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To start with, it is beyond doubt that the Egyptian government has its flaws in managing the economy, its overflowing and corrupt bureaucracy, and its lack of respect for human rights. But things have come to a point where the western media needs to be put in its proper place.
U. S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) Chairman Robert P. George said that the religious situation in Egypt has “complicated' over the past year, although President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi made 'noteworthy' statements to urge religious reform.
At least four police officers were killed on Wednesday morning when a suicide bomer detonated an explosives-packed vehicle next to a police club in northern Sinai, according to the Egyptian state news media. The Islamic State's local affiliate, called Sinai Province, claimed responsibility for the...
Number 10 will this week host its own Pyramid-shaped elephant in the room as Egypt's President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi sits down for an expensive meal with Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron. There will be the protesters hooting in the background, but the said elephant will repeat only one...
Egypt's workers played a major role in the surge of protests that swept across the country in the 2000s, leading to the undermining and eventual fall of the regime of Husni Mubārak in 2011. Despite subsequent regime crackdowns on domestic dissent, the independent labor movement continued its...
Human Rights Watch (HRW) raised its concern about what it called “travel restrictions” on civilians in Egypt, saying that the state is turning its borders into “de facto prison walls”.
A prisoner at Tora Prison died Thursday, due to what opposition blocs referred to as medical neglect by prison officials in providing necessary care.
On top of the biggest winners of the first stage of Egypt's parliamentary elections, held between 17 and 28 October in 14 governorates, are Copts and women.
Twitter users launched a hashtag called “Where is Massouny?” to demand the disclosure of the whereabouts of activist Mustafa Massūni.
Egypt had approved legislation allowing individuals accused of committing violations against state institutions to be referred to military courts.
The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) issued a recommendation to the Egyptian government to take all necessary measures to stop the implementation of any death sentences against Dr. Muhammad Badī` (the Muslim Brotherhood's Leader), pursuant to the provisions of the African...
A resident of the Egyptian village Ruzayqāt, filed a claim at the police station of the city of Armant , southern Luxor claiming that a candidate had threatened of kidnapping his son if he doesn't give him his vote in the second round of parliamentary elections.
In a tweet he posted today, former minister of state for parliamentary affairs in the Muslim Brotherhood's cabinet of Hishām Qandīl, Muhammad Mahsūb describes the extension of the state of emergency on the Egyptian peninsula as a constitutional violation, reflecting a policy that destructs Egypt's...
In a phone interview on Egypt's Al-`Āsema TV Channel, the leader of the Salafi Al-Nūr Party, Yūnes Makhiūn said that the debate over a reconciliation between the Egyptians and the Muslim Brotherhood is premature, adding that the people absolutely reject the idea of reconciliation.
In a telephone interviewed conducted by Al-Yawm al-Sābi`, Dr. Salāh Sālem of Egypt's National Organization for Human Rights suggested the postponement of the parliamentary electoral polling in 2 constituencies of Al-`Arīsh province: Rafah and Shaikh Zūwaid.
In a telephone interview conducted by the media presenter Sayed `Ali of the TV Channel 'The Capital' with Dr. Sa`d Al-Dīn Ibrahīm, the president of Ibn Khaldūn Center For Developmental Studies suggested to Egypt's President Al-Sisi to conduct a referendum on reconciliation with the Muslim...
The bad weather conditions the Mediterranean city of Alexandria witnessed on Sunday forced the postponement of the Court's session on Mursi's 'Espionage Case' to November 9, as well of 10 other detainees accused of the same charge of spying for Qatar and leaking classified documents related to the...
The journalist and chairman of the Mada Foundation for Media Development, Hishām Ja`far has been investigated for receiving “international” funds “to harm Egypt's national security” and for belonging to the banned Muslim Brotherhood, Ja`far 's lawyer, Muhammad al-Bāqer told Aswat Masryia, adding...
Preliminary results from the first round of parliamentary elections suggested that the electoral coalition 'For the Love of Egypt' ('Fī Hob Misr') has made sweeping gains, with Al-Nūr Party far behind in second place.
Turnout was so low in the first round of Egypt's parliamentary elections, that satirist Bāsem Yūsef derided it as an ingenious strategy to show the world Egypt had rid itself of its notorious overcrowding.
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