CAIRO: Muslim Brotherhood supporters sparked protests across Cairo on Monday evening, setting fire to police vehicles in Giza and Maadi and clashing with security forces.
CAIRO: Dar al-Iftaa, an Islamic research and educational institute, said jihad in Islam has a humanitarian objective, to eliminate injustice and protect the right of people to choose their faith.
CAIRO: A delegation of international lawyers is to attend the second trial session of ousted president Mohamed Morsi on Wednesday, according to the Freedom and Justice Party’s website.
PARIS: The Egyptian consulate in Paris summoned French police on Monday to disperse a sit-in of Egyptian citizens in support of the Muslim Brotherhood, after protestors refused to leave the building until their demand was met to release ousted President Mohamed Morsi.
CAIRO: Adel Moawad, a member of the defense team in the Ithadeya events, told Youm7 on Monday that 20 defense lawyers will attend the trial, scheduled for Jan. 8.
Prosecution rejected request submitted by the legal defense of toppled President Mohamed Morsy demanding his visit at Borg al-Arab Prison, official sources said on Saturday.
South Giza prosecution postponed investigations on Saturday over members of the Muslim Brotherhood to 16 January until security situations become stable and all evidences on their involvement in burning the governorate’s office and 12 police stations are collected.
Twenty-four Muslim Brotherhood members were referred to the general prosecution Saturday on charges of forming a terrorist group, disturbing public security, and attacking the home of Mahmoud Badr, co-founder of the Rebel (Tamarod) campaign that spearheaded protests against former president Mohamed Morsi.
FAYOUM, Egypt: Security forces in Fayoum City dispersed a march in support of the Muslim Brotherhood on Sunday.
Pope Francis announced on Sunday that he will visit Holy Land sites in Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Territories in May, his first trip to the area as pontiff.
The pro-Morsy National Alliance to Support Legitimacy (NASL) has called for demonstrations on Friday in Rabaa al-Adawiya and Hegaz squares and outside the Ittihadiya and Qubba presidential palaces to protest against the constitution referendum of 14 and 15 January.
Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb said that the Al-Azhar is launching a satellite channel in three months to counter radical and terrorist ideologies, which will be broadcast in Arabic, English, French and German.
CAIRO: The judges on trial in the Judges for Egypt case, in which several judges were accused of working in politics, have been accused by National Security investigations of sedition, and of partaking in the Rabaa al-Adaweya sit-in in support of the former President Mohamed Morsi.
CAIRO/BEHEIRA, Egypt: Pope Tawadros II stressed the need for passing the new constitution in order to pave the way for building the country in a statement on Wednesday.
CAIRO: The Cabinet’s decree announcing the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization will only be effective internally, unless other countries adopt it according to international treaties, according to Adel Maged, Vice President of the Court of Cassation.
CAIRO: The International Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Justice received Monday the memorandum of the Attorney General that lists the accusations against the Gamaa Islamiyya leader Assem Abdel-Maged, Judge Adel Fahmy, Deputy Minister of Justice for International Cooperation told Youm7 Tuesday.
Egyptian security forces have arrested the son of senior Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed El-Beltagy on charges of rioting and violent acts, a judicial source told Ahram Online.
CAIRO: The Nour Party is organizing a conference in Sharqia governorate on Jan. 2 in the Waha hall in Zagazig city to discuss the constitutional amendments.
Abdel Azim al-Ashry, chancellor of the Justice Ministry, said that the ministerial committee in charge of assessing the funds of the Muslim Brotherhood decided to freeze the funds of 572 leading Brotherhood figures, banning them from holding their real estate or monetary assets.
CAIRO: Secretary General of Palestine Liberation Front (PLF) Wasel Abu Youssef stated Monday that the Hamas leaders’ insistence on supporting “the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood” has created problems for the Palestinian people, and is considered to be direct interference in Egypt’s sovereignty.
CAIRO: Mystery continues to surround the fate of Muslim Brotherhood (MB) leaders
and their allies after the organization was formally classified as a “terrorist group;” some have fled the country and others are laying low, avoiding security forces.
The Papal Message of the Glorious Nativity Feast, 2014