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After President Morsy’s decision to release chief editor of Al-Dostour newspaper Islam Afify from temporary detention, almost all opinion writers have criticised the President for not using his so-called powers to abolish all laws relating to ‘offending the President of the republic.’ Despite praising the move to release the editor, many writers have questioned why …
Marzouki slams Ennahda, affirms his commitment to women’s rights
Released military prisoners didn’t receive presidential pardon, says the No Military Trials movement
Trial symbolizes an affront to freedom of expression and fair trials
Two week after coup, Dioncounda Traore announced Mali’s interim president
Office of the President confirms Morsy will hold on to temporary powers
Staff Major General Abdel-Moniem Bayoumi Al-Terras has been appointed Commander of the Air Defence Forces, Staff Air Vice-Marshal Younes El-Sayed Hamed was made Commander of the Air Force and Staff Rear Admiral Osama Ahmed Ahmed El-Gendy is now Commander of the Navy.
By Islam Serour The President’s spokesman, Dr Yasser Ali denied rumours about dropping the debts of 62,000 farmers, indicating that the decision is still undergoing study and research. The rumour originated on the ‘Kolena Wael Ghonem’ (“We are all Wael Ghonem”) Facebook page which stated, “Morsy drops EGP 109 million of debts to the agricultural …
The opposition has demanded that a transition government take over from the President
Egypt prominent writers continue to reflect their opinions regarding Morsy’s reactions to the Dahshour sectarian incident
The killing of 16 Egyptian soldiers near the Rafah border raises questions
Theoretically speaking, we could argue that the one month President Mohamed Morsy has spent in office is not enough to judge his performance as Egypt’s first leader after the revolution. However, practically speaking, it seems enough. Given a few facts regarding Morsy’s attainment of the presidency, we can understand feelings of anger among the electorate, …
ECB chief Mario Draghi statement on doing whatever it takes to preserve the euro sent stock markets soaring and reduced Spanish borrowing costs
By Islam Zayed Momtaz Said, Minister of Finance in the current caretaker government, has been working since yesterday to complete all requests made by government agencies regarding allocations and expenditures before incoming Prime Minister, Dr.HeshamKandil, appoints a new Finance Minister. According to official sources within the Ministry of Finance, Said held a meeting with AymanGohar, …
Fellow Republicans, Muslim Brotherhood quick to dismiss allegations
The current minister of irrigation and water resources is expected to form a new cabinet
Ever since Morsi’s victory in the presidential election, calls have been escalating for a presidential intervention in to cases where civilians have been detained in military prisons and tried before military courts. Regardless of the motives; whether a response to political pressure or genuine compassion for the cause, Morsi has promised to put the issue …
Egypt writers continue to reflect their opinion about Omar Suleiman’s funeral and President Mohamed Morsy’s hygiene campaign.
Yemeni president fires accusations against Iran
As President Mohamed Morsy mulls over candidates for his cabinet, officials announced that the Kamal El-Ganzouri led government will continue through Ramadan.
Despite Morsi’s official divorce from the party, members of the Muslim Brotherhood continue to speak for the president-elect
The cabinet finalised the 2012/2013 annual state budget, which will be effective starting July 1, and sent it to the Supreme Council of Armed Forces for approval.