An Egyptian military representative who is a member of the committee amending the constitution has defended an article that permits military trials for civilians.
Defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met on Wednesday with Darrell Issa, Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of the US House of Representatives, and the delegation accompanying him.
In a plenary session held on Monday, Amr Moussa, chairman of the 50-member committee mandated with writing the final draft of Egypt's new constitution, said "the first stage of writing Egypt's new national charter will be completed before the holiday of Eid Al-Adha (the Bairam feast) - or before 14 October."
Interim President Adly Mansour has reformed a law dealing with criminal procedures in Egypt, allowing criminal and cassation courts to extend periods of detention without there being a maximum limit.
Tough responses, including military action, will follow if Egypt feels Hamas or other parties are attempting to threaten national security, Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy told London-based Al-Hayat newspaper on Tuesday.
Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy has warned Hamas of a "harsh response" if the Islamist movement that rules the neighboring Gaza Strip threatened Egypt's national security.
Czech Republic, Holland and Belgium announced on Monday and Tuesday the removal of travel warnings on the Red Sea, Gulf of Aqaba and South Sinai
The committee of legal experts formed by Minister of Solidarity Ahmed al-Boraei concluded Monday afternoon upon completion of an NGO draft law.
Judge Magdy Hussein issued an arrest warrant on Tuesday for former Minister of Justice Ahmed Mekki, summoning him to court.
Egypt's No to Military Trials for Civilians group expressed contentment Tuesday following a meeting with representatives from the 50-member committee tasked with amending the suspended 2012 constitution.
AFP – US President Barack Obama Tuesday warned that continued US support for Egypt depends on its progress back to a democracy, as it struggles through painful political upheavals.
Representatives of liberal and leftist forces serving on the 50-member constitutional committee said on Monday that they will launch a "public opinion" campaign to ask that interim President Adly Mansour change his constitutional declaration issued on 8 July.
Security forces arrested 25 people in the Upper Egypt governorate of Minya on the backdrop of violence, which broke out in August following the forcible dispersal of two encampments set-up in support of ousted President Mohamed Morsi.
In a letter to head of the 50 member Constituent Assembly, Amr Moussa, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) called for adopting “comprehensive reforms” that guarantee freedom of speech and the right to information to everyone.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy on Sunday assured his American counterpart John Kerry that civilians arrested during recent protests across Egypt would not face military trials, a US official said.
Military and police troops stormed Bani Warkan, a village north of Minya, on Sunday, arresting 13 suspects in the latest security crackdown on provincial Egyptian areas perceived as Islamist strongholds.
On Sunday students flocked to Cairo University, Egypt’s largest centre of higher learning, for the first day of a new academic year.
Egyptian government officials, economists, and leading business figures are gathering in New York on Monday to discuss Egypt's economic future.
The Egyptian Coalition on Children’s Rights (ECCR) submitted a number of recommendations concerning children’s rights to the 50-member assembly amending the constitution.
Egypt’s Army spokesman, Colonel Ahmed Ali, said that the military will not nominate or support any candidate for the presidency, as popular calls increase for army Commander-in-Chief General Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to run for the position.
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