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Latest in Egypt
– Workers in the Egyptian railroad are expected to get their delayed bonuses today instead of on 10 July. The decision was made after the Chairman of the Railway Board Hani Hegab met with the workers who had been rallying in front of his office. The workers had been protesting due to the delay of …
The organization still faces another case for its survival, though today’s ruling puts the outcome in their favour
The Egyptian Centre for Economic and Social rights reported protest movements rose dramatically during the second half of June. A contentious presidential election seemed to account for the rise. The Egyptian Centre for Economic and Social Rights recorded only 38 protests during the first half of the month, but 119 protests ended the month. Reasons …
Freedom and Justice Party denies making any recommendations to Morsi
The rift highlights a difference of opinions over participation in the constitutional drafting process, but could signal an even more serious fissure in the party.
President’s stance on Syria could spell a change in Egyptian regional policies
Egypt briefs on trials, Sharqeya, and Cairo
Egypt’s most sought-after unemployed public figure and why everyone wants him in government
Accusation is made that billions lie in Egyptian bank
Egypt protesters demonstrated at the Presidential Palace demanding the release of Jan 25 Revolution prisoners
Since the results of the presidential elections, many have turned on the generals accusing them of having forfeited the best interests of the state for their own political survival.
Discusses economy and military trials despite questions over future of cabinet, lack of power deters potential candidates
With what appears to be an escalation in Sinai, the president may have found the cover he needs to close the Rafah crossing
Members of the Revolutionary Youth Coalition also known as the 25 January Revolution Coalition have reached the end of their road. Or so says their executive office. The alliance of multiple youth groups including April 6 Youth, the Young Muslim Brotherhood and more recently, the National Front. The coalition intends to announce their official dissolution …
March to the presidential palace calls for freeing all military detainees since the 25 January revolution
Egypt briefs on Cairo, Port Said, and Sinai
Farouk Sultan Court: Supreme Constitutional Court Positions: Chairman of the Supreme Constitutional Court, Chairman of the Presidential Elections Committee Famous for: Appointed by Hosni Mubarak, headed the PEC ex-officio as Chairman of the SCC, organised Egypt’s first post-Mubarak presidential elections, disqualified Khairat El-Shater, Ayman Nour, Omar Suleiman and Hazem Salah Abo Ismail from the presidential …
The end of June also marked the retirement date of many of Egypt’s top judges who have reached 70 years of age.
Mohamed Morsi will not be reversing the decision to dissolve the People’s Assembly, parliament’s lower house
Dispute continues between Dubai police chief and the Muslim Brotherhood
US officials are suggesting that the F-4 phantom Turkish jet was flying near to the Syrian shoreline, explaining why Syrian forces saw it as a threat and fired
Islamic preacher makes news during the president’s Tahrir speech
Morsi’s positive address to military commanders is bound to leave many activists and revolutionaries feeling betrayed.
Morsi paraded from venue to venue as oath begins his term
There are no accurate estimates of how many civilians currently face military judicial proceedings. but a very modest estimate of 8,000 civilian prisoners are now inside military jails
Omar Abdel-Rahman has been in prison for over 15 years, Morsi vows to free him
President Morsi swears oath of office in front of the SCC then heads to address the nation from Cairo University
Morsi strives for middle ground; the president-elect takes the oath of office in Tahrir, and will do so again infront of SCC general assembly tomorrow
Morsi’s decision to swear the oath of office infront of the SCC is met with scorn and anger from the revolutionary powers
Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator, Saeed Jalili, warned the European Union in a letter sent on Thursday that new sanctions will have “repercussions” on talks over his country’s atomic activities.