Egypt's Salafist Nour Party described Wednesday deposed president Mohamed Morsi's first public statement since his 3 July ouster as "unrealistic."
CAIRO: Al-Demerdash al-Akaly, spiritual leader of Shiites in Egypt, said Wednesday that it is unfair to attach some of the rituals to commemorate the killing of Imam Hussein on the Day of Ashura, to the Shiite doctrine.
A source close to the Muslim Brotherhood said that the meeting of Brotherhood figures Mohamed Ali Beshr and Amr Derag with Bernardino Lion, the European Union’s envoy to the Middle East, did not arrive at anything new regarding reconciliation between the Brotherhood and the current authority. The meeting lasted for an hour and a half in a Cairo hotel on Monday evening,
Leaders of the Jamaa Islamiya and the Jihad Organization have threatened to besiege and strike the Interior Ministry on this month’s commemoration of the Mohamed Mahmoud Street clashes.
Dozens of supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi protested on Wednesday at Alexandria University, demanding the release of a number of detained female protesters.
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.”
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