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Dozens have recently started hunger strikes to call for release of political prisoners and for abolishing the infamous Protest Law
No declared reasons for confiscation, according to human rights researcher
Statements follow reconciliation initiative proposed by a Brotherhood figure recently released from prison
The court decision is final and is described by the Brotherhood as one which is “legally null”
Efforts to extend humanitarian ceasefire continue in Paris as it holds in Gaza
John Kerry and Ban Ki Moon meet in Cairo in efforts to stop the violence in Gaza
Ban Ki Moon “strongly condemns” Hamas rocket attacks; calls on both parties to “stop fighting”
Both push for ceasefire, hope it will be followed by dialogue on causes of the crisis
Supreme Administrative Court looks into possible ban of FJP’s activities
Internet use is high in Iran, partly because many young Iranians turn to it to bypass an official ban on Western cultural products, and Tehran occasionally filters popular websites such as Twitter and Facebook.
The decision implements a 2013 court ruling ordering the banning of Muslim Brotherhood and confiscating its capital
17-year old student was earlier prevented from travelling pending investigation into the charge of torching a policeman’s car
Court bans leaders of now-dissolved National Democratic Party from running
Court ruling further attempt to silence dissent: HRW
The border crossing has been closed since 1 April; humanitarian cases are still cut off inside the strip without access to assistance
Defendants charged with belonging to a “banned” organisation and violating the Protest Law
Turkey’s 10 million Twitter users were banned Thursday from accessing the site after Erdogan vowed to “wipe out” the messaging service, which has been used by to publish damaging allegations against his government.
Industry Minister Fikri Isik said talks with Twitter were taking place and the ban would be lifted if the San Francisco-based firm appointed a representative in Turkey and agreed to block specific content when requested by Turkish courts.
Relations between Cairo and Hamas tense; Cairo court recently banned Hamas activities in Egypt
The German Foreign Office had on Wednesday recommended that its citizens refrain from travelling to the beach resorts on the peninsula
The clashes broke out after Al-Ahly won the African Super Cup after beating a Tunisian team in Cairo
The Ministry of Trade and Industry announced the 12-month ban on fully built-up units alongside a three-month prohibition on the import of components.
Reuters- Egypt’s proposed ban on the import of motorbikes and three-wheelers, or ‘tuk-tuks’, would have an “adverse impact” on GB Auto, the country’s largest car assembler, the company said on Thursday. Two- and three-wheelers contributed around 13% of GB Auto’s revenues in the first nine months of 2013, according to company data. GB Auto is …
The Supreme Council of Universities has issued a decision allowing security personnel on university campuses nationwide
Ahmad Jarba meets Fahmy and El-Araby to discuss preparations for Geneva 2
Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy is currently on a two-day visit to Spain
Activists have called on social networks for Saudi women to go behind the wheel on Saturday, in a campaign in the world’s only country that bans women from driving
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy addressed the issue in official letters he sent to diplomats across the world
Female civil servants are now allowed to wear the veil while their male counterparts can sport beards, both symbols of Muslim piety which were banned by Turkey’s first president Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
An urgent matters court had ruled to disband the Muslim Brotherhood Organisation and ordered the confiscation of its capital