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Latest in Egypt
With what appears to be an escalation in Sinai, the president may have found the cover he needs to close the Rafah crossing
Members of the Revolutionary Youth Coalition also known as the 25 January Revolution Coalition have reached the end of their road. Or so says their executive office. The alliance of multiple youth groups including April 6 Youth, the Young Muslim Brotherhood and more recently, the National Front. The coalition intends to announce their official dissolution …
March to the presidential palace calls for freeing all military detainees since the 25 January revolution
Egypt briefs on Cairo, Port Said, and Sinai
Farouk Sultan Court: Supreme Constitutional Court Positions: Chairman of the Supreme Constitutional Court, Chairman of the Presidential Elections Committee Famous for: Appointed by Hosni Mubarak, headed the PEC ex-officio as Chairman of the SCC, organised Egypt’s first post-Mubarak presidential elections, disqualified Khairat El-Shater, Ayman Nour, Omar Suleiman and Hazem Salah Abo Ismail from the presidential …
The end of June also marked the retirement date of many of Egypt’s top judges who have reached 70 years of age.
Mohamed Morsi will not be reversing the decision to dissolve the People’s Assembly, parliament’s lower house
Dispute continues between Dubai police chief and the Muslim Brotherhood
US officials are suggesting that the F-4 phantom Turkish jet was flying near to the Syrian shoreline, explaining why Syrian forces saw it as a threat and fired
Islamic preacher makes news during the president’s Tahrir speech
Morsi’s positive address to military commanders is bound to leave many activists and revolutionaries feeling betrayed.
Morsi paraded from venue to venue as oath begins his term
There are no accurate estimates of how many civilians currently face military judicial proceedings. but a very modest estimate of 8,000 civilian prisoners are now inside military jails
Omar Abdel-Rahman has been in prison for over 15 years, Morsi vows to free him
President Morsi swears oath of office in front of the SCC then heads to address the nation from Cairo University
Morsi strives for middle ground; the president-elect takes the oath of office in Tahrir, and will do so again infront of SCC general assembly tomorrow
Morsi’s decision to swear the oath of office infront of the SCC is met with scorn and anger from the revolutionary powers
Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator, Saeed Jalili, warned the European Union in a letter sent on Thursday that new sanctions will have “repercussions” on talks over his country’s atomic activities.
The senior Hamas member was the assistant to another Hamas official killed in an elaborate operation in Dubai two years ago that gained international notoriety
A Cairo Criminal Court on Thursday convicted the former Minister of Petroleum and a prominent businessman for selling Egyptian natural gas to Israel at below market rates
Dr. Mohamed Gouda, a member of the Freedom and Justice Party’s (FJP) economic committee and its spokesman, responded to recent criticisms that businessmen prepared the party’s Nahda project and that it does not sufficiently include leftist ideas.
Well-known pro-democracy activist, Zainab Al Khawaja, was injured in the thigh after being hit by a tear gas canister fired by police.
Reports of a mob gathered around Nile City Towers complex in downtown Cairo claim that the crowd is threatening violence if the Towers are opened for business today.
Alexandria Workers from the Italian Pirelli Tire Company staged a demonstration in front of the Italian Consulate in Alexandria on Wednesday protesting the firing of their co-workers. The demonstrating workers asked for the reinstatement of their co-workers as well as receiving full payments of the company’s annual profits. The employees also demanded health insurance for …
Managers detained during industrial action
The Israeli Defense Force will deploy radar systems along the border with Egypt, similar to those used in the Gaza Strip and Lebanon
Those who boycotted the elections may have to pay a price for abstaining
Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia met on Monday in Khartoum to discuss the impact of Ethiopia’s development of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on Egypt and Sudan
A maritime source working in the Suez Canal reported on Wednesday the passage of a nuclear submarine alongside two destroyers, both belonging to the United States supposedly headed to the Persian Gulf. The maritime source added that the nuclear submarine – USS Florida – and the destroyers – USS James Willams and Seattle – …
The procedure for swearing in the president-elect shall be announced by presidency