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The brother of a man tortured to death by police has alleged that the Ministry of Interior offered him LE1 million in return for dropping a lawsuit against the suspects. The family of Sayed Belal, 31, accuses security authorities of torturing...
Nominations for Egypt's presidency will open in April, Egypt's newly-appointed Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Mohamed Attia, has revealed.

 The constituent assembly that will be elected by the parliament will draft the country...
Dozens of Coptic youth staged a protest inside Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral on Friday against Pope Shenouda's invitation to Salafis and the Muslim Brotherhood to attend the Christmas Eve Mass on 7 January, Al-Ahram state-...
Twenty-eight civil society organizations and NGOs accused the ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) of carrying out an "accountability operation" against the organizations and activists who exposed the abuses of the SCAF ...
A fishing vessel sank in the Red Sea between Egypt and Saudi Arabia after part of the ship was damaged. All 31 crew members were rescued and taken to a Saudi seaport, according to state-run MENA. The Ataka seaport in Egypt's province of Suez...
A newly-formed coalition of activists is calling for both Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) proponents and anti-military protesters to unite in a mass demonstration in Tahrir Friday, state media reported Wednesday. Some, however, are...
The Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's largest political group, on Monday sought to allay liberal and secular groups' fears of Islamist domination over drafting the next constitution. "Constitutions are not drafted by a single group, even by...
Former Interior Minister Mansour al-Essawy has filed a case against a journalist accusing him of humiliating the police, Al-Ahram newspaper reported on Sunday.

 On its website, the paper said Essawy filed his case against journalist Ahmed al-Noqr,...
Britain plans to double the amount of aid it gives to NGOs in the Middle East, according to a report in state-run Al-Ahram newspaper.  The country has spent about LE50 million to fund 47 projects in nine Middle Eastern countries, including...
Weapons suppliers should stop selling munitions to the Egyptian military and security forces, international human rights watchdog Amnesty International said in a statement released on 19 December. “It can no longer be considered acceptable to...