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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    Egyptian censor quits after prime minister overrules him over airing of sultry film

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 12:27am by AP

    ... that the prime minister's concern was misplaced given the many economic and social issues Egypt was facing. ...

  2. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt's youth find new voice with rebellious "mahraganat" music

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... about politics and social issues, it's what moves me. But this is not what most people like," Sadat said. "Most want to have fun, so our most popular songs are humorous." ...

  3. News - World - EGYPT

    With eye on top job, Egypt's el-Sisi focuses on populist policies

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 10:40pm by AP

    ... on domestic issues such as education, social services, subsidies and investment, said the insiders. The revelations offer the latest indication that el-Sisi is planning a run for president, capping ... Associated Press in Cairo With an eye on the presidency, military chief turns attention to domestic issues, say insiders General changes focus in latest sign of ambitions Having secured ...

  4. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt ‘to decide soon on dissolving Brotherhood NGO’

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 06:11pm by AFP

    ... Mhana, spokesman for the ministry of social security, which has received complaints about the NGO’s operations. However, a media adviser to the cabinet said no decision has yet been taken on the issue. “The government has not taken any decision,” Sherif Shawky said. Mhana said the NGO has been accused of indulging in several illegal activities. “The Egyptian authorities are accusing ...

  5. News - World - EGYPT

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

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

    ... The failure of successive governments to take the issue seriously has pushed sexual violence to endemic levels in Egypt, they said. Advocacy groups and the prosecutor's office reported a series ... as shaky footage of a bloodied, naked woman, encircled by a crowd of men, rocketed across social media sites and prompted an explosion of commentary on Twitter and Facebook. Compounding ...

  6. 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

    ... Associated Press in Minya, Egypt Minya Criminal Court issues the largest confirmed mass death sentence to be handed down in Egypt in recent memory The Muslim Brotherhood’s spiritual leader ... 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 ...

  7. News - World - EGYPT

    China backs 'choice of Egyptian people' but says nothing on Mursi

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU, AGENCIES

    ... their disputes through dialogue and consultation, and realise reconciliation and social stability." We also hope that all parties concerned in Egypt can avoid violence and solve their disputes through dialogue and consultation, and realise reconciliation and social stability Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying Mursi's first official trip outside the Arab world was to Beijing ...

  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Anger grows over jailing of female and teenage protesters in Egypt

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 08:46pm by Reuters

    ... that could risk provoking a backlash. So far there have been no street protests against the sentences, but criticism has appeared on social media. Leftist leader Hamdeen Sabahi called ... in the trial of Mubarak and his gang." It said the verdict "proved that the independence of the judiciary has passed away". Street protests are a highly sensitive issue in a country ...

  9. News - World - EGYPT

    Strife after Egypt's President Mursi assumes new powers

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... that further polarised the country's political forces. "Political stability, social stability and economic stability are what I want and that is what I am working for," he told an Islamist rally outside the presidential palace. Mursi's decree, issued late on Thursday, put himself above the judiciary and also exempted the Islamist-dominated constituent assembly writing ...

  10. News - World - EGYPT

    Brutal crackdown on Egyptian protesters as fears mount over ‘pro-military’ draft constitution

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 01:07pm by AFP and NYT

    ... The burst of repression was the highest-profile police action against non-Islamist protesters since Mohammed Mursi’s ouster in July. In scenes that spread on social media, activists who have played ... agencies in a country with a long history of torture and police brutality. The end of such proceedings is the most divisive issue among members of the 50-member constitutional panel. Yesterday, ...




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