Initial reports suggest that the Muslim Brotherhood candidates standing in elections for positions in the Egyptian Doctors Syndicate stand to lose majority control to a rival independent coalition for the first time in over two decades.
Lawyers defending those accused in the Ettahdeya Presidential Palace events, which include deposed President Mohamed Morsy, will file a request to the prosecution within days to visit Morsy in Borg Al-Arab prison in Alexandria, according to head lawyers Mohamed al-Damaty.
Engineering students at Cairo's Al-Azhar University have announced an open-ended strike amid tension following violent clashes and ongoing protests on the campus.
Safwat Abdel Ghany head of the political bureau of Construction and Development Party, the political arm of the Jama’a al-Islamiya, has accused interim President Adly Mansour's call to hold a referendum on the constitution mid-January as being beginning of “a rigging process.”
CAIRO: Nour Party Secretary General in Alexandria Abdullah Badran demanded that women members become active in the campaign to vote “yes” in the upcoming referendum .
Prosecutors in Nasr City began interrogating 21 pro-Muslim Brotherhood student protesters from Al-Azhar University over clashes that erupted between demonstrating students and security forces.
CAIRO: Dozens of Ain Shams University students, who belong to the Muslim Brotherhood Group, organized a march outside the campus from Khalifa Mamoun street to the Ministry of Defense on Thursday.
Muslim Brotherhood dissident Tariq Al-Beshbishy said many of the group’s leading members will announce the creation of the Confrontation Current next week, a group aiming to reconsider the ideas of the MB, especially as they relate to violence, and to confront the MB’s use of religion for political propaganda.
CAIRO: The first trial session of former Supreme Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Badie and leader Khairat el-Shater along with other MB leaders will be held in the Police Institute in Tora on Wednesday.
An Egyptian judge on Wednesday halted the trial of leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood after they shouted slogans and refused to cooperate with the court.
Time magazine on Wednesday named Pope Francis its person of the year, saying that in nine months in office the head of the Catholic Church had become a new voice of conscience.
A second panel of judges has withdrawn from the trial of Muslim Brotherhood leaders accused of inciting the killing of protesters.
CAIRO: The judge investigating the Wadi Natroun prison break has denied news of a complementary probe with ousted President Mohamed Morsi.
Clashes re-erupted Tuesday between Egypt's security forces and Al-Azhar University students outside the campus, as the student union began the first day of a strike in protest over security forces entering the campus the previous day.
The Emirati Federal Supreme Court postponed on Tuesday the trial of Egyptians held for affiliation with the Muslim Brotherhood to 17 December.
The Strong Egypt Party has called on the high electoral committee to ensure the upcoming constitution referendum is free and fair.
CAIRO: Founder of Gamaa Islamiyya‘s Tamarod Movement (GITM), Walid el-Borsh said that the Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim’s call for Gamaa Islamiyya to join the road map and participate in the political process is a positive signal from the state.
CAIRO: The Nour Party announced that it will not push for a presidential candidate of their own, and will not support any presidential candidate except after the door for candidacy is closed.
The Salafi-oriented Nour Party has begun to rally Salafi leaders to garner support among the Salafi bloc for a “yes” vote in the upcoming constitutional referendum.
Engineering students at Cairo University begin sit-in over the death of Mohamed Reda, who they say was killed by police on campus