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Emad Abdel Ghafour, the chairman of the Salafi Nour Party, said that his party may form a parliamentary coalition with the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice party. The two parties led the polls in the first phase of parliamentary...
Yasser al-Hambouly, who police describe as being one of the most dangerous outlaws in Egypt, was shot and wounded in a security crackdown on Monday. Luxor’s Security Directorate said a police force had surrounded the sugar cane field in which...
A fact-finding committee has not yet reached its conclusions concerning whether certain civil society organizations have received foreign funding illegally, a judicial source has said on Monday Judge Ibrahim Abdel Khalek, Ministry of Justice...
Recently appointed Prime Minister Kamal al-Ganzouri is to officially announce the names of his new cabinet on Tuesday, a cabinet source has told Al-Masry Al-Youm. According to the source, who asked not to be identified because he is not authorized...
Farkhonda Hassan, the former secretary general of Egypt's National Council for Women (NCW), has been banned from travel by Egypt's Illicit Gains Authority, the state-run MENA news agency reported on Sunday. Hassan went to Cairo International...
The ongoing sit-in at Tahrir Square suffered a setback as it entered its 16th day on Sunday after Sufi parties and coalitions announced their withdrawal in order to assess the effectiveness of their protest. Sheikh Mostafa Zayed, the coordinator of...
After a sweeping victory in the first phase of parliamentary elections last week, Egypt’s main Islamist movement is sending letters of assurance to Western nations declaring their commitment to democracy and their respect for religious...
The High Elections Commission on Sunday released a comprehensive tally of votes in Egypt’s recent parliamentary poll, the first phase of which was held on Monday and Tuesday. The Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) led...
A man was killed by gunfire in Monufiya Governorate early on Sunday during an apparent clash between supporters of the liberal Egyptian Bloc and the moderate Islamist Wasat Party. The incident comes as the first phase of parliamentary elections is...
Kamal al-Ganzouri, the newly appointed prime minster, has demanded that Egypt’s de-facto leader, Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, replace Information Minister Osama Heikal in the new cabinet, a cabinet source told Al-Masry Al-Youm. The source,...