Prosecution rejected request submitted by the legal defense of toppled President Mohamed Morsy demanding his visit at Borg al-Arab Prison, official sources said on Saturday.
South Giza prosecution postponed investigations on Saturday over members of the Muslim Brotherhood to 16 January until security situations become stable and all evidences on their involvement in burning the governorate’s office and 12 police stations are collected.
Twenty-four Muslim Brotherhood members were referred to the general prosecution Saturday on charges of forming a terrorist group, disturbing public security, and attacking the home of Mahmoud Badr, co-founder of the Rebel (Tamarod) campaign that spearheaded protests against former president Mohamed Morsi.
FAYOUM, Egypt: Security forces in Fayoum City dispersed a march in support of the Muslim Brotherhood on Sunday.
Pope Francis announced on Sunday that he will visit Holy Land sites in Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Territories in May, his first trip to the area as pontiff.
The pro-Morsy National Alliance to Support Legitimacy (NASL) has called for demonstrations on Friday in Rabaa al-Adawiya and Hegaz squares and outside the Ittihadiya and Qubba presidential palaces to protest against the constitution referendum of 14 and 15 January.
Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb said that the Al-Azhar is launching a satellite channel in three months to counter radical and terrorist ideologies, which will be broadcast in Arabic, English, French and German.
CAIRO: The judges on trial in the Judges for Egypt case, in which several judges were accused of working in politics, have been accused by National Security investigations of sedition, and of partaking in the Rabaa al-Adaweya sit-in in support of the former President Mohamed Morsi.
CAIRO/BEHEIRA, Egypt: Pope Tawadros II stressed the need for passing the new constitution in order to pave the way for building the country in a statement on Wednesday.
CAIRO: The Cabinet’s decree announcing the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization will only be effective internally, unless other countries adopt it according to international treaties, according to Adel Maged, Vice President of the Court of Cassation.
CAIRO: The International Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Justice received Monday the memorandum of the Attorney General that lists the accusations against the Gamaa Islamiyya leader Assem Abdel-Maged, Judge Adel Fahmy, Deputy Minister of Justice for International Cooperation told Youm7 Tuesday.
Egyptian security forces have arrested the son of senior Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed El-Beltagy on charges of rioting and violent acts, a judicial source told Ahram Online.
CAIRO: The Nour Party is organizing a conference in Sharqia governorate on Jan. 2 in the Waha hall in Zagazig city to discuss the constitutional amendments.
Abdel Azim al-Ashry, chancellor of the Justice Ministry, said that the ministerial committee in charge of assessing the funds of the Muslim Brotherhood decided to freeze the funds of 572 leading Brotherhood figures, banning them from holding their real estate or monetary assets.
CAIRO: Secretary General of Palestine Liberation Front (PLF) Wasel Abu Youssef stated Monday that the Hamas leaders’ insistence on supporting “the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood” has created problems for the Palestinian people, and is considered to be direct interference in Egypt’s sovereignty.
CAIRO: Mystery continues to surround the fate of Muslim Brotherhood (MB) leaders
and their allies after the organization was formally classified as a “terrorist group;” some have fled the country and others are laying low, avoiding security forces.
The US expressed alarm on Monday over Egypt's recent declaration of the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group as well as the ongoing detentions of "peaceful" protesters and activists, moves it says will hinder Egypt's transition to democracy.
Major General Abdel Fattah Othman, Assistant Minister of Interior for the media sector and public relations, affirmed that a tight plan is in place to secure all churches nationwide on New Year’s Eve
CAIRO: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is preparing a request that will be sent to all Arab countries which signed the 1988 Counter-Terrorism Convention asking that they freeze all assets of the Muslim Brotherhood and deport all people connected to the group after labeling the organization a “terrorist” group on Dec. 25.
CAIRO: The Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies released a report Monday which stipulates the Muslim Brotherhood targeted government facilities in 65 different cases, killed 124 people, and injured 1,740 others since June 30
AMSTERDAM: On Sunday the Union of Coptic European Organizations for Human Rights strongly condemned Tuesday’s bombing of Dakahlia security directorate which claimed 16 lives.
The Papal Message of the Glorious Nativity Feast, 2014