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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    Former Egyptian interior minister Habib Al-Adly cleared of corruption

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:30am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Former minister cleared of corruption An Egyptian court yesterday acquitted former Hosni Mubarak interior minister Habib Al-Adly of corruption in a retrial ... on corruption charges, while his two sons Alaa and Gamal received four-year terms. They were accused of embezzling more than 100 million Egyptian pounds (HK$108 million) earmarked for the maintenance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1531203/former-egyptian-interior-minister-habib-al-adly-cleared-corruption
  2. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt’s president Sisi ‘will not interfere’ in ruling on Al-Jazeera journalists

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 11:18am by GDN and Reuters

    ... everything that’s wrong with the system: it’s corrupt. This country is corrupt through and through.” Greste’s two younger brothers, Mike and Andrew, who came from Australia to attend court, were ... channels and events that had nothing to do with Egyptian politics or Al-Jazeera. It included videos of trotting horses filmed by Sky News Arabia, a song by the Australian singer Gotye, and a BBC ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539462/egyptian-prison-terms-al-jazeera-journalists-spark-international-outcry
  3. News - World - EGYPT

    400 ‘disappeared’ tortured in secret Egyptian military prison

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:55pm by GDN

    ... They are among at least 16,000 political prisoners arrested since last summer's regime change. But what sets Azouli's prisoners apart is the way they are held outside Egypt's legal system ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539127/400-disappeared-tortured-secret-egyptian-military-prison
  4. News - World - EGYPT

    Supporters stunned as Al-Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 10:38am by Reuters

    ... of State John Kerry met newly elected Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo and discussed the political transition the country. “This is a deeply disappointing result. The Egyptian ... “We were expecting innocence but there is no justice in this country. Politics is what judges,” Saeed said. The government has declared the Brotherhood a terrorist group. The Brotherhood says ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1538766/peter-greste-innocent-tony-abbott-tells-egyptian-leader-ahead-al-jazeera
  5. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt court confirms death sentences for over 180 Muslim Brotherhood supporters

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 07:40pm by Associated Press in Minya, Egypt

    ... used to the idea of execution, killing and blood,” prominent rights lawyer Negad el-Borai said. “Politically this will lead to nowhere. Socially, this will lead to more violence. Legally, I am ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1537727/egypt-court-confirms-death-sentences-over-180-muslim-brotherhood
  6. News - World - EGYPT

    New leader Sisi orders action to tackle sex attacks on women in Egypt

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:47pm by NYT

    ... and North Africa for Human Rights Watch. She cited a "climate of impunity" surrounding such attacks. Tahrir Square and other venues for large political rallies have become extremely unsafe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1530300/new-leader-sisi-orders-action-tackle-sex-attacks-women-egypt
  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Sisi sworn in as Egypt’s president

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 04:46pm by Reuters

    ... the overthrow of Mubarak in 2011 would usher in a new era of democracy, have watched Egypt stumble politically. Mursi was the country's first freely elected president, but his year-long tenure ... were alarmed by the rise of the Brotherhood, the international standard-bearer of mainstream Sunni political Islam. The movement, which won nearly every election in Egypt since Mubarak's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1527969/sisi-sworn-egypts-president
  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi sweeps to victory in Egypt presidential vote

    Posted May 29th 2014, 09:18am

    ... credibility after his supporters had idolised him as a hero who can deliver political and economic stability. Sisi captured 93.3 per cent of votes cast as counting nearly came to a close, judicial ... against Mubarak, many Egyptians said voters had stayed at home due to political apathy, opposition to another military man becoming president, discontent at suppression of freedoms among liberal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1520964/sisi-sweeps-victory-egypt-presidential-vote
  9. News - World - EGYPT

    Ex-Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak jailed for three years on graft charges

    Posted May 21st 2014, 05:46pm by Reuters

    ... serve no more than a year as punishment for the corruption charges. His sons, who have already spent three years in jail, will also have to serve only one more year to complete their sentence, ... accused in two other cases of corruption that have yet to come to court. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1517293/egyptian-court-sentences-ousted-leader-mubarak-3-years-jail
  10. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt's political turmoil will deepen economic crisis

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 01:35pm by Associated Press in Cairo

    ... Egypt’s descent into even deeper political turmoil will almost certainly put a multi-billion dollar international bailout on hold and lead to an even more painful economic crisis, ... uncharted territory,” said Caroline Freund, an analyst at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington. “Without political stability and policy predictability, investors ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1275251/egypts-political-turmoil-will-deepen-economic-crisis

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