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Three police officers were acquitted from charges of torturing five Islamist militants who were in their custody during the Mubarak rule
Is political Islam dead? Are the so called “Islamic Movements” suffering their final moments following the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi and the ruling Muslim Brotherhood? That is indeed a claim that keeps on getting more attention in Egypt these days. The Myth: According to many pundits, 30 June has dealt a virtual knockout to …
Interior ministry spokesman said the attack was carried out by laid off hotel workers, and that there were no casualties.
A quantity of TNT and ammonium nitrate substances frequently used in homemade explosives were also found
An underground hospital and an arms warehouse confiscated by security forces, 13 militants arrested
By Nervana Mahmoud Nothing reflects the essence of Islam better than the pilgrimage to Mecca. It sums up the faith in a nutshell: humility, reflection and most importantly, equality. In the haj, women stand side by side with men; the rich stand alongside the poor; brown people alongside white. All are equal in the journey …
A group of peaceful protesters marched, and were set upon by official state forces – at the end of the violence, 28 people were dead, and more than 200 people were injured. At the time, human rights activists insisted that not only should an investigation take place into the killings: but that it should be …
The yellow posters show a black hand with four fingers raised, symbolising Cairo’s pro-Morsi Rabaa al-Adawiya protest camp, which was broken up on August 14, sparking clashes that killed hundreds of protesters.
By Maria Glenna Tunis – The suspension of Tunisia’s National Constituent Assembly on 7 August once again prompted comparisons between Tunisia and Egypt by political analysts and the media, asking if Tunisia will devolve into the violence we have recently seen in Egypt. It is true that there are similarities between Egypt and Tunisia. Both …
Interior Minister reshuffles the Ministry’s leadership amid accusations of misconduct and negligence
Islamists decry lack of sufficient representation in amending constitution
A few thousand pro-Morsi Islamists marched in the Egyptian capital, despite heavy security presence and major roads’ blockage. These images are from different locations across Cairo
Central metro stations also closed to prevent demonstrators from assembling
Al-Beltagy is the latest Brotherhood leader detained in a wide-ranging crackdown on the Islamist movement.
Thursday’s call for further protests was immediately followed by an interior ministry warning that live ammunition will be used on protesters who attack public institutions
Islamists lashed out at Coptic Christians in Minya, accusing them of backing the military that toppled Morsi
“All negotiations without the dissolution of the government are a waste of time,” a representative of the National Salvation Front said
Germany’s economic ministry indicated on Saturday that it had frozen all decisions on arms exports to Egypt.
“Thirty-six of the prisoners died of suffocation and crowding after tear gas was used to stop their escape,” the ministry said
It is a spectacular fall from grace for the Islamist movement, which saw its candidate Mohamed Morsi become the first president in Egypt’s history with a non-military background.
The agency reported that “unknown gunmen” had tried to aid the prisoners, who kidnapped a police officer
The attack happened late Thursday in the town of Damboa in Borno state, Boko Haram’s stronghold
The Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas which rules Gaza condemned Egypt’s bloody crackdown Wednesday on Morsi supporters
Chanting “Morsi is my president,” the protesters set fire to car tyres and tore down pictures of army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi
Photos by Mohamed Omar/DNE
Prosecutor General charges 11 suspects following attacks in Bani Ahmed
The army honoured the families of 16 soldiers killed last year in Ramadan
Meeting aimed at easing tensions, said army spokesman
Tunisian armed forces spokesperson said the assault was mounted after clashes on Thursday night between soldiers and “a terrorist group”