CAIRO: Two years ago, protesters and Central Security Forces violently clashed through a dark November night, in a battle that would rage on for days on end and leave approximately 50 dead, amid repeated statements from the Interior Ministry that no live ammunition was used against civilians.
ARISH, Egypt: Security forces continued on Monday campaigns in different regions in Sinai in pursuit of suspects, as well as destroying smuggling tunnels and attacking criminal hotspots.
Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi has visited the martyrs' memorial in Cairo's iconic Tahrir Square.
Cairo governor Galal El-Saeed and a number of officials and politicians were present at the ceremony on Monday to lay a symbolic foundation stone the memorial.
Qsoft, the production company for satirist Bassem's Youssef's 'El-Bernameg' TV show, announced on Sunday that they have decided to terminate their contract with the program's host channel, CBC.
CAIRO: Online discussion through comment boxes and forums has been widespread, but some sites about Egypt’s constitutional amendment process have made viewer participation and commentary a central part of their mission.
A rapporteur for the 50-member panel drafting Egypt’s new constitution has said that the first draft will be put forward on Tuesday after resolving disputes over all contentious articles related to the Armed Forces and the judicial authorities.
CAIRO: The interim government’s decision to except banks, economic organizations, and public sector businesses from maximum wage restrictions has attracted criticism from a number of political movements.
Construction of a new memorial in the center of Tahrir Square dedicated to the martyrs of the 25 January and 30 June uprisings has stirred controversy among critics.
CAIRO: The 50-member committee tasked with amending the suspended 2012 constitution has included an article from the Italian constitution which would allow citizens to file lawsuits against ministers, said Tamarod movement founder and representative in the committee Mahmoud Badr.
CAIRO: There is no doubt that Russia has succeeded in taking advantage of the failure of American policies to forcibly change the map of the Middle East by using its religious extreme right-wingers.
CAIRO: Wahid Abdul Mageed, leader in the National Salvation Front, criticized Wednesday assigning a maximum wage of 42,000 EGP without searching for serious solutions to end unemployment.
Nine high school students who belong to the Revolutionary Socialists movement were captured then detained from outside their school in Damietta on Tuesday.
Ruslan Pukhov, member of the Advisory Board of the Russian Defense Ministry, told the U.S. Bloomberg network that Egypt is concluding a Russian arms deal estimated at US$2 billion for MiG-29 fighter jets, air defense systems and anti-tank missiles.
CAIRO: Army and police forces still have the authority to face violence when the emergency state is terminated, Ahmed Fawzi, general trustee of the Social Democratic Party, said Wednesday.
The final report on violations of the Egyptian Trade Union Federation (ETUF) condemns former chiefs of the federation, according to an informed source from Central Auditing Organization (CAO).
CAIRO: Journalists withdrew from the 50-member committee press conference held by head of the committee Amr Moussa and Sameh Ashour, chairman of the Lawyer Association, protesting the refusal of the committee members to answer their questions.
Twenty new provisions protecting freedoms have been incorporated into Egypt's draft charter, a spokesperson has said.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Nabil Fahmy met with the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Robert Serry on Tuesday in Cairo to discuss ongoing peace efforts between Israel and Palestine. The two sides also discussed the issue of Israeli settlement activity in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
Lawyer Farid al-Deeb, head of former President Hosni Mubarak's defense, has said his client is free to move across Egypt after the lifting of the state of emergency.
The United States welcomed the lifting Tuesday of a three-months long state of emergency in Egypt, imposed after the ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.
CAIRO: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned Turkey’s ambassador to Cairo Hussein Awni Botasaly Tuesday regarding statements made by Turkish officials about Egypt, reported Youm7.
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