North Cairo Criminal Court ordered Sunday for an “experts committee” to be formed to re-examine and evaluate the assets of former President Hosni Mubarak’s chief of staff Zakaria Azmi, who is being tried on charges of corruption and illicit profiteering, reported Youm7.
Amr Moussa, chief of the 50-member constitutional panel that was tasked with amending 2012 constitution, said Defense Minister Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's decision to run for presidency has been made and that they have agreed on the necessity of declaring the main features of the electoral platform to the public.
Mohamed Saftawy, president of the Independent Post Union, said strikes at post offices nationwide exceeded 90 percent of post workers. “We received several complaints that our employees were assaulted by the public for closing the offices,” he said, adding that the Cairo and Giza offices also joined the strike.
Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim said on Sunday that Egypt was facing an arms supply problem and was considering importing weapons from Russia.
A Cairo criminal court on Sunday ordered the release on bail of activists Alaa Abdel-Fattah and Ahmed Abdel-Rahman, currently on trial on charges of organising an illegal protest.
Egyptian Army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi may not look like a model democrat, but foreign and local businessmen believe he can deliver stability to open up investment opportunities in the most populous Arab nation.
Egypt granted citizenship Wednesday to one of its most renowned filmmakers, Mohamed Khan, a British national born to an Egyptian mother and a Pakistani father, the president's office said.
Students at Cairo University Engineering Faculty began a strike on Thursday in protest against the previous day's violence on campus in which security forces clashed with pro-Muslim Brotherhood student groups, according to Al-Ahram's Arabic news website.
Ali Awad, Advisor to Interim President for Constitutional Affairs, said that the delay in opening the door for presidential hopefuls to submit their application was due to a particular security concern at the headquarters of the High Elections Commission which prevented its members from convening.
Interim President Adly Mansour has sent a report of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) to the minister of justice, asking him to investigate police violations during the forcible dispersal of the Rabaa Al-Adawiya sit-in last August, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported.
According to a statement released on Monday, The Forum of Independent Human Rights Organisations (FIHRO), which represents 19 Egyptian human rights groups, presented a report on the state of human rights in Egypt to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Egyptian security forces raided a warehouse suspected of being a militants' bomb factory on Cairo's outskirts, sparking an hourslong battle Wednesday with gunmen that left two military officers and six militants dead, the Interior Ministry said.
Although cases of sexual harassment are common in Egypt, this one particularly shocked the nation. A young woman was assaulted by a group of students in broad daylight at a university campus. The university’s dean as well as several journalists were quick to point the finger at her clothes, which they say were too provocative.
Egyptian authorities fired teargas to disperse pro-Muslim Brotherhood protesters in Cairo and Alexandria on Wednesday.
An Egyptian army brigadier general and a colonel were killed in a raid on Wednesday on a jihadist hideout, as security forces close their pincers on militants in the Nile Delta.
An Egyptian court convicted four police officers on Tuesday for the killings last summer of 37 Islamist detainees, most of them supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, and sentenced one of the officers to 10 years in prison.
The Palestinian-Israeli final status negotiations were top of the agenda in a discussion between Minister of Foreign Affairs Nabil Fahmy and his United States counterpart John Kerry.
The Arab Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) released a statement Monday condemning an assault on journalists that were covering clashes between supporters and opponents of Hamdeen Sabahi at the Press Syndicate headquarters on 4 March.
The Egyptian cabinet’s economic team announced the establishment of four working committees in order to eliminate the smuggling of goods and merchants.
Al-Azhar Grand Imam Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayyeb stressed on Sunday 16/3/2014 that Al-Azhar will not be lenient in fighting terrorism and extremism and their supporters.
Egypt's Illicit Gains Authority decided on Monday to refer Rashid Mohamed Rashid, trade and industry minister during the Mubarak era, to court on corruption charges.
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