CAIRO: A court in the Egyptian city of Alexandria is to hear an appeal on December 7 from 14 Islamist women protesters sentenced to 11 years in jail, their lawyer said Saturday.
The finished draft of Egypt's new constitution, which was opened to final voting Saturday, includes an article that will oblige the coming parliament to issue a law regulating the building and restoration of churches.
The National Alliance Supporting Legitimacy has called for a million-man demonstration titled “Egypt’s Liberals Are Stronger” for a week in solidarity with the Brotherhood girls of the so-called 7am Movement who were sent to prison.
CAIRO: The prohibition of religiously-based parties is a return to an article in the 1971 constitution, and may cause an appeal to the draft, according to Magdy Hemdan, a leader in the Democratic Front Party and National Salvation Front executive office member.
Scuffles broke out Saturday afternoon between hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood and Revolutionary Socialist students at the University of Alexandria.
Two judges deemed to be supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood are facing disciplinary action.
Judge Mohamed Sherine Fahmy, head of the committee interrogating Cairo Court of Appeal chief Ayman al-Wardany and Cairo Criminal Court chief Yehya Ismail, said both would face discplinary action over allegations they joined the Rabaa al-Adaweya sit-in in support of Islamist President Mohamed Morsy.
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Security forces in Amsterdam arrested 10 Muslim Brotherhood (MB) members pending further investigation as they received funds from anonymous funders during the last period, said head deputy of the International Cooperation of Copts, Ashraf Fahim.
CAIRO: The 11-year prison sentence of 14 girls and members of Saba Al-Sobh, or 7 a.m., movement was met with outrage andcondemnation by several human rights groups and political parties.
A student was killed in clashes at Cairo University between protesters and security forces on Thursday afternoon, spokesman of the coroner's office Hesham Abdel-Hamid and head of the Ambulance authority Ahmed El-Ansari told AFP.
CAIRO: The current authorities should start a dialogue to take the country out of its current crisis, said Yaser Hamza, a leader of Freedom and Justice Party (the political arm of the now-dissolved Muslim Brotherhood.)
CAIRO: The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy, a Pro-Muslim Brotherhood movement, released a statement Wednesday condemning the violent dispersal of the Shura Council protests on Tuesday, confirming its solidarity with all the detainees.
Nasr City Misdemeanor Court has sentenced two staff from Al-Azhar University to 10 years in prison each.
Dormitories chief Mahmoud Ahmed Ibrahim and the head of the university's kitchen nutrition department, Ali Mahmoud Abdel Hafez, were sentenced for allegedly poisoning students.
An Alexandria Misdemeanour Court slammed Wednesday 14 female Islamist protesters with 11 years and one month in jail and ordered that seven female minors be placed in a youth detention centre, the lawyer of the accused, Mahmoud Gaber, told Ahram Online.
DAMANHUR: A Muslim Brotherhood (MB) leader and his son were arrested Wednesday in one of Beheira governorate’s towns carrying in his possession publications praising the Palestinian Hamas movement.
The Muslim Brotherhood and the Jama'a al-Islamiya condemned the remarks of Prime Minister Hazem al-Beblawy when he described the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group, and said the government does not have the jurisdiction to label it as a terrorist organization.
CAIRO: Spokesperson of the Salafist Nour Party Sherif Taha stressed the need for committing to the roadmap drafted by the military institution and a number of political parties on July 3, in a Monday phone call on Al-Arabiya satellite channel.
CAIRO: The International Organization of the Muslim Brotherhood will campaign against the new constitution, according to a Brotherhood source in Brussels.
CAIRO: Muslim Brotherhood students in Al-Azhar University organized on Tuesday a protest in front of the Faculty of Education calling for a strike from classes.
Osama Morsy, son of deposed President Mohamed Morsy, said on Tuesday that armed forces troops prevented him from visiting his father at Borg al-Arab Prison without clarifying legal reasons.
Dhahi Khalfan, Dubai police vice-chief, has vowed the international organization of Muslim Brotherhood will receive a new blow from the Gulf.
CAIRO: The Arab Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has condemned repeated physical attacks against journalists by supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted president Mohamed Morsi at protests, according to a press release on Monday.
Activists take to the streets in downtown Cairo on Wednesday against a new protest law enforced with a string of arrests and the use teargas against crowds a day earlier