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Nader Bakkar, responsible for the Nour Party media affairs, criticized the government on Thursday for what he accused of hastily issuing the electoral constituencies law.    “They did not wait for the political parties to study it,...
Mahmoud Nafady, spokesperson for the Nedaa Masr Coalition, said on Thursday that the High Elections Committee has already prepared the schedule for the next parliamentary elections. He said candidacy applications would start on 3 January for two...
Approximately 12,800 people were arrested in the aftermath of the 30 June protest that toppled Muslim Brotherhood President Mohamed Morsy, said Chancellor Omar Marwan, secretary general of the 30 June fact-finding committee, in a press statement on...
Judge Ahmed Mahfouz of the Misdemeanor Court of Hurghada ordered the detention on Thursday of the captain and second officer of the Kuwaiti vessel that killed Egyptian fishermen for 15 days pending investigation.   The defendants had...
Pope Tawadros II of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria received an Ethiopian diplomatic delegation at the cathedral of St. Mark in Abbasiya on Wednesday.   The Ethiopian delegation attended the weekly sermon delivered by Tawadros at the...
Some governorates are experiencing a renewed shortage of butane gas cylinders, as power outages swept through towns and villages in Qena on Wednesday. The blackouts extended between two and three hours, occuring under the pretext of easing...
The Norfolk courthouse postponed on Wednesday the trial of a Saudi-born US Navy engineer accused of leaking military secrets to Egypt to 16 June 2015.   Mostafa Ahmed Awwad, a Saudi-born Egyptian who had been married to a US citizen in Cairo,...
The President of the Central African Republic Catherine Samba Panza arrived to Cairo airport on Thursday morning on an official visit, according to airport sources.   During her visit to Cairo, Panza will meet with President Abdel Fattah...
Yasser al-Borhamy, vice president of the Salafi Dawah, called on Endowments Minister Mohamed Mukhtar Gomaa to participate in a public debate about issues like excommunication, violence and jihad jurisprudence.   He said on Al-Nour Party’s...
Al-Azhar University has decided to expel 71 students for their involvement in protests on campus, and suspended investigation with five others not proven to have participated in such acts. In a statement on Wednesday, the administration said it...