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A military court on Monday issued suspended six-month prison sentences for 87 defendants who were arrested in relation to the attack on the Israeli Embassy on 9 September. The defendants include nine minors. Egyptian military police arrested the...
The psychiatrist who confirmed the presence of blogger Maikel Nabil in the Abbasseya Mental Hospital said she was notified Monday that she has been summoned for questioning by Health Minister Amr Helmy. Basma Abdel Aziz, the director of the media...
The Supreme State Security Court on Tuesday temporarily released 11 people who were arrested in relation to the attacks on the Israeli and Saudi embassies and the Giza Security Directorate on 9 September. A judicial source told Al-Masry Al-Youm that...
Thousands of Egyptians filled Tahrir Square on Friday morning to protest the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces' (SCAF) recent changes to the law regulating parliamentary elections and demand the council transfer power to a civilian authority....
A state of stillness prevailed in Tahrir Square before prayers on Friday morning, with the presence of Central Security Forces and military police remaining strong. Thirty movements and political parties announced their intentions this week to stage...
Hundreds of employees working for the Egyptian Radio and Television Union staged their third consecutive day of protests on Wednesday inside the TV Building, demanding the resignation of members of the administration that they say are loyal to the...
Since the beginning of the month, nine fires have broken out in different governorates throughout Egypt, resulting in a total of five deaths, 41 injuries and some LE60 million worth of material damages. The only fire to result in human casualties...
Tens of thousands of people have gathered in the small streets and alleyways surrounding Sayida Zeinab Square to celebrate the birth of Zeinab Bint Ali, better known as Sayida Zeinab.  Although Egyptians have long commemorated the birthdays...
Scholar and thinker Nasr Hamed Abu Zaid passed away on Monday morning at 67 in a Cairo hospital. Zaid had returned to Egypt after being diagnosed with an unknown disease, which left him in a coma for the last few days. Born in 1943 to a modest...