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Egypt will soon return to the African Union after implementing the road map, adding that the Union needs Egypt as much as it needs the Union as it is an important country in the region, said African Union Commission Chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana...
A Companies & Markets' report says in 2030, the population of Egypt will reach 116 million, an increase of 42 percent from 2012.   The report :"Egypt in 2030: The Future Demographic"  added that the population in Egypt...
Bomb experts reportedly defused a bomb on Thursday, which was placed inside a billboard on Mostafa Mahmoud Street in Mohandiseen, according to state TV website Egynews. Giza security authorities received a tip about a strange object in the billboard...
The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy, an alliance formed following the ouster of President Mohamed Morsy in July, called on Thursday for protests over the next week under the slogan "Long live the struggle of students."   The...
Ibrahim Mounir, secretary of the Muslim Brotherhood’s international wing, said “investigations by England over the Brotherhood will not convict the group.” In a phone call with the London-based newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat on Monday...
The US Embassy in Cairo issued a statement on Tuesday to correct what it called inaccurate reports that have been recently circulated about holding Apache helicopters belonging to Egypt by the United States.   Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy...
United Nations has expressed concern over the death sentence given to 529 Muslim Brotherhood suspects over involvement in riots in the aftermath of ouster of deposed President Mohamed Morsy in August 2013. Minya Criminal Court issued the decree on...
The Arab Summit convening in Kuwait could offer a chance for Qatar and other Arab states to reconcile their political differences, though obstacles still remain.   Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy said in an interview with Al-Hayat Channel Monday...
The trial of 20 Al-Jazeera journalists of accused of broadcasting false news and images on the Qatari Al Jazeera English satellite channel was postponed to 1 April for a technical committee to view the video recordings.   The court allowed...
Egypt’s Copts Leader Pope Tawadros II said that the decision of Defense Minister Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to run for the presidency has become a national duty, saying “Egyptians believe he is the savior and hero of 30 June...

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Downtown Cairo is once again a battlefield, and this time, the military is not just a silent facilitator, but an active participant — beating, dragging, shooting, and assaulting civilians. The latest round of brutality has led us to not only...
On 24 November, we issued the first edition of our new project, Egypt Independent, a weekly, 24-page newspaper that attempts to unpack Egypt’s complex and dynamic political and cultural landscape. It was not long before we were interrupted....