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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt prosecutors set to charge gay wedding party with 'debauchery'

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 06:53pm by AP

    ... and sentenced to prison terms of one to five years for immoral behaviour and contempt of religion. In the Saturday case, the state news agency said that police were still looking for two more men ...

  2. News - World - EGYPT

    Egyptian clerics want belly-dancing reality TV show banned

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 12:10am by AP

    ... religion". Critics of the show are clerics who also opposed Islamist President Mohammed Mursi and his Muslim Brotherhood group, toppled last year by the military. Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah ...

  3. News - World - EGYPT

    Hosni Mubarak, in court, denies he ordered protesters killed in 2011 uprising

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 01:43am by AP

    ... either for lack of evidence or on the grounds that the police acted in self-defence. Mubarak said the 2011 protests began peacefully but were taken over by "exploiters of religion inside ...

  4. News - World - EGYPT

    President-elect Sisi tells Egyptians it is ‘time to work’ on rebuilding economy

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 11:56am by Associated Press in Cairo

    ... security challenges” on social media that must be monitored, including expressions of “contempt for religion,” “spreading rumours and tarnishing facts,” “humiliating mockery” of officials, as well ...

  5. News - World - EGYPT

    Bassem Youssef draws anger over satirical attack on Egypt's military

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 04:47am by AP

    ... with a rank of a major. He says that the Egyptian army is "bent on fighting religion" and "loves America" more than Egyptians. ...

  6. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt court defers fate of constitution

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 08:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Cairo

    ... expressed its opposition to the draft charter. The case has widened a rift between the ruling Islamists and secular-leaning opponents over the role of religion in the text that led to skirmishes ... of the judiciary and the role of the army, have not been made available to the public. Other contentious topics include the role of religion, the status of women and the scope of freedom of expression ...

  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Egyptian army seen as saviour of the people with ultimatum for Mursi

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... him as a man who "knew God". A year later, he had concluded that he was a man who "traded in religion". It echoes the complaints of Egyptians who also list the economic ...

  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt’s Islamists rally for Mursi as rifts widen

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 02:20pm by Agence France-Presse in Cairo

    ... of expression in the name of religion”. In an interview broadcast on Thursday night, Mursi stressed again his new powers would expire once the constitution was ratified, a point which Islamist ...

  9. News - World - EGYPT

    Protests force Egypt court to delay ruling on constituent assembly

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 06:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Cairo

    ... in the name of religion”. On Thursday, Mursi stressed his new powers would expire once the constitution was ratified, a point Islamists have repeatedly made in his favour. In last year, ...

  10. News - World - EGYPT

    Mursi calls Dec. 15 referendum on new constitution

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 09:57am by Reuters in Cairo

    ... criticism. It forbids blasphemy and “insults to any person”, does not explicitly uphold women’s rights and demands respect for “religion, traditions and family values”. The text also limits ...



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