ARISH, Egypt: Security forces in North Sinai are on high alert after a failed bombing attempt targeted an armored vehicle early Tuesday morning.
The Tamarod Movement came out in support of Minister Defense Abdel Fattah al-Sisi if he were to run for president on Monday in a statement on its Facebook page, adding it would prefer holding presidential elections before parliamentary election.
CAIRO: Ahmed El-Meslemany, media advisor to interim President Adly Mansour, told Youm7 on Tuesday that the Mansura explosion was a “cowardly terrorist attack.”
CAIRO: The decision on holding presidential or parliamentary elections first will be made after the adoption of the constitution, Presidential Advisor for Constitutional Affairs Ali Awad told Al-Arabiya TV channel Monday.
Head of Suez security Hussein Harb refused to assume responsibility of securing a football game between Zamalek and the Port Said-based Masry Club to be held Wednesday, kicking off the two teams’ matches in the Premier League.
The White House has reportedly withdrawn its initial choice to be the U.S. ambassador to Egypt after objections were raised by representatives of the military regime in Cairo.
Interim President Adly Mansour announced on Sunday the formation of a fact-finding committee to investigate violent events following 30 June protests.
The head of Egypt's constitutional drafting committee, Amr Moussa, said that he is not willing to run in upcoming presidency elections, expressing his support for Egypt's military chief, Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, if he runs.
Egyptian Interim President Adly Mansour hinted Sunday that the country's army chief, Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, is still deciding whether or not to run for the presidency amid the soaring popularity of the general following Mohamed Morsi's ouster.
Egyptians may be revving up to vote on the constitutional referendum, but many political activists say that what follows is just as important. Will voters choose their new president first or will begin by voting in parliamentary representatives?
CAIRO: Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies is going to monitor the constitution referendum process in France, U.S., and Saudi Arabia, Ibn Khaldun executive director Dalia Zeyada told Youm7 on Monday
Catherine Ashton, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission, has expressed concern about the sentencing of three activists to three years in prison in Egypt.
The Burg Al-Arab Misdemeanour Court referred ousted president Mohamed Morsi’s case involving the deception of the Egyptian people back to the prosecutor’s office, citing its lack of jurisdiction on Monday, according to state-run Al-Ahram.
CAIRO, Dec 23 (Aswat Masriya) Police forces and a number of civilians teamed up to disperse a protest organized by students sympathetic to the Muslim Brotherhood at Ain Shams University on Monday, the state news agency said.
Interim President Adly Mansour has called on Egyptian women to take part in the referendum on the newly amended Constitution.
CAIRO: Toppled president Hosni Mubarak expressed happiness following a Cairo Criminal Court verdict freeing his sons Alaa and Gamal of charges filed against them in the pilots’ housing corruption case, sources close to Mubarak said.
A number of Egyptian political groups have made renewed calls on the authorities to push for the release of Egyptian lawyer Ahmed El-Gizawi, who has been imprisoned in Saudi Arabia since 2012.
CAIRO: Interim President Adly Mansour will hold sessions to discuss the transitional roadmap set out following the ousting of former President Mohamed Morsi, a presidency source told Youm7.
Two liberal Egyptian political parties, the Free Egyptians Party and the Democratic Front Party, announced their merger on Saturday afternoon.
An Egyptian misdemeanour court sentenced on Sunday three leading Egyptian activists to three years in jail and an LE50,000 fine each for charges including organising illegal protests, judicial sources told Ahram Online.
CAIRO: Interim President Adly Mansour is scheduled to start a dialogue with different political parties to discuss the roadmap.
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