Ahmed Mekki releases a statement on prosecutor general crisis
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According to eyewitness reports, clashes erupted after apparent Brotherhood supporters tore down the stage the opposition groups had set up.
Trial postponed until a list with all those receiving amnesty is submitted by the public prosecutor
Secular and progressive groups have accused the Muslim Brotherhood and its Freedom and Justice Party of hijacking their Tahrir Square protest on Friday.
Morsy’s administration and the Muslim Brotherhood’s blatant domination, vulgar exclusion of other forces and sheer propaganda will end up facing the Brotherhood militias that were mobilised last Friday.
Tahrir square clashes continued on Friday night, between supporters of President Mohamed Morsy and protesters criticizng his 100-day plan. Protesters took to the streets today, Friday, after calls all week by civil and leftist parties and coalitions for demonstrations demanding a new constituent assembly to write the post 25 January constitution as well as accountability of the …
Mahmoud, in a statement issued Thursday night, denied claims that he resigned from his position
Official outlines Egyptian-Pakistani relationship
Human rights activists worried about the implementation of the law
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.
Columnists find much to criticise in President Mohamed Morsy during the past period. Much concerns lingering thoughts regarding the Cairo Stadium celebration and its alleged shortcomings, while some are a result of his Muslim Brotherhood affiliation. The bulk of it, however, relates to the 100-day plan and its perceived failures, and what many columnists view …
The strike is for the officers who remain behind bars and for the other officers who were released but deprived of their ranks
Week long naval exercise latest sign of stronger relationship
“Make a trial for everyone in SCAF,” says Mohammed Adel a leader of the April 6 Youth Movement.
Remember that the trigger for the revolution was police brutality
Review of Morsy’s first 100 days in power
An attempt to enhance Egyptian- African relations
In Mid-March of 2011, 60 civil society organisations submitted a draft law pertaining to the work of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) under then Prime Minister Essam Sharaf, while Dr Gouda Abdul Khaleq was in charge of the ministry of social solidarity. They waited for a date for a discussion of the new law, which included protecting …
Columnists tackled various issues indicative of the nascent and provisional state of Egyptian democracy, as well as the tentative and at times apprehensive attitude the country holds towards the future. They relay fears of both internal and external transformations, and discuss the Egyptian political arena and its struggles to learn the rights and wrongs of …
President Mohamed Morsy targeted five companies yesterday, stating that they owe the government more than EGP 100 billion. Morsy’s lengthy speech commemorating the 39th anniversary of the October war against Israel was turned into a report of sorts on companies’ performance and compliance with contractual agreements with the government. Morsy stated before tens of thousands …
Rights groups offer alternatives to law outlined this week by PM Qandil
Families of detained protesters allege abuse
One hundred days have passed since that afternoon when the official result of the presidential election was out. On that day, it took me 20 minutes to drive from New Cairo to Mohandseen, a trip that usually takes me 90 minutes. The streets of Cairo were as empty as a Friday early morning. After days …
On the 39th anniversary of the 1973 War, Morsy gives long speech and defends his 100 day programme
Session adjourned after 10 minutes amid fierce arguments
By Sally Sami A friend of mine and former colleague keeps reminding me how I woke him up one morning in June 2010 when pictures of Khaled Saeed were posted on Facebook, telling him that this case would be a ground-breaking case. True, the Khaled Saeed case, the movement that followed, and his family’s determination …
A terrorist group demanded that Christian families leave the North Sinai town of Rafah. The government quickly carried out these orders sending all Christian employees of Rafah to work in Al-Arish and relocating their children to Al-Arish schools. The incident could have ended there, but fate decreed that the story be leaked to political circles. …
NGO presses Egyptian government to for comprehensive set of laws to protect human rights
Budget relief cash hangs in the balance as Americans argue
FJP deputy to run for the party’s leadership