Egypt Independent

Arabic Edition
Arabic Edition 2516 | Articles

Egyptian ambassador: US unlikely to take hard line against Islamists

The US is unlikely to take a hard line against Islamists in Egypt in the event of them assuming power,...

Arabic Edition Arabic Edition 9 years ago

Voters abroad prepare for second round of elections

Almost 80,000 out of 102,524 Egyptian expatriates have received their balloting papers online, said Mohamed Mansour,  who runs the website...

Arabic Edition Arabic Edition 9 years ago

Justice Ministry: Over 300 civil society groups received foreign funds

More than 300 civil society organizations have received foreign funding over the past six years, a probe by two judges...

Arabic Edition Arabic Edition 9 years ago

Kefaya: The origins of Mubarak's downfall

On 12 December 2004, dozens of people gathered outside the attorney general’s office, making demands far beyond the established boundaries...

Arabic Edition Arabic Edition 9 years ago

PM tries to negotiate end to cabinet sit-in

Prime Minister Kamal al-Ganzouri held a meeting with protesters on Monday to negotiate an end to the sit-in currently ongoing...

Arabic Edition Arabic Edition 9 years ago

Fugitives and outlaws arrested in security crack down

The police on Sunday launched a security campaign in the streets of Cairo and other governorates. The campaign resulted in...

Arabic Edition Arabic Edition 9 years ago

For the first time, Salafi party allows poster of female candidate

The Nour Party has, for the first time, allowed a female candidate to appear in one of its elections posters....

Arabic Edition Arabic Edition 9 years ago

Islamists bought votes for food, says Wasat Party politician

A senior Islamist political figure has accused fellow Islamists of buying votes with food in the recent elections. “Some Islamist...

Arabic Edition Arabic Edition 9 years ago

Ganzouri: Protesters rejecting cabinet 'a very small minority'

Newly-appointed Prime Minister Kamal al-Ganzouri defended himself and his cabinet in a press conference Friday, describing those who reject both...

Arabic Edition Arabic Edition 9 years ago

Consumer Protection Agency to repair defective Honda vehicles

The Egyptian Consumer Protection Agency (CPA) said Friday it has agreed with the Nile Trading and Engineering Company to carry...

Arabic Edition Arabic Edition 9 years ago

ElBaradei: Parliament should monitor military budget, activities

The budget of Egypt's armed forces should be monitored by the people through a representative parliament, presidential hopeful Mohamed ElBaradei...

Arabic Edition Arabic Edition 9 years ago

Islamists blasts SCAF for claiming parliament fails to represent all Egyptians

Statements by Major General Mokhtar al-Mulla, a member of the ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), that the...

Arabic Edition Arabic Edition 9 years ago

Democracy is heresy, says Salafi Nour Party

Democracy is heresy because it contradicts the principle of allegiance that was used after the death of prophet Mohamed, whereby...

Arabic Edition Arabic Edition 9 years ago

New interior minister: We won't use tear gas against protesters again

Egypt’s new Interior Minister, Mohamed Ibrahim, on Thursday pledged not to use violence or tear gas to disperse sit-ins and...

Arabic Edition Arabic Edition 9 years ago