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Saturday kicked the week off with the inauguration and launch of developmental projects by the armed forces in the Suez Canal, including tunnels and bridges to facilitate access to Sinai. President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi attended a ceremony Saturday for the occasion. In the privately-owned Al-Masry Al-Youm, several pieces reflected on the event. Newspaper Chairperson Mohamed …
Red Sea islands defenders confident in winning judicial battle, say opposition groups
Al-Dostour party rejected the ongoing calls for protests on 11 November in a statement released on Tuesday, calling them anonymously backed and condemning them for increasing tension in the political scene. The party described the calls as “lacking any political vision or an alternative that can extract the country from its problems”. Though the party …
An appeals court in Bahrain has upheld the order to dissolve the Gulf state’s leading Shiite opposition group, al-Wefaq. The move comes despite criticism from the UN and human rights groups.
As traditional protests become increasingly difficult in Russia, one group of activists has found its own way of voicing dissent. The “Silent Protest” movement has made demonstrating part of an everyday routine.
Results released on Wednesday suggest that President Ali Bongo has narrowly won the presidential election in Gabon. The opposition has rejected the results and has called for a recount in at least one province.
Syrian government troops have clashed with opposition forces in Aleppo, a day after rebels breached a regime blockade in the embattled northern city. The government has responded with a major airstrike campaign.
The Cambodian government is accused by opposition and rights groups of increasingly cracking down on dissent, prompting concerns about the state of human rights in the country. Abby Seiff reports from Phnom Penh.
Hope follows government’s intention to amend contested Protest Law
The syndicate will not abandon its sons who defend the nation, its independence, and its freedoms, says Sameh Ashour
US and Russian foreign ministers have spoken in favour of launching intra-Syrian talks as soon as possible, according to Russian foreign ministry
State Litigation Authority, on behalf of foreign ministry, appealed court decision obliging foreign ministry to renew Nour’s passport
General Coordinator Amr Ali was arrested on basis over unknown charges, the youth movement says
Latest incidents put opposition in division crisis, says Revolutionary Socialists group
Code of conduct was developed during two-day conference in Cairo
Detained man was allegedly beaten to death in police station
Mohamed Morsi, Alaa Abdel Fattah, Amr Hamzawy among 25 accused of ‘insulting judiciary’
The conference aims at forming a united opposition front against Assad
Daily News Egypt spoke to Shukrallah about the future of politics in Egypt, and whether the rule of the military is serving democracy
The meeting also discussed latest updates on the situation in Syria
New law becomes effective as of Wednesday, according to article 10 of the law
Opposition figures demand a joint transitional body based on Geneva I communiqué
Egypt meeting seeks to strengthen opposition forces in Syria, says foreign ministry
Results of Egyptian initiative for non-violent transition remain uncertain, says expert
Egyptian foreign minister is on two-day trip to the Gulf country to discuss international security in Middle East
Egypt is a member of the Friends of Syria group, which is made up of countries that oppose Syrian president Al-Assad