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Trial against former prime minister to be held in absentia on 2 December
Secretary general of union resigns
Court gives both parties 48 hours to bring forward their papers and requests in a special session.
Part 3: Parliament
Muslim Brotherhood leader is still deputy chairman of the group’s political arm but will relinquish his post in the presidential advisory board.
Muslim Brotherhood-dominated Shura Council said to have exceeded their authority
Fears of sectarian violence in Mallawi.
Former ruling party deputy chairman said presidency had Abdel Meguid Mahmoud on tape accepting the Vatican post.
Rights of workers, farmers, Nubians and the Sinai are the new party’s priorities
The opposition has called for a massive demonstration on Sunday to protest the decision to change the electoral constituency law, charging it is a bid by the government to influence the results and elect a rubber-stamp assembly.
The $65 billion worth plan will be executed within a 10 year time span according to the Libyan official, as reported by Al-Ahram.
Relations between Tehran and Riyadh have been tense for years over many political and security issues, including Iran’s controversial nuclear programme, which scares its Arab neighbours across the Gulf waters.
The Obama camp’s previous bid to skewer Romney with insulting tags — such as pushing the Robin-Hood-in-reverse term “Romney Hood” to tarnish his tax policies — have done nothing to protect the president’s shrinking poll lead.
Megaryef, president of the democratically elected General National Congress, gave a sombre assessment of the post-Kadhafi period and warned that remnants of the former regime still pose a threat.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, according to purported spokesman Yousif Ahmadi, who said eight policemen were killed and their weapons seized.
The defendants had asked that Friday’s proceedings be cancelled out of respect for their Muslim faith.
Kano, Nigeria (AFP) – A wave of attacks by suspected Boko Haram Islamists in northeastern Nigeria killed at least 23 people and destroyed several buildings, a hospital official and residents said on Saturday. A nurse at the Potiskum general hospital spoke of 20 bodies being brought to the morgue, while residents said three bodies were …
Hassan, a top Lebanese security official killed Friday in a Beirut car bombing, suspected the regime in neighbouring Syria of murdering his mentor, former Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri.
The current circumstances under which the constitution is being drafted does not represent the ideals nor values embodied by the January 25th Revolution.
I had asked Shalit if he wanted to speak to me and he gave his consent. I was simply doing my job as a journalist.
Several political movements voice disapproval of the polls
As the doctors’ strike continues, doctors in the Sinai Peninsula object to lack of security.
Schedules marches for “Egypt is not a manor” Friday protests.
Arabi met UN and League peace envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi on Tuesday for a briefing on his regional visit as efforts for a political solution to the Syrian crisis floundered.
Part 2: Freedoms, duties, and rights
Protests aimed at the draft constitution may not be necessary because of the upcoming Administrative Judiciary Court hearing which may yet dissolve its second assembly.
Blogger, accused of insulting Islam and Christianity, likely to spend more time on remand.
Shajul Islam, 26, is accused of being part of a jihadist group that held photographers John Cantlie from Britain and Jeroen Oerlemans of the Netherlands at a Syrian camp between July 17 and 26.
Brahimi called on Monday for a temporary ceasefire during the four-day Eid al-Adha holiday starting on October 26.
Activists are now contacting international groups via Facebook.