Latest in Egypt Highlight
Latest in Egypt
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.
President’s stance on Syria could spell a change in Egyptian regional policies
Egypt briefs on trials, Sharqeya, and Cairo
Egypt’s most sought-after unemployed public figure and why everyone wants him in government
Accusation is made that billions lie in Egyptian bank
Egypt protesters demonstrated at the Presidential Palace demanding the release of Jan 25 Revolution prisoners
Since the results of the presidential elections, many have turned on the generals accusing them of having forfeited the best interests of the state for their own political survival.
Discusses economy and military trials despite questions over future of cabinet, lack of power deters potential candidates