked riot police officer shot Al-Sabbagh, says watchdog

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Bomb injures 7 security personnel in Greater Cairo

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

Three more bombs were dismantled in Qena and downtown Cairo

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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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Al-Dostour finds participation in elections ‘difficult’ amid security crackdown

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The party calls on civil forces to agree on a joint stance on political participation

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4th revolution anniversary death toll rises to 17

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

One CSF conscript dead, three policemen injured, according to interior ministry

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2 journalists arrested in Beheira governorate

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

Syndicate head says no charges against them

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Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh died near Tahrir of birdshot to the back: Forensic Authority

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

Socialist Popular Alliance, activists blame police for ‘excessive’ use of force

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Security challenges still major concern

  /  January 22, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Despite optimistic assessments from armed forces, situation remains volatile

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‘We are the solution’ initiative is positive step, lacks organisation: Ayman Nour

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

Morsi’s reign was part of a counterrevolution that started after Mubarak’s ouster, says liberal politician and former presidential candidate

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13 alleged members of Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis referred to court for killing policemen

  /  January 12, 2015  /  Egypt  /  No Comments

Charges include joining banned organisation and possessing weapons

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‘We are perfectly equipped for waging war’: Ajnad Misr video

  /  January 12, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Militant leader says “30 June helped us convince people that the only way out is through Jihad”

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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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Egyptian ISIS leader found dead: Syrian Observatory

  /  January 7, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

The militant’s head was reportedly separated from his body

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Arab League expresses full support for Libya’s Tobruk-based government

  /  January 6, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Libyan delegate requested Arab states to provide arms to troops to end violence

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Cairo’s small business owners hope for stability, skilled workforce and clear-out of bureaucracy in 2015

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

Mixed year for efforts of city’s start-ups, but optimism about coming year rides high

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Morsi’s espionage case adjourned to 4 January

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

Cairo Criminal Court adjourned the trial of former president Mohamed Morsi and 35 other members of the Muslim Brotherhood to 4 January. They face. charges of leaking documents that could harm Egypt’s national security. The read the rest…

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1,191 reported sexual harassment cases in 100 days: Report

  /  December 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

82.3% of eye witnesses to the harassment do not interfere or help the victim, says Harassmap

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4 fishermen released in Damietta following navy patrol attack investigations

  /  December 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Armed forces to provide financial compensation for damages to boats and fishing equipment, says fishermen’s spokesperson

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Court allows re-trial for police personnel convicted in military courts

  /  December 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Police were never subject to military trials in first place, experts say

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Drive-by shootings of security personnel ‘difficult to prevent': Analyst

  /  December 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

“This happens every week,” says analyst Mohamed Qadri Saeed

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