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East Cairo Accident Prosecution decided to remand Albeir 'Imād, who was suspected of promoting "Innocence of Muslims," a film discrediting the Prophet Muhammad, four days under custody pending an investigation. The prosecution accused him of disdaining religion for promoting the film on his...
The appellate body of the Cairo court of urgent matters on Thursday (July 21) handed down a ruling abolishing an earlier one to remove names and photos of former President Husnī Mubārak and his wife Suzanne off all squares, streets, schools, libraries and associations nationwide. The stormy session...
A Suez criminal court on Monday released all defendants accused of involvement in killing protesters on a LE 10,000 bail.
Investigations continued into the events that occurred in al-Muqattam area, which resulted in the killing of thirteen civilians and wounding one hundred and forty others. Many Christians' homes were burned in the area as well as a number of storages which residents use to store garbage materials.
Egyptians continue to react to the news that an Egyptian court has decided on the death sentence for Hammām al-Kamūnī, the man convicted for his part in the shooting of six Christians and a Muslim security officer outside a church in Naj‘ Hammādī in January, 2010.   According to Sawt al-Ummah on...
The East Cairo prosecution listened to Muslim Brotherhood parliamentary candidate Majdī ‘Ashūr’s testimony after his family accused members of the group of kidnapping him. He said that members of the group restricted his freedom and put him under a lot of pressure, but did not kidnap him. ‘Ashūr’s...
Egypt's Supreme State Security Court has sentenced ‘Abd al-Hamīd Abū ‘Aqrab, a member of al-Jamā‘ah al-Islāmiyyah, to fifty years of prison instead of the execution verdict for his part in planning the killing of security forces in Asyut in 1994 and 1995. The verdict was lessened due to his health...
This article reports on the postponement of the lawsuit filed by 11 Copts against Max Michel accusing him of falsely claiming papacy because of papers that he has brought from the U.S endorsed by Secretary of State Condaleezza Rice.
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