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Schools located near expected protests cancel classes
Aboul Fotouh’s party proposes modification of constitutional declaration
With the festival coinciding with a growing unrest in the country and opening on the same day as proposed political rallies, CIFF issued several statements before making the decision to postpone the opening ceremony altogether.
Thousands attend Gaber funeral in Cairo and procession for Massoud in Damanhour
Clashes between Muslim Brotherhood supporters and anti-Brotherhood protesters
Their essential goal is to overthrow President Morsy’s latest constitutional declaration
Judges oppose constitutional declaration amid downtown clashes
Rage peaks in Alexandria, Suez and Mahalla
The offices of the FJP were torched in the canal cities of Ismailiya and Port Said
Morsy delivers speech among his supporters infront of presidential palace
Attackers attempted to burn woman’s hair
By Mohamed Abdelfattah Egyptians are once again confronted with, and unified in, the only thing that has sustained their togetherness: calamity. At least 50 children died as their bus recklessly traversed a malfunctioning level crossing, only to be hit by an oncoming train and dragged for close to 1,000 metres, according to witnesses. Seventeen more kids reportedly …
Protesters demand Egypt expel the Israeli ambassador
Protests erupted in Jordan’s capital Amman and provincial towns after the government cut fuel subsidies
Young royal Sheikh Meshaal Al-Malek Al-Sabah was detained for a few days in July for expressing political views deemed offensive
Activist spent almost a year in prison
The three defendants were brought to the court in Kuwait City in handcuffs, blindfolded with their heads shaven and dressed in dark-red prison uniforms.
Protesters impatient to have their demands met
More than two million voters have registered for parliamentary elections, the commission said on Monday.
The demonstrators at the counter protest opposed the closure of the port.
Two terror suspects appear in US court the day after extradition from UK is finally approved
I was all set to leap on my own soapbox. But as I was thinking of how I would heap my arrogant scorn on the heads of those I deem beneath contempt, my plans abruptly changed during my ride to work.
Interior ministry recruits 500 new police officers
Across the Middle East an angry backlash continues by Muslims outraged by a movie insulting Islam
Certain things are deemed unforgivable here and hot-headed, self proclaimed defenders of national or religious pride can rally others to their cause with surprising speed, considering the normal, more sedate pace of the society. Before you know it, prejudices kick in and angry chants ring out, blame, based on rumours and suppositions, is placed and a little flag burning goes a long way.
Attackers ripped up an American flag, then looted the consulate before setting it on fire
Protesters scaled the US Embassy walls and pulled down the American flag
A small group of protesters rally in front of the Iranian Embassy against Iranian backing of Al-Assad’s regime.
Protesters from several movements took to the streets in rejection of the IMF loan proposal, days after the IMF chief visited Cairo and met top officials.
“One person died yesterday. Approximately 12 to 14 were injured” during protests at the Abu Qir Thermal Power Plant, a spokesman from the Ministry of Interior confirmed in a phone call. The Saturday protests have settled down after “some officers and soldiers went to save the plant,” he said. “Everything is now calm and quiet.” …