Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 20:55
Egypt will restrict Ramadan sermons to topics of faith and morality, the state`s top official in charge of religious affairs said today, in the latest move limiting political speech in the deeply polarised country.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 22:26
An Egyptian court on Sunday ordered the release of two prominent activists on trial for organising an illegal protest after they spent nearly four months in jail.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 02:57
The Islamic Hamas movement, which rules the Gaza Strip, is seeking to privatise the crossing points either with Israel or with Egypt to deal with an economic deterioration, a senior Hamas official said Saturday.
Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 12:35
Mohammed Morsi, the ousted Egyptian president and 24 others have been charged for insulting the judiciary for allegedly making disrespectful comments in the media.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 09:28
Egyptian police arrested nearly 200 people on Friday, clamping down harshly on Islamists defying a new law banning unauthorised demonstrations that has also angered prominent secular activists.
Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 10:11
A leading secular activist, Alaa Abdel Fatah, was arrested on Thursday, his wife said, after having been accused of inciting protests in violation of a controversial new law.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 03, 2013, 17:50
Hosni Mubarak, serving a life-term for his role in killing of Egyptian protesters during the revolution that toppled his nearly three decade-long dictatorial regime, will face a retrial from April 13.
Last Updated: Monday, June 11, 2012, 21:14
The former dictator`s younger son Gamal last week had been moved to a ward next to the hospital to allow him to monitor his father in the intensive care unit.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 02, 2012, 18:51
Alaa and Gamal Mubarak returned to Tora prison on board a plane that carried them with former interior minister Habib el-Adli and six of his aides.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 13, 2011, 21:20
Egypt`s military ordered a prominent blogger held in custody for another 15 days.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 01, 2011, 12:21
Egyptian activist Alaa Abd-el-Fatth,
who has been accused of inciting violence during an October 9 demonstration by Coptic Christians here, has been jailed for 15 days.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 06, 2010, 12:52
The ruling could harm reconciliation efforts between Hamas and Fatah.
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