AFP – US President Barack Obama Tuesday warned that continued US support for Egypt depends on its progress back to a democracy, as it struggles through painful political upheavals.
Representatives of liberal and leftist forces serving on the 50-member constitutional committee said on Monday that they will launch a "public opinion" campaign to ask that interim President Adly Mansour change his constitutional declaration issued on 8 July.
Security forces arrested 25 people in the Upper Egypt governorate of Minya on the backdrop of violence, which broke out in August following the forcible dispersal of two encampments set-up in support of ousted President Mohamed Morsi.
Judge Magdy Hussein issued an arrest warrant on Tuesday for former Minister of Justice Ahmed Mekki, summoning him to court.
In a letter to head of the 50 member Constituent Assembly, Amr Moussa, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) called for adopting “comprehensive reforms” that guarantee freedom of speech and the right to information to everyone.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy on Sunday assured his American counterpart John Kerry that civilians arrested during recent protests across Egypt would not face military trials, a US official said.
Military and police troops stormed Bani Warkan, a village north of Minya, on Sunday, arresting 13 suspects in the latest security crackdown on provincial Egyptian areas perceived as Islamist strongholds.
On Sunday students flocked to Cairo University, Egypt’s largest centre of higher learning, for the first day of a new academic year.
Egyptian government officials, economists, and leading business figures are gathering in New York on Monday to discuss Egypt's economic future.
The Egyptian Coalition on Children’s Rights (ECCR) submitted a number of recommendations concerning children’s rights to the 50-member assembly amending the constitution.
Egypt’s Army spokesman, Colonel Ahmed Ali, said that the military will not nominate or support any candidate for the presidency, as popular calls increase for army Commander-in-Chief General Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to run for the position.
A mixed political system will safeguard Egypt from a new dictator, said Mohamed Abdel Aziz, Tamarod’s representative in the Constituent Assembly tasked with amending the suspended 2012 constitution.
The representatives of al-Azhar in the 50-member constituent assembly amending Egypt's suspended constitution have expressed concerns over amending one of the articles.
Twelve people were wounded, including one in critical condition, in Friday's confrontations between supporters and opponents of ousted President Mohamed Mursi, a medical source said.
Egypt's government will shorten its curfew by two hours, the cabinet said on Thursday.
An Egyptian police officer was shot dead on Thursday, state media reported, in clashes on the outskirts of Cairo as security forces tried to reassert control over an area where 11 policemen were killed in a militant attack last month.
Nasr City misdemeanour court decided on Thursday to postpone the review of a case filed against former vice president for international relations, Mohamed ElBaradei, to 19 October.
Egyptian explosives experts defused two primitive bombs planted on the Cairo metro line on Thursday, the state news agency reported, causing a partial closure of the network.
The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights has condemned the death of a Frenchman in Qasr al-Nil police station, contending criminal suspicion.
Following decades of authoritarian rule, in which power has been usurped by one strongman and his party, Egypt is considering a mixed political system, which would ensure a balance between state powers.
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