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As three days passed after the 24 August anti-Morsy protests were organised, columnists have continued to analyse the repercussions of the demonstrations. Some writers condemned the entire notion, while highlighting angles and reasons of failure, others praised the move describing it as one of the first successful trials of democracy and one of the most …
Al-Mansh arrested for destroying public property, aggression against authorities
Maryam Al-Khawaja denied entrance to Egypt for “Top secret”
“We shall organise different marches to Tahrir square right after the Friday prayer”, says the Second Revolution of Anger Facebook page
After anti-Muslim Brotherhood protests gained public and political attention on 24 August, columnists in several Egyptian newspapers examined the primary reasons behind the demonstrations. Many supported the idea and condemned assaults against protesters, accusing the Muslim Brotherhood of being intolerant of opposition and criticism. Others took the time to consider the protester’s demands, rather than …
Former member of parliament Mohamed Abu Hamed referred to the Supreme State Security prosecution for attempting to overthrow the regime
Egyptian political theatre never fails to entertain, and its latest clowns and the sheer absurdity of their demands made for quite a show in these last few weeks. Mohamed Abu Hamed’s call for a “revolution” to end the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood and what he dubbed as the “ikhwanisation of the state” is …
Was the low turn-out of August 24 protests expected?
As the day of planned protests approaches, different political figures outline their views of the event
Strikes continue in South Africa, following the death of 44 miners
Revolutionary socialists reject $4.8bn IMF loan, criticise Lagarde visit to Egypt
Protesters shows support to the victims of sectarian violence in Dahshur
Jordanian minister for media affairs slams the call to boycott upcoming parliamentary elections
Opposition calling for mass protests, demanding changing electoral law
Members of Yemen’s Republican Guard surrounded the Defence Ministry in protest on Friday. Under fears that the guardsmen would storm the ministry, tanks were sent to quell the protests. The Republican Guard is an elite fighting force led by Ahmed Saleh, the son of ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh. AP reported that threats to remove …
A new report recommending the release of more military detainees to be presented to Morsy on Sunday
Six protesters injured in anti-government protest in Sidi Bouzid
The Egyptian Shura Council appointed editors to prominent state newspapers on Wednesday
Shots were heard outside the presidential palace in the Heliopolis neighborhood of Cairo on Wednesday night at 10.30pm.
Egypt prominent writers continue to reflect their opinions regarding Morsy’s reactions to the Dahshour sectarian incident
The newly appointed Khaled Al-Azhary is meeting with business and workers to resolve the ongoing industrial dispute
Egypt has been plunged into darkness fairly often in past weeks, with some areas having regular power cuts every three or four hours.
Death penalty predicted for US-based Sudanese activist
Moroccan court terms February 20 movement as illegal
ECB chief Mario Draghi statement on doing whatever it takes to preserve the euro sent stock markets soaring and reduced Spanish borrowing costs
Anas Al-Assal recalls his kidnapping, questioning, beating, drugging and sudden release
Suleiman grandson set to sue Gama’a al-Islamiyya for their statements on his grandfather Omar Suleiman.
In a CBC interview last night, Major Generals Mohamed El-Assar and Mahmoud Hegazy said that the supplementary constitutional decree not limit Morsi’s powers and that they would practice limited legislative authority
Amid threats of a nationwide boycott of the the upcoming elections, King Abdullah II orders parliament to hold an emergency session to amend a controversial election law.
Well-known pro-democracy activist, Zainab Al Khawaja, was injured in the thigh after being hit by a tear gas canister fired by police.