If participating political forces can redefine the day and use it for their interest, it could be of major significance to Egypt’s transition to democracy
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By Islam Serour Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, is scheduled to visit Cairo on 22 August for further discussions with President Mohamed Morsy over a possible IMF loan to Egypt. It has been reported that an IMF mission, led by Masood Ahmed, the IMF director for Middle East and Central …
El-Roweiny is now the sixth member of SCAF to leave the political scene
The promotion of Medhat Ghezy to Chief of Military Justice suggests that the practice of subjecting civilians to military trials will not be subject to radical change under President Morsy’s tenure.
The Rafah border crossing was reopened yesterday
By Mostafa Salah, Enaam el-Adawy, Nihal Monir and Wafaa Abdelbary The business community is in a state of cautious anticipation following the decision taken by President Mohamed Morsy to retire Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) and Field Marshall Tantawi and Lieutenant General Anan. Ahmed Alwakel, President of Federation of Chambers of Commerce (FEDCOC), said …
Staff Major General Abdel-Moniem Bayoumi Al-Terras has been appointed Commander of the Air Defence Forces, Staff Air Vice-Marshal Younes El-Sayed Hamed was made Commander of the Air Force and Staff Rear Admiral Osama Ahmed Ahmed El-Gendy is now Commander of the Navy.
By Islam Serour The President’s spokesman, Dr Yasser Ali denied rumours about dropping the debts of 62,000 farmers, indicating that the decision is still undergoing study and research. The rumour originated on the ‘Kolena Wael Ghonem’ (“We are all Wael Ghonem”) Facebook page which stated, “Morsy drops EGP 109 million of debts to the agricultural …
Morsy regained presidential powers which the constitutional decree had barred from
The complaint regards a New York Times article by David D. Kirkpatrick
The exact identity of the attackers remains unclear at this point yet
The new military chief will face many challenges
Morsy appointed Tantawi and Anan as presidential advisors and awarded Tantawi Egypt’s top state honour
security forces confiscated issues of Al-Dostour on Saturday morning
Detainees were arrested in front of the Suez Governorate building on Friday, 4 May
By Islam Serour President Mohamed Morsy announced Sunday a $2 billion loan from Qatar to the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE), after meeting with the Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani in Cairo. In his first visit to Egypt Khalifa Al-Thani agreed to supply the Egyptian economy with the foreign currency deposits to bolster …
In an unexpected and unprecedented move, President Mohamed Morsy has sacked the country’s top military officials, Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi
The last article in the Hesham Qandil’s cabinet-examining series, by Ahmed Aboul Enein
A new report recommending the release of more military detainees to be presented to Morsy on Sunday
Shots were heard outside the presidential palace in the Heliopolis neighborhood of Cairo on Wednesday night at 10.30pm.
Khaled Salah accusing Freedom and Justice party of inciting protesters against Media practitioners
The fact that a quarter of ministers in Prime Minister Hesham Qandil’s cabinet remain in posts they held in his predecessor Kamal El-Ganzouri’s cabinet is only the tip of the iceberg
The president sacks key security and government officials
Egyptians reacted with shock and grief to the news of an armed attack on an Egyptian border post in North Sinai earlier this week. The fact that the attack occurred just as the victims—more than 16 Egyptian border guards—were breaking their Ramadan fast made the deadly incident all the more tragic. Speaking to reporters after …
Gamal Eid, the executive director of the Arab Network for Human Rights Information speaks with DNE
Hamas calls move “collective punishment,” as Brotherhood suggests Israeli involvement
Prominent former candidates question terms of Peace Accords
In a crowded funeral, midday Tuesday, Egyptians honored the security men who were killed in a deadly attack on Sunday night in Sinai.
Over a quarter of Qandil’s ministers have served under his predecessor
President and armed forces vow swift justice for culprits