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Interior Minister guilty of ‘Port Said massacre’, says PA

CAIRO: The People’s Assembly (PA) held the interior minister responsible for what they described as the “Port Said massacre” and ordered the inclusion of the case to the fact finding committee of the January 25 Revolution’s martyrs and injured. PA Speaker Saad El-Katatny announced the recommendations at the end of an emergency session held on …

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National Security to serve the people not the government, says minister

By Heba Fahmy CAIRO: Minister of Interior Mansour El-Essawy stressed on Wednesday that the National Security Agency won’t interfere in the political arena, unlike its disbanded predecessor, the State Security Investigations (SSI). El-Essawy told the attendees of the forum— held at the National Security headquarters under the title of “National Security prospects for the future”— that …

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Interior minister disbands feared security police

By AFP CAIRO: Minister of Interior Mansour El-Essawy disbanded the long-feared state security police on Tuesday barely 10 days after taking office on a pledge to restore public confidence, state media said. “Minister of Interior Mansour El-Essawy decided today to cancel all administrative branches and offices of State Security in all the republic’s provinces,” the …

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New Egypt minister takes over after offices stormed

By AFP CAIRO: A new Egyptian interior minister took office on Sunday pledging to restore public confidence in the police a day after protesters stormed several state security buildings. In an acceptance statement carried by the state MENA news agency, Mansour El-Essawi said he would take “all necessary measures to restore confidence between citizens and …

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Former interior minister to go on trial March 5

CAIRO: Egypt’s once widely feared interior minister Habib El-Adly is to appear before a criminal court on March 5 accused of money laundering, judicial sources told AFP on Sunday. El-Adly would be the first of toppled president Hosni Mubarak’s regime to face trial. He was arrested on Feb. 17, along with tourism minister Zoheir Garranah …

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