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Despite the worrying number of men and women still facing military trial in Egypt, one grass-roots movement has succeeded in alerting the public to the need for change. Rana Muhammad Taha speaks to No Military Trials activists Salma Abdelgelil and Mohammad Fouda about the group’s development.
Was the low turn-out of August 24 protests expected?
Regional governors to be appointed by president Morsy soon, says the presidential spokesperson
Morsy’s choice of Sedki to hold this position shows a departure from being overly sensitive to Washington
The “No Safe Exists” campaign names five military leaders as the main focus of their campaign: former Commander-in-Chief Hussein Tantawi, former Chief of Staff Sami Anan, former intelligence chief Morad Mowafi, former Chief of Military Police Hamdy Badeen, and Major General Hassan El-Roweiny
By Islam Serour Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, is scheduled to visit Cairo on 22 August for further discussions with President Mohamed Morsy over a possible IMF loan to Egypt. It has been reported that an IMF mission, led by Masood Ahmed, the IMF director for Middle East and Central …
El-Roweiny is now the sixth member of SCAF to leave the political scene
Minister of Defence General Abdel-Fatah El-Sisi continues to appoint new men in top military posts
By Mostafa Salah, Enaam el-Adawy, Nihal Monir and Wafaa Abdelbary The business community is in a state of cautious anticipation following the decision taken by President Mohamed Morsy to retire Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) and Field Marshall Tantawi and Lieutenant General Anan. Ahmed Alwakel, President of Federation of Chambers of Commerce (FEDCOC), said …
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.
Morsy regained presidential powers which the constitutional decree had barred from
The complaint regards a New York Times article by David D. Kirkpatrick
Morsy appointed Tantawi and Anan as presidential advisors and awarded Tantawi Egypt’s top state honour
In an unexpected and unprecedented move, President Mohamed Morsy has sacked the country’s top military officials, Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi
Morsy sacks Tantawi and Anan, reshuffles SCAF, reverses constitutional decree
a Canadian student arrested in Sinai on suspicion of involvement in an ambush that killed 16 soldiers.
The president sacks key security and government officials
The raids followed further attacks on security checkpoints on Tuesday night, this time near Al-Arish.
Egyptians reacted with shock and grief to the news of an armed attack on an Egyptian border post in North Sinai earlier this week. The fact that the attack occurred just as the victims—more than 16 Egyptian border guards—were breaking their Ramadan fast made the deadly incident all the more tragic. Speaking to reporters after …
Ending military rule is not just a bleak prospect; it is unequivocally a far-fetched dream.
After losing in the runoff stage of Egypt’s June presidential elections, Shafiq flew to Abu-Dhabi with members of his family
The deceased soldiers were given a military funeral in Al-Rashdan Mosque in Nasr City
Prominent former candidates question terms of Peace Accords
Ten trucks are transporting over half a million liters of industrial fuel to the energy strapped Gaza Strip fulfilling a SCAF decision made in June
Pilots have being staging a sit-in since Tuesday calling for the appointment of a non-military, technocratic minister
Anas Al-Assal recalls his kidnapping, questioning, beating, drugging and sudden release
A critical court case that threatens to dissolve the Constituent Assembly for a second time looms over the body tasked with drafting the nation’s constitution
The kidnapping of two activists against the military signals the treacherous road facing the No Military Trial campaign
Despite the presidential pardons of 572 detainees, thousands still face military trials and a legal process that is convoluted and unfair, the No Military Trials for Civilians Movement notes
Official Presidential Spokesperson Yasser Aly denied that President Morsy nominated former Major General Abbas Mekhemar to the post and said that the final cabinet formation would be announced next week