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Brotherhood tries to curb continuous demonstrations

The Muslim Brotherhood is planning to curb continuous demonstrations and sit-ins by incorporating revolutionary youths into the political system, said...

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Rift floods 15 houses near Abu Simbel

A power outage at a station in an Aswan village on Wednesday caused water from a nearby canal to flood...

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Call for Friday’s demo met with opposition and confusion

The call for a demonstration on Friday entitled “Reunion” has met a lukewarm response. It was originally called for by...

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ElBaradei: Shafiq’s nomination represents continuation of Mubarak regime

Former Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq’s intention to run for presidency is an indication that Mubarak’s regime is still in place,...

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South Sinai Bedouins call for mass protest on Friday

A sit-in conducted by Bedouins in South Sinai entered its 25th consecutive day on Wednesday. They demand genuine reforms regarding...

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Advisory Council gives SCAF its opinion on draft law for presidential elections

The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces’ (SCAF) Advisory Council has finished writing a memorandum on the presidential elections draft...

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Military council undecided on shortening Shura Council elections

The military council has not yet responded to a suggestion to shorten elections to the Shura Council, Egypt’s upper house...

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Rights group: Trial for 'Hitler's ovens' comment set for February

A trial date for 1 February has been set for a case filed against General Abdel Moneim Kato, an adviser...

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Veterinarian activists call for independent syndicate following election

Veterinarian activists have called for establishing an independent syndicate after a candidate endorsed by the Muslim Brotherhood won leadership on...

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IMF cancels planned Cairo visit to negotiate loan

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cancelled a planned January visit in Cairo to negotiate a loan of US$3.2 billion, an...

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Foreign travel agents cancel Christmas bookings, fear unrest

All foreign travel agents have canceled the Christmas bookings made for holidays in Egypt this year, fearing the volatile political...

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Damietta petrochemical factories destroy fisheries

A new report revealed that fishing of the coast of Damietta governorate is at risk due to pollution. The report,...

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Presidential candidate stresses his good relations with SCAF

At a conference organized by the Canada Egypt Business Council on Wednesday, Lieutenant General Ahmed Shafiq, who is running in...

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Experts criticize official claims of hidden plot to ignite civil war

Egyptian experts have dismissed the ruling military council’s warnings of a secret plot to destroy the state, calling it an...

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