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Minister of Information causes controversy in Cairo
A campaign to show disapproval of the Muslim Brotherhood across Egypt
Protesters in front of the state radio and television building call for the removal of Minister of Information Salah Abdel Maqsoud
On Saturday, seven members of the Islamic group ‘Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice’ in Suez, Egypt, decided to promote virtue by trying to whip a woman on the street due to her “un-Islamic” dress. The woman took off her shoe and beat one of them with it while yelling at them, which caught …
Information Minister Abdel-Maqsoud denies claims of increased Brotherhood presence, rumours of selling Maspero
The Central Security Forces used excessive tear gas to disperse protesters
Complaint filed with the prosecutor general
This is where we are probably heading and it frightens the hell out of me. The self-proclaimed Islamists refuse to see it. The situation in Egypt has taken a downturn in the last three months in ways that are hard to describe; prices of almost all basic food items have skyrocketed, and talks about a …
Secular and progressive groups have accused the Muslim Brotherhood and its Freedom and Justice Party of hijacking their Tahrir Square protest on Friday.
Earlier this week I looked up from Twitter to watch the pick of the day being dragged to the waiting butcher who was still sharpening his knife. Messages about the march to Maspero filled my timeline as the rest of the sheep did not even twist a tail as their fellow flock-mate was dragged to its end.
EIPR releases report detailing government failure to reduce sectarian tension
It would be a mistake for the presidency and its allies to consider that all the country is neatly divided into people who love the president and those who hate him.
March follows route taken by protesters a year ago, calls for justice and freedom
“Make a trial for everyone in SCAF,” says Mohammed Adel a leader of the April 6 Youth Movement.
Coptic Constituent Assembly members delay papal selection process.
Pachomius: “We live in a new era of martyrdom.”
Guest’s comments misunderstood by investigators says director of Neharak Sa’id
Maspero Youth Union considers lawsuit against state-owned newspaper
People, parties and powers are fighting to win the argument over the future shape of Egypt’s media sector
is the appearance of a veiled newscaster a step towards deepening democracy and ending the discriminations or is it a step towards discrimination against non-veiled women and perhaps even against those women who do not wear the niqab as well?
As the world’s media have rushed to compete on the wave of rapid developments sweeping across the globe, Egypt’s state media focuses on a different story. The Maspero building – with its entire internal and external staff – keep drowning in deep and unchartered waters of corruption, misconduct and a performance far away from the …
Controversial debates over religious aspects of constitution only further isolate Egypt’s Copts
With the current economic circumstances facing the government’s various sectors, the issue of revenue once again rises to the fore.
In a CBC interview last night, Major Generals Mohamed El-Assar and Mahmoud Hegazy said that the supplementary constitutional decree not limit Morsi’s powers and that they would practice limited legislative authority
By Heba Fahmy CAIRO: Protesters demanding affordable government housing have been holding a sit-in in front of the state TV building Maspero for a week, leaving the rest of their family members huddled in small tents in Madinat Al-Salam on the outskirts of Cairo. Despite staying only a few meters away from a children’s playground and …