CAIRO: A state of division dominated the Coptic movements regarding their participation in the commemoration of the second anniversary of the Mohamed Mahmoud clashes on Nov. 19, reported Youm7.
CAIRO: The Moderate Front for Encountering Violence, made up of former jihadist leaders, called on the Egyptian people to organize demonstrations on the anniversary of Mohamed Mahmoud to counter the Muslim Brotherhood’s calls to protest on the day, according to an official press release statement on Tuesday, reported Youm7.
Student protests broke out in several Egyptian universities on Tuesday, resulting in sporadic clashes.
The Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) denounced on Tuesday the arrest of Bassem Ouda, former supply minister under deposed President Mohamed Morsy.
Osama, son of deposed President Mohamed Morsy, has said that his father will address the nation in a message relayed from his prison cell near Alexandria.
CAIRO: Secretary of the Nour Party Mohamed Hegazy submitted a proposal to solve the butane cylinders’ problem to Port Said Governor Samah Kandil on Monday.
Supporters of Egyptian army chief Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi have announced they will demonstrate in Tahrir Square on 19 November – the second anniversary of the Mohamed Mahmoud Street clashes that left dozens of anti-military council protesters dead.
Deposed President Mohamed Morsy has hired Selim al-Awa to represent him in court, according to security sources at Alexandria's Borg al-Arab prison.
A delegation has urged former president Mohamed Morsi to appoint a defence lawyer – something he has so far refused to do.
As the drafting committee entrusted with creating Egypt's new constitution, which is to be put to a national referendum next month, races against time to conclude its final product, concern runs high in most rights quarters about what the expected bill would bear for civil, political and other liberties.
Egypt has re-opened the Rabaa Al-Adawiya area for traffic for the first time since a major protest camp there in support of toppled Islamist president Mohamed Morsi was violently dispersed in mid-August.
A Cairo court extended on Sunday the detention period of deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi for 30 days, judicial sources said.
Gunmen killed two Egyptian soldiers on Sunday in an attack on a military facility near the Suez Canal city of Ismailia, a security official said.
Egypt's 50-Member Committee is in the final weeks of drafting the country's new constitution, with as much as 50 percent of the document already drafted and approved in a first reading, according to committee media spokesperson Mohamed Salmawy.
The Anti-Coup Alliance called for a “thunderous million-man march” on Tuesday in support of students’ freedom.
Cairo Appeals Court has set 10 December as the beginning of the trial of former Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Mahdy Akef for charges of “insulting the judicial authorities.”
CAIRO: The Head of the Maspiro Youth Foundation for Development and Human Rights Ramy Kamel called for positive discrimination for Copts, women and youth in the new constitution, in a Sunday conference.
Cairo Appeals Court have set 9 December as the date to try Muslim Brotherhood leaders Mohamed Badie and Essam al-Erian on charges of inciting violence in Giza this summer.
"Students against the Coup," a pro-Morsi group, will on Sunday stage protests against police deployments near university campuses and "attacks on freedom of expression."
Students in the universities of Port Said and Tanta protested on Sunday against the return of security forces to university campuses.
Bishop Paul, representative of the Orthodox Church in the 50-member Constituent Assembly, has rejected articles dealing with Egypt's national identity - as mentioned in the first section of the constitution.
A small group of activists stage a one hour protest outside the Shura Council on Saturday 9 November to call for a no to military trials for civilians