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Latest in Egypt
Reports say the Libyan delegation is here for an extended visit to Cairo set to last several days.
Part two of a series that examines the composition of the Qandil cabinet with a close look at allegiances and alliances within.
El-Erian explained that Morsy’s 100-day plan should only be appraised starting now
Anonymous gunmen attack security checkpoint at Sheik Zuwaid, killing 18 Egyptian soldiers.
The newly appointed Khaled Al-Azhary is meeting with business and workers to resolve the ongoing industrial dispute
Egypt has been plunged into darkness fairly often in past weeks, with some areas having regular power cuts every three or four hours.
Doctors unable to treat patients at public hospitals for fear of safety
“This cabinet is unjust for Copts” said Bishop Pachomious
In addition to the five Muslim Brotherhood ministers, the cabinet also includes two members who are not members of the group but could be seen as their allies
Second biggest party in the now-dissolved parliament boycotts Qandil’s cabinet
Some individuals are abducted and released within hours while others remain abducted for months
The party is proceeding with legal action following fires at two buildings in Cairo and Giza
Foreign Ministry has officially requested the release of Egypt’s last prisoner in Guantanamo Bay military prison
The clashes between Copts and Muslims began after an argument arising between a Coptic clothes-presser burned the shirt of his Muslim customer
Liberal former member of parliament Mohamed Abu Hamed speaks with DNE
Violent clashes broke out at the Fairmont Nile City Towers in the Boulaq area near downtown Cairo today. The interior and emergency doors to the towers were sealed off until Central Security forces arrived to disperse the crowd. In the ensuing violence approximately ten cars were burned, as well as several motorcycles in the Nile City …
A man from Ramlet Boulaq, a poor district behind the Nile City Towers, was reportedly shot and killed by tourism police and another was injured
Supreme Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Badie urged the Sudanese people to unite in order to face the challenges they are currently facing
Egypt’s Prime Minister Hesham Qandil announced the full list of cabinet members today, bringing an end to speculations regarding who would be part of the first government-elect since the fall of Hosny Mubarak in 2011
The Egyptian Dar Al-Ifta’ has issued a Fatwa saying that it is “religiously unacceptable for any Muslims to publicly display that they are not fasting in Ramadan without an excuse”
The apology was prompted by the controversial cancelling of the performance scheduled for this evening widely understood to be caused by some controversial content
Statements by US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton regarding religious freedom in Egypt are causing controversial reactions
As a prominent member of the Constitution Drafting Committee, what do you predict for the future of this assembly in light of the forthcoming Administrative Court ruling in September? It is hard to predict the outcome of the court ruling. The Constitution Drafting Committee members are exerting tremendous efforts. Although the makeup of the committee …
The new cabinet is largely comprised of technocrats and bureaucrats with a sprinkling of Islamist politicians
The official presidential spokesperson, Yasser Aly, has announced that President Mosry will meet with the final cabinet tomorrow
The former Minister of Interior is citing procedural flaws in his trial as grounds for appeal of his 25 year sentence
A teacher and Shia facing blasphemy charges are among the recent examples of growing religious tensions in Egypt
Al-Gabaly submitted a written approval granting him one-off permission to travel
In the resort city power cuts are exacerbated by airport police officers and security guard strikes
The logic behind President Morsy’s flagship waste disposal plans are questioned by Zabaleen and industry experts