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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    Super Sisi's cult status takes off with video game

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:15am by The Guardian

    ... which has seen at least 16,000political dissidents arrested and thousands killed. Sisi was first spoken of as a potential head of state after removing Morsi following days of protests against ... authoritarian a Sisi presidency will be. "The real test comes post-election," Michael Hanna, an analyst of Egyptian politics at The Century Foundation think tank, in the United States, says. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1480935/super-sisis-cult-status-takes-video-game
  2. News - World - EGYPT

    Supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Mursi defiant

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and oversaw the swearing in of the chief justice of the constitutional court as interim head of state. Adly Mansour, the constitutional court chief justice sworn in as interim head of state ... Egyptian troops were "on alert" in the Sinai Peninsula, a military spokesman said, but he denied a report by the state-owned al-Ahram newspaper that a state of emergency had been declared ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1276294/supporters-ousted-egyptian-president-mohammed-mursi-defiant
  3. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt to choose a new president before electing parliament

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 09:05am by AGENCIES

    ... that army chief General Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi will be elected as head of state within months. The announcement came after nearly 50 people died in weekend clashes between supporters and opponents ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1414028/least-49-dead-24-hours-clashes-egypt-revolt-anniversary
  4. News - World - EGYPT

    Mursi turns up heat in battle against Ethiopian dam on Nile

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... way," Mursi said. "As head of state, I confirm to you that all options are open." He later added: "We are not calling for war, but we will never permit our water security ... of a "water war" between Africa's second and third most populous states. But Mursi, for whom the dispute is a chance to rally Egyptians behind him after a divisive first year in power, also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1258669/mursi-turns-heat-battle-against-ethiopian-dam-nile
  5. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt same-sex wedding 8 jailed for 'inciting debauchery'

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 04:31am by AP

    ... examinations carried out by state doctors showed the defendants were not gay. During the hearing, the eight buried their heads in their hands or hid their faces under baseball caps. They covered ... In 2001, 52 men were arrested in a police raid on a Nile boat restaurant and accused of taking part in a gay sex party. After a trial in an emergency state security court, 23 were sentenced ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1630702/egypt-same-sex-wedding-8-jailed-inciting-debauchery
  6. News - World - EGYPT

    Envoys in Egypt visit jailed Muslim Brotherhood leader

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:03pm by Reuters in Cairo

    ... need democratic elections US Senator Lindsey Graham The military has laid out a plan that could see a new head of state elected in roughly nine months. The Brotherhood, an Islamist movement ... Reuters in Cairo Western and Arab envoys visited a high-ranking member of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood in jail on Monday, the state news agency reported, to press an international bid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1294403/envoys-egypt-visit-jailed-muslim-brotherhood-leader
  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt deploys troops in Suez after 9 killed on anniversary of uprising

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 03:51pm by Reuters in Cairo and Ismailia

    ... the head of the state security police in the city asked for reinforcements. The army distributed pamphlets to residents assuring them the deployment was temporary and meant to secure the city. “We have asked the armed forces to send reinforcements on the ground until we pass this difficult period,” Adel Refaat, head of state security in Suez, told state television. Friday’s anniversary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1136646/egypt-deploys-troops-suez-after-9-killed-anniversary-uprising
  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt’s General Sisi asks for US help in fighting terrorism

    Posted May 15th 2014, 05:46pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Cairo Sisi warns Syria risks becoming another Afghanistan Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the general who ousted an elected Islamist president and is set to become Egypt’s next head of state, called on the United States to help fight jihadi terrorism to avoid the creation of new Afghanistans in the Middle East. In his first interview with an international news organisation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1512764/egypts-general-sisi-asks-us-help-fighting-terrorism
  9. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt orders arrest of Brotherhood leaders

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 09:24pm by Reuters

    ... head of state installed after the army removed Mursi. ElBaradei, a former UN diplomat, has been named vice president. Bahaa el-Din, a former head of Egypt’s investment authority, has been ... followers were fired on while peacefully praying. The army says terrorists provoked the shooting by attacking its troops. In a police state when the police force are criminals, the judiciary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1279697/egypt-prosecutor-orders-arrest-brotherhood-leaders
  10. News - World - EGYPT

    Dozens killed in Egypt as Islamists call for uprising

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 02:08pm by Reuters

    ... in a perilous state, with the risk of further enmity between people on either side of the political divide while an economic crisis deepens. A journalist at the scene saw first aid helpers attempting ... men. Seven dead bodies were lined up in a row, covered in blankets and an Egyptian flag. A man placed a portrait of Mursi on one of the corpses. Footage broadcast by Egyptian state TV showed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1277898/dozens-killed-egypt-islamists-call-uprising

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