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The government has announced that no changes will be made to the protest law, despite its local and international controversy.   "The law on demonstrations has received the consensus of people, and there is no intention to discuss it,...
The media center of the Ministry of Interior denied news circulated by a number of websites on Thursday about a contract between the Ministry of the Interior and a company to monitor Internet activities and social networking websites in Egypt....
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi could see protests by his opponents and supporters when he marks his first attendance at the United Nations General Assembly's 69th session during the period of 21-25 September. The Free Egyptians Party said its...
The family of Muslim Brotherhood figure Salah Sultan has called on authorities to release their son, who was transferred to the intensive care unit of Tora Prison hospital for the second time within 48 hours due to his bad health condition for being...
The stock market has reduced part of its losses on Thursday, the last trading session of the week, as foreign and Arab investors started to buy after they were selling at the beginning of the session in order to gain profit.   According to the...
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to break off a unity agreement with Hamas if the Islamist movement does not allow the government to operate properly in the Gaza Strip.   "We won't accept a partnership with (Hamas)...
The Egyptian Stock Exchange made Tuesday its highest gains since mid-July 2008 backed by the progress of the indicators of confidence in the Egyptian economy and market.   Trading volume exceeded LE1 billion Tuesday although Arab investors...
Amnesty International has warned of increased restrictions on the activities of civil society organizations in Egypt as the authorities prepare to draw up a new law the organization believes will add to the woes of NGOs. "All non-governmental...
A 19-year-old bride died in the village of Bani Omran in Minya two days before her wedding when her friend advised her to make a paste from an insecticide mix and put it on her hair before she going to bed instead of paying a lot of money to a...
The Ismailia Criminal Court postponed on Saturday the retrial of 73 defendants to 21 September over accusations of killing 72 al-Ahly Club fans in Port Said Stadium in February 2012 after a premier league match turned violent in the worst sports...

Opinion articles

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....