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Detainees accused of complicity in torching churches and military trucks, detained for 15 days
Curfew from 7pm to 6am
Increase in purchasing activity is attributed to concerns over political unrest and uncertainty in the streets.
Egyptian airspace is open for regular air traffic and none of the foreign communities requested to leave the country.
Demonstrators broke curfew and clashed with security forces on Wednesday night
President authorises armed forces to assist police in maintaining security
By Nervana Mahmoud It’s hard to absorb all of the events that took place last week in Egypt. Many details have yet to be digested. What is certain, though, is that this was the year’s most crucial week, with far-reaching ramifications. Thus far, we only have disputed assessments from inside and outside of Egypt. Last …
One year since the deadly clashes outside the Ministry of Defence has passed
Top security official replaced by the deputy police chief of Port Said following days of deadly clashes between police and protesters
Banks have already doubled the value of their contracts with the Ministry of Interior to pay for increased security at their branches
Since the 2011 Revolution, Egyptians have become familiar with outbursts of violence across the nation. The public is polarised and political groups have been locked in an impasse since December. Presidential calls for dialogue have largely been ignored by the opposition. The most recent surge in violence hit hardest in the cities overlooking the Suez …
The Ultras’ battle is a battle for karama, or dignity
A relatively calm day in Suez, Ismailia and Port Said after four days of deadly clashes
Photos by AhmedElMalky
Organizers say the matches are meant to “express solidarity with the canal cities”
Morsy, you are now face to face with those who have lost everything, including their hope for a better future and their faith in you
Citizens defy curfew after Morsy announces emergency law in three canal cities
President Mohamed Morsy declares a month long state of emergency and curfew in three major cities overlooking the Suez Canal
Civilians ordered to stay indoors during an operation targeting militant Islamist organisation.
By Leah Finnegan /AP CAIRO: For many who roam Cairo’s famously nocturnal streets, the curfew was always irrelevant. And as of Wednesday it is officially ending, five months after it was imposed by then-president Hosni Mubarak in a vain attempt to stem the protests against his rule. Mubarak mandated the curfew on Jan. 28 in Cairo, …
By Reuters CAIRO: Egypt’s military has decided to end a nightly curfew that was initially imposed at the height of the popular uprising that toppled president Hosni Mubarak in February, state media reported on Monday. “The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces decided to end the curfew starting from mid-June,” official news agency MENA reported. …