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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt’s crackdown on Islamists sees 16,000 jailed in past eight months

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 09:15pm by AP

    ... because the government had not released them. The flood of arrests has swamped prisons and the legal system. Many are held for months in police station lockups meant as temporary holding areas ...

  2. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt's generals use power grab to increase their economic clout

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 11:30pm by WASHPOST

    ... are unaudited and untaxed. Economic experts estimate the military's holdings at anywhere between 5 and 60 per cent of the economy. A high-ranking military officer, who spoke on the condition ...

  3. News - World - EGYPT

    Egyptian security forces hold back on ending pro-Mursi protests

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 10:30am by Agence France-Presse in Cairo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Protesters demand reinstatement of ousted Egyptian president Police hold back on ending protests Egyptian security forces held off yesterday from launching operations to disperse Islamist supporters of deposed President Mohammed Mursi that officials had said would start at dawn. Security sources and a government official had said police would take ...

  4. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood holds mass protests

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Tens of thousands of supporters of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood massed in main squares in several cities yesterday, waving pictures of ousted president Mohammed Mursi and chanting that the head of the military is a traitor. Islamists are trying to esca ...

  5. News - World - EGYPT

    Leftist leader Sabahi to run for Egyptian presidency

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:47am by AP

    ... but the military has backed him. In previous TV appearances, Sabahi said he was holding off on his decision until el-Sissi decided whether he would run. But on Saturday he said he would be a candidate ... and continued clashes between police and Mursi supporters, who hold scattered demonstrations that frequently deteriorate into violence. The military has been waging a wide offensive against militant ...

  6. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt to choose a new president before electing parliament

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

    ... clearing way for Sisi Egypt will hold a presidential vote before electing parliament, Adly Mansour, the interim president, said yesterday, reneging on a road map and increasing the likelihood ... will start by holding the presidential elections first followed by the parliamentary elections," Mansour said in a televised speech. The announcement was expected and many think that Sisi ...

  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Mohammed Mursi turns on judge at the start of his new trial

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 04:19am by AP

    ... for an independent investigation into the chaotic events, saying they hold the police responsible for the pandemonium. A Brotherhood lawyer has said the trial appears aimed at "denigrating" Mursi ...

  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Bomb near Egypt intelligence building wounds four soldiers

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 08:26pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... terrorist designation further polarised the country. The explosion, which the army said was a “cowardly terrorist” act, comes as the military-installed authorities plan to hold a referendum on a new ... Mursi’s Islamist supporters. It means hundreds of thousands of Brotherhood members now face prison sentences if they hold demonstrations or are found in possession of the movement’s recordings ...

  9. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt's interim leader Adly Mansour hints president could be elected first

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 10:02pm by NYT

    ... is defence minister General Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi. He has not said whether he would run. State media quoted Mansour, the interim president, as saying that holding the presidential vote first would ...

  10. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt's Islamists to hold rival demo same day as protesters

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 05:12am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Egyptian Islamist movements, including President Mohammed Mursi’s Muslim Brotherhood, will hold a rival demonstration on Tuesday, the same day as protests organised by the opposition, a Brotherhood spokesman told AFP. A coalition called the Alliance of Islamist Forces “is calling for a demonstration Tuesday under the slogan ‘Yes to legitimacy’,” ...




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