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The campaign of presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabbahi managed to collect the required 30,000 endorsements in the last 72 hours before the application deadline. Campaign member Hamid Gabr said the endorsements were collected from 18 governorates,...
Presidential candidate Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Thursday that the Egyptian people have been patient for long, but the “next stage needs hard work to achieve the aspirations of the people.” This came in a meeting with a Japanese...
Cairo Criminal Court on Thursday postponed to 30 April the trial of 68 defendants accused of acts of violence in Tahrir Square that killed 32 people. The defendants are also charged with attempted murder, assaulting citizens, damaging public...
Sayed Ali Geneidy, 63, died at the Demu prison in Fayoum on Thursday. He was detained pending investigations into the storming of a police station after the dispersal of the Brotherhood sit-ins in August 2013. Preliminary examinations by the prison...
Cabinet spokesperson Hossam al-Qawish said on Thursday that the restructuring of electricity prices is under study. He also said that power outages would be announced in advance and he called on citizens to rationalize consumption.   “We...
The Suez public prosecutor on Thursday referred 40 members of the Muslim Brotherhood to a criminal court on charges of killing a child and inciting violence in the city. They are also charged with terrorizing citizens and joining a terrorist group...
The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy (NASL) called for a million-man march on Friday to Tahrir and Rabaa al-Adaweya squares. The march was originally called for by the Muslim Brotherhood.   “Egypt has become an angry volcano that...
President Adly Mansour on Wednesday met with a delegation from the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) in a meeting that lasted four hours, according to NCHR spokesperson Ihab Badawi. “The the delegation stressed the importance of...
Osama, son of deposed President Mohamed Morsy, said his father advised him of three “no's”: “No to the coup, no going back on the revolution and no negotiation on blood,” he said. He also said that his father is...
The Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) has decided to boycott the upcoming presidential elections. “This is our sole decision,” said Mohamed Toson of the party’s legal committee. “We don’t speak for the...