Different branches of the Egyptian government repudiated international criticism of the death sentences which an Egyptian court gave to Mursī and more than 100 others. The sentences are now being reviewed by the Grand Mufti for a final decision. Germany’s foreign minister suggested that the...
An Egyptian court sent Mursī’s case to the Grand Mufti for a final review after it sentenced the deposed president to death. The decision was met with wide international criticism; many foreign observers believe the verdict to be of a political rather than legal nature. An anonymous source within...
An Egyptian court sent Mursī’s case to the Grand Mufti for a final review after it sentenced the deposed president to death. The decision was met with wide international criticism; many foreign observers believe the verdict to be of a political rather than legal nature. An anonymous source within...
A source within the Muslim Brotherhood told Sadā al-Balad that the organization was behind the armed attack on a bus carrying Egyptian judges in the city of al-’Arīsh in the north of the Sinai peninsula. Three judges were killed and two more were injured. This attack comes hours after the...
The American Jamestown institute issues a report on terrorism in Egypt during the last four years. It applauds the Egyptian military and Sīsī for deposing the government of Brotherhood leader Muhammad Mursī calling the coup “a return to the path to democracy for Egypt.” The report found the...
Egyptian Poet Fārūq Jawīda wrote an article for al-Ahrām in which he severely criticizes the present state of Egyptian media. He accused the media of promoting deceit, immorality and lewdness. Jawīda demanded the government to take immediate action and issue media legislation which would put...
A group of students attending Cairo University’s College of Media, Department of Film and Television have finished the production of the first documentary film about Monks and Nuns in Egypt. The students visited several monasteries and convents in the making of the film. Ibrāhīm Māhir, a member of...
The National Center for Human Rights is releasing its annual report in which it reviews the current status of human rights in Egypt. Hāfiz Abū Sa’da, member of the center, said the report found improvement in social and economic rights. The government has begun projects in health insurance and...
The British newspaper, the Times, released a report on the Muslim Brotherhood which concluded that the organization has made a dramatic return to the Egyptian political scene. According to the newspaper, many young people have joined the Brotherhood since its fall during the military coup. A...
After nearly a year under Sīsī, Egypt’s Christian minority has mixed feelings in regards to progress made during his presidency on Coptic issues. Some praised his visits to cathedrals, his strong reaction to the killing of 21 Egyptian Copts in Libya, and his approval of the building of several new...
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