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Latest in Egypt
Emergency Meeting of Press Syndicate leads to a march on the Shura Council
call for an end to ‘representing policemen’ until demands are met
Interior Ministry’s beard ban overruled
Christian Brotherhood to maintain Coptic voice in face of political Islam
Murder of Ahmed Hussein Eid raises questions about motives
A Nile boat carrying 25 passengers sank on Saturday morning in front of the Maspero building. The boat– named Al-Me’allem – was on a short Nile cruise from Kasr Al-Nil Bridge to October 6 Bridge, when it crashed into a concrete pillar of a bridge near Maspero. According to state-run gazette Al-Ahram, eyewitnesses reported that nearby …
In the wake of President Mohamed Morsy’s official inauguration, The Coalition of the Youth of the Revolution on Saturday announced its dissolution, citing the president’s election as a turning point in the country’s history. Ziad El-Elaimy, a member of the executive office of the coalition, and a former member of parliament, said the organization had …
Egypt’s first civilian president, Mohamed Morsy, has been in power for exactly one week.
Small group walks through downtown to engage with the men they hope to change
Marchers hope to publicly demonstrate a strong response to the rising reports of harassment and assault in Egypt
Three men have confessed to murdering the youth in Suez for being in an “inappropriate situation” with a girl
Mohamed AbulEnein is under investigation over labour practices of two companies
Film director Ashraf Nabil gets suspended-six month prison sentence
The Syrian opposition meeting held over two days in Cairo wrapped up on Tuesday after nearly falling apart over disputes in the authority and representation
NGO raid seen by civil society as a government attempt to fight freedom
Turkish Foreign Minister visited President Morsy wrapping up a week of intense foreign policy
Families of military trial victims hold press conference in front of presidential palace
Police officers denied the right to grow beards while in service
The presidential palace lawn is now the new Tahrir square
The new constitution may call for new presidential elections before the end of Morsy’s term
Reasons behind Grand Sheikh’s walkout unclear, Morsy not taking chances
He is described as the unseen hand of an incredibly hierarchal and rigid organization. The Muslim Brotherhood’s General Masul, the General Guide, Mohamed Badie is a man in the shadows, who some believe will have the last word.
Generals insist that they are only dealing with ‘criminals’
Al-Gizawy who is currently in a Saudi prison may be granted pardon in Ramadan, his wife says.
The organisation still faces another case for its survival
– Workers in the Egyptian railroad are expected to get their delayed bonuses today instead of on 10 July. The decision was made after the Chairman of the Railway Board Hani Hegab met with the workers who had been rallying in front of his office. The workers had been protesting due to the delay of …
The organization still faces another case for its survival, though today’s ruling puts the outcome in their favour
The Egyptian Centre for Economic and Social rights reported protest movements rose dramatically during the second half of June. A contentious presidential election seemed to account for the rise. The Egyptian Centre for Economic and Social Rights recorded only 38 protests during the first half of the month, but 119 protests ended the month. Reasons …
Freedom and Justice Party denies making any recommendations to Morsi
The rift highlights a difference of opinions over participation in the constitutional drafting process, but could signal an even more serious fissure in the party.